GSI to host webinar on landfill failures

April 17th, 2020

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar, “Behavior and Analysis of Twenty Solid Waste Landfill Failures,”on April 22, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT. Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) member companies and their employees receive discounted rates on all GSI webinar and short course registrations. In comparison to the number of worldwide solid waste […]

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IFAI announces hiring of Fred Chuck as GMA executive director

April 17th, 2020

The Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) announced the hiring of Fred Chuck as the Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) executive director. He brings more than 38 years of geosynthetics industry experience along with him to IFAI. Fred Chuck Throughout the past two decades, Chuck has served in multiple roles at different companies within the geosynthetics industry as well as time […]

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How to submit a government bid for PPE

April 16th, 2020

As IFAI has been receiving a number of questions regarding the federal government PPE procurement process, the following is a reminder on how to submit a bid to be considered for a contract. The information provided here outlines the only available process at this time to be considered for an award. The offering for consideration […]

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GMA Spring Lobby Day postponed

April 15th, 2020

GMA’s Spring 2020 Lobby Day in Washington, D.C. will be postponed to a later date due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. GMA and Whitmer & Worrall are continuously monitoring the congressional schedule with plans to reschedule the fly-in for later this summer. We are also planning to move forward with a fall 2020 fly-in with dates to […]

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E Squared offering webinars

April 13th, 2020

While we are all staying safe during these trying times, we can also take this opportunity to learn. E Squared is offering “No Lunch, Just Learn” complimentary webinars. The company can schedule a webinar for your remote staff. It is essentially the same presentation they provide during onsite Lunch & Learns, except without the lunch. […]

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IFAI launches COVID-19 PPE Supplier Directory

April 9th, 2020

On Monday, April 6, IFAI sent a message announcing the COVID-19 Production Capacity Database. This information was collected in a short timeframe by Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI), along with The National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) and Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry (INDA). The initial purpose of collecting this information was to share production […]

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GSI to host webinar on wave management with geomembranes

April 6th, 2020

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar, “Wave (or Wrinkle) Management for Proper Deployment of Geomembranes,” on April 15, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EST. Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) member companies and their employees receive discounted rates on all GSI webinar and short course registrations. An intrinsic property of all exposed geomembranes is […]

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GSI to host webinar on geomembrane punctures this Wednesday

April 6th, 2020

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar, “Geomembrane Puncture,” on April 8, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EST. Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) member companies and their employees receive discounted rates on all GSI webinar and short course registrations. The need for geomembranes to remain free of holes while in service is paramount to […]

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Milliken pivots textile manufacturing to produce advanced medical PPE

April 3rd, 2020

Focused on engineering textiles into medical-grade fabrics using anti-microbial and fabric barrier coatings   Global textile manufacturer Milliken & Company is leveraging its materials science expertise to manufacture much needed personal protective equipment (PPE) for the healthcare industry amid the current COVID-19 global pandemic. Milliken’s new advanced medical fabrics and barriers are currently available and complement […]

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Call for papers for WCTC20

April 2nd, 2020

The organizers of the successful and long-running conference series Textile Coating and Laminating (TCL) are pleased to announce its expansion and refocus as the World Congress on Textile Coating (WCTC20). The event will debut in Berlin on Nov. 19–20, 2020. In the modern textile industry, coating, surface modification and laminating are the key means to […]

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