Fabric Images Inc. adds 16 foot dye sublimation print technology

December 19, 2016

Fabric Images Inc. has announced the expansion of its Superwide XL dye sublimation print offerings with the addition of a new 16 foot wide Black Widow dye sublimation printer. This new offering will afford clients high-definition quality, cost effective graphics at widths up to 16 feet, allowing tension fabric solutions and messaging to become larger …

Zabek retires from Seaman

Seaman Corporation has announced the retirement of Ed Zabek after 29 years of service. Most recently Zabek served as regional sales manager in the eastern U. S. “Ed brought a business perspective to Seaman Corporation that was unique in our industry,” says Felon Wilson, industrial fabrics business director at Seaman. “He knew about the various …

FabriTec Structures awarded Atlanta airport project

FabriTec Structures LLC has been selected to complete the final design, engineering, fabrication and installation of a massive ETFE roofing system as part of the $6 billion, 20-year expansion and modernization initiative at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta (Ga.) International Airport. The contract was awarded to FabriTec by the joint venture New South-McCarthy Synergy. With a total surface …

London Science Museum opens Hadid-designed mathematics exhibit

In December 2016, the London Science Museum opened an inspirational new mathematics gallery, designed by Zaha Hadid Architects. Mathematics: The Winton Gallery brings together remarkable stories, historical artifacts and design to highlight the central role of mathematical practice in all our lives and explores how mathematicians, their tools and ideas have helped build the modern …

Sustainability Symposium 2017: Ready for Anything

December 1, 2016

A note from Sara Gutterman, CEO, Green Builder Dear fellow green building professionals, Given the results of the election, our work in the green building and sustainability arena has become more important than ever. It’s paramount that we continue to spread the message that green building is not partisan, and that it is intelligent and …

Cooltra Shade from Vicar International

Vicar International is now stocking Cooltra Shade in the most popular colors—Desert Tan, Aqua Blue, Black and Forest Green. Genplus Corp. has been manufacturing Cooltra Shade for more than 15 years and supplying this product to harsh areas all over the world, including Australia, New Zealand, Middle East Asia and the U.S. Cooltra Shade is …

SEFAR® TENARA® fabric meets California Title 19 flame resistant regulations

Product configured to provide safer design and stronger performance SEFAR® Architecture’s TENARA® Fabric is now a registered flame-resistant product under California Title 19, established by the California State Fire Marshal. As a Title 19 registered product, TENARA Fabric expands the applications for large-scale exterior fixed and retractable canopy and tensile fabric applications—most notably in hospitality, …

Seaman Corporation welcomes new Shelter-Rite sales manager

Seaman Corporation has announced that Dan Weisenberger has joined Shelter-Rite Architectural Fabrics as the sales manager for the southern Region of the United States. He brings more than 25 years of polymer and technical textile sales knowledge to the business, providing product and operational solutions to his customers. “My goal in this position is to …

FabriTec adds two new tensile membrane canopies

FabriTec Structures, LLC, a design/build contractor specializing in tension fabric structures, has completed the design of two new entrance canopies at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion and is proceeding with the fabrication phase in anticipation of an early spring 2017 installation. All construction will be completed before the start of the 2017 concert season. Earlier …

Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards

October 31, 2016

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced last week its call for nominations for the 2017 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards for companies or institutions that have developed a new process or product that protects public health and the environment. The deadline is December 31, 2016. “Green chemistry innovations couple scientific brilliance with the entrepreneurial …