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The State of the SDS

May 16th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , |

Communicating hazards of chemicals has been an admirable goal of affected parties for many [...]

Carpet Innovation in the USA

March 11th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Early Years Woven carpet manufacturing began in the United States during the late 1700’s, [...]

When It’s Finished, It’s Finished

January 21st, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

The terms coating, finish, paint, and stain cover a wide spectrum of conversations, applic [...]

Evolution of the T-Cat Tannery Automation System

December 20th, 2018|Tags: , , |

In 1984, Tanmach (part of the First Source Worldwide family) began the project of developi [...]

The Quality Control Apprentice

September 10th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , |

I have begun my 12th year here working at First Source Worldwide and it has been an incred [...]

A Brief History of Synthetic Dyes

July 16th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , |

In 1856, teenager William Perkin accidentally discovered a dye he called mauve while tryin [...]