Performance Fibers has redesigned its website, located at
The Italy-based Lazzari Cultural Association has launched the third edition of the Textile Design Contest, open to fashion and interior designers ages 18 to 35. The deadline for applications is June 15. For more information, contact +39-0422 598564 or email@example.com.
Research and Markets Ltd., Ireland, has released the following publications: "Recycling in Textiles," the "Smart and Interactive Textiles Report," and "Trends in World Textile and Clothing Trade."
Laser Research Optics, Providence, R.I., has updated its website, located at www.laserresearchoptics.net. The site features a wide range of carbon dioxide (CO2) laser optics for original equipment manufacturers and industrial and medical laser systems users.
Laser Research Optics' website's new offering of CO2 laser optics
Anovotek LLC, Greenville, has launched its new website, located at www.anovotek.com.
The ABB Group has relocated its North American headquarters to 12040 Regency Pkwy, Suite 200, Cary, N.C., 27518, (203) 750-2200; fax (203) 750-2263.
Israel-based OptiTex Ltd. now offers expanded online access to features of its computer-aided design and manufacturing solutions. For more information, visit www.optitex.com.
The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA), Arlington, Va., has released the fourth edition of the global AAFA Restricted Substances List covering home textiles, apparel and footwear. The list is available free of charge at AAFA's website, located at www.apparelandfootwear.org.
Supercritical Fluid Technologies Inc. (SFT), Newark, Del., has introduced the SFT-250 Supercritical Fluid Extractor (SFE) for performing extractions in supercritical fluid or for small-scale pilot processing.
Pinpoint Laser Systems Inc., Peabody, Mass., has released the Microgage Roll Alignment kit for use in paper and textile mills; converting, coating, and plastic bag lines; printing presses; and other roller and web-related applications.
ASTM International, West Conshohocken, Pa., now offers the sixth edition of "ASTM Standards on Precision and Bias for Various Applications." To order the online-only publication, contact (610) 832-9585 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cognex Corp., Natick, Mass., has released VisionPro™ 5.2 software, featuring SearchMax™ and Color Extractor™ color tools; a simpler version of PatMax® technology; and muticore support for PatMax PatInspect™ and image filtering tools.
The Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry (INDA), Cary, N.C., has published a special online issue of the Journal of Engineered Fibers and Fabrics that focuses on nonwovens and engineered fabrics modeling. The journal can be accessed free of charge at www.jeffjournal.org.
Alexandria, Va.-based Color Marketing Group will offer its annual Color Direction® forecast in a digital format using Grand Rapids, Mich.-based X-Rite Inc.'s ColorMunki Design spectrophotometer.
April 21, 2009