GSI to host webinar on stabilization with nailed or anchored geosynthetics the Wednesday

June 22nd, 2020

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar, “In-Situ Stabilization of Soil Slopes Using Nailed or Anchored Geosynthetics,” on June 24, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT. Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) member companies and their employees receive discounted rates on all GSI webinar and short course registrations. The sliding of soil slopes in the […]

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AATCC announces upcoming webinars on innovative business practices

June 21st, 2020

The AATCC has announced two upcoming webinars focused on innovative business practices. June 29, 2020; 11:00 AM (EDT) Webinar: Drive Organic Growth... with B2B-optimized Customer Interviews  Presented by Dan Adams, president of The AIM Institute Learn how to put your B2B advantages to work, so you can go beyond “hand-me-down” consumer voice-of-customer methods. Great interviewing leads to better […]

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How Acquiring Funds for Your Business has Changed since COVID-19 Happening Tomorrow

June 17th, 2020

June 18, 2020 | 11 am–Noon CST FREE for Members | $39 for Non-members As the business climate has changed with COVID-19, companies will need to understand how to get back to their operations in a new financial environment. Having capital to grow their business and acquire equipment will be a crucial component to success. This workshop […]

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NCTO elects David Roberts of Cap Yarns as chairman

June 17th, 2020

The National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) has elected David Roberts, CEO of Cap Yarns Inc., Clover, S.C., as its new chairman. Representing the full spectrum of U.S. textiles from fiber through finished sewn products, NCTO held its officer elections for fiscal year 2020 on Tuesday, June 16. Roberts succeeds Leib Oehmig, CEO of Glen […]

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AATCC advises against false coronavirus PPE claims

June 15th, 2020

The AATCC, in a June 8 press release, warns manufacturers to not be misled by false or ill-informed product claims concerning protection against the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 or COVID19 in textiles or related materials used in Personal Productive Equipment (PPE).  The release states, “Using AATCC TM100 or TM147 to demonstrate efficacy against viral activity is not […]

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Alabama senator proposes his state become a PPE manufacturing hub

June 15th, 2020

According to WKRG News, Sen. Doug Jones wants his state of Alabama to become a hub of manufacturing for healthcare equipment needed to face and fight COVID-19. According to WKRG, based in Huntsville, Ala., Jones has introduced legislation in the Senate that would provide incentives and tax breaks to ramp up production of personal protective […]

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GSI to host webinar on geosynthetic drainage materials

June 10th, 2020

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar, “Geosynthetic Drainage Materials: Applications, Design, Installation and Performance,” on June 17, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT. Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) member companies and their employees receive discounted rates on all GSI webinar and short course registrations. Geosynthetic drainage materials consist of a drainage core (geonet […]

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AATCC releases draft of recommendations for nonmedical face coverings, industry comments invited

June 9th, 2020

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, an ad-hoc group of industry stakeholders convened to provide guidance in manufacturing face coverings for general use, according to a June 9 press release from AATCC. This guidance is entirely voluntary and for non-medical face coverings intended for use by adults. Surgical masks, respirators, and other medical personal protective equipment (PPE) […]

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FAQ for Isolation Gowns and Surgical Mask Solicitations (Closed June 1, 2020)

June 4th, 2020

The FAQ information is in response to Isolation Gowns (Solicitation # SPE1C1-20-R-0103) and Surgical Masks (Solicitation # SPE1C1-20-R-0102). This communication is regarding the solicitation sent earlier this week and is now closed. Commonly Asked Questions and Answers: Q.: Can I still submit a proposal? A.: No, the solicitation closed June 1, 2020 at 10 PM EDT. Q.: I don't […]

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Registration is open for waste containment system design seminar

June 4th, 2020

WhenSept. 15–16, 2020WhereCrowne Plaza HotelSyracuse, N.Y. This technical training opportunity will provide attendees with a deeper working knowledge of surface and subsurface flows of stormwater impinging on landfill closures. This discussion will go beyond slope stabilization using the infinite slope formula. Various design approaches and details will be discussed to show how they either hinder […]

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