CESMII And SME announce Smart Manufacturing Executive Council

October 31st, 2022

Recognizing the urgent need to accelerate the adoption of Smart Manufacturing in the United States, CESMII, (the Smart Manufacturing Institute) and SME (the Society of Manufacturing Engineers) have announced the official launch of the Smart Manufacturing Executive Council (SMEC). Described as “a national think tank of smart manufacturing leaders,” the SMEC has been created to […]

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Translucent waterproof fabric

October 31st, 2022

Serge Ferrari’s Soltis Proof W88 is waterproof material for awnings and canopies that is also translucent to allow natural light to shine through. Serge Ferrari’s Soltis Proof W88 is waterproof material for awnings and canopies that is also translucent to allow natural light to shine through. It offers a square-weave textured pattern and allows up […]

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Marine industry bands together for Hurricane Ian relief efforts

October 31st, 2022

Following the devastation of Hurricane Ian, the marine industry has offered its support to those affected across Florida in an effort to assist the community in returning to some sense of normalcy. The Mercury Racing division of Brunswick Corp has launched a fund-matching and fundraising Hurricane Ian Relief program to support the Cape Coral and […]

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TOPS webinar – Concrete Over Concrete Unbonded Overlays – November 8

October 31st, 2022

You’re invited to join the FHWA Targeted Overlay Pavement Solutions (TOPS) Every Day Counts team for a webinar on November 8, 2022 from 3 p.m. to 4:40 p.m. ET highlighting concrete over concrete unbonded (COC-U) overlays. You can register here. Hear success stories from North Carolina DOT and their experience with unbonded concrete overlays of […]

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Global textile survey shows order declines

October 28th, 2022

The 16th ITMF Global Textile Industry Survey (GTIS, formerly known as ITMF Corona-Survey) shows deteriorating business situation and expectations in the global textile industry in September 2022. The indicators for order intake and backlog, and capacity utilization rate also fell, globally. According to the survey, the business situation was relatively worst in Asia, although improving. […]

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2022 IBEX Innovation Awards winners announced

October 28th, 2022

The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) announced the winners of the 2022 IBEX Innovation Awards Program. The program is managed by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and judged by Boating Writers International (BWI). The judges selected ten Innovation Award winners and three honorable mentions from almost 70 entries submitted by exhibiting marine industry […]

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Vinyl Sustainability Council welcomes Cooley Group

October 28th, 2022

The Vinyl Sustainability Council (VSC), a self-funded business council advancing sustainability in the vinyl industry, welcomes Cooley Group as the newest member of the council. VSC membership is reserved for organizations taking a leadership role to advance sustainability throughout the vinyl industry. “We congratulate Cooley Group on their long-term commitment to sustainability and their advocacy of […]

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AATCC presents textile awards

October 27th, 2022

The American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC) presented several awards at the recent AATCC Textile Discovery Summit in Charlotte, NC, USA. The awards recognize achievement and service across all aspects of the textile community. To learn more about each award, view past winners, or nominate a future recipient, visit www.aatcc.org/awards. J.W. Weaver Paper […]

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Mitch Holt promoted to GM

October 27th, 2022

Mitch Holt has been promoted to General Manager for Lodging Solutions and Industrial Tent Systems (ITS). He has been an industry leader in temporary structure rentals for the past 18 years and joined the ITS organization in 2021 as Director of Human Resources.  Industrial Tent Systems founded By Tim Bolton in 1985 specializes in turnkey […]

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A1 Tablecloth launches virtual showroom & tablescape designer

October 27th, 2022

A1 Tablecloth Company, South Hackensack, N.J., has partnered with the well-known 3D visualization platform Merri to launch its very own Virtual Showroom. The platform made for event planning allows users to visualize an event space using 3D models of event props and A1's linens. The Virtual Showroom includes a tablescape design feature, letting users tailor […]

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