Camel Expeditionary awarded contract with the Defense Logistics Agency

September 27, 2021  |  Company News, News

Camel Expeditionary, a manufacturer of military tent products, was recently awarded a new five-year, $50 million contract with the Defense Logistics Agency. Under the contract, Camel will produce light maintenance enclosure (LME) structures, primarily for use by the United States Army. The tents are…
Point of Rental forms cloud engineering team

September 22, 2021  |  Company News, News

Point of Rental is expanding its focus on providing scalable, secure and reliable cloud hosting by creating a cloud engineering division, headed by Collin Pike, the company’s new chief architect of cloud engineering. Point of Rental currently uses several different types of cloud hosting. Movi…
TVF launches online resource center

September 21, 2021  |  Company News, News

TVF Inc. has launched its TVF Resource Center, a source for accurate information and education for all things fabric. The resource center, found at resourcecenter.tvfinc.com, contains fabric knowledge, textile tips, instructional guides and other helpful content designed to educate and inspire. “T…
Glen Raven donates to NC State Wilson College of Textiles’ scholarship program

September 15, 2021  |  Company News, News

Glen Raven Inc., a global textile company based near Burlington, N.C., recently donated $250,000 to the NC State Wilson College of Textiles to support the college’s Textile Pioneer Scholarship Program as well as the Dean’s Textile Innovation Fund. The first needs-based scholarship program at t…
Gaffin named Point of Rental’s Director of Development

September 10, 2021  |  Company News, News

Matt Gaffin has been named Point of Rental’s Director of Development. Gaffin is one of the original members of Point of Rental’s Essentials team, and helped to build what was then called Point of Rental Cloud. In 2019, he was named the leader of the company’s mobile development team and helped…
HUESKER implements first high-performance robot

September 8, 2021  |  Company News, News

The HUESKER Group, a manufacturer of technical high-performance textiles for civil engineering, agriculture, industry and lightweight construction, along with ABB, a pioneer in robotics and automation, have developed a high-performance robot used for handling and palletizing heavy yarn reels.
Caldwell joins Sattler Outdura

August 30, 2021  |  Company News, News

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.
In memoriam: Wayne M. Yonce

August 25, 2021  |  Company News, News

Wayne M. Yonce, 77, of Champaign, Ill., died on August 16, 2021, after a long and courageous battle with Parkinson’s disease with dementia.