Caldwell joins Sattler Outdura

August 30th, 2021

Sattler Outdura, a division of The Sattler Group, Austria, has announced the addition of Chris Caldwell as product manager for Outdura casual furniture and Sattler shade fabrics. Caldwell will be responsible for the development, analysis and management of all furniture and shade fabrics and will work closely with sales and business development to enhance Outdura’s […]

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Textile recycling market outlook

August 27th, 2021

According to the report “Textile Recycling Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2021-2026,” the global textile recycling market reached a value of around US$ 5 billion in 2020. The global textile recycling market is expected to exhibit moderate growth during the next five years. Textile recycling refers to the method of […]

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In memoriam: Wayne M. Yonce

August 25th, 2021

Wayne M. Yonce, 77, of Champaign, Ill., died on August 16, 2021, after a long and courageous battle with Parkinson’s disease with dementia.  Yonce owned and operated Twin City Tent and Awning for more than 50 years until his retirement in 2018. He was considered a pioneer in the industrial fabrics industry. Throughout his distinguished […]

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Culp Inc. leads donation drive for Haiti earthquake relief

August 23rd, 2021

Culp Inc., a textile company with roots in High Point, N.C.’s furniture industry, is leading a community-wide “Hands in for Haiti” donation drive to help the victims of the recent earthquake in Haiti. Culp has production facilities in Ouanaminthe, Haiti. While the earthquake occurred in another region of the country and did not result in […]

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Textile global market forecast

August 20th, 2021

According to the report "Textile Global Market Report 2021: COVID-19 Impact and Recovery to 2030" by ResearchAndMarkets.com, the global textile market is expected to grow from $594.61 billion in 2020 to $654.57 billion in 2021 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.1%. The growth is mainly due to the companies rearranging their operations and recovering […]

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ARA forecast shows improved outlook for equipment rental revenue and investment

August 19th, 2021

According to the American Rental Association (ARA), the outlook for equipment rental revenue, comprised of the construction/industrial and general tool segments, has improved over the last quarter. The updated second quarter forecast now calls for equipment rental revenue to exceed $47.8 billion in 2021, nearly a 3.5 percent increase over 2020 and greater than last […]

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Alert Rental hosts annual user group conference

August 18th, 2021

Alert Rental recently held its 36th annual user group conference in Colorado Springs, Colo. The event, held Aug. 8-10, 2021, brought Alert Rental users from around the world together to share their experiences, learn from one another and to hear from Alert staff members about updates that will continue to improve its software. “Alert is […]

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OSHA revises handbook for small businesses

August 12th, 2021

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently collaborated with the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) to revise a handbook on workplace safety and health information for small business employers. The Small Business Safety and Health Handbook highlights the benefits of implementing an effective safety and health program, provides self-inspection checklists for employers to identify workplace hazards and […]

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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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Event rental store operators recognized for superior financial performance

August 4th, 2021

Peer Executive Groups (PEG) has announced the winners of the 2021 Top Gun achievements. The award is presented to event rental store operators who receive the PEG Pinnacle Award for Financial Excellence and is only given to the top 25 percent of stores. Award criteria is based on two ranked financial indicators that are calculated […]

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