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Product Spotlight: Spectraloc AC

Any manufacturers who create products for outdoor living understands that their customers will encounter the harshest weather conditions mother nature has to offer. When harsh weather arrives, your end users will appreciate the high quality Spectraloc™ AC acrylic fabric used in your products. Spectraloc™ has long been a family...

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VIP Passes to IFAI 2017

Would you like to attend the largest international fabric and textile expo this September? Well, here is your chance! As a registered member of IFAI, we have been given a VIP Code to invite guests to attend the IFAI Expo show floor. How to get your complimentary IFAI Expo show...

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5 Reasons Why YOU Need to Attend IFAI Expo 2017

IFAI Expo is organized for your benefit. Experience fresh ideas and creative thinking for new products, applications, markets and business practices. Here are DirecTex’s 5 reasons why YOU need to attend. 5) Great food New Orleans is home to some of the most diverse culinary locations. Everything from seafood, to...

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Fabric Coatings and Treatments - FR, DWR, UV, and more

DirecTex works with some of the largest fabric mills in order to provide excellent quality and differentiating fabric lines. Our line of Yaw Liamy fabrics offer pre-coated and pre-treated fabrics, in addition to custom coated and treated fabrics. Fabric coatings and treatments are essential to improving the durability, sustainability, and...

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Product Spotlight: Spectraloc MV

Any manufacturers who create products for the open water or shoreline living understands that their customers will encounter the harshest weather conditions mother nature has to offer. It’s when the weather is really bad that boaters, marine enthusiasts, and coastal communities appreciate the better quality marine vinyl fabric used in...

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We'll See You at IFAI Expo 2017

Every year the Industrial Fabrics Association International hosts 400 exhibitors and thousands of attendees in one of the largest industry trade shows, highlighting the global industrial and outdoor fabrics. In 2016, the DirecTex continued the yearly tradition and traveled to Charlotte, NC to attend and exhibit in the IFAI...

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Hurricane Season is Here

Hurricane season (June 1st- November 30th) is here and it is time to evaluate your inventory of monofilament webbing and barricade tape; in addition to metal hardware and stakes and webbing for strapping. Monofilament webbing is a cost effective product used by orchards and landscaping companies to reinforce trees to...

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Pet and Equine Manufacturing Expecting Growth in 2017

This article explores the pet and equine accessory industry and looks at the projected growth that the American Pet Products Association (APPA) anticipates for 2017. The American Pet Products Association is the leading trade association in the pet industry made up of more than 1,200 pet product manufacturers, representatives, importers,...

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Inkjet vs Sublimation Printing; What You Need to Know

DirecTex offers a complete line of fabrics suitable for digital inkjet and sublimation printing. This collection of fabrics consists of our 600x300 denier print cloth, 4.5oz banner fabric, Packcloth, 500D Polyester, and our various weight vinyl fabrics. Digital Inkjet Printing vs Sublimation Printing Not much separates the two...

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DirecTex Releases Buying Guides for Product Lines

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Anniston, AL, May 8th, 2017: DirecTex is proud to announce the publication of online buying guides for their Yaw Liamy Wholesale Fabric, D-Web Narrow Webbing, and Wirewright Metal Hardware categories. These buying guides are the first of many which will cover DirecTex’s entire product...

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