In memoriam: Jerry Smolar

September 26th, 2022

Jerry Smolar, 72, of Beverly Hills, Calif., died Sept. 13, 2022. Smolar is known for establishing The Chameleon Chair® Collection. He was hired by Arthur Andersen & Co. right after graduating from college. Smolar went on to hold executive positions at Safeco Insurance, PIP Printing, Image Entertainment and United Title Insurance Co. In 2005, Smolar established […]

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George Courey Inc. transitions to the fourth generation of ownership

September 26th, 2022

Photo: Canadian Press George Courey Inc., a 112-year-old business, owned by the same family for four generations, has undergone a successful transition from the third to the fourth generation. Taking a century-old business into the future requires a business acumen and maturity of leadership which Jeffrey Courey and Robert Courey bring to the table. On September 15, 2022, the George […]

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Versatile hybrid printer

September 26th, 2022

Mutoh’s ValueJet 1628MH hybrid printer combines upgraded features and new technologies designed to produce vibrant output with smoother gradations and a wide color gamut. Mutoh’s ValueJet 1628MH hybrid printer combines upgraded features and new technologies designed to produce vibrant output with smoother gradations and a wide color gamut using Mutoh’s own VerteLith RIP software. The […]

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Hurricane Ian forces IBEX 2022 cancellation

September 26th, 2022

The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) announced the cancellation of this year’s show, which was to take place Sept. 27-29 in Tampa, Fla. The decision, according to show organizers, was made in order to prioritize the safety of its staff, exhibitors and partners as a result of weather reports from the National Oceanic and […]

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Layfield awarded 275 million gallon reservoir liner and floating cover replacement project

September 26th, 2022

Layfield USA Corp. was recently awarded a project for the supply and installation of a new chlorosulfonated polyethylene (CSPE) geomembrane liner and floating cover system for the El Toro Regional Reservoir for El Toro Water District. The El Toro Regional Reservoir is a 275 million gallon (1.04 billion liter) potable water storage reservoir located in […]

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EPA updates Superfund National Priorities List to clean up pollution and address public health risks

September 23rd, 2022

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is adding five sites to the Superfund National Priorities List and is proposing to add another two where releases of contamination pose significant human health and environmental risk. “All people in this country, no matter the color of their skin, their zip code or income, deserve to live in […]

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Webinar | Non-Engineered Ballasting Tool Overview and Demonstration presented by TRD & ARA

September 22nd, 2022

The question of how much ballast is necessary to safely secure a tent is one that tent rental companies have been struggling with for decades. While most newer tents are certified by engineers to require a set amount of ballast, there are still many – particularly older tents or tents that have been modified from […]

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Milliken achieves EcoVadis gold rating

September 22nd, 2022

Milliken & Company, a diversified manufacturer committed to sustainability, is proud to achieve a gold rating on its 2022 EcoVadis assessment. EcoVadis is a trusted provider of business sustainability ratings, providing detailed insight into environmental, social and ethical considerations across 200+ purchasing categories and 160+ countries. Milliken’s score places it in the top 7% of […]

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Robert Newsome appointed to National Boating Safety Advisory Committee

September 22nd, 2022

Robert Newsome, the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) senior vice president of operations, has been sworn in to the National Boating Safety Advisory Committee (NBSAC), following his appointment to the Federal Advisory Committee by the Secretary of Homeland Security, Alejandro Mayorkas. NBSAC provides advice and recommendations to the Secretary of Homeland Security through the Commandant […]

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AGRU America promotes three

September 22nd, 2022

AGRU America has promoted Chris Eichelberger to vice president of geosynthetics; Michael Gnau, P.E., to vice president – eastern region sales, and Walt Steinbeck to western region manager.  Chris Eichelberger “As AGRU expands its influence and product offerings, we are thrilled to recognize the vital role these industry leaders play in our long-term success of […]

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