Kraig Biocraft secures expansion capital

March 31st, 2021

Kraig Biocraft Laboratories Inc. announced that it has secured $4 million dollars of expansion capital. The financing significantly strengthens the company’s balance sheet and supports its progress in the commercialization and sale of recombinant spider silk. “This is a major financial milestone for Kraig. For many years we have operated on a shoestring budget, building […]

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Ultraflex Systems hires Rex

March 30th, 2021

Ultraflex Systems Inc. has hired Debbie Rex as its North Eastern Territory Sales manager. Rex has years of experience in the graphics and wide format industry selling both consumables and equipment. Her tenure in the wide format industry brings invaluable knowledge and understanding to help guide customers with application-driven solutions.

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IFAI announces new dates for Outlook Conference 2021

March 30th, 2021

IFAI’s Outlook Conference 2021 has been rescheduled to take place Aug. 29–31, 2021, at the Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort in Hilton Head, S.C. The conference includes: Essential information, including driving factors and challenges that will define the future growth of the industry.Exclusive insights to power informed decisions that improve organizations and daily lives.Empowered understanding […]

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IBEX plans for in-person event

March 30th, 2021

The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference (IBEX) returns to the Tampa Convention Center Sept. 28-30, 2021. Organizers are planning for a safe in-person event, which will offer attendees access to more than 700+ exhibits in the exhibit halls, outdoor display space and on the IBEX Docks. Registration will open soon. More details to come.

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Fasnap promotes Grady

March 29th, 2021

Fasnap Corp. has promoted Ryan Grady to national sales manager. Grady joined Fasnap in 2003 and has served key marine textile markets in the southeastern U.S. as well as domestic and international military and textile markets. Having excelled in building customer relationships throughout the Southeast and Midwest, Grady was reassigned to Fasnap's Anaheim, Calif., branch […]

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New Atlanta Boat Show roles announced

March 26th, 2021

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) has announced the promotion of Courtney Erhardt to show manager for the Progressive® Insurance Atlanta Boat Show. Erhardt will also be responsible for exhibit space sales in her new role. Erhardt has worked for the NMMA for 15 years coordinating operations for numerous trade and consumer events—including for the […]

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Teijin Frontier announces new firm

March 26th, 2021

Teijin Frontier Co. Ltd., the Teijin Group’s fibers and products converting company, has established Teijin Frontier India Pvt. Ltd. in Gurugram, India, to conduct sales and trading activities that will further strengthen its global business. Teijin Frontier India will start its operation on April 1. India has the second largest population in the world and […]

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Stein Fibers acquires Consolidated Fibers

March 25th, 2021

Stein Fibers Ltd. has acquired Charlotte, N.C.-based Consolidated Fibers. Since 1960, Consolidated Fibers has been a leader in the fiber business specializing in various products for the nonwoven industry. In addition to polyester and viscose fibers, Consolidated Fibers brings a complement of specialty and niche products to Stein’s portfolio. Stein Fibers will retain Bob Kunik, […]

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Sattler hires regional sales manager for shade and marine division

March 24th, 2021

Sattler AG announces the addition of Mike Weunski as regional sales manager, shade and marine division. Weunski comes to Sattler with more than 20 years of experience in the shade and marine industry, most recently as sales and operations manager at Docril Fabrics LLC. In his new role, he will manage key customer relations, with […]

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Marine CEOs remained optimistic in Q4 2020

March 24th, 2021

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) Q4 2020 Marine CEO Sentiment Report, a quarterly survey to assess the state and needs of U.S. recreational boat, engine and marine accessory manufacturing businesses, shows marine CEO assessments of current conditions and short-term outlooks in Q4 were the most optimistic since the survey’s inception in 2018, following historic […]

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