fabricLink The Technical Center Platform for
Textile Industry News Article Posted April 25, 2012
fabricLink Network's TheTechnicalCenter.com (TTC) continues to grow its reputation as an important networking and promotional platform for the specialty fabrics industry. Understanding that innovation drives these markets, the TTC makes it easy to find resources, ideas and partners for the next new innovation. The entire supply chain, from suppliers, to manufacturers and designers, is recognizing its value.
"Thanks for your support and keeping up a great website and tool for designers!" Angela Walters, Consumer Product Specialist – Rogers Corporation
TheTechnicalCenter.com was developed at the urging of leaders in the textile industry, who saw the need for a networking site for the supply chain in the specialty fabrics markets (i.e. Technical Sports Textiles, Home Furnishings, Safety & Protective, Industrial, and Medical). Industry leaders have these things to say about the effectiveness and rewards of depending on TTC for their design and manufacturing deadlines:
"The fabricLink Network is wonderful! I think fabricLink (TTC) is a valuable marketing resource tool, and it's important for us to be in this space!" Shannon Walton, PR/marketing Director – Schoeller Textil / Schoeller Technologies USA.
"We have discontinued all other USA trade advertising, except for our Presentation Page on the fabricLink Network, because this sourcing tool really works!" April Booth, Sales & Marketing Manager – Eclat Textile Company, Ltd.
Additional quotes and comments from TTC site are from experts in their field, regular users and visitors utilizing fabricLink Network's searchable indexes and other valuable textile categories.
"Wow! TheTechnicalCenter.com is amazing! I have been hired to design and produce a line of protective clothing, though still with a distinct trendy style for a well-known scooter manufacturer. Since I normally design women's wear with traditional organic fabrics, the world of protective clothing is new to me. Thankfully, though, I found almost all the info I needed on TheTechnicalCenter.com. Now I need to start sampling! " – Jesse Wardlow, free-lance designer, San Francisco, CA.
"Thank you! Your site is fantastic! I teach and work as a fiber artist and weaver. I've studied weaving techniques all over the world. I will recommend you site to all my students." Anne Llewellyn – instructor/designer
"I have been in textiles for many years, and I am amazed at the knowledge and vast information gathered in just a few moments while surfing this site! I will certainly make this place a point of reference going forward. My sincerest thanks." Ma'amor Hussain, Malaysia.
TheTechnicalCenter.com includes seven searchable indexes, which allow users to find product, ideas and potential partners through a search by company, trademark, fiber/yarn, fabric, technology/finish, end-use, and new product development.
"Networking is particularly important for these markets because of the continuing pressure to develop new and innovative products," explained Kathlyn Swantko, Founder and President of the fabricLink Network. "In addition, there is so much cross-over of products/technologies with specific technical applications, which the makes networking critical."
TheTechnicalCenter.com is a one-stop communications hub for a product launch, and an effective platform for promoting products and services to the industry and its customers. TheTechnicalCenter.com is a target portal to post press releases on new and updated product offerings for FREE. TTC provides current news and information in the "News" section located in the left-hand navigation. As an example, this page shows all you need and for free. The fabricLink Network also offers an additional FREE listing of your company and trademarks in the searchable indexes , just send in an 80-word company and trademark.
In the specialty products industry there is no better choice than TheTechnicalCenter.com for sourcing the latest in fabric technology, applications, treatments, design outlooks, and integration.
About the fabricLink Network:
Kathlyn Swantko, a textile advocate and educator, is president and founder of fabricLink.com and TheTechnicalCenter.com on-line textile resources, which make up the fabricLink Network. fabricLink.com (trade to consumer) and TheTechnicalCenter.com (trade-to-trade) provide information about new products and marketing opportunities for specialty textiles, textile-based products and services. The two sites offer valuable content and technical information; news releases on innovations; fabric descriptions; usage and care; supplier history and contacts. Seven Searchable indexes make the fabricLink Network websites the "go to" resources for developers of textiles, fashion designers, and researchers. In addition, the Network offers effective platforms for all businesses, from small niche-based companies to large broad-based textile manufacturers, to reach other businesses within the supply chain and the consumer. Visit the fabricLink Network and thetechnicalcenter.com on twitter at fabricLinkNet, and on facebook at fabricLink.com.
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