Textile research and consulting services provider Engineered Solutions PLLC, Charlottesville, Va., has purchased the intellectual and technical assets of Greensboro, N.C.-based consultancy and technology management services provider Rocan Inc. The acquisition includes a technical library containing a collection of reference files and publications relating to the flammability of textiles.
The two companies partnered in 2009 to expand research services and technical services related to textile product flammability. Retired Rocan Founder Clyde T. Cante will serve as an advisor to Engineered Solutions and its president, Hardy Poole.
Engineered Solutions’ laboratory in Burlington, N.C., is equipped to perform microscopy and chemical analysis of textile materials as well as flammability testing in accordance with government and voluntary industry standards.