Moss Inc. partners with SEAQUAL INITIATIVE to offer sustainable graphics solution

August 6th, 2021

Custom exhibit display provider Moss Inc. of Franklin Park, Ill., is partnering with the SEAQAUL INITIATIVE to add an innovative ocean plastic-based fabric solution to its sustainable product portfolio. The SEAQUAL INITIATIVE works with ocean clean-up programs worldwide to transform recovered marine litter into upcycled marine plastic. The partnership has launched SustainaTex Ocean, a fabric […]

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Opening up the classroom

August 1st, 2021

For schools, the challenge of delivering quality learning experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic has generated numerous approaches to creating safe environments. Transformit Inc. was asked by the Portland, Maine, school district to provide quotes for dozens of outdoor classrooms. “The CARES Act had provided the township with a budget to work with, and they needed […]

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Covering climate change

August 1st, 2021

The MakMax TensoSport Sports Canopy is designed to provide protection to large-court sporting facilities, such as tennis or basketball (shown here). The canopies are fabricated with high-translucency architectural-grade PVC fabric with PVDF coating, or with high-translucency, long-life PTFE woven fiberglass with fluropolymer coating. Photo: MakMax Australia Pty. Ltd; photographer: Grant Kennedy, We Shoot Buildings. Broiling […]

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2021 State of the Industry

August 1st, 2021

The full 2021 State of the Industry report will be available for purchase later this year at the IFAI e-store, www.IFAI.com/estore. The full report takes a deep dive into business types and market segments. Introduction to the research This research highlights findings from more than 300 members of the industrial fabrics community who shared information […]

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PFEIFER Structures launches new website

August 1st, 2021

Starting this month, fabritecstructures.com officially becomes pfeifer-structures.com, the new website for the global PFEIFER Structures brand. The change of website is an important milestone of FabriTec’s incorporation into PFEIFER Structures, the global partner for innovative lightweight structures. Previous visitors of the fabritecstructures.com website will find pfeifer-structures.com has a familiar interface with key additions that include […]

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Top trade challenges and opportunities in 2021

August 1st, 2021

The list of trade issues facing Washington policy makers in 2021 is long and complex. How these issues will be addressed affects a range of industries, and the textile industry is no exception. With member companies driving innovation in materials essential to health care, advanced technologies and national security, the industry is likely to feel […]

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SLO Architecture’s ‘Turntable’ contemplates Camden’s history and future

August 1st, 2021

The wind-powered “Turntable” installation at Cooper’s Poynt Waterfront Park in Camden, N.J., is comprised of three-ply polypropylene face masks, brass grommets, two-liter plastic bottles, chicken wire, plywood and steel. Photos: SLO Architecture. One of the many enduring reminders of the coronavirus pandemic is the sight of used, discarded masks littering public spaces. Amanda Schachter and […]

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