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08/08/23 — Newtex today announced it has successfully completed the acquisition of the Industrial Textile Division of Gentex Corp.
06/27/22 — Honored for their ongoing support of the university and career achievements with the Outstanding Alumni award, the highest honor
02/25/19 — Take a tour of the Newtex plant with Rochester, New York's News10NBC and Brett Davidsen
06/25/18 — The Golisano Institute for Sustainability at RIT dedicated the Bal Dixit Lab, named for Newtex's founder, in June 2018.
07/26/17 — By acquiring Thermostatic Industries, Newtex will add West Coast distribution and expand its portfolio of high temp solutions
01/23/17 — The Z-Block™ FCB is designed to contain fires caused by the Li-Ion batteries used to power laptops & personal electronic devices
10/24/16 — Newtex enthusiastically received TSO-C203 approval for the FireCape® FCC from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
04/07/16 — The Rochester Business Journal recognized Newtex.com with the 2016 “Best of the Web” award in the Manufacturing category.
01/01/16 — "Hoverboards create new market: fire-resistant bags" on CBS Money Watch
12/17/15 — The HoverCover™ Fire Resistant Hoverboard Bag is designed to contain flames and explosions and to prevent fire from spreading.
11/08/15 — Newtex was featured in the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle's Small Business Spotlight on November 8, 2015
10/01/15 — New athletically-inspired proximity & fire entry suits engineered using the latest performance materials and apparel design
04/01/15 — Newtex Introduces Z-Flex Air – Breathable Aluminized Fabrics for Firefighting and Industrial Operations
01/16/15 — The "Volcano Diver” repelled into the Marum Crater lava lake wearing a Newtex X Series Proximity Suit
10/22/14 — Newtex donated an X30 Proximity Suit to the STEAM Gala in support of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, & Math education.
09/04/14 — Newtex and Trip & Co. Collaborate to Design, Manufacture, and Distribute FireCape Fire Containment Covers for Safe Transport
04/29/14 — A Safe and Effective Way to Clean Z-Flex® Silver Aluminized Proximity Shells
11/19/13 — The Democrat and Chronicle interviewed Newtex's Founder, Bal Dixit
02/04/13 — Newtex’s Technical Advancements Reduce the Risk of Fatal Lithium Ion Battery Fires Aboard Aircrafts
04/17/12 — Newtex Introduces NFPA Certified Z-Flex Silver at FDIC 2012
10/20/09 — Newtex Introduces Z-Flex, the Next Generation of Multilayer Aluminized Fabrics