Beaulieu International Group acquires Beaulieu Canada and Beaulieu Australia

Beaulieu Australia’s new state-of-the-art carpet manufacturing plant.
(Photo: © Beaulieu International Group)Beaulieu International Group (B.I.G.) announces the acquisition of two privately-owned companies, Beaulieu Canada and Beaulieu Australia, which will be integrated into its Flooring Solutions business unit. The transactions closed end of June.

Guardian Glass invites Exponatec visitors to meet the ‘Unseen Hero’ of museum glass displays

Guardian Glass invites Exponatec visitors to meet the Unseen Hero of museum glass displays. 
MNHA (Musée national d’histoire et d’art), Luxembourg, Urban Archeology exhibition.
(Photos Guardian Glass, LLC, © Frank Weber, GRDPR151)Bertrange, Luxembourg, October 24, 2017 – Museum glass displays protect precious artefacts from damage or distress, whilst presenting them in their best light. But sometimes glass – through unwanted glare or reflections – can create unfortunate obstructions to the view. Guardian Clarity™ anti-reflective coated glass, the ‘Unseen Hero’ of museum displays, helps by allowing visitors to focus on the exhibits. It can be unseen at Stand #A080 Hall 03.2 at Exponatec, the International Trade Fair for Museums Conservation and Heritage, November 22-24 in Cologne, Germany.

Mactac responds to installers’ needs with important product innovations at FESPA 2017

The bubble-free material of the new TF 900 FlexChrome BF series gives exciting new visual effects both when dry and when wet – effects that can be best described as ‘where liquid meets metal’. 
(Photo: Mactac, PR001)SOIGNIES, Belgium, March 28, 2017 – Mactac is addressing customer needs by showing a range of innovative new products at FESPA 2017.

Let Milliken help you bring your foam mattress to life with a splash of color

Encapsys’ encapsulated PCM provides lasting cooling comfort and has superior thermal performance, prompting the tagline “Experience Personal Comfort Management…with EnFinit.”
(Photo © 2017 Encapsys, all rights reserved, MKPR166)Ghent, Belgium — Deep Color Foam is an important trend, giving mattress manufacturers the opportunity to diversify their product lines and stand apart from the competition. Milliken Chemical has the tools to make Deep Color Foam a reality, and will be showcasing the bright, bold end results at Interzum 2017.

Clariant to showcase container desiccant to furniture market at CIFF 2017

Clariant offers leading cargo desiccants — the Container Dri® II products for furniture market. (Photo: Clariant)Shanghai, March 16, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, is returning to the CIFF exhibition March 28–31, 2017, at the China Import and Export Complex in Guangzhou, China. Held since 2004, the CIFF exhibition is one of the most comprehensive trade fairs in the woodworking machinery, furniture production and interior design industry in Asia. At CIFF 2017, Clariant will highlight its leading cargo desiccants — the Container Dri II products — to the furniture market in Asia.

Hello Niaga®, Goodbye waste

Circular economy breakthrough: Niaga® Technology enables the elimination of carpet waste. (Photos DSM-Niaga, DSMNGPR001) DSM-Niaga has developed a portfolio of new, proprietary and patent-protected technologies to fully close the loop on carpet materials, allowing them to be ‘alive, again and again’, a real circular economy breakthrough. DSM-Niaga is a joint venture between DSM, a global science based company active in health, nutrition and materials, and Niaga, a Dutch provider of sustainable materials solutions. The Niaga® technology is now commercially available to the industry enabling the elimination of carpet waste, based on well-defined pure materials without compromising quality of the carpet - on the contrary. These materials can be recovered in an economically sound way based on industrial-scale processes and turned into valuable materials that can be reused again to make carpets, and also other products such as automotive textiles.