July/August 2008

Inkcups Now Corp., Danvers, Mass., has redesigned its website, located at
www.inkcups.com. The newly restructured site
features improved browsing and comparison capabilities, and presents the company’s new offerings.

ASTM International, West Conshohocken, Pa., now offers its entire library of
technical information in a digitized format. Information on the ASTM Digital Library is available
www.astm.org/digilib.htm. In other
company news, Subcommittee D13.58, part of ASTM International’s Committee D13 on Textiles, is
working on a proposed new standard. WK18377, Specification for Polyolefin Chopped Strands for Use
in Concrete, primarily will provide chopped strands manufacturers consistency in their testing as
well as minimal specifications to ensure market quality.

Jenny Fabrics AG has received Oeko-Tex Standard 1000 certification for its
Niederurnen plant.

The Velcro Cos., Manchester, N.H., have announced the opening of a Velcro® exhibit
at Innoventions at Epcot, at the Walt Disney World Resort, Orlando, Fla., as part of the
celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Velcro brand trademark in the United States.

Experts from Germany-based
Hohenstein Institutes’ department of clothing technology are offering the
Hohenstein Quality Label for clothing, certifying fit and workmanship.

Madeira USA Ltd., Laconia, N.H., has introduced Frosted Matt®, a 40-weight
matte-finish polyester embroidery thread, available in 161 colors.

BASF SE has released “Ionic Liquids — Solutions for Your Success,” an English-only
publication summarizing the complete range of industrial applications for which BASF ionic liquids
can be used. The brochure is available at

Atkins & Pearce, Covington, Ky., has launched its new corporate website,