Shawmut Corp. announces new Military & Protective Materials business unit

June 16th, 2021

Photo: Shawmut Corp. Shawmut Corp., West Bridgewater, Mass., has established a Military & Protective Materials business unit that will apply the company’s trademark advanced materials, textile manufacturing and process innovation techniques to produce high-quality, U.S.-made, ultra-high-specification and high-performance technical fabric solutions. The company’s military and protective solutions feature waterproof, windproof, flame-resistant and chemical and biological […]

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MMI Textiles to expand operations with new production facility

December 15th, 2020

MMI Textiles Inc., a global diversified supplier of industrial and custom fabrics and textile components based in Westlake, Ohio, will open a 30,000-square-foot production facility in North Carolina to begin producing select narrow fabrics during the first quarter of 2021. The new facility in Lenoir, N.C., will focus on manufacturing and printing narrow fabrics, including […]

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Adjusting the focus in smart materials for the military

September 9th, 2016

The nature of military warfare has undergone a seismic change over the past twenty years with the result that theaters of engagement and the demands they make on military personnel are now more diverse and complex than ever before. Traditional procurement policies of buying in bulk to ensure standardization and cost efficiency are being questioned […]

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