• Annual ABYC Standards Week dates announced

    Published On: June 13, 2024Categories: Industry News, News

    The American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC), the nonprofit organization dedicated to developing safety standards for the design, construction, maintenance and repair of boats, annual Standards Week will be Jan. 5-9, 2025, at the Drury Plaza Hotel San Antonio Riverwalk in San Antonio, Texas. Standards Week includes daily meetings for Project Technical Committees (PTCs) to [...]

  • Free ATA State of the Industry webinar in July

    Published On: June 12, 2024Categories: ATA News, Events, News

    Advanced Textiles Association (ATA) will present the State of the Industry webinar on July 24, 2024, free to ATA members and nonmembers from 1–2 pm ET. The webinar will discuss the results from its annual industry survey looking at industry trends, markets that are poised for growth and other data. A panel of industry experts [...]

  • Women in Textiles Summit dates and location chosen

    Published On: June 11, 2024Categories: ATA News, Events, News

    The next Advanced Textiles Association Women in Textiles Summit experience will take place Mar. 31–Apr. 2, 2025. The event will be located at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) in New York City and will include exclusive tours, engaging networking and brand new content all taking place within the backdrop of the “Big Apple.” For [...]

  • NOAA grant program will invest in marine technology to prevent whale vessel strikes

    Published On: June 6, 2024Categories: Industry News, News

    The White House announced $6 million in Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) funding for the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) to support grants for projects that develop technologies to minimize the risk of vessel strikes to the endangered North Atlantic right whale population and other marine mammals.  The grant announcement comes at a time when [...]

  • Registration opens for 2024 MFA Regional Workshops

    Published On: June 5, 2024Categories: ATA News, Events, News

    Registration is now open for the Marine Fabricators Association (MFA) Southeast Regional Workshop being held Oct. 17-18, 2024, at Great Lakes Boat Tops, Vonore, Tenn., and the MFA Great Lakes Regional Workshop being held Nov. 15-16, 2024, at Marine Tops Unlimited in Omro, Wis. The workshops will provide networking and hands-on education in a shop [...]

  • ATA hosts free marine shade fabric webinar

    Published On: June 4, 2024Categories: ATA News, Events, News

    Advanced Textiles Association is hosting the free webinar “How to Choose the Right Fabric: Marine Shade” on June 26, 2024, from 1–2 pm EDT. The content, which is sponsored by Sunbrella, features Bill McDaniel, marine market manager at Sunbrella and Brandon Hughes, care service manager at Sunbrella. The webinar will discuss how to select the [...]

  • Women-focused events at Advanced Textiles Expo

    Published On: May 30, 2024Categories: ATA News, Events, Expo News, News

    Advanced Textiles Expo®, being held from Sept. 24–26, 2024, in Anaheim, Calif, will include Women in Textiles women-focused events in addition to the many other networking, professional development and education events that will take place. Women in Textiles events will include a Women’s Networking Walk to connect with fellow industry professionals and the Women’s Leadership [...]

  • Brunswick Corp. releases 2023 sustainability report

    Published On: May 29, 2024Categories: Company News, News

    Brunswick Corporation released its 2023 Sustainability Report, highlighting its actions in social and environmental responsibility. The company said it improved its performance from the previous year in reducing carbon emissions, energy consumption and water use, and attained zero waste to landfill status at a record number of locations. Brunswick reported the following highlights and accomplishments [...]

  • Intracoastal Waterway gets $48.5M for dredging in FY 2024

    Published On: May 28, 2024Categories: Industry News, News

    The Fiscal Year 2024 Energy and Water Appropriations bill recently passed with bipartisan support by the U.S. Congress and with additional funding from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, is delivering $48.5 million to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) for a FY 2024 work plan to address critical waterway maintenance and dredging issues in five [...]

  • Newport Boat Show seeks new product submissions

    Published On: May 23, 2024Categories: Industry News, News

    The Newport International Boat Show is accepting applications for the 2024 Newport for New Products (NFNP) Awards Program. Now in its 18th year, the NFNP program features new products for boating enthusiasts. The program is open to domestic and foreign new boats and products that launched after April 1, 2024, and will make their official [...]