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OFPANZ announces name change

The new logo of the Advanced Textiles Association New Zealand, formerly the Outdoor Fabric Products Association of New Zealand. The Outdoor Fabric Products Association of New Zealand (OFPANZ) announced that the association’s name will gradually change to Advanced Textiles Association New Zealand (ATA NZ) over the next year. The executive board finalized the name change [...]

By |2024-02-21T13:54:25-06:00February 21, 2024|

ATA launches Foundations of Safe Tenting course

The Tent Rental Division of Advanced Textiles Association (ATA) is launching the "Foundations of Safe Tenting" course, a groundbreaking educational initiative developed in collaboration with the American Rental Association (ARA) and the Manufacturers and Tent Renters Association (MATRA). All TRD members can take advantage of this course at NO COST.  Designed specifically for tenting professionals, [...]

By |2024-02-21T09:28:54-06:00February 21, 2024|

2024 Miami Innovation Award winners announced

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and Boating Writers International (BWI) honored 13 recipients and two honorable mentions with the 2024 Miami Innovation Awards. The awards recognize manufacturers and suppliers who bring new, innovative products to market. The Mami Innovation Awards judges’ committee was comprised of eight BWI members who perform product testing throughout the [...]

By |2024-02-20T10:39:39-06:00February 21, 2024|

Safeguarding for shallow slope sliding: A sustainable slope stabilization project

An entertainment park was built on the top of Ba Deo Mountain in Hạ Long, a city on Vietnam’s northern coast. The slope below was covered by a layer of complete weathered and fractured sandstone which is very unstable and easy to slide off after any heavy rainfall. The bottom of the slope is adjacent [...]

By |2024-02-21T01:40:00-06:00February 21, 2024|

Tougher sailmaking fabric

AIRX-800N sailmaking fabric includes features such as exceptional burst and tear strength and high-water repellency. AIRX-800N sailmaking fabric includes features such as a double ripstop weave for exceptional burst and tear strength, a bias engineered by weight for optimum sail design and high-water repellency. Its high-density weave construction results in extremely low porosity, generating maximum [...]

By |2024-02-20T12:37:41-06:00February 20, 2024|

NCC releases 2024 Cotton Economic Outlook report

National Cotton Council (NCC) economists released a Cotton Economic Outlook report for 2024, highlighting a few key factors shaping the U.S. cotton industry this year. Given significant uncertainty in the global economy, 2023 can be characterized as a year when an anticipated recovery in cotton demand has been slow to materialize. Weak demand has translated [...]

By |2024-02-20T12:35:11-06:00February 20, 2024|

2022 U.S. recreational boating report available

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) 2022 U.S. Recreational Boating Statistical Abstract is now available. The data presented in the report spans 2008-2022, compiled to help NMMA members and industry stakeholders better understand the industry trends and shifts in market behavior. The report includes these sections: Total Industry Sales by Category and State; Powerboat Sales [...]

By |2024-02-20T10:31:11-06:00February 20, 2024|

WSDOT’s Millar receives 2024 OPAL Award from ASCE

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) recently awarded one of its 2024 Outstanding Projects and Leadership or OPAL awards to Roger Millar, secretary of the Washington State Department of Transportation and immediate past president of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO). Roger Millar, secretary of the Washington State Department of Transportation and immediate past [...]

By |2024-02-20T01:57:00-06:00February 20, 2024|

FGI Webinar – The Geosynthetics Discipline and Its Interaction with Geotechnical Engineering – March 5

The Fabricated Geomembrane Institute (FGI) presents the webinar - The Geosynthetics Discipline and Its Interaction with Geotechnical Engineering – on March 5, 2024 at 11 a.m. CST. The presenter is J.P. Giroud, Ph.D., a 1.0 PDH is available, it is free to industry professionals and students, and you can register here. Pre-recorded listenings will also [...]

By |2024-02-19T01:08:00-06:00February 19, 2024|

Fiberpartner ApS and Stein Fibers LLC announce partnership

Jaren Edwards, president of Stein Fibers (left) and Fiberpartner CEO Thomas Wittrup (right). Fiberpartner ApS, a global supplier of fiber solutions in Vejle, Denmark, announced that it is entering a partnership with Stein Fibers LLC, a distributor of fibers and materials in Charlotte, N.C. The partnership is designed to make new and innovative fiber solutions [...]

By |2024-02-16T12:07:10-06:00February 16, 2024|
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