This year, NYACE member firms also captured 20 national awards for engineering achievement from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC), NYACE's national organization.
Eleven firms won NYACE's Diamond Award, the highest award for excellence at the state level, for 14 projects in six categories including: building/technology systems; environmental engineering; structural systems; studies, research, consulting engineering; transportation and special projects.
presented 11 additional Diamond Awards for engineering excellence.
Thornton-Tomasetti was honored with NYACE
's coveted Diamond Award for their design of the mixed-use Embassy Suites Hotel in Downtown Manhattan.
Brand Names: Marix, Nyace
, Wiwi, Eleves and Cottoace
Tsuchida Location Of Plant: Okazaki, Japan Manufacturing Process: Spunbonded Fibers: PET, Polyamide, PET/PE, PP Thickness: 0.07-10.00 mm Weights: 15-1000 gpsm Widths: Up to 4.700 mm Brand Names: Marix, Nyace
, Eleves, Permie Major Markets: Carpet Backing, Geotextiles, Agriculture, Cable Wrapping
Unitika currently produces a combined total of 15,000 tons/year of a polyester spunbond "Marix" and a polyethylene/polyester bicomponent Eleves," while its nylon spunbonded product "Nyace
" is at production levels of 2000 tons/year.
Plant: Okazaki Processes: Spunbonded, Spunlaced Brand Names: Marix (polyester spunbonded), Nyace
(nylon spunbonded), Wiwi (nylon spunbonded), Eleves (polyester/polyethylene bicomponent fiber spunbonded), Cottoace (spunlaced) Notes: News at Unitika in the past year is that it has increased its production capacity to 16,900 tons a year from 13,300 by adding one spunbonded production line.