Master Fabric Craftsman awarded

Mark Hood, owner of Hood Marine Canvas Co., Merrimac, Mass., recently achieved certification as a Master Fabric Craftsman in Marine Exterior, signifying his superior knowledge of the principles and practices of business and organizational management that pertain to the exterior marine custom fabrication industry.

As a member of a select group of certified professionals, Hood has gained experience through continued professional development, contributed to the advancement of specialty fabric products, and endorsed IFAI’s Code of Ethics, in support of ethical business leadership and management practices.

To become professionally certified through IFAI, individuals participate in project submissions, and written exams that test knowledge of the principles and practices of exterior marine custom fabrication.