The Next Generation of Textiles

November 30th, 2022

It's time to nerd out on material sciences. This episode of Talking Textiles interviews George Sun, founder of Nextiles, a company merging electronics with textiles to measure range of motion, micromovements and more. We learn how George walked a path from creating shoes to conductive fabrics and hear his advice for job seekers to get […]

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Kingly Ltd. launches upcycling project

November 30th, 2022

Kingly Ltd. is the first zero-waste textile company that creates sustainable products for the promotional industry. The company just introduced its “Upcycling project” which intends to retrieve textile waste not for recycling but for using it to create new products. “One of earth’s biggest polluters is the textile and apparel industry and its environmentally detrimental […]

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2021 Canadian recreational boating stats now available

November 30th, 2022

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) 2021 Canadian Recreational Boating Statistical Abstract, a comprehensive summary of statistics on the recreational boating industry in Canada, is now available as a complete digital edition. The report includes in-depth data and analysis for: New and pre-owned powerboat and sailboat salesNew outboard engine salesRecreational boat and marine engine exports […]

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Alabama DOT improves dewatering performance of silt fence

November 30th, 2022

Using the Auburn University Erosion and Sediment Control Testing Facility (AU-ESCTF) and working on behalf of the Alabama DOT (ALDOT), J.B. Whitman, M.A Perez, W.C. Zech, and W.N. Donald improved the dewatering characteristics of silt fence. They performed structural analysis, design, and assessment of silt fence performance under current practices with a recommended alternative design […]

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AATCC announces 2023 board of directors

November 29th, 2022

Andrew Fraser, Textile Color and Sourcing Solutions This fall, AATCC members elected their 2023-2024 representatives to the board of directors. All officers will begin their term on January 1.President-ElectAndrew Fraser, Textile Color and Sourcing Solutions, will serve two years as president-elect before continuing to president for two years, and finally immediate past president for two […]

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ATA free webinar discusses business loans and acquiring capital

November 29th, 2022

The Advanced Textiles Association (ATA) will present the free webinar “How to Acquire Capital and Qualify for a Business Loan” on Dec. 7, 2022, from 1–2 pm ET. The webinar will discuss the many different types of loans available to companies and address key topics including: •Acquiring working capital for day-to-day expenses  •Replacing older equipment […]

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TenCate receives IAA geosynthetics project award

November 29th, 2022

TenCate recently received the Outstanding Achievement Award in the area of Mines/Landfills/Wastewater at the 2022 International Achievement Awards (IAA) at the IFAI Expo in Charlotte, N.C. TenCate won for Lake McConaughy Geotextile Tube Shoreline Erosion Protection; Fabric name – TC1200MB Tri Composite Geotextile; Fabric producer – TenCate Geosynthetics. TenCate received the Outstanding Achievement Award for Lake McConaughy Geotextile Tube Shoreline Erosion Protection; […]

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In memoriam: Phillip “Phil” Eugene Russell

November 28th, 2022

Phillip "Phil" Eugene Russell, 70, of Mansfield, Ohio passed away on Wednesday, November 23, 2022.  He passed away quietly in his home surrounded by close family members after a very long, courageous battle with cancer. Phil was born July 14, 1952, in Mt. Gilead, Ohio to Edd and Loretta Mae Russell.  He grew up with two […]

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Marine protection for inflatables

November 28th, 2022

Glidecoat’s Inflatable Kit and Inflatable Hard Bottom Kit protect Hypalon, PVC and polyurethane inflatable boats and RIB tubes. Glidecoat’s Inflatable Kit and Inflatable Hard Bottom Kit protect Hypalon, PVC and polyurethane inflatable boats and RIB tubes from the ravages of a marine environment. The kits restore their deep lustrous color and keep the entire boat […]

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Minerals Technologies names CFO

November 28th, 2022

Minerals Technologies Inc. has promoted Erik Aldag to senior vice president, finance and treasury, and chief financial officer, succeeding Matthew Garth, who is leaving MTI to pursue another opportunity. Aldag joined MTI in 2017 as director, financial planning and analysis and assumed the additional responsibility for investor relations in 2020. In his new role, he will serve as an officer of the company […]

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