IFAI is celebrating its 100 year anniversary in 2012. These articles, published in Specialty Fabrics Review, highlight the history of the association and the specialty fabrics industry through the decades.
Help us celebrate our proud history and share in our future success.
- December 1, 2011
Association beginnings, zippers, tanks and more.
- January 1, 2012
Fireproof canvas, BAND-AIDs, sliced bread and more.
- February 1, 2012
One-of-a-kind U.S. flag, Scotch tape, nylon and more.
- March 1, 2012
Conference at war, the slinky, Velcro and more.
- April 1, 2012
An atomic submarine, Dacron, Disneyland and more.
- May 1, 2012
World's Fair canvas, fiber labels, football and more.
- June 1, 2012
Air structures, calculators, Star Wars and more.
- July 1, 2012
New identities, volcanos, plastic buckles and more.
- August 1, 2012
Voicemail, the North American Free Trade Agreement, "Titanic" and more.
- September 1, 2012
American flags, iPods, uniforms and more.
- October 1, 2012
E-textiles, earthquakes, the Olympics and more.
- November 1, 2012
Train holdups, first convention program, the Today show and more.
- December 1, 2012
Magazine advertising, engaging graphics, slogans and more.