Authorities in Da Nang City, Vietnam, recently rejected two foreign-invested projects in the textile, dyeing and garment sector, including a $200 million project registered by an investor from Hong Kong and another registered by an investor from South Korea.
High-performance industrial fabric manufacturer Seaman Corp., Wooster, Ohio, has redesigned its website to improve customer engagement. The company partnered with SyncShow, a Cleveland-based digital marketing firm that helps business-to-business clients improve sales and lead generation strategies, to develop the new site. It’s designed to be user friendly and to attract and engage customers, vendors and [...]
Authorities in Da Nang City, Vietnam, recently rejected two foreign-invested projects in the textile, dyeing and garment sector, including a $200 million project registered by an investor from Hong Kong and another registered by an investor from South Korea. They were turned down because of the environmental problems they may cause. The city is focusing [...]
The Sweden Textile Water Initiative, one of Sweden’s largest public-private partnerships, is expanding to new countries in Asia and Africa after a successful pilot project in India. Through the initiative, 28 Swedish textile and leather companies have cooperated with Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) to work toward global sustainable production, educating suppliers and sub-contractors to [...]
The Trade Information Center (TIC) has updated “A Basic Guide to Exporting,” available for download for free. The book addresses nearly every issue a company looking to export might face. It features charts, lists and definitions that provide in-depth information about the key activities and issues relevant to any prospective exporter, including: getting things rolling; [...]
Awning manufacturer and installer A. Hoffman Awning Co., Baltimore, Md., was honored with five awards in the 2015 Hermes Creative Awards competition. Hermes Creative Awards, administered and judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP), recognizes outstanding work in the industry while promoting the philanthropic nature of marketing and communication professionals. Hoffman Awning—the [...]
Celebrating 21 years of business, custom flag and banner manufacturer Quinn Flags, Hanover, Pa., has improved customer service capabilities and added a second factory for flag and banner production, expanding its in-house design and manufacturing capacity. The company has increased staff by 100 percent in the last year to ensure prompt customer service, a seamless [...]
DSM Dyneema, the Netherlands-based manufacturer of Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMwPE) fiber branded as Dyneema®, has acquired Cubic Tech Corp. of Mesa, Ariz. Cubic Tech specializes in the custom design, development and production of high-performance ultra-lightweight flexible laminates and fabrics for applications as diverse as racing yacht sails, equipment and apparel for sportswear, outdoor [...]