OSHA offers $12.7 million in training grants

May 31st, 2023

The U.S. Department of Labor will provide a funding opportunity for more than $12.7 million in Susan Harwood Training Grants to support training initiatives designed to promote safety and health in the nation’s workplaces. Administered by the department’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the grants will support recipients’ efforts to provide instructor-led remote and in-person hands-on training for […]

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PMI increases to 50.2 in U.S.

May 10th, 2023

The U.S. manufacturing sector saw an increase in PMI to 50.2 in April. The U.S. manufacturing sector registered a slight improvement in operating conditions in April 2023 with a seasonally adjusted purchasing managers’ index or PMI at 50.2 in April, up from 49.2 in March, and broadly in line with the earlier released flash estimate […]

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Rainier Industries acquires Outdoor America Images Corp.

November 22nd, 2022

Rainier Industries announces the acquisition of Outdoor America Images (OAI) Corporation, located in Tampa, Fla. Together, Rainier Display and OAI offer a full suite of services nationwide, including design, print, dimensional fabrication (wood and metal), project management and installation. Each organization is well established with designers and other wholesalers, and this merger is will strengthen […]

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Snyder Manufacturing Debuts New Website and Logo

November 11th, 2022

Snyder Manufacturing, an industrial fabric manufacturer, recently launched a new website and introduced an updated logo as part of their rebrand project. The company’s website offers extensive information on their product lines consisting of vinyl fabric, PVC coated mesh, laminated fabrics, extruded films, and military specification materials including Berry Compliant, Non-Berry and Buy American fabrics. […]

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Gaston College develops a new workforce

April 1st, 2022

A Manufacturing Solutions Center senior physical testing specialist prepares equipment and materials for the vertical wicking test. Photo courtesy of Gaston College Manufacturing Solutions Center. The Textile Technology Center (TTC) at Gaston College in Belmont, N.C., formally known as the North Carolina Center for Applied Textile Technology, was founded in 1943 to offer certificates, diplomas […]

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