Grants to be awarded in support of small business innovation

March 18th, 2014

SBA to support R & D; apply through April 11, 2014. The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has announced that it will award grants to state and local economic development agencies, business development centers, colleges and universities to support programs for innovative, technology-driven small businesses under SBA’s Federal and State Technology (FAST) partnership program. Applications […]

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March 19 deadline for new award entry

March 17th, 2014

Techmer PM sponsors Royal Society of Arts inaugural Bill Moggridge Award Techmer PM, Clinton, Tenn., a leading producer of value-added colors and additives for the plastics and fiber industries, has announced its sponsorship of the first annual Bill Moggridge Award for Interdisciplinary Design. The award is part of the Royal Society of Arts U.S. (RSA) […]

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MMI Textiles promotes key employees to management positions

March 14th, 2014

Amy Bircher Hammond, president and founder of MMI Textiles Inc., a supplier of custom and stock woven fabrics, has announced the promotion of two employees to management positions. Nickolas Rivera started with MMI Textiles almost eight years ago when the company acquired NDW Textiles in 2006. During that transition, he learned a tremendous amount about […]

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Gap celebrates International Women’s Day

March 13th, 2014

On International Women’s Day, March 8, Gap introduced “One Stitch Closer,” a new program that extends Gap’s long-standing commitment of supporting women. At the center of the program is Gap Inc.’s P.A.C.E. (Personal Advancement & Career Enhancement) program, which will expand to provide education and training to even more of the women who make the […]

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NASA picks small business tech proposals for development

March 12th, 2014

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has selected 108 research and technology proposals from U.S. small businesses that will enable NASA’s future missions while benefiting America’s new high technology-driven economy right here on Earth. The selected proposals will now enter into negotiations for contract awards as part of Phase II of the agency’s Small Business […]

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Initiative to help small businesses reach next level of growth

March 11th, 2014

SBA launches 2014 Emerging Leaders Initiative to assist with quick growth and job creation. For the seventh consecutive year, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is looking for small businesses to partake in its highly successful Emerging Leaders executive-level training initiative that provides the tools they need to sustain and grow their businesses. The Emerging […]

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MIMAKI announces SMART schedule

March 10th, 2014

Mimaki USA, Suwanee, Ga., a leading manufacturer of wide-format inkjet printers and cutters, has announced its SMART (School of Mimaki Application and Resource Training) course schedule for RasterLink6 RIP software. The program is designed to help users obtain maximum benefit of the features in RasterLink6 RIP software to drive a variety of Mimaki printers. RasterLink6 […]

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Committed to increased rental penetration through program work

March 7th, 2014

GRA countries represent $73 billion in combined rental revenue. The 12th annual meeting of the Global Rental Alliance (GRA) was held in February at The Rental Show 2014 in Orlando, Fla. All GRA member associations were present, including: Associação De Locadoras, Brazil (ALEC); Canadian Rental Association (CRA); European Rental Association (ERA), Belgium; Hire Association Europe […]

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Xennia to champion advancements at InPrint 2014

March 6th, 2014

New digital manufacturing solutions at industrial print show from April 8-10 Digitizing industrial printing and deposition processes has transformational benefits, making them more flexible and responsive, more efficient, more environmentally responsible and more profitable. Xennia Technology offers advanced digital manufacturing solutions, and will be participating in the InPrint 2014 industrial print show as a founding […]

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Sportswear company to accelerate speed to market

March 5th, 2014

Jonathan & Fletcher uses Gerber’s YuniquePLM system to design and produce competition sportswear Jonathan & Fletcher®, the premier French brand known for its high-performance winter wear and sportswear, has selected Gerber Technology’s YuniquePLM® system to improve visibility and accelerate speed to market. The company designs and manufactures lines for prominent sportswear brands including Rossignol, Salomon, […]

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