GSI issues graduate student fellowships request for proposals

March 10th, 2021

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) has released a worldwide request for proposals (RFP) for 2021–22 focusing on innovative geosynthetic research and development projects. Recipients must be pursuing a masters or doctoral degree from an accredited college or university. There will be several awards given (between 8 and 16 awards), each for $5,000. Awards are merit-based, and […]

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MFA welcomes new board members

February 3rd, 2021

The Marine Fabricators Association (MFA) announces the following changes to the MFA Board: New Directors serving their first three‐year term: Kerri Ames, Yachtsman’s CanvasMike Charlton, Charlton's Marine CanvasMike Hendrix, Keyston Bros Former Directors who have completed their terms and are no longer on the MFA Board: Buddy Sliva, Herculite Products Inc.Brooke Kahn, Keyston BrosRob Kotowski, […]

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ASCE names Lehman, Moore official nominees for 2022 president-elect

January 26th, 2021

The official nominees for American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) 2022 president-elect, as selected by the society’s Board of Direction Nominating Committee, are Maria Lehman, P.E., ENV SP, F.ASCE, and Peter M. Moore, P.E., ENV SP, LEED AP, F.ASCE. The ASCE election opens May 1 with online ballots accepted through June 1. The election winner […]

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Titan USA welcomes Jefferson to team

January 25th, 2021

Titan Environmental USA (Titan USA) is pleased to announce that Bryant Jefferson has joined the team in the role of technical manager and international sales. With more than 30 years’ experience in the geosynthetics industry, he brings in-depth technical knowledge of geomembrane materials in various applications in addition to a solid background in geomembrane fabrication. […]

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Shiels joins ASTM International board of directors

January 18th, 2021

Brian P. Shiels, senior PPE engineer for ArcWear, will serve a three-year term on the ASTM International board of directors. Shiels has served in his current role since 2019, having previously held positions at PBI Performance Products before joining ArcWear in 2018. An ASTM International member since 2008, Shiels serves as chair of the Committee […]

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Walker joins Colorado Yurt Company

January 5th, 2021

Colorado Yurt Company has hired Garrett Walker as director of sales. He will lead the sales and marketing teams as the company focuses on strategic growth opportunities and customer connections to the outdoors. Walker has extensive sales and management experience. Most recently, Garrett was CEO of Teilhaber Manufacturing. Previously, he held a variety of sales […]

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MMI Textiles expands its leadership team

January 4th, 2021

MMI Textiles Inc., a global diversified supplier of industrial and custom fabrics and textile components with military, tactical, medical, commercial and apparel expertise, has announced one new executive hire, Kathleen Stevens as chief financial officer (CFO) and four promotions, including Debbie Grant to chief of staff, Nick Rivera to chief operating officer (COO), Geoffrey Senko […]

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Evolution St. Louis hires Altan

December 28th, 2020

Evolution St. Louis has hired Sevan Altan as its first general manager. Altan brings decades of experience in flatbed knitting, production, design, programming and business development. He will oversee all departments at the company’s high-tech knit manufacturing in St. Louis, Mo. Altan comes from Stoll America, where he managed operation and programming for flatbed knitting. […]

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Jones Family of Companies strengthens teams

December 21st, 2020

During a year that has been challenging for all businesses, Jones Family of Companies has continued to thrive and progress. Along with the recent acquisition of Rontex America and the opening of a new office in Richmond, Va., Jones is improving its operations and human resources teams across all facilities by bringing on more highly […]

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Rush & Company promotes McFadden

December 14th, 2020

Rush & Company has named Kimber McFadden as Vice President of Nonwovens and Industrial Textiles. Since joining the company in 2012, McFadden has dedicated her work to finding successful candidates for clients in the textiles and nonwovens industry. McFadden transitioned to the recruitment field from a successful career in real estate. Her work creating and […]

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