July/August 2005

bbcartMeese Orbitron Dunne Co.

, Saddle Brook, N.J., offers the 72PL bulk laundry cart. The molded plastic cart features
a plastic base and can carry up to 600 pounds in 48 cubic feet of capacity. It is water-, rust- and
corrosion-resistant; and is able to withstand collisions and bumps without crumpling, scratching or
denting, according to the company.

The American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC)
, Research Triangle Park, N.C., has developed the AATCC Standard Reference Fibers quality
control product to aid customers in precisely identifying cashmere and wool fibers and fiber
blends. The product set includes the statistical results of an interlaboratory fiber analysis
study, and 5-gram samples of pure cashmere and wool.


European Committee of Textile Machinery Manufacturers (CEMATEX)
, organizer of the Asian International Exhibition of Textile Machinery (ITMA Asia 2005),
has launched an on-line ITMA Asia 2005 exhibitor directory at www.itmalive.com.

The New York City-based

Fragrance Foundation
recently awarded New York City-based

International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (IFF)
the 2005 FiFi® Award for IFF’s Sensory Perception™ technology — a micro-encapsulation
delivery system for textiles that enables fragrance or active ingredients to be released over time
from a variety of textiles.

Northampton, Mass.-based

Commercial News USA
— the official export magazine of the US Department of Commerce — is now being translated
into Chinese for distribution in China.

Effective July 1,

Albemarle Corp.
, Richmond, Va., has increased in the Americas the price of its Antiblaze® line of flame
retardant products by 12 cents per pound. The company also has increased globally the price of its
Saytex® RB-79 products by 12 cents per pound, and its Saytex HP 900 and Saytex BCL 462 flame
retardant products by 5 percent.

Habif, Arogeti & Wynne LLP
, Atlanta, in cooperation with

Kennesaw State University
, Kennesaw, Ga., the

Georgia Industry Association
, Smyrna, Ga., and

Georgia Quick Start
, Atlanta, have published a survey titled the “Performance and Practices of Georgia’s
Manufacturing Firms.”

Aston, Pa.-based

Amacoil Inc.
has made available a CD-ROM that details Uhing rolling ring linear drives. The CD
includes downloadable technical files and video clips that explain the ring’s operating

Premier Pneumatics Inc.
, Salina, Kan., now offers customized system manuals in easy-to-use and -store digital



International Wool Textile Organisation
, Brussels, is accepting entries through Oct. 31, 2005, for the 2006 World Wool Award.
For more information, contact Marzena Oscilowska 32 2 505 40 10; fax 32 2 503 47 85;

At the recent NeoCon 2005 World’s Trade Fair for Interior Design in Chicago,

, a Steelcase company based in New York City, received a Best Of NeoCon Silver award for
its 100-percent Ingeo™ PLA Terratex® panel textiles.

Evansville, Wis.-based

Haight Pumps
now offers its Universal Design PD pump in stainless steel models capable of handling
10-, 15- and 20-gallon capacities.


Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry (INDA)
, Cary, N.C., is accepting product nominations through Sept. 1, 2005, for the annual
Visionary Award, which will be presented at the Vision 2006 Consumer Products Conference next
January in New Orleans. For more details, contact Michael Jacobsen (201) 612-6601; mjacobsen@
www.inda.org. In other news, INDA has made available an academic
research facilities database at www.inda.org/about/research/index.html. INDA also now offers a
consultants network that includes 20 firms from the United States, Canada and India at
www.inda.org/about/research/consultants/index.html. In addition, the association has upgraded and
expanded its job mart and classified advertising listings, also found at

July/August 2005