Aztec Tents expands production capabilities

February 28th, 2022

In continued response to the shift in demand caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Torrance, Calif.-based Aztec Tents  announced it has made significant efforts to increase its production capacity in all departments. Over the past 18 months, Aztec has launched on a long-term strategic capital growth campaign to focus its efforts on continued production growth to support […]

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CULP conducts global giving initiative

February 28th, 2022

In conjunction with Valentine’s Day celebrations, High Point-based textile company, Culp Inc. (together with its consolidated subsidiaries, “CULP”) decided to “Share the Love,” not only with its local High Point community, but also with communities around the world. During the first two weeks of February, CULP conducted the company’s first-ever global giving initiative, aptly named, […]

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GSI agriculture/aquaculture webinar upcoming

February 25th, 2022

GSI agriculture/aquaculture webinar on March 16, 2022, will focus on geosynthetics in farming and fish farming operations. A Raven Engineered Films geosynthetic agricultural silage cover. The upcoming GSI agriculture/aquaculture webinar will include such uses. Photograph courtesy of Raven Engineered Films The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar, “Geosynthetics in Agriculture and Aquaculture,” on March […]

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Texbase Inc. launches MaterialFirst Marketplace

February 25th, 2022

Texbase Inc., a cloud-based data management and collaboration platform for the textile and consumer products industries, announced the launch of MaterialFirst Marketplace – the exclusive material marketplace built into Texbase. MaterialFirst gives suppliers and ingredient brands a cost-effective, secure, and direct marketing channel to both current and future customers right from within Texbase itself. Suppliers easily track […]

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In memoriam: Chuck Rothstein

February 25th, 2022

Chuck Rothstein, 87, of Knoxville, Tenn., died Feb. 5, 2022. After serving in the U.S. Navy and working as an insurance agent and sales manager, Rothstein opened his first business in 1969 — Redi Rentals in Knoxville. The company rented construction equipment and tools. When the World’s Fair came to town in 1982, he saw […]

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Free Geosynthetics Conference archive launches

February 25th, 2022

The conference’s organizers have made available 1,500 white papers and dozens of videos in the online, free Geosynthetics Conference archive. The free Geosynthetics Conference archive includes proceedings from conferences dating back to the ATA-sponsored Second International Conference on Geotextiles, Aug. 1–6, 1982, in Las Vegas, Nev. The Advanced Textiles Association (ATA), the Geosynthetics Materials Association (GMA) […]

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GOTS marks 20th anniversary with all-time high in certified facilities

February 24th, 2022

Record high: 12,338 (+19%) GOTS certified facilities in 79 countries in 2021. Twenty years after its inception, the textile processing standard for organic fibers records new all-time high figures: 18 Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) Approved Certification Bodies report a total of 12,338 certified facilities (+19%) in 79 countries (+11%).   “What seemed utopian to many […]

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Dover Tents & Events rebranding to Collective Event Group at Dover

February 24th, 2022

Collective Event Group, the parent company of Dover Tents & Events, Dover, Del., recently acquired Parties & More and is now rebranding all previously acquired locations. Over the next few months, Dover Tents & Events will start the process of transitioning to the rebranded name of Collective Event Group at Dover. As a result, Collective Event […]

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First section of 2021 US Recreational Boating Statistical Abstract available

February 24th, 2022

The first section of the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) 2021 U.S. Recreational Boating Statistical Abstract, Outboard Engine Sales Trends, is now available. After reaching record highs in 2020, outboard engine sales in the U.S had a single digit decline in 2021, down 6.6 percent to 307,800 units. Despite the drop from 2020, unit sales […]

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Geotechnical materials testing lab opens in Georgia

February 24th, 2022

The geotechnical materials testing lab for Golder Associates Inc. in Norcross, Ga., will test geosynthetic, geotechnical, aggregate and concrete materials. The Golder Associates Inc. construction materials testing lab in Norcross, Ga., opened on Feb. 21, 2022. Photograph courtesy of Golder Associates Inc. A Golder Associates Inc. construction materials testing services laboratory destroyed by arson in […]

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