January/February 2007

West Conshohocken, Pa.-based

ASTM International
Committee E56 on Nanotechnology has approved its first standard, E 2456, Terminology for
Nanotechnology. The standard is available free of charge at

Sterling, Conn.-based

Westmark Corp.
now offers WeatherMax FR extreme outdoor fabric, manufactured by Greenville-based Safety
Components Fabric Technologies.

TrapTek LLC
, Longmont, Colo., has expanded its Cocona™ Fabrics website,
www.coconafabrics.com, to provide additional
information, and reference tools for sales and marketing personnel. In addition, the

Boulder County Business Report
, Boulder, Colo., recently honored Traptek’s Cocona fabrics with the Commercial and
Industrial 2006 IQ Award.

Wacker Group
, Germany, has introduced ADVALON® FF 220, a one-component silicone-based softener
emulsion for finishing fiberfill.

Atlas Material Testing Technology LLC
, Chicago, has launched a redesigned website at
www.atlas-mts.com. The new website features enhanced,
streamlined navigation, and additional content and product information including a careers section.

The 2007 AATCC Technical Manual is now available from the

American Association of Textile Chemists & Colorists (AATCC)
, Research Triangle Park, N.C. The manual is available in print or on a CD-ROM.

Messe Stuttgart

gmk Veranstaltungsservice GmbH
— Germany-based organizers of the 5th International Trade Fair for Textile Finishing
& Promotion, to be held January 2008 in Stuttgart, Germany — have launched a revised website to
promote the show. The website is located at www.tv-textil messe.de/en/press. html.

Martex Fiber Corp.
has relocated to Suite #725 at its Philadelphia location.

Hycraft Carpets
, Australia, has introduced the Strand 4M wool carpet line. The four-meter-wide carpets
are available in nine colors; and feature a palette of solid, two and three-tone colorways.

January/February 2007