Glen Raven to acquire Sunbury Textile Mills

August 2, 2017

Glen Raven Inc., a global provider of performance fabrics, has signed a Letter of Intent to acquire Sunbury Textile Mills, a market leader in the design and manufacture of decorative jacquard fabrics. Under the agreement, Sunbury will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Glen Raven Inc. and will operate as part of Glen Raven Custom …

IBEX 2017 emphasizes networking

The 27th International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference (IBEX) will offer networking opportunities and other events September 19-21 at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, Florida. “There’s more going on this year than I’ve seen in a long time,” says Anne Dunbar, show director. “We highly encourage our attendees and exhibitors to visit our events page and …

Can the Maker Movement benefit the marine industry?

August 1, 2017

Roombas, smart phone apps, Alexa, and cars with park assist. It seems that humans don’t have to do much of anything these days in order to vacuum the carpet, track their calories, turn on the lights or squeeze their Ford Focus between curbside SUVs. And yet, like the balance of nature, the world needs a …