Tex Tech Acquires Chapman Innovations

Tex Tech Industries, Portland, Maine — developer of Core Matrix Technology™, a patented protective material — has acquired CarbonX® thermal fabric solutions developer Chapman Innovations, Salt Lake City.

Tex Tech supplies engineered, high-performance fabrics to the aerospace, defense, law enforcement, industrial and sporting goods industries. The company manufactures fire-retardant and thermal acoustic insulation for major commercial aerospace platforms, and also produces tennis felt.

CarbonX nonflammable fabrics and apparel feature a blend of high-performance fibers and are used in protective industrial safety, construction, welding, molten metal, utilities, pulp and paper, oil and gas, firefighting, motorsports and tactical/police applications.

May/June 2014