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Accelerating Circularity updates USA trial status

The EPA estimates 11 million tons of textiles are dumped into landfills each year. Accelerating Circularity Inc. (ACP) embarked on trials in the USA in the fourth quarter of 2021 to demonstrate that spent textiles are too good to waste. The organization’s mission is to establish systems that will use the embedded value and resources [...]

By |2022-03-30T12:04:47-05:00March 30, 2022|

New OSHA vaccination policy for private businesses

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced a new emergency temporary standard (ETS), requiring private employers with 100 or more employees–firm or company-wide–to develop, implement and enforce a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy, unless they adopt a policy requiring employees to choose to either be vaccinated or undergo regular COVID-19 testing [...]

By |2021-11-08T13:10:14-06:00November 10, 2021|

Canada winds down COVID-19 business support programs

Canadian Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland recently announced the end of broad-based federal support programs intended to support Canadian businesses through the economic turbulence of the pandemic, according to the National Marine Manufacturers Association website. This includes the wage subsidy, rent subsidy and Lockdown Support programs. In addition, the government announced the following changes: Extend [...]

By |2021-11-02T08:43:19-05:00November 5, 2021|

Culp hosts on-site COVID-19 vaccination clinics

Culp Inc. partnered with North Carolina vaccine providers to offer on-site COVID-19 vaccination clinics to eligible company employees, their families and the public. The clinics were held March 25-27 at two of Culp’s facilities located in High Point and Stokesdale, N.C. More than 600 people received vaccinations at two Culp locations. Attendees took advantage of [...]

By |2021-04-09T00:01:00-05:00April 9, 2021|

NAM announces vaccine project

The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and The Manufacturing Institute are launching the “This Is Our Shot” project, an initiative to educate the manufacturing community, affected families and their communities about the COVID-19 vaccine. The project is live at NAM.org/ThisIsOurShot, where NMMA members can access the latest resources, webinars and a public service announcement on [...]

By |2021-02-01T09:39:30-06:00February 4, 2021|

How to sell and market during a pandemic

By Madeleine MacRae Determining the best way to sell and, even more so, how to effectively and appropriately market your products and services at a time of such widespread uncertainty and deep market disruption can be a daunting task. As a leader during this unprecedented time, you have a lot on your plate. You have [...]

By |2020-11-09T07:30:05-06:00November 9, 2020|

PPE Production Stories from Members of IFAI

ATA applauds all of its members who have adapted and pivoted during the COVID-19 pandemic. In August, we asked ATA members to share their experiences with the abrupt and crucial adjustment to PPE production. The below members shared their stories on how they rose to the occasion to meet demands. The industry continues to evolve [...]

By |2020-11-03T07:20:58-06:00November 3, 2020|

Moss announces increased mask production capabilities in U.S.

With high-speed production lines in Franklin Park, Illinois, Moss has announced the industrial production of surgical masks developed to meet ASTM F2100 performance standards, making it a new and rare American company to be doing so.  According to a recent Moss press release, the company has around-the-clock high-speed, automated production lines and will soon be [...]

By |2020-09-10T07:02:41-05:00September 10, 2020|

Inova Textiles uses Coats Digital’s FastReactPlan to improve capacity

As Mexico grapples with effects of COVID-19, and businesses adopt different strategies for mitigating the impact of the virus, Inova Textiles has announced that the company has put digital transformation at the heart of a strategy to respond to changing customer demands. According to a recent press release, Inova has prioritized the digitization of best practice planning and control processes with FastreactPlan, which is proven to deliver rapid and significant improvements [...]

By |2020-09-09T14:40:49-05:00September 9, 2020|

AATCC’s PPE Digital Series to continue

Industry professionals are invited to join AATCC and Duke University researcher, Dr. David Grass, Ph.D., September 24 at 11 AM (EDT) for a live presentation and Q&A to learn more about a recent study exploring a variety of facemask styles and their efficacy in preventing the spread of COVID-19 and similarly transmitted viruses. Mandates for [...]

By |2020-09-08T09:36:50-05:00September 8, 2020|
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