Raven Industries featured in HBO documentary

April 14th, 2021

Raven Industries, a Sioux Falls, S.D.-based manufacturer of precision agriculture products, high-altitude balloons, plastic film and sheeting, and radar systems, was recently featured in an HBO documentary. Directed by Academy Award-nominated filmmakers Steven Ascher and Jeanne Jordan, the HBO documentary "Our Towns" debuted on Tuesday, April 13. According to an official press release shared by HBO, "Our […]

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AGRU America receives FM Approval for its AGRULINE HDPE pipe fittings

April 13th, 2021

FM Approved pipes and fittings are rigorously tested to meet certain standards of quality, technical integrity and performance in support of commercial and industrial facilities. AGRULINE HDPE fittings with FM Approval help certify that these products will perform under the toughest conditions. AGRU America, the market leader in pipe and fittings, has reached a new […]

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Kraig Biocraft and Kings Group form Spydasilk Enterprises

April 13th, 2021

Kraig Biocraft Laboratories Inc., a biotechnology company focused on the development and commercialization of spider silk, has announced that the company, together with M the Movement, Kings Golden Harvest Pte Ltd (“Kings Group”), has established Spydasilk Enterprises Pte. Ltd. (“Spydasilk Enterprises”) as a Singapore-based joint venture. This partnership represents the company’s first vertically integrated sales […]

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Forecast for smart fabrics in fashion and entertainment

April 12th, 2021

According to the report “Smart Fabrics in Fashion and Entertainment Market—Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021-2026)” by ResearchAndMarkets.com, the smart fabrics market is estimated to record a CAGR of 31.29% over the forecast period. The smart fabrics market in the fashion and entertainment industry is primarily driven through innovation by designers to develop new […]

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12 ICG postponed to September 2023

April 12th, 2021

Due to the continuing health and safety concerns with the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting restrictions to travel and large gatherings, the organizers of the 12th International Conference on Geosynthetics (12 ICG) in Rome, Italy, have made the difficult decision to postpone the 12 ICG, originally scheduled for Sept. 18–22, 2022. The new dates will […]

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Trivantage announces new warehouse location

April 9th, 2021

Trivantage has announced a new warehouse location. The new facility, located at located at 372 Hazelwood Logistics Center Drive, Suite 376 in Hazelwood, Mo., will allow the company to better and more efficiently service customers with increased capacity at more than 62,000 square feet, six loading docks for customer will-call and shipments and an improved […]

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Culp hosts on-site COVID-19 vaccination clinics

April 9th, 2021

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 […]

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HUESKER Inc. celebrates 30 years

April 8th, 2021

April 4, 2021, marked an exciting milestone for HUESKER Inc. as the company celebrated its 30th anniversary. HUESKER Inc. is one of the leading manufacturers of geosynthetics in North America. Over the past 30 years, HUESKER Inc. has provided quality geotextiles along with innovative engineering solutions and excellent customer service. The company’s team of engineers […]

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WSP acquires Golder and announces an executive leadership appointment in Canada

April 8th, 2021

WSP Global Inc. has completed its previously announced acquisition of Enterra Holdings Ltd., the holding company of Golder Associates. Golder is a global consulting firm with approximately 7,000 employees and 60 years of experience in providing earth sciences and environmental consulting services. The aggregate cash consideration payable in connection with the acquisition is approximately US$1.14 […]

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Solmax acquires TenCate Geosynthetics

April 8th, 2021

Solmax announced it has reached an agreement with Koninklijke TenCate (the Netherlands) on the acquisition of TenCate Geosynthetics, a global provider of geosynthetics and industrial fabrics. Caisse de Dépôt et Placement du Québec (CDPQ) and Fonds de Solidarité FTQ, Solmax’s long-term financial partners, are both investing in this transaction.   “This is the joining of two […]

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Hexcel joins ASCEND project

April 8th, 2021

Hexcel has announced that its role within the recently launched UK-based project called ASCEND (Aerospace and Automotive Supply Chain Enabled Development) will be to focus on developing high-rate manufacturing and processing technologies that will accelerate the development of new, lightweight advanced composite materials. Hexcel will join lead partner GKN Aerospace and 13 other project stakeholders […]

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Fasnap announces building expansion

April 7th, 2021

Fasnap has completed an expansion at its Elkhart, Ind., corporate facilities. The new manufacturing space is 5,370 square feet larger and office space has increased by 6,000 square feet. Warehousing for distribution is one third larger and stocked with Fasnap products. Combined with two additional branch locations in Orlando, Fla., and Anaheim, Calif., Fasnap provides fastening device solutions to more […]

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Fabtech Australia replaces huge anaerobic lagoon geosynthetic cover

April 7th, 2021

Goulburn Valley Water in Australia has undertaken upgrade work to the 266-million-gallon (50-megaliter) High Rate Anaerobic Lagoon (HRAL) located at their Daldy Road, Shepparton, Victoria, waste management facility. The lagoon has an area of 538,196 square feet (50,000 m2). The upgrade work includes removing the existing cover, which has reached the end of its service […]

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Consumer demand for sustainable products

April 7th, 2021

Consumers around the world have adapted to social distancing measures and lockdowns over the last 12 months, with the way they dress, work and shop changing dramatically. The U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol recently surveyed sustainability decision-makers at 1,000 brands and retailers in the United States and United Kingdom to determine the impact the pandemic has […]

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Nonwoven fabric market outlook

April 6th, 2021

According to the report “Non-woven Fabric Market—Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021-2026)” by ResearchAndMarkets.com, the nonwoven fabric market was valued at USD 43,883 million in 2020 and the market is expected to register a CAGR of more than 6% during the forecast period. The demand for new and better-performing products is propelling the nonwoven […]

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