Textile groups urge U.S. to maintain penalty tariffs on China

June 16, 2022  |  Industry News, News

The Biden administration should maintain Section 301 penalty tariffs on finished textiles and apparel from China or risk reversing once-in-a-lifetime nearshoring trends and undermining critical investments and jobs in the U.S. and Western Hemisphere, three key American textile manufacturing groups s…
Vertilux celebrates 40th anniversary

June 10, 2022  |  News

Vertilux celebrates its 40th anniversary this year, including an open house at its new Miami headquarters, conferences, training sessions, meetings and more. Vertilux was founded in 1982 in Miami, dedicated to the business of light protection products for windows. By 1985, in a world that was still …
Ultrafabrics partners with Mercato Place

June 1, 2022  |  News

Ultrafabrics, an animal-free performance fabric producer, announced its partnership with Mercato Place, an online resource where interior designers and architects can quickly access textile samples.
IFAI selects Advanced Textiles Association as new name

May 17, 2022  |  News

The Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) will become the Advanced Textiles Association (ATA) effective June 1. The name change was approved in April with 85.6 percent of association members casting their votes to do so. Association bylaws require the approval of two-thirds of those re…
Outlook® gives attendees exclusive insights to power informed decisions at the 2022 conference

May 17, 2022  |  News

Close to 100 attendees gathered at the Omni Homestead Resort (circa 1766) in Hot Springs, VA to engage, learn and connect with colleagues in the industry. A day and a half of informative business sessions, intermingled with several networking opportunities, were filled with knowledge and idea exchan…
Eschenbach Temporary Architecture celebrates 50th anniversary

May 9, 2022  |  News

Eschenbach Zeltbau GmbH & Co. KG from Bad Königshofen looks back on 50 years of tent construction. It started when James T. Eschenbach founded the family business in 1972. At that time, the focus was on the sale and renting of simple marquees. Managing director Alexander Eschenbach has remained…
U.S. sanctions compliance

May 1, 2022  |  News

In response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, new sanctions/restrictive measures have been issued by the U.S., EU, UK and several other countries. Violations of these sanctions are prosecuted as felony violations of federal criminal law, and it is vital that companies understand that the standard …
Steve Fredrickson joins Rainier Industries

February 1, 2022  |  News

Industry veteran Steve Fredrickson is joining Rainier Industries as the National Sales Director for Rainier Shade. Frederickson has more than 25 years of experience in the textile industry, with several different companies. Most recently, he was sales director at Sattler Corp. “I started worki…