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Camouflage Over the Years: How Military Fabrics Have Changed

Posted by Jeff Sparks on Apr 15, 2019 3:57:00 PM

When it comes to camouflage, most of the attention is focused on the design elements, or how the look of the uniform helps soldiers blend into different environments. The fabric used in camouflage uniform production is also worth considering.  Combat uniforms, in particular, have specific functional needs to match the activities of soldiers as well as the environments in which they are operating.

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Herculite Named ‘Best Tent Fabric Supplier’ By Readers of InTents Magazine

Posted by Matt Brommer on Apr 15, 2019 2:01:29 PM

Herculite, Inc., a leading provider of flexible composite textiles, has been selected by the readers of InTents magazine as the industry’s “best tent fabric supplier.

InTents magazine, the official publication of the Tent Rental Division of the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI), conducts its Reader’s Choice Award annually, asking its readers to vote for the best of the best in 15 categories, ranging from Best Tent Manufacturer to Best Rental Software.

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Handy Guide to 2019 Medical Device Manufacturing Conferences

Posted by Leslie Haddad on Apr 1, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Conferences, expos, and conventions are huge in the medical industry. For medical device manufacturers and engineers, conferences are a valuable source of information from industry insiders.

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The Top Medical Device Companies in 2019

Posted by Leslie Haddad on Mar 22, 2019 12:00:00 PM

Innovation in the medical device industry is changing the face of healthcare. From cutting-edge monitoring tools in the operating room to hospital mattresses and curtains that prevent the spread of infection, new devices can create better conditions in hospitals and medical offices and better lives for patients.

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7 Drug and Medical Device Blogs Worth a Bookmark

Posted by Leslie Haddad on Mar 11, 2019 12:00:00 PM

The drug and medical device blog landscape isn’t big, but it’s necessary for understanding the industry. Technology in this space is always changing, and medical device manufacturers and product engineers who want to stay up on new trends need to know the right sources to read.

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How to Attract Investors as a Medical Device Manufacturer

Posted by Leslie Haddad on Feb 26, 2019 12:00:00 PM

Medical device startups rely on venture capital (VC) firms to fund their development and get them over financial hurdles on the path to a product launch and future success. Attracting these investors is an essential skill, and successful manufacturers know exactly what VCs are looking for. Here is some advice to ensure your medical device company makes a compelling business case to potential investors.

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How to Keep Your Boat Windows Clean Between Trips

Posted by Craig Zola on Feb 20, 2019 9:30:00 AM

Maintaining crystal-clear boat windows should be important to boat-owners for both practical and aesthetic reasons. Stained or cloudy vinyl windows around your full boat enclosure or dodger make for a sub-par boating experience. Not only that, it can make navigation difficult, particularly in wet weather. The most common issue your boat windows face is diminished clarity, which leads to a hazy or cloudy appearance.

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Are You Really Saving with DIY Boat Repairs?

Posted by Craig Zola on Feb 4, 2019 2:30:00 PM

There’s so many expenses to consider when buying a new boat. Naturally you’ll factor in the up-front cost of the boat as well as storage and accessory costs. It’s equally important to factor in the cost of repairs and maintenance on your boat as well.

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Herculite Proud to Serve U.S. Military for Over 50 Years

Posted by Chad Twombly on Feb 4, 2019 12:11:00 PM

As a trusted partner of the military, Herculite’s military performance fabrics have been specified by every branch of the military and deployed all over the world. In fact, Herculite’s textiles have been used in every military conflict the United States has participated in since Vietnam. Here’s a quick list of ways the military uses Herculite’s fabrics:

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Choosing Marine Fabrics That Will Save You Time & Money

Posted by Craig Zola on Jan 23, 2019 10:30:00 AM

 On the open water, marine fabrics are used to protect occupants and watercraft from the sun, wind, and surf. They’re also used to protect boats in storage, either dry-docked or at the pier.

Boat owners put a lot of thought into the design of their enclosures and boat tops, but often overlook one important factor: the materials they’re made from.

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