Freudenberg Group acquires Low and Bonar

May 19, 2020

The global technology group Freudenberg acquired 100 percent of the shares in Low and Bonar PLC, London, United Kingdom. Low and Bonar is a global manufacturer of technical textiles. The company will be integrated into the Freudenberg Performance Materials Business Group. “Freudenberg strengthens its performance materials business, and with Low

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Koch Separation Solutions expands manufacturing of membrane technology

April 23, 2020

Koch Separation Solutions (KSS) is expanding the manufacturing capacity of its innovative PURON® reinforced hollow fiber membrane technology by 50 percent. This manufacturing expansion reflects KSS’s significant growth and an increased ability to quickly serve businesses that utilize its reinforced hollow fiber membrane technologies for their industrial and municipal water

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Seaman Corp. names Jeff Swartz chief executive officer

April 21, 2020

Jeff Swartz Seaman Corporation, a family-owned business headquartered in Wooster, Ohio, has announced that its board of directors has selected Jeff Swartz as its new chief executive officer. Swartz will replace John Crum, who is retiring after 18 years at Seaman, including the last five as CEO. Swartz is a

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Seaman Corporation recognized for favorable work culture

March 23, 2020

Established in 1949, Seaman Corporation is a world leader in the production of innovative, high-performance coated fabrics. Headquartered in Wooster, Ohio, with additional manufacturing in Bristol, Tenn., Seaman was recently named one of the top companies to work for in Ohio by Comparably. Comparably is a platform that provides culture

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IFAI president responds to Coronavirus, adjusts upcoming events

March 17, 2020

As concern over the Coronavirus (COVID-19) grows, I want all IFAI members to know we are closely monitoring developments and following recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO). We will follow their recommendations to keep our employees, their families and our members healthy

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How a company in rural Israel became a global leader in technical fabrics

March 2, 2020

One of the two companies that formed E² is a technical fabric manufacturer in southern Israel called Erez Thermoplastic Products. Founded in 1982, Erez introduced advanced polymer technologies in industrial technical fabrics. Over the years, their research and product developments earned them a reputation as a global leader in coated technical

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Industrial Wastewater Technologies joins Environmental Products division of CETCO

March 2, 2020

CETCO is pleased to announce that Industrial Wastewater Technologies, formerly part of CETCO Energy Services, is now a part of CETCO’s Environmental Products Division. This new structure will allow CETCO to better leverage the capabilities of the Industrial Wastewater Group and build on the growth of Environmental Products with FLUORO-SORB®

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CETCO launches BENTOMAT DN-HS geosynthetic clay liner

February 13, 2020

CETCO, a leader in geosynthetic clay liners (GCLs) manufacturing, has released the BENTOMAT DN-HS geosynthetic clay liner, a new addition to the BENTOMAT product portfolio that uses proprietary, high-density needlepunching technology to generate superior peak shear strength properties for slope stability. The product is ideal for containment systems that exist

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Solmax’s new website ready for 2020

February 11, 2020

Starting the new decade, geosynthetics leader Solmax is launching a refreshed 2020 website. The redesign adds efficiency and advanced functionality to the site to meet the information and specification needs of all Solmax customers, from engineers to installers and business development specialists. Andreea Sasu, global marketing director, says, “Solmax has

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