Indorama Ventures increases capacity in India

May 28th, 2021

Indo Rama Synthetics (India) Ltd., a subsidiary of global petrochemical producer Indorama Ventures Public Co. Ltd., will spend up to US $82 million upgrading equipment and adding capacity at its manufacturing site in Nagpur, India. The capital expenditure plan includes a new PET resin manufacturing facility, additional balancing equipment and a large range of specialty […]

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Alchemie Technology and HeiQ create sustainable textile finishing partnership

May 27th, 2021

Alchemie Technology, a leader in waterless, smart dyeing technology, has announced its partnership with HeiQ, a leader in textile innovation, as it prepares the production rollout of its NOVARATM digital multifunction finishing solution to the global textile market. The partnership combines the expertise of the two innovators: HeiQ in creating some of the most sustainable, […]

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Joey Smith joins MMI Textiles

May 26th, 2021

MMI Textiles, Westlake, Ohio, has hired Joey Smith as director of business development. Smith is a senior-level professional with extensive knowledge of and experience in the textile industry. He has been an employee of Highland Industries Inc. for the last 16 years in sales, business development and procurement roles. His skills and certifications include global […]

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Center for Sportfishing Policy announces new board members, honors former chairman

May 26th, 2021

The Center for Sportfishing Policy (CSP) honored its past Chairman Bob Hayes and elected new board members at its annual board meeting in May. CSP honored Hayes with the Eddie Smith Manufacturer of the Year Award for his dedication to the recreational fishing and boating industry and his commitment to angler access and marine conservation. […]

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INDA launches updated Nonwoven Material Sampler & Guide

May 25th, 2021

Professionals in nonwovens and engineered materials will now have the latest nonwoven material options at their fingertips with the launch of INDA’s Nonwoven Material Sampler & Guide, a unique educational and technical resource with 124 material samples to touch and compare. Updated, in its sixth edition, the tool presents the latest innovations, processes and types […]

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Textile coatings market forecast

May 24th, 2021

According to Fact.MR, the global textile coatings market is slated to surpass US$ 5 billion, expanding at a steady CAGR of around 4% across the forecast period of 2021 to 2031. Demand is majorly underpinned by extensive uptake in industrial clothing and medical hygiene. Historically, the market accrued impressive gains, and was valued at over […]

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Shareable resources for National Safe Boating Week from the NSBC

May 24th, 2021

During National Safe Boating Week, which is May 22-28, the National Safe Boating Council (NSBC) is encouraging the industry to help share information about responsible boating through digital outreach, launch point reminders, outreach events, vessel safety checks and more. The NSBC’s free Safe Boating Campaign toolkit offers downloadable posters, social media images, template press announcements, […]

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AATCC to host Flammability in Textiles and Polymers event

May 21st, 2021

AATCC will host a two-day Flammability in Textiles and Polymers virtual event June 16-17, 2021. The event will feature industry leaders and academic experts discussing a variety of topics including innovation, research, technology, and challenges in the world of FR and flammability. For more information, visit www.aatcc.org.

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Norwalk Boat Show returns September 23-26

May 21st, 2021

After a year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, plans are underway to welcome visitors to Norwalk Cove Marina for the 45th Progressive® Insurance Norwalk Boat Show® September 23-26, 2021. “We took this year as an opportunity to evaluate all aspects of the boat show and are in the planning stages to enhance the experience […]

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Registration open for Partners Outdoors annual Conference

May 20th, 2021

The Outdoor Recreation Roundtable’s annual conference, Partners Outdoors, is set for June 1-2, and registration is now open. The online event is open to all industry stakeholders and brings together federal agencies, business and nonprofit sectors to discuss the future of outdoor recreation and the industry’s most important issues. Topics this year include the impacts […]

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