Belfino Group expands its group of textile providers

September 20, 2021

Belfino Group, a global business development and marketing resource for Asian Textile Mills, has announced a new global initiative that will provide increased access to Asian specialty textile mills. The initiative will place a special focus on mills located in China, Korea and Vietnam that are making an effort to provide unique and eco-friendly textiles […]

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Layfield Geosynthetics and SKAPS Industries release GeoVolt conductive geocomposite

September 20, 2021

GeoVolt testing. Photograph courtesy of Layfield Geosynthetics Layfield Geosynthetics and SKAPS Industries are pleased to announce the release of GeoVolt, a revolutionary patented conductive geocomposite that makes electrical leak location simpler and more efficient with almost any type of geomembrane. GeoVolt is delivered in rolls and placed directly under the geomembrane to provide a consistent […]

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New benchtop spectrophotometers

September 20, 2021

Datacolor’s new close-tolerance benchtop spectrophotometers are designed for high efficiency. Datacolor’s two new close-tolerance benchtop spectrophotometers are designed for high efficiency and confidence in color formulation and quality control. The economical Spectro 700V vertical configuration (in photo) enables users to measure a greater variety of samples. The Spectro 1000X has an upward-facing aperture that works […]

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MFA virtual event will explore marine fabrication around the world

September 20, 2021

Registration is now open for the Marine Fabricators Association (MFA) two-hour online event “Marine Fabrication Around the World” taking place Dec. 2, 2021, from 3-5 p.m. EDT. Attendees and suppliers will gather for a look into how fabrication methods vary in different locales. Topics will include a discussion of fabrication techniques with fabricators in Australia, […]

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HUESKER introduces new geotextile bag product and provides coastal protection with geotextile container systems

September 17, 2021

Large-format tubes and bags as effective erosion protection for banks, coasts and harbors Coastal protection with geotextile SoilTain Tubes in Ayamonte, Spain. Photograph courtesy of HUESKER Group In the era of climate change, sea level rise and an increasing number of extreme weather events, not only new strategies and solution concepts are required but also […]

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Ceramic fiber industry outlook

September 17, 2021

According to a report by ResearchAndMarkets.com, the ceramic fiber market is projected to reach USD 3.3 billion by 2026, at a CAGR of 9.9 percent from USD 2.1 billion in 2021. The growth of the ceramic fiber market is primarily triggered by its increasing use in the refining and petrochemical and power generation industries. A […]

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Deadline Extended for Steve Lukos Memorial Education Scholarship

September 16, 2021

The Steve Lukos Memorial Education Scholarship, to honor the career of Steve Lukos in the industrial textiles industry, has been extended to Monday, October 4.  Steve Lukos was known as a hardworking, intelligent—a bit on the stubborn side—and innovator that refused to settle for anything less than perfection. He is noted as giving generously to […]

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New appointments to National Boating Safety Advisory Committee

September 16, 2021

The U.S. Coast Guard recently appointed 20 individuals to serve as members of the National Boating Safety Advisory Committee (NBSAC), which was established in 2018. NBSAC members are selected from disciplines within the following fields of expertise: state boating safety programs, recreational vessel and associated equipment manufacturers; and national recreational boating organizations and the general […]

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FGI to host webinar on geosynthetics and stability for heap leaching and tailings dams

September 16, 2021

Photograph courtesy of the Fabricated Geomembrane Institute The Fabricated Geomembrane Institute (FGI) will sponsor a free webinar, “Lifetime Predictions of Nonexposed and Exposed Geosynthetics,” on Sept. 30, at 11 a.m. CDT. The webinar will discuss the use of geosynthetics and bottom liner systems in heap leach pads and tailings storage areas. This is important because tailing ponds […]

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Zuniga joins MUTOH America

September 16, 2021

MUTOH America recently added procurement specialist Ronald Zuniga to its Phoenix, Ariz., team. Zuniga will be responsible for numerous tasks, including purchasing, inventory control, assisting with order processing, and receiving supplies and parts into the MUTOH system. Zuniga’s background in purchasing and customer service began in the aerospace industry where he worked as a contractor […]

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Submit outdoor recreation projects eligible for LWCF funding

September 15, 2021

The implementation of the Great American Outdoors Act (GAOA) offers the outdoor recreation community an opportunity to have its voice heard and inform agency and congressional partners of priorities carried out through the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and the maintenance backlog. In an effort to collect projects for FY 2023-2026, the Outdoor Recreation […]

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Solmax and Solites develop the next generation of pit thermal energy storage

September 15, 2021

In Langkazi, Tibet, a 529,720-square-foot (15,000-m3) PTES with a capacity of 700 MWh of heat was constructed and professionally sealed by Solmax. Photograph courtesy of Solmax What does the next generation of pit thermal energy storage (PTES) look like? This question is the focus of the Efficient Pitresearch and development project funded by the German […]

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Glen Raven donates to NC State Wilson College of Textiles’ scholarship program

September 15, 2021

Glen Raven Inc., a global textile company based near Burlington, N.C., recently donated $250,000 to the NC State Wilson College of Textiles to support the college’s Textile Pioneer Scholarship Program as well as the Dean’s Textile Innovation Fund. The first needs-based scholarship program at the Wilson College, the Textile Pioneer Scholarship Program aims to identify and recruit […]

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IFAI launches first podcast

September 14, 2021

IFAI Talking Textiles The Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) recently launched IFAI Talking Textiles, a podcast hosted by the IFAI Canada and the Advanced Textiles Products divisions.   One episode will be available each month featuring interviews with members in the Canadian and advanced textile markets. “The Canada division wanted to offer content specific to […]

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Minnesota DNR seeks Game and Fish Fund Oversight Committee members

September 14, 2021

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is seeking applications from Minnesota residents to serve two-year terms on the Game and Fish Fund Oversight Committee. The Game and Fish Fund has two oversight committees–the Fisheries Oversight Committee (FOC) and the Wildlife Oversight Committee (WOC). Applications must be submitted online by Monday, September 20. The Game […]

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