West Conshohocken, Pa.-based
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 and 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.