Spartanics, Rolling Meadows, Ill., has released the 2011 edition of "Spartanics Technical Guide: How to Match Today's Laser Cutting Technology to Application Requirements." Copies of the guide may be obtained by emailing LaserCuttingGuide@spartanics.com.
The Cetex Chemnitz Textile Machine Development Association, Germany, has issued a call for papers for the 13th Chemnitz Textile Technology Conference, titled "Value Creation Opportunities with Textile Technology," to be held March 14-15, 2012, at Chemnitz University of Technology. The conference language will be German. Speakers may submit suggestions for papers at www.chemtextiles.de by June 30, 2011.
American & Efird Inc., Mount Holly, N.C., has added Chinese and Spanish language capabilities to its website, located at www.amefird.com.
Pantone LLC, Carlstadt, N.J., has released the Pantone® Fashion Color Report Fall 2011 featuring the top 10 women's fashion colors for fall 2011 and including directional hues for men's fashion for fall 2011. The report may be downloaded free of charge at www.pantone.com/fall2011.
The American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC), Research Triangle Park, N.C., now offers its members access to Ebsco's online library, "Textile Technology Complete." AATCC also is hosting a series of webinars on dyeing textile fabrics. Participants may register for live and recorded webinars at www.aatcc.org/events/online.
Montreal-based Visual 2000 International Inc.'s VisualPLM.net® product lifecycle management (PLM) software solution has been benchmarked among the top PLM solutions by independent industry information and analyst firm WhichPLM.