Layfield USA announces Rankinen as business development manager for the East Coast

June 11, 2021

Layfield has hired Eric Rankinen in the position of business development manager. Rankinen is based out of Williamsport, Pa., and will be managing sales and business development for the East Coast region. Rankinen is a biologist by education and has extensive experience in water management and water consulting. He will be responsible for the business […]

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Call for entries to 2021 IBEX Innovation Awards

June 11, 2021

New product entries are now being accepted through August 13, 2021, for the IBEX Innovation Awards program as part of this year’s event taking place September 28-30 in Tampa, Fla. The IBEX Innovation Awards showcase outstanding marine product development to the recreational boating industry and beyond. The program, managed by the National Marine Manufacturers Association […]

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Archroma launches Color Atlas Polyester Library

June 11, 2021

Archroma has launched its new Color Atlas by Archroma® Polyester Library, with 1,440 colors for sportswear, athleisure, swimwear, children’s clothing, shoes, fashion and home textiles. In 2016, Archroma launched the Color Atlas by Archroma, a unique tool dedicated to providing fashion designers and stylists with off-the-shelf color inspiration for cotton that can be implemented in […]

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NAUE launches design software for temporary working platforms

June 10, 2021

The geosynthetics manufacturer NAUE is offering new design software on its website. The NAUE Platform Software provides a quick and simple design tool for geogrid-stabilized and -reinforced working platforms. The correct design of working platforms is decisive for the stability and the operational safety on the platform. For the use of heavy construction equipment, such […]

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Marine Accessory Pavilion exhibit spots at ICAST available

June 10, 2021

Exhibition spots in the Marine Accessories Pavilion (MAP) at ICAST 2021 are available. ICAST 2021 takes place July 20-23 in Orlando, Fla. According to organizers, it is the world’s largest sportfishing trade show and is a showcase for the latest innovations in fishing gear, accessories and apparel. The MAP is located between the two main […]

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AATCC launches call for presentations for Digital Textile Printing Conference

June 10, 2021

Presentation topics are now being accepted for the December 2021 Digital Textile Printing Conference co-sponsored by AATCC and PRINTING United Alliance. Now in its sixth consecutive year, the conference delivers relevant, cutting edge content. The 2021 conference program will focus on solutions-based topics in the following areas: Global market conditions and economic forecasts for digital […]

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IGS launches university lecture series

June 9, 2021

Students can hear from some of the International Geosynthetics Society’s (IGS’s) most eminent experts via new university lecture series videos. The 30- to 60-minute recorded talks aim to widen access to and understanding of geosynthetics for those at the start of their engineering careers, particularly senior undergraduates and graduate students. The content has been developed […]

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Bioplastic textiles market outlook

June 9, 2021

According to a report published by an ESOMAR-certified market research and consulting firm, the bioplastic textiles market is anticipated to expand at a CAGR of around 12% over the next ten years. Ensuring long term investments in biorefineries and integration with local agronomical value chain will give a major boost to the bioplastic textiles industry […]

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ABYC to publish largest standards manual to date

June 9, 2021

The American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC), the nonprofit organization that develops the global voluntary safety standards for the design, construction, maintenance and repair of recreational boats, is set to publish its largest supplement ever of the Standards and Technical Information Reports for Small Craft. With more than 75 percent of revised documents included as […]

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What temperature can a polyethylene geomembrane resist?

June 8, 2021

By Catrin Tarnowski, senior technical manager, Solmax Polyethylene (PE) geomembranes are used by engineers and regulators around the world to line landfills, ponds, mining heap leach pads and other applications. Prolonged exposure to highly elevated temperatures can make liners weaken rapidly. Specialized high-temperature liners can help resolve both these challenges. Prolonged exposure to highly elevated […]

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Grants available to North Carolina small businesses to exhibit at IFAI Expo 2021

June 8, 2021

Eligible North Carolina small businesses can take advantage of a program allowing for reimbursement of booth expenses related to exhibiting at IFAI Expo 2021, Nov. 2–4, 2021, at the Music City Center in Nashville, Tenn. The Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC) announced another round of funding for the North Carolina State Trade Expansion […]

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EDANA International Nonwovens Symposium 2021

June 8, 2021

Attracting top level speakers and highly qualified professionals from across the nonwovens and related industries, the International Nonwovens Symposium is the leading European event to learn about industry developments. The 2-day online event will take place June 9-10, 2021, and will explore the latest challenges and innovations by experts from leading institutions including the European […]

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Digital textile printing market outlook

June 7, 2021

According to a report by ResearchAndMarkets.com, the global market for digital textile printing is projected to reach a revised US$3 billion by the year 2027 after a US$ 230 million erosion in market value in the year 2020. In the post COVID-19 period, the versatile benefits of digital textile printing over conventional printing methods will […]

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Bio-based softener, quick-dry technology

June 7, 2021

Devan Chemicals’ new Passerelle line of bio-based textile finishes is derived from vegetable ingredients. Devan Chemicals’ new natural Passerelle line adds two more products to its range of bio-based textile finishes derived from vegetable ingredients. Passerelle Soft NTL is a durable softness technology that is wash-durable and can be used with natural fibers like hemp […]

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GSI to host webinar on geosynthetics used in paved and unpaved roads

June 7, 2021

Beginning in the 1930s, geotextiles and then geogrids have been used in unpaved and paved roads for the purposes of reduced stone base thicknesses and improved serviceability. For use as unpaved road reinforcement, the theory is developed to the point that the benefit/cost of using geotextiles or geogrids can be assessed. This application is very […]

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