Hyosung TNC Commercializes World’s First Bio-Based Spandex

August 16th, 2022

Hyosung TNC announced on August 10, 2022 that it successfully developed bio-derived spandex, ‘creora® bio-based’, using a natural material extracted from corn instead of coal, and obtained a global eco-friendly certification. Commercializing the world’s first bio-based spandex that reduces carbon emissions by 23% compared to conventional products, the ‘creora® bio-based’ spandex uses a corn-derived substance […]

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Grant program encourages more accessible outdoor ecosystem

August 16th, 2022

The Together Outdoors (TO) Coalition, an initiative administered under the auspices of the Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (ORR) with the mission to advance equity and inclusion in all aspects of the outdoor recreation experience, announced a new grant program designed to support organizations on the front lines of the effort to build a more accessible, welcoming […]

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Frontiers Of Engineering symposium coming to Seattle

August 16th, 2022

Eighty-four highly accomplished early-career engineers have been selected to take part in the National Academy of Engineering’s The Grainger Foundation Frontiers of Engineering 2022 U.S.-based symposium. Engineers who are performing exceptional research and technical work in a variety of disciplines will come together for the two-and-a-half day event. The participants — from industry, academia, and […]

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Four handsome woven textiles

August 15th, 2022

The West Elm 5.0 collection featuring four handsome woven textiles with luxurious, durable design and a sensory tactility for corporate conference rooms and dens of domesticity. The creative collaboration between Designtex and West Elm has produced the West Elm 5.0 collection featuring four handsome woven textiles with luxurious, durable design and a sensory tactility for […]

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ATA hosts webinar on IFAI Expo 2022

August 15th, 2022

The Advanced Textiles Association (ATA, formerly IFAI) is hosting the webinar “IFAI Expo 2022 Overview” to present the latest information on IFAI Expo 2022 being held in Charlotte, N.C., October 12-14, 2022. The webinar will take place on August 17, 2022, 1:00–2:00 EDT, and will include information about: •Schedule of events and education •Show floor […]

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Geo-Institute nominates board members

August 15th, 2022

The Geo-Institute Board of Governors has nominated Susan E. Burns, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE and Anand J. Puppala, Ph.D., PE, D.GE, F.ASCE, F.ICE to join the G-I Board for a term beginning in October 2022. Susan E. Burns and Anand J. Puppala. Photo courtesy of The Geo-Institute. Burns is a professor in the School of Civil and […]

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Slowing imports

August 12th, 2022

After a record-setting spring, imports at the nation’s major container ports are expected to slow significantly for the remainder of the year, but 2022 should still see a net gain over 2021, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released today by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates. “Retail sales are still growing, […]

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Webinar: GEOWEB Geocells and Porous Pavers – August 16

August 12th, 2022

Geosystems University will present the one-hour webinar on GEOWEB Geocells and Porous Pavers on August 16 at 11 a.m. CDT. The presenter is Sam Justice, PE, Civil Design Engineer. The webinar will discuss how GEOWEB geocells and porous pavers can help meet your green infrastructure and low-impact development goals. Learning Objectives: Learn what low-impact development […]

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Cone Denim partners with BastCore

August 11th, 2022

Cone Denim®, a global company focused on denim authenticity and sustainable innovation, is expanding its partnership with expert hemp processing innovator, BastCore, following Cone’s recently launched U.S. Hemp Collection. This evolving partnership continues to open new opportunities for collaboration between like-minded companies providing increased sustainable denim offerings to customers while increasing Cone’s support of American […]

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ABYC publishes updated boat building and repair standards, offers webinar

August 11th, 2022

The American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) has published its 62nd supplement to Standards and Technical Information Reports for Small Craft. The annual publication provides the marine industry with the latest updates to the boat building and repair standards used for more than 90% of the boats constructed in the United States. On August 17, […]

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