Trade Agreements are the answer to Trade Deficits

By Guest Authors Frank Lavin and Fredrik Erixon. Mr. Lavin was U.S. Undersecretary of Commerce for International Trade, 2005-07. Mr. Erixon is Director of ECIPE, a Brussels-based think tank. Before an FTA is in place, the U.S. is typically a more open market than its trading partners ‘The United States has an USD 800 Billion … More Trade Agreements are the answer to Trade Deficits

U.S. Employers added 313000 Jobs in February; Unemployment rate held steady

U.S. employers hired workers at the strongest pace in a year and a half and the unemployment rate held at a 17-year low in February, but the pace of wage growth eased. Nonfarm payrolls rose a seasonally adjusted 313,000 last month, the Labor Department said. It was the strongest monthly gain since July 2016. The … More U.S. Employers added 313000 Jobs in February; Unemployment rate held steady

Karl Mayer’s successful participation in DTG Bangladesh

After four days, the DTG Bangladesh ended successfully on February 11, 2018 This leading trade fair for machines of the textile and clothing industry took place at the Bangabandhu International Conference Center in Dhaka, and had roughly 1100 exhibitors from 36 countries. Karl Mayer was also among the exhibiting companies; this enterprise belongs to the … More Karl Mayer’s successful participation in DTG Bangladesh

Accurate measurements combined with smart solutions

Operating according globally-accepted standards for both staple and filament yarn parameters, the USTER® TENSORAPID 5 is a universal strength and elongation tester, with a testing speed that is steplessly adjustable between 50 and 5000 mm/min. With a 500 N or 1500 N measuring head, the instrument covers the complete range of force and elongation testing, … More Accurate measurements combined with smart solutions

Swiss investment firm acquires Italian Atex

EOS Investment Management (EOS IM) has acquired a majority stake in Atex, a multinational nonwovens company with a manufacturing presence in both Italy and the U.S. Founded in 1993, Atex’s headquarters is located in the north of Italy, and boasts a high value added production facility, utilising a specialist polymer extrusion process. In 2000, after … More Swiss investment firm acquires Italian Atex