Call for editorial submissions: Specialty Fabric Showcase 2018

January 25, 2018

The Specialty Fabrics Review annual Fabric Showcase in the April and May 2018 issues is a great opportunity to give readers a look at new fabrics—natural, synthetic, woven, nonwoven, electronic, interactive or smart—and how they can help your potential customers do their jobs better. We’ll share the information, in print and online, with thousands of …

PRO EM Party & Event Rentals signs sponsorship agreement with LPGA tour golfer Katie Burnett

January 24, 2018

PRO EM Party & Event Rentals, Phoenix, Ariz., has signed a global sponsorship agreement with golfer Katie Burnett. PRO EM will support Burnett throughout the 2018 LPGA Tour season as she looks to improve on her solid 2017 campaign. As part of the agreement with PRO EM, Burnett will wear the PRO EM logo on …

Nolan Group acquires Polyfab Australia

January 19, 2018

Shadecloth manufacturer Polyfab Australia has been acquired by the Nolan Group, a commercial and industrial textile manufacturer also based in Australia. Ployfab Australia is one of the original developers of heavy duty knitted HDPE shadecloth. Company director Barry Jamieson will continue to play an active role in management of Polyfab Australia. The Nolan Group is …

Martin Denney succeeds Ted Anderson at BondCote

January 17, 2018

Martin Denney has been named president of BondCote Corp., Pulaski, Va., replacing Ted Anderson, who retired this month after leading the company for more than 14 years. BondCote is the U.S. branch of the global textile group Heytex, based in Bramsche, Germany. BondCote produces coated and laminated textiles for event tents; military, defense and safety, …

Event Safety Alliance announces Severe Weather Summit

January 15, 2018

The Event Safety Alliance is set to host the next Severe Weather Summit March 22-23, 2018, at the National Weather Center’s Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Okla. The summit is designed to aid event and venue professionals in preparing for and responding to dangerous weather conditions. Subject matter experts from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric …