Nothing to hide

February 1, 2023  |  Features

Empty shelves and rising prices are constant reminders of the many challenges and disruptions that continue to plague the complex supply chains that span the globe. But supply chain transparency is moving to the fore, with consumers and regulators paying ever more attention to where products are sou…
Tern Point Shade Renovation

February 1, 2023  |  Features

Sometimes building a home to capitalize on the view of its surroundings may introduce some unintended problems. 
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Truly Circular

January 1, 2023  |  Features

You know the story. Textile waste is one of the largest causes of pollution on the planet. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that Americans alone generate more than 15 million metric tons of textile waste annually, which is about 104 pounds per person per year. And we’re not just…
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Igloo marquees in Edinburgh

January 1, 2023  |  Features

When the 2021 Edinburgh International Festival asked Worcestershire, U.K.-based Fews Marquees to provide structures for three of its performance areas, the company had no hesitation in recommending its Igloo marquees for the event. And while the job may have been more than Fews bargained for, it was…
Emerging Leaders 40 and under

December 1, 2022  |  Features

Meet the up-and-coming people who are making their names in the textile industry.
Fabric shades create comfort, protection

December 1, 2022  |  Features

Cool, comfortable shade is easy to underestimate and hard to ignore when it’s not available. Bill Moore saw an opportunity in the fabric shade business when he moved from New England to California in the early 2000s. “I was struck by how much good space was going unused, due to the sun.”
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Striving for sustainability

December 1, 2022  |  Features

As public awareness of the importance of sustainability grows, there’s no doubt that fabricators are becoming greener. But it’s also becoming obvious that there are many different routes to the same destination.
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Your ship has come in

November 1, 2022  |  Case Studies, Features

Along-awaited waterfront ferry terminal is up and running on Seaplane Lagoon, Alameda, Calif. Against a backdrop of the decommissioned USS Hornet aircraft carrier and the Alameda Naval Air Museum, the Seaplane Lagoon Ferry Terminal provides regular weekday commuter services from Alameda, Oakland and…