Colorado Yurt Company hires Winkelmann

Colorado Yurt Company has hired Joe Winkelmann as Director of Operations. He will lead the production, manufacturing and shipping teams as the company focuses on strategic growth opportunities and customer connections to the outdoors. Winkelmann has more than 25 years of experience in operations and manufacturing leadership with companies such as Lawrence Fabric and Metal [...]

By |2021-12-15T12:30:46-06:00December 16, 2021|

Mahaffey USA joins forces with Sunbelt Rentals

Mahaffey USA, a leader of temporary and semi-permanent structures, has been acquired by Sunbelt Rentals. Terms of the deal were not released.  For nearly 100 years, Mahaffey has been providing large-scale temporary fabric structures for businesses across the country, from temporary warehouses and aviation hangars to fire stations and blast-resistant structures. “We are excited about this [...]

By |2021-12-07T11:00:32-06:00December 7, 2021|

Dimension-Polyant achieves climate neutrality goals, furthers sustainability initiatives

Dimension-Polyant, a leading sailcloth producer and manufacturer of X-Pac® waterproof laminates developed for packs and bags, has developed a multi-tiered sustainability initiative. With the goal of minimizing negative impact on the environment, Dimension-Polyant’s sustainability program is built around climate-neutrality, sustainably sourced materials, longevity of its products and recycling methods for its used materials. Since 2021, [...]

By |2021-10-13T15:25:29-05:00October 13, 2021|

Rainier Industries announces new CEO, partners with LMF Capital

Rainier Industries has announced the promotion of Chris Inverso to CEO. Scott Campbell, Rainier’s long-time CEO, will continue as an owner and board member. Inverso, who started with Rainier in 2014, was promoted to general manager earlier in the year in a planned step to his transition to CEO. He brings a depth of experience [...]

By |2021-10-11T12:39:32-05:00October 11, 2021|

Archroma announces a general price increase across its portfolio

According to a press release from Archroma, the company will increase the prices of its products by up to 0.25 USD per kg beginning October 1, 2021. The adjustments will apply to all Archroma products globally and will offset high freight and logistics costs. “Archroma made every effort to absorb these increases,” says Marcos Furrer, [...]

By |2021-10-04T14:38:35-05:00October 6, 2021|

TVF launches online resource center

TVF Inc. has launched its TVF Resource Center, a source for accurate information and education for all things fabric. The resource center, found at, contains fabric knowledge, textile tips, instructional guides and other helpful content designed to educate and inspire. “The textile industry is complicated and ever-evolving. There is a lot of content out [...]

By |2021-09-21T09:59:45-05:00September 21, 2021|

Zuniga joins MUTOH America

MUTOH America recently added procurement specialist Ronald Zuniga to its Phoenix, Ariz., team. Zuniga will be responsible for numerous tasks, including purchasing, inventory control, assisting with order processing, and receiving supplies and parts into the MUTOH system. Zuniga’s background in purchasing and customer service began in the aerospace industry where he worked as a contractor [...]

By |2021-09-14T12:20:23-05:00September 16, 2021|

Glen Raven donates to NC State Wilson College of Textiles’ scholarship program

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 the Wilson College, the Textile Pioneer Scholarship Program aims to identify and recruit [...]

By |2021-09-14T12:10:59-05:00September 15, 2021|

Precision Textiles launches new website

Precision Textiles, a supplier of coated fabrics, nonwovens and laminations for the bedding, automotive and health care industries, has launched a new website unifying the manufacturer’s products with its diverse manufacturing capabilities. The revamped site,, positions the company as a knowledgeable solutions provider and a collaborative partner, backed by service, quality and extensive research [...]

By |2021-09-13T11:01:17-05:00September 13, 2021|

B.I.G. YARNS awarded HPR status for second European plant

B.I.G. YARNS has announced the attainment of a FM Global “Highly Protected Risk” Achievement Award (HPR Award) for its yarn production facility in Komen, Belgium. The HPR Award is assigned by insurer FM Global, Beaulieu International Group’s insurance partner. A worldwide team of engineers focuses on providing assistance and protection of B.I.G.’s assets, helping the [...]

By |2021-09-08T15:07:55-05:00September 10, 2021|
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