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Committee To Support U.S. Trade Laws

CSUSTL Welcomes Commerce Department’s Confirmation of China’s Non-Market Economy Status (Washington, DC, October 31, 2017) – The Committee to Support U.S. Trade Laws (CSUSTL) welcomes and applauds the determination issued by the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) that...

MIT Freshmen Receive AFFOA-Developed Smart Backpacks

Members of the Class of 2021 received a surprise gift upon checking in to MIT — a backpack that, when scanned with a smartphone, can display the profile its wearer uploaded. The fiber technology used in the backpack was developed for mass production earlier this year...

Palmetto Synthetics to Sell Treleoni Nonwovens Division

LINCOLN, R.I. – Palmetto Synthetics LLC, based in Kingstree, S.C., has entered into an agreement to sell its Treleoni LLC business to ACS Industries, Inc., based here. Treleoni, based in Manning, S.C., is a leading manufacturer of nonwoven floor pads and hand pads to...