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  • Published On: December 13, 2023

    Trivantage®, a specialty fabrics distributor, announced the promotion of Brett Baird to vice president of sales. In his new role, Baird will lead the commercial sales team with an emphasis on enhancing the customer experience. “At Trivantage, we always strive to give our customers what they need, when they need it,” said Baird. “My goal [...]

  • Published On: June 25, 2024

    Portland, Ore.-based Pendleton Woolen Mills announced it is celebrating 100 years of business, or a Century of Shirtmaking. The brand is kicking off the milestone with a limited-edition collection of shirts featuring plaids inspired by one of Pendleton's original wool shirts produced in 1924. "A 'Century of Shirtmaking' represents a celebration of enduring craftsmanship, and [...]

  • Published On: June 25, 2024

    The latest sales trends report for outboard engines, part of the National Marine Manufacturing Association (NMMA) 2023 U.S. Recreational Boating Statistical Abstract, is now available for download. This report provides an overview of current and historical U.S. outboard engine retail market trends. The U.S. outboard engine retail market in 2023 presented a complex yet largely [...]

  • Published On: June 25, 2024

    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has announced over $108 million in grant awards for 85 projects that will improve transportation and reduce roadway fatalities and serious injuries on federal and tribal lands. The grants, from FHWA’s Nationally Significant Federal Lands and Tribal Projects and Tribal Transportation Program Safety Fund programs, are the latest in [...]

  • Published On: June 24, 2024

    Wilkie Technical Textiles, a technical textile provider based in Lowell, Mass., announced the company has partnered with Ocean State Innovations (OSI). OSI will now serve as the primary liaison for a variety of Wilkie America products manufactured in Lowell. Wilkie America has capabilities for applying a broad range of polymer coatings onto textile substates for [...]

  • Published On: June 24, 2024

    Thomson Industries Inc. has added a high-speed option to its line of high-load ball screws. Thomson Industries Inc. has added a high-speed option to its line of high-load ball screws. With a diameter of 50 mm and an exceptionally high lead of 100 mm, the new ball screw can support high travel speeds in applications [...]

  • Published On: June 24, 2024

    Advanced Textiles Association is hosting the free webinar “How to Choose the Right Fabric: Marine Shade” on Wednesday, June 26, from 1–2 pm EDT. The content, which is sponsored by Sunbrella, features Bill McDaniel, marine market manager at Sunbrella and Brandon Hughes, care service manager at Sunbrella. The webinar will discuss how to select the [...]

  • Published On: June 24, 2024

    For years, multiple products were required to provide the combined functions of reinforcement, separation, filtration, drainage, and confinement in roadway applications. Typically, this was achieved by using a geogrid and a nonwoven geotextile as a composite or deployed together. In the early 2000s, MIRAFI RSi-Series was launched and became the first product to provide all [...]

  • Published On: June 21, 2024

    Panda Biotech, an industrial hemp manufacturer based in Texas, along with Panda Hemp Gin equity partner, The Southern Ute Indian Tribe, celebrated the grand opening of its industrial hemp facility in Wichita Falls, Texas, on June 12. The ribbon-cutting ceremony was celebrated at the 500,000 square foot facility. Ceremony speakers included Wichita Falls Chamber of [...]

  • Published On: June 21, 2024

    Element, a Louisiana-based event production rental company with its hub in New Orleans, is expanding in the Gulf Coast region with a new location in Gulfport, Miss. Element has served the southern Louisiana market for 25 years. Third-generation owner Octavia Young, who serves as the company’s chief financial officer/sales, will head the expansion and build [...]