YKK digital showroom

May 20, 2022

YKK Corporation (Headquarters: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President: Hiroaki Otani; hereafter, YKK) recently marked the one-year anniversary of the YKK Digital Showroom, which was launched in April 2021 as a space for communicating with customers and introducing products. Taking the real-world YKK London Showroom in England as inspiration, the YKK Digital Showroom is an online space that […]

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Industry leaders participate in ARTBA Foundation Leadership Development Program

May 20, 2022

Image by Champverti from Pixabay. The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Foundation’s Industry Leader Development Program (ILDP) hosted 32 emerging leaders in the transportation design and construction industry in an intensive May 16-17 introduction to federal legislative and regulatory advocacy issues. The annual event, held in conjunction with ARTBA’s Federal Issues Program and […]

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Sunbelt Rentals expands offerings

May 19, 2022

Sunbelt Rentals, Fort Mill, S.C., now is offering temporary containment walls that can be used for health care facilities, airports, data centers and office spaces. These reusable, modular walls can be placed in occupied areas during construction and remodeling to keep staff and visitors safe, the company said. The walls are a sustainable, environmentally friendly solution that […]

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PrintFactory expands to North America

May 19, 2022

PrintFactory, a supplier of large format printing software and services, announced that they will open an office in Atlanta, Ga., to expand their global network. The announcement comes at a time when the company's global installed base has exceeded 10,000 users, representing the largest expansion in the company's history. PrintFactory's suite of RIP-based workflow software […]

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Industry joins to support grant application for marine job apprenticeships

May 19, 2022

The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas (MRAA) rallied leadership from throughout the marine industry in its application for submission to the U.S. Department of Labor’s “Apprenticeship Building America” grant program. Labeled “Building Out Apprenticed Trades (BOAT) Jobs,” MRAA’s application received written letters of support and recommendation from 26 marine industry organizations, including all of […]

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Erosion-stable road embankments: Design and selection of system solutions

May 19, 2022

Motorway embankment in construction stage. Photo courtesy of Naue GmbH & Co. KG. Erosion often occurs on road embankments when there is a strong and constant impact of precipitation due to local weather phenomena. Likewise, dry periods cause the soil to hold together no longer in agglomerates due to a lack of cohesion of the […]

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Trivantage using 100% renewable electricity

May 18, 2022

Trivantage has announced its use of 100% renewable electricity for its facilities. This significant achievement supports parent company Glen Raven’s global sustainability initiative. “This milestone represents our ongoing commitment to being industry leaders in reducing environmental impact,” said Steve Ellington, president of Trivantage. “We’re proud to power our facilities from 100% renewable electricity, and we […]

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Brunswick announces new BoatClass locations

May 18, 2022

Brunswick Corporation has announced new locations for BoatClass, an immersive on-water training program designed to teach boating safety and assist boaters in gaining confidence on the water. Launched in 2021 for new and seasoned boaters to receive world-class training and learn the necessary skills to make the most of their time on the water, BoatClass […]

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IFAI selects Advanced Textiles Association as new name

May 17, 2022

The Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) will become the Advanced Textiles Association (ATA) effective June 1. The name change was approved in April with 85.6 percent of association members casting their votes to do so. Association bylaws require the approval of two-thirds of those returning ballots. The results were audited by Clifton Larson Allen. “This […]

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Outlook® gives attendees exclusive insights to power informed decisions at the 2022 conference

May 17, 2022

Close to 100 attendees gathered at the Omni Homestead Resort (circa 1766) in Hot Springs, VA to engage, learn and connect with colleagues in the industry. A day and a half of informative business sessions, intermingled with several networking opportunities, were filled with knowledge and idea exchange as well as insights from various thought leaders […]

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Godfrey breaks ground on expansion

May 17, 2022

Godfrey Marine, a builder of pontoon boats and Hurricane deckboats, has broken ground on the expansion of its manufacturing plant in Elkhart, Ind. The new facilities include a 27,000-square-foot warehouse and an automation wing. The new warehouse space will enable a 30 percent increase in production, the company said in a statement. The automation capabilities […]

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EURATEX 2022 spring report

May 16, 2022

EURATEX has released its spring report, offering a detailed insight into trade figures for the European textile and apparel industry in 2021. The numbers are encouraging: comparing with the dramatic COVID-year 2020, EU exports of textile and clothing articles increased by +10.6%, while imports dipped by -7.5%. As a result, the EU trade deficit improved, […]

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Flexible ink system

May 16, 2022

Eastman Kodak Company’s ink system for Film-to-Fabric (DTF) printing projects can be used with most modified inkjet printers. Eastman Kodak Company’s ink system for Film-to-Fabric (DTF) printing projects can be used with most modified inkjet printers and involves three simple components: KODACOLOR powder, film and ink specially designed for use in film-to-fabric applications. The ink […]

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TESTEX opens new office in Vietnam

May 13, 2022

TESTEX is pleased to announce the official opening of its Vietnam office in Ho Chi Minh City, which will enable the Swiss testing and certification institute to deliver its premium services in a country with great economic potential and a strong textile industry. Vietnam is among the top textile producing countries and apparel exporters in […]

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Bemis Associates acquires Protechnic

May 12, 2022

Bemis Associates, a manufacturer of thermoplastic films, tapes, and adhesives for textiles, announced that it has acquired France-based manufacturing company, Protechnic. Bemis and Protechnic have complementary products and technology as well as a strong alignment in their corporate values and culture. Protechnic’s focus on global growth and innovation aligns with Bemis’ business strategy of product […]

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