That same year, Beevis had unsuccessfully tried to introduce PROTX2 AV to the cruise line industry to control norovirus outbreaks that had been traced to reusable polyester napkins. “We got blocked out by a massive cleaning company,” says Beevis. Discussions ended in a stalemate. The cruise company wanted to add a PROTX2 AV treatment to washes instead of purchasing a new inventory of pre-treated napkins and linens. Its cleaning company wanted to know the kinds of chemicals being used. And IFTNA wasn’t about to release the proprietary ingredients and risk intellectual property theft. … [Read more...] about With this antiviral fabric coating, your clothing could protect you from COVID-19
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With an array of varied machines for dye sublimation, signmaking, and laser printing coupled with printing presses repurposed for box cutting, heat presses, sewing machines, and other tools, the company can also hatch new products almost instantly. On a recent pre-pandemic visit, Darcy Burner showed me a security-camera warning sign she designed in the morning and produced for sale the same afternoon.The pandemic has squashed Buttonsmith’s panoply of products for now. Like many states, Washington still allows only broadly defined essential businesses or essential employees to continue working except by telecommuting. The state will allow general manufacturing that meets safety guidelines to restart as part of a phased-in easing of restrictions, potentially as early as June 1. Some counties with high hospital capacity and a low incidence of cases have been given the go-ahead already, but Carnation is within commuting distance of—and in the same county as—Microsoft in … [Read more...] about A 17-year-old’s business made millions on Amazon. Now it’s pivoting to masks
It is important to remember that a good number of companies (again MSMEs) were in the stressed category (under special mention accounts for delayed payments) in the books of banks even before COVID-19 hit the economy. Some of them may not have progressed to the IBC stage yet. Banks already have about Rs 29 lakh crore loan outstanding to MSMEs as at end March. Most banks have around 9-10 percent bad loans from this segment (a rough estimate). … [Read more...] about What does the IBC data tell us about the state of Indian economy?
The company will recruit 15,000 freshers and honour all the offers made so far. It is yet to take a call on wage hikes and promotions. HCL Tech follows the July cycle for its promotions and wage hikes. However, it will go slow on lateral hiring as the business has taken a hit, HCL Tech executives added. … [Read more...] about COVID-19 impact: HCL Tech’s recruitment process in India to go virtual
Escorts is a prominent tractor player domestically with market share in excess of 11 percent. The company’s brand of tractors is particularly strong in the northern as well as the eastern belt of India. With rural India relatively less impacted due to Covid-19, record food-grain procurement by government agencies as well as expectation of normal monsoon 2020, we expect the tractor industry to outperform the larger automobile space in FY21 with Escorts a key beneficiary, ICICI Direct feels. … [Read more...] about Brokerages upgrade these 15 stocks to buy, expect 11-75% returns in a year