METSTRADE 2021 plans taking shape

April 16th, 2021

With in-person events expected to go ahead later this year, METSTRADE 2021 will return with an in-person event November 16-18 in Amsterdam. The METSTRADE show is the world's largest trade exhibition of equipment, materials and systems for the international leisure marine industry. Organized by RAI Amsterdam in association with ICOMIA (International Council of Marine Industry […]

Read More

New Trivantage distribution center triples inventory capacity

April 15th, 2021

Trivantage® has moved to a larger distribution facility in St. Louis, Mo., that will allow the company to better and more efficiently serve customers with increased capacity at more than 62,000 square feet, six loading docks for customer will-call and shipments, and improved visitor parking. The new location will house increased inventory levels, easy-access sampling […]

Read More

Teijin to produce nanofiber filament from recycled polyester

April 14th, 2021

Teijin Frontier Co. Ltd., the Teijin Group fibers and products converting company, announced that it has developed technology to mass produce a new version of its Nanofront® ultra-fine polyester, which the company believes is the world’s first nanofiber to be made from recycled polyester raw materials. The new technology will enable Teijin Frontier to produce […]

Read More

Raven Industries featured in HBO documentary

April 14th, 2021

Raven Industries, a Sioux Falls, S.D.-based manufacturer of precision agriculture products, high-altitude balloons, plastic film and sheeting, and radar systems, was recently featured in an HBO documentary. Directed by Academy Award-nominated filmmakers Steven Ascher and Jeanne Jordan, the HBO documentary "Our Towns" debuted on Tuesday, April 13. According to an official press release shared by HBO, "Our […]

Read More

International Boating & Water Safety Summit to be held virtually, May 17-19

April 14th, 2021

Registration is now open for the virtual 2021 International Boating and Water Safety Summit (IBWSS), May 17-19. In its 24th year, IBWSS will explore “Partnerships for Progress”–a close look at how recreational boating and water safety communities collaborate to save lives around the world. Participate in daily sessions from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. EDT, […]

Read More

AGRU America receives FM Approval for its AGRULINE HDPE pipe fittings

April 13th, 2021

FM Approved pipes and fittings are rigorously tested to meet certain standards of quality, technical integrity and performance in support of commercial and industrial facilities. AGRULINE HDPE fittings with FM Approval help certify that these products will perform under the toughest conditions. AGRU America, the market leader in pipe and fittings, has reached a new […]

Read More

2022 MFA Conference call for speakers, shop tour locations

April 13th, 2021

Organizers of the 2022 Marine Fabricators Conference, which will be held Jan. 13-15, 2022, at Wild Dunes Charleston’s Island Resort, Isle of Palms, S.C., are looking for speakers and shop tour locations. Speaker proposals must be free of commercial content, and conference organizers are especially interested in educational sessions that provide hands-on demonstrations covering topics […]

Read More

Kraig Biocraft and Kings Group form Spydasilk Enterprises

April 12th, 2021

Kraig Biocraft Laboratories Inc., a biotechnology company focused on the development and commercialization of spider silk, has announced that the company, together with M the Movement, Kings Golden Harvest Pte Ltd (“Kings Group”), has established Spydasilk Enterprises Pte. Ltd. (“Spydasilk Enterprises”) as a Singapore-based joint venture. This partnership represents the company’s first vertically integrated sales […]

Read More

Forecast for smart fabrics in fashion and entertainment

April 12th, 2021

According to the report “Smart Fabrics in Fashion and Entertainment Market—Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021-2026)” by ResearchAndMarkets.com, the smart fabrics market is estimated to record a CAGR of 31.29% over the forecast period. The smart fabrics market in the fashion and entertainment industry is primarily driven through innovation by designers to develop new […]

Read More

12 ICG postponed to September 2023

April 12th, 2021

Due to the continuing health and safety concerns with the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting restrictions to travel and large gatherings, the organizers of the 12th International Conference on Geosynthetics (12 ICG) in Rome, Italy, have made the difficult decision to postpone the 12 ICG, originally scheduled for Sept. 18–22, 2022. The new dates will […]

Read More

New line of recycled sewing threads

April 12th, 2021

The Renu™ line of industrial sewing threads are made entirely from non-virgin materials. The Renu™ line of all-around, environmentally friendly industrial sewing threads are made entirely from non-virgin materials. The 100% recycled threads provide a green option without sacrificing sewing performance. The current line-up includes Renu ChampSpun™ recycled staple spun polyester thread, Renu Poly ChampCore™ […]

Read More

Trivantage announces new warehouse location

April 9th, 2021

Trivantage has announced a new warehouse location. The new facility, located at located at 372 Hazelwood Logistics Center Drive, Suite 376 in Hazelwood, Mo., will allow the company to better and more efficiently service customers with increased capacity at more than 62,000 square feet, six loading docks for customer will-call and shipments and an improved […]

Read More

Culp hosts on-site COVID-19 vaccination clinics

April 9th, 2021

Culp Inc. partnered with North Carolina vaccine providers to offer on-site COVID-19 vaccination clinics to eligible company employees, their families and the public. The clinics were held March 25-27 at two of Culp’s facilities located in High Point and Stokesdale, N.C. More than 600 people received vaccinations at two Culp locations. Attendees took advantage of […]

Read More

HUESKER Inc. celebrates 30 years

April 8th, 2021

April 4, 2021, marked an exciting milestone for HUESKER Inc. as the company celebrated its 30th anniversary. HUESKER Inc. is one of the leading manufacturers of geosynthetics in North America. Over the past 30 years, HUESKER Inc. has provided quality geotextiles along with innovative engineering solutions and excellent customer service. The company’s team of engineers […]

Read More

WSP acquires Golder and announces an executive leadership appointment in Canada

April 8th, 2021

WSP Global Inc. has completed its previously announced acquisition of Enterra Holdings Ltd., the holding company of Golder Associates. Golder is a global consulting firm with approximately 7,000 employees and 60 years of experience in providing earth sciences and environmental consulting services. The aggregate cash consideration payable in connection with the acquisition is approximately US$1.14 […]

Read More