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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 Expo....

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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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Military Tactical Components - We Have That!

Looking for that hard to find tri-glide? What about that difficult to source metal hardware? Never again worry about searching the internet looking for your tactical component parts. Stocked with common industry components, DirecTex is the place for all your military and commercial tactical products. Pro Force Tactical™ is your...

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Tactical Products - Know the Difference: Commercial Use vs Berry Compliant

Our customers might request that a product be defined as Mil-Spec or Military Specification. This requested specification tells our staff two things about the product: Mil Spec items are generally are made with a higher construction count and higher tenacity yarn that allow the product to perform at a high...

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Look for us at SHOT Show 2017!

Happy New Year and Welcome to 2017! Here at DirecTex we are gearing up for a large and exciting 2017! There are several things planned for 2017, but first we start out with the National Sport Shooting Foundation’s annual SHOT Show! On January 16th, DirecTex is exhibiting at the SHOT...

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Printable Industrial Fabric for Outdoor and Indoor Use

So you have decided to open up a large-scale print shop? Fantastic! The equipment is in place, employees are hired, and you are almost ready open up shop… but what about your fabric? Where did it come from? What material is best for your style of printing? Do you have...

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DirecTex Has VIP Passes to Industrial Fabrics Expo 2016

Would you like to attend the world’s greatest exhibition of Industrial Fabrics this October? Please attend as our guest. Since we are an Exhibitor, the team at IFAI Expo is encouraging DirecTex to give away VIP Passes for Show Floor Admission – for free! This year in Charlotte, NC Oct...

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