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    I would especially like to hear from any architects or designers who are testing it out. :) ------------------------------ Cathy Jones Senior Editor, Specialty Fabrics Review Advanced Textiles Association (651)225-6968 Waseca ------------------------------ More

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    Thank you all for the wonderful suggestions and all the great fellow business owners that called me directly. I look forward to the samples of fabric coming my way. I will try to remember to post what the customer chooses and the end result. If we did not connect directly and you have a sample ... More

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    Tracking... Sunbrella Supreme used to work for that but it is no longer sold new. Someone might have dead stock, somewhere. We make some custom covers for manufacturers, and would like to have something like you are describing too. I have considered sewing or gluing in a cheaper liner material into ... More

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    I am looking for any US based coaters to talk to about the outlook for the North American market. I am conducting a market analysis and would like to get the perspective of some US coaters. ------------------------------ David McAlister Gherzi USA Knoxville TN (865)850-2677 (2830) --------------- ... Reply

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    Now that the September issue of Specialty Fabrics Review is hitting people's mailboxes, it seems like a good time to start a thread with people's memories of Galynn Nordstrom, its editor for more than 15 years. We received these kind words from the Weisbarts, to start us off: "As Cherie describes ... Reply

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    UMaine just posted a scientist position for our new Textile Lab. We are looking for someone with design and operating experience with weaving and knitting to do very hands-on research for multifunctional fabrics to be used in structures and in composites. https://umaine.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=82558 ... Reply


  • New podcast: Transitioning into an ESOP

    On today’s Talking Textiles we get down to the business of ESOPs, the Employee Stock Ownership Program. Attorney Doug Neville sheds light and answers questions from the legal perspective while Dave Bess, who was strategically involved in an ESOP for his company, discusses the change in mind shift and culture that occurred as a result.
  • New podcast: The Next Generation of Textiles

    Check out the latest episode of Talking Textiles! It’s time to nerd out on material sciences. This episode of Talking Textiles interviews George Sun, founder of Nextiles, a company merging electronics with textiles to measure range of motion, micromovements and more. We learn how George walked a path from creating shoes to conductive fabrics and hear his advice for job seekers to get involved, connect and just show up. 

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