Milliken and Company publishes sustainability report

July 7, 2020

Milliken and Company has published its second annual corporate sustainability report. The report gives insight into Milliken’s environmental and social commitments as all global locations work to achieve aggressive sustainability goals by 2025. Using a comprehensive goal scorecard, the 2019 report shares Milliken’s first year of progress towards the company’s 2025 sustainability goals. First introduced …

Freudenberg Group acquires Low and Bonar

May 19, 2020

The global technology group Freudenberg acquired 100 percent of the shares in Low and Bonar PLC, London, United Kingdom. Low and Bonar is a global manufacturer of technical textiles. The company will be integrated into the Freudenberg Performance Materials Business Group. “Freudenberg strengthens its performance materials business, and with Low and Bonar’s innovative technology it …

Koch Separation Solutions expands manufacturing of membrane technology

April 23, 2020

Koch Separation Solutions (KSS) is expanding the manufacturing capacity of its innovative PURON® reinforced hollow fiber membrane technology by 50 percent. This manufacturing expansion reflects KSS’s significant growth and an increased ability to quickly serve businesses that utilize its reinforced hollow fiber membrane technologies for their industrial and municipal water and wastewater treatment needs. KSS’s …

Seaman Corp. names Jeff Swartz chief executive officer

April 21, 2020

Seaman Corporation, a family-owned business headquartered in Wooster, Ohio, has announced that its board of directors has selected Jeff Swartz as its new chief executive officer. Swartz will replace John Crum, who is retiring after 18 years at Seaman, including the last five as CEO. Swartz is a veteran of the building products industry, having …

Seaman Corporation recognized for favorable work culture

March 23, 2020

Established in 1949, Seaman Corporation is a world leader in the production of innovative, high-performance coated fabrics. Headquartered in Wooster, Ohio, with additional manufacturing in Bristol, Tenn., Seaman was recently named one of the top companies to work for in Ohio by Comparably. Comparably is a platform that provides culture and compensation data for public …

IFAI president responds to Coronavirus, adjusts upcoming events

March 17, 2020

As concern over the Coronavirus (COVID-19) grows, I want all IFAI members to know we are closely monitoring developments and following recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO). We will follow their recommendations to keep our employees, their families and our members healthy and safe. With this in …

How a company in rural Israel became a global leader in technical fabrics

March 2, 2020

One of the two companies that formed E² is a technical fabric manufacturer in southern Israel called Erez Thermoplastic Products. Founded in 1982, Erez introduced advanced polymer technologies in industrial technical fabrics. Over the years, their research and product developments earned them a reputation as a global leader in coated technical fabrics. Through pioneering technologies and …

Industrial Wastewater Technologies joins Environmental Products division of CETCO

CETCO is pleased to announce that Industrial Wastewater Technologies, formerly part of CETCO Energy Services, is now a part of CETCO’s Environmental Products Division. This new structure will allow CETCO to better leverage the capabilities of the Industrial Wastewater Group and build on the growth of Environmental Products with FLUORO-SORB® adsorbent. Expanded Product Portfolio Industrial …

Milliken & Company earns recognition as one of the world’s most ethical companies for 14th year

Ethisphere honor underscores global manufacturer’s unwavering commitment to ethics in business as it works to make a positive impact for generations  A capstone recognition for the diversified global manufacturer, Milliken & Company celebrates its 14th year among the World’s Most Ethical Companies. Selected by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards …

CETCO launches BENTOMAT DN-HS geosynthetic clay liner

February 13, 2020

CETCO, a leader in geosynthetic clay liners (GCLs) manufacturing, has released the BENTOMAT DN-HS geosynthetic clay liner, a new addition to the BENTOMAT product portfolio that uses proprietary, high-density needlepunching technology to generate superior peak shear strength properties for slope stability. The product is ideal for containment systems that exist in seismic areas and high …