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2014-02-24 08:30:53

PENNDEL, Pa., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bill Morrow, the ever-optimistic President of Langhorne Carpet Company, always knew that much good would eventually result from last summer's electrical fire near the shipping dock of the century-old, one-story Pennsylvania mill. But he had no idea that in the aftermath of the quickly-contained fire (the mill is back in full operation) in which none of its 16 legendary looms were damaged, the mill would be able to gift to...

2013-12-19 12:30:57

NEW YORK, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- American Securities LLC, a leading U.S. private equity firm, today announced that, in partnership with management, it has completed the acquisition of Frontier Spinning Mills Holding Corp., a leading producer of cotton yarn for the knitting and weaving industries, from an affiliate of Sun Capital Partners, Inc. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Frontier is one of the largest U.S. based producers of cotton and...

2013-10-28 08:34:18

NEW YORK, Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Strata & Hadoop World Conference -- Revelytix announces today the preview of Loom Weaver, a significant new feature for Loom targeted at data scientists and others working with and managing the complex data landscapes in Hadoop clusters. Loom Weaver enables sophisticated data preparation with Hadoop-based data via an easy to use web interface. The Loom Weaver preview is being made at the Strata - Hadoop World conference in New York. Loom...

2013-10-03 12:21:35

LENOX, Mass., Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Hook & Loom Rug Company introduces a method of creating colorful rugs without using harmful dyes that generate large amounts of polluted wastewater. In Hook and Loom's fiber recovery process, the color comes from recovered textiles that are carefully sorted into color groups before being reprocessed into yarn. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131003/MN91263) All Hook & Loom rugs are made from 100% recycled textiles, which...

New Model Developed To Simulate Cloth On A Computer With Unprecedented Accuracy
2013-08-12 16:02:59

UCSD Jacobs School of Engineering Computer scientists at the University of California, San Diego, have developed a new model to simulate with unprecedented accuracy on the computer the way cloth and light interact. The new model can be used in animated movies and in video games to make cloth look more realistic. Existing models are either too simplistic and produce unrealistic results; or too complex and costly for practical use. Researchers presented their findings at the SIGGRAPH 2013...

2013-07-05 20:21:19

The history and success of Weaver eggs is explored and celebrated. VERSAILLES, Ohio, July 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For over 80 years, Weaver Bros., Inc. have been an integral part of their community through their sale of Weaver eggs. Tim Weaver, the CEO of Weaver Bros., Inc. is celebrating the history of his family-run company by taking a look back at how it all began. The Weaver family originally established Weaver Bros., Inc. in 1929. Since its inception, the company has...

2013-06-25 23:00:34

‘The Tapestry of Israel’ draws on historical research and biblical theory to paint new picture. JOHANNESBURG (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 In his new book “The Tapestry of Israel” (published by AuthorHouse) author Neil W. Taylor reveals his belief in God’s plan for Israel, as demonstrated from a close examination of the “threads” of history that run through that country. “During a nine month stay in Israel, I became aware of a number of trends or ‘threads’ that were an...

2013-04-26 12:28:33

DUBLIN, Ireland, April 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6qldsp/yarn_spinning_mill) has announced the addition of Supplier Relations US, LLC's new report "Yarn Spinning Mills Industry in the U.S. and its International Trade [2012 Q3 Edition]" to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Definition & Classification This U.S. industry comprises establishments...

2013-04-04 16:23:04

Polytex USA launches new yarn generation called Star CALHOUN, Ga., April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Key Messages: Polytex® USA introduces its new Star shaped artificial turf monofilament yarn produced at its Calhoun, GA facility. The new Star shape maintains its durability with a thickness of 315 Microns while enhancing the yarns aesthetic properties with extra wide blades for a more natural look and better coverage of infill. The ability to make artificial turf look more...

2013-03-10 23:02:11

Primitive in Chicago will open an exhibition of antique tubular skirts — one of rarest and most sought after forms of African weaving by textile collectors - on March 12, 2013. The exhibit will run until May 12th. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 10, 2013 Primitive, the well known Chicago gallery has opened an exhibition of rare, hand woven African ceremonial skirts known as “heirloom cloth.” Created by the Dida People in the Ivory Coast, the textiles are woven without the use...