Glen Raven announces next phase of expansion plan

July 21st, 2021

Glen Raven Inc. has announced its next round of significant investments in facilities and infrastructure. The investments represent phase two of a multi-phase expansion plan and are specifically focused on growing Glen Raven’s U.S. capacity. They will include additional production facilities and a new distribution center in the U.S., as well as additional equipment to increase […]

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IFAI 2021 State of the Industry report now available for purchase

July 21st, 2021

The 2021 State of the Industry report from Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) is now available for sale at IFAI’s e-store. IFAI members may purchase the report for $79, a $300 discount off the non-member price. Read a summary of the report here, and purchase the full report here. IFAI conducts research annually among its […]

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James Heal launches microsite dedicated to testing performance and technical textiles

July 15th, 2021

James Heal has developed a new microsite,, to showcase its range of performance testing instruments as well as useful resources including articles, videos and guides. The microsite was developed separately to the main company website and will provide accurate, up-to-date information, knowledge and expertise in the field of performance testing across a wide spectrum […]

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Eastman Machine Company breaks ground on expansion

July 14th, 2021

Eastman Machine Company celebrated a commitment to its global growth, the future of its employees and its close hometown ties on July 13, 2021, by breaking ground on its expansion. The 7,500-square-foot expansion of the facility will provide necessary capacity for the company to accommodate the accelerated development and scope of its work. The ceremony […]

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Liba Fabrics introduces digital printing services, expands product offerings

July 13th, 2021

Liba Fabrics Corp., a textile manufacturer and custom fabricator in New York, is expanding its product offerings by introducing digital printing services. The company will be specializing in printed drape panels, tent liners, SEG graphics, pillows, backdrops, step and repeats, banners and more, and will have the ability to print on fabrics up to 10 […]

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Murray joins Textile Division at Milliken & Company

July 12th, 2021

Milliken & Company has hired Moira Murray as its residential sales and market director for the specialty interiors business within the Textile Division. Joining the company from UltraFabrics, Murray will work closely across departments to assist in accelerating the specialty interiors business’s position in the residential marketplace.  With more than 15 years of sales experience […]

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Call for submissions: InTents Premier Product Showcase

July 9th, 2021

Get your products in front of thousands of customers in the October/November 2021 issue of InTents magazine, for FREE!Showcase your company’s most valued products and get maximum exposure during a time when many organizations are making their purchasing decisions for the upcoming season.There is no cost to participate. The deadline to submit is July 30, 2021.Your company […]

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Messe Stuttgart’s Sun Shading Expo North America moves co-location debut with IFAI Expo to 2022

July 7th, 2021

Messe Stuttgart announced that its new U.S.-based show Sun Shading Expo North America will not be held in 2021 as a separate trade show but will instead contribute its expertise in internal and external sun shading systems at IFAI Expo 2021 in the form of expert talks, open discussions and more.IFAI Expo 2021 will still take place Nov. […]

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McKeon joins Enduratex

July 6th, 2021

Enduratex has hired Jim McKeon as Territory Sale Manager, a newly created position in the company. He will manage the Enduratex contract business in the Northeast, Eastern Canada and strategic accounts in the Midwest and along the East Coast. McKeon comes to Enduratex with more than 15 years of experience in the coated fabrics industry. Prior […]

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Register now: TRD Boot Camp

June 29th, 2021

Registration is open for the TRD Boot Camp taking place on Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2021, at Classic Tents & Events in Norcross, Ga. The program lineup includes: Basics of tenting, safety and personal protective equipment (PPE)Staking and ballasting techniquesTent repairHands-on practice: Frame tent install; small structure install; and other interactive tenting exercises. These one-day training events […]

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