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IFAI is a trade association comprised of member companies representing the global specialty fabrics and advanced textiles marketplace. We invest more than $8 million each year to advance the fabrics industry and support member companies.

IFAI Divisions offer seminars, workshops, educational programs, conferences, publications, marketing tools, standards development and more. The Divisions work with members to provide sourcing solutions and referrals throughout the sales and production cycle. IFAI’s award-winning magazines and websites deliver timely industry information to help you stay informed about your marketplace.

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Used Miller Weldmaster Model M-100 Multi- Sealer

FOR SALE Used Miller Weldmaster Model M-100 Multi- Sealer – Auto-hemmer for hemming and grommeting of banners, tarps and wind screens. Welds hems in the outside edge with rotary hot air overlap weld and grommets outside hems via 2 Segal auto-grommeters. Can also simultaneously insert webbing into the hems as required. Footage counter tracks product…

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$995,000.00 Great existing business servicing the entire east coast, primarily the northeast states. This company provides tenting equipment to a specific market and has 25 year plus relationships with 90% of their customers. Because of their unpresented reputation and history, this company has no competition. Due to their exclusive niche in the market this company…

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IFAI Expo 2015: Image Gallery

IFAI Expo 2015 was held in sunny Anaheim, Calif., Oct. 6–9. The week was filled with networking events, education classes, keynote speakers, equipment workshops and much more. These are some images from the week’s activities. For more about this year’s Expo, read the IFAI Expo 2015 Wrap Up. See you next year in Charlotte, N.C.!…

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IFAI wraps up a successful 2015 Expo

The Industrial Fabrics Association International’s (IFAI) textile trade event, IFAI Expo 2015, took place Oct. 6-9, 2015, in Anaheim, Calif. The annual event is the largest display of specialty fabrics and technical textiles in the Americas. The show floor buzzed with excitement as more than 5,500 registrants and 376 exhibitors filled the space in the…

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Member spotlight

Expo is the one opportunity we have to meet our industry. That means a great deal because the suppliers are key to the industry’s success.

— Robert Cole, owner, Goodwin-Cole, IFAI Honored Life Member

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From face-to-face interaction with hundreds of suppliers, to education programs with in-depth insight, IFAI Expo is the premier textiles event.

October 6-9, 2015
Anaheim, CA


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