TRI Environmental to host CQA Week

October 29th, 2021

Online event offers chance to expand your geosynthetic construction quality assurance (CQA) knowledge Photograph courtesy of Chris Kelsey and TRI Environmental The renowned geosynthetics CQA Week courses from TRI Environmental return Dec. 6–10, 2021, in a convenient online format. The live, half-day morning sessions can be used as preparation for the Geosynthetic Certification Institute–Inspectors Certification […]

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Columbia Sportswear appoints Burns

October 29th, 2021

Columbia Sportswear Co. has promoted Andrew Burns to vice president, Strategic Planning and Investor Relations. Burns has been at Columbia Sportswear for more than three years leading the Investor Relations program. In his new role, he will take on leading strategic planning and initiative management in addition to his responsibilities for Investor Relations.

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Avantus divests composites business to focus on expansion into C-Class components

October 28th, 2021

Avantus Aerospace is continuing its transformation into a ‘pure-play’ C-Class parts manufacturer, having recently completed the divestiture of its non-core composites business line. Two U.S.-based structural composites companies, Performance Plastics in San Diego, Calif., and Angeles Composite Technologies in Port Angeles, Wash., were sold to JW Hill Captal, a Scottsdale, Ariz.-based private equity firm. SDM […]

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MFA Fabrication Excellence Awards deadline this week

October 28th, 2021

From design excellence to quality workmanship, the MFA Fabrication Excellence Awards showcase projects representing the breadth of the industry from tops and covers to interior and exterior upholstery. Submissions will be accepted through Oct. 30, 2021. Winners will be announced at the 2022 MFA Conference at Wild Dunes Charleston’s Island Resort, Isle of Palms, S.C., […]

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Gary Johnson named president of Crafco

October 28th, 2021

Crafco president, Gary Johnson. Photograph courtesy Crafco, Inc. Crafco, Inc., announced Gary Johnson has been promoted to president of the company. Johnson joined Crafco as Vice President—Sealant Operations in 2019. He was responsible for the company’s sealant manufacturing operations nationwide: overseeing materials management, safety and regulatory compliance; product engineering and development; and facility and personnel […]

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IFAI Women in Textiles Summit registration opens

October 27th, 2021

Registration is now open for the Advanced Textiles Association (ATA) Women in Textiles Summit being held Feb. 16-18, 2022, at the Château Élan Winery & Resort in Braselton, Ga. The goal of the summit is to strengthen the advancement of women and men through an interactive forum that provides education, networking and dialogue about important […]

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Everything you need to know about the World of Coal Ash 2022

October 27th, 2021

The Cincinnati, Ohio, skyline as seen from Covington, Ky. Photograph by Jason Zhang. Creative Commons License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en The World of Coal Ash (WOCA) 2022 is coming to Northern Kentucky/Cincinnati riverfront May 16–19, 2022. It has been too long since our WOCA family has gathered, and we can’t wait to welcome all attendees, exhibitors, speakers and […]

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Herculite completes capacity expansion

October 26th, 2021

Herculite Products Inc., an innovator and manufacturer of high performance and custom fabrics, has completed the second phase of a multiyear, multimillion dollar strategic investment into its facilities focused on strengthening its position as a global leader in high-performance reinforced textile composites by increasing production capabilities, expanding manufacturing capacity and improving organizational efficiency. The recently […]

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Hawaii geosynthetic highway drainage application

October 26th, 2021

Photograph courtesy of Tiltex Tiltex 7B geosynthetic cementitious composite mat (GCCM) was recently specified by the Hawaiian Department of Transport for a highway roadside drainage upgrade project. Due to its ease of application to existing road infrastructure and hot asphaltic road surfacing to Tiltex 7B, fast application time and 11,603-psi (80-MPa) compressive strength, Tiltex 7B […]

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NILT joins The Ocean Foundation’s Blue Resilience Initiative

October 26th, 2021

NILIT, a global leader in high-quality Nylon 6.6 for apparel and owner of the SENSIL sustainable brand, has teamed up with The Ocean Foundation’s Blue Resilience Initiative to reestablish and safeguard essential ocean meadows and other coastal habitats. These marine grasslands, which are being damaged at a rate of two football fields every hour, are […]

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