The Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) has launched a new Integrated Media website.
In Memorium - Robert Reilly, 95, former Miami Awning Co. President, and IFAI Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient
Congressman Joe Baca (D-Rialto) is set to visit A&R Tarpaulins Inc. September 1, 2011. He will tour the plant and congratulate the Fontana-based manufacturer on its recent accomplishments.
“I believe we should support businesses like A&R Tarpaulins that make products in America and don’t outsource jobs,” Congressman Baca said. “When products are made in America, people...
As the drought intensifies in Africa, thousands of people are fleeing their homes for the refugee camps in Kenya. When they arrive there, they are given food to eat and poly tarps to make housing. Many tents are housing entire families, including parents, grandparents, and children. As the crisis continues, families are required to share housing with each other until more tarps are made...
Camatron Sewing Machine president in CNN interview on debt ceiling debate's impact on small businesses
Robert Ross, President of Camatron Sewing Machine, Inc., was featured in a CNN interview about debt ceiling debate's impact on small businesses. Camatron relies heavily on government contracts. Click on link below to view CNN interview.
Since 1970, Camatron has been supplying the needle trade with specialized sewing equipment. Founder Bob Ross Sr. was in the trade for over 50 years and...
A series of value-packed free bonus sessions will be offered at IFAI Expo Americas 2011 focusing on the global marketplace and business-building information you need on exporting. Expert speakers include:
- Kim Glas,Deputy Assistant Secretary for Textiles and Apparel, U.S. Department of Commerce
- Representative Larry Kissell (D-NC) (invited)
- Mary Lynn Landgraf, Senior...
Dear IFAI Member--
I am delighted to announce an outstanding group of nominees has been proposed by the IFAI Leadership Development Committee for Board of Director positions becoming available in October. The Committee met June 7th and selected the following individuals for the positions indicated:
1st Vice Chairman (and Chairman-elect) / Two-year term: David...
CooleyGroup names new president
Dan Dwight appointed as president and chief executive officer.
Geogrids produced, shipped at normal capacity.
The Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) has sent specialty fabrics industry support letters to the U.S. Senate, Rep. Howard Coble (R–N.C.) and Rep. Larry Kissell (D–N.C.). The letters “express strong support of funding for a competitive research program specifically designed to advance the technological capabilities and overall competitiveness of the U.S....
Symposiums and bonus sessions for IFAI Expo Americas 2011 in Baltimore, Md., have been announced.
Sterling Tent & Awnings celebrates 100 year anniversary.
Post-consumer plastic bottles and 11 million pounds of post-industrial fiber and fabric waste are turned into chips for use in its Repreve polyester yarn.
Leading producer and processor of multi-filament polyester and nylon textured yarns Unifi Inc. marked the dedication of its Yadkinville, N.C., facility to late founder, G. Allen Mebane IV on Tuesday, 26 April.
Tent Rental Division Awards Ballasting Study to Clemson University
IFAI member AR Tech Wins Space Launch Company Award
IFAI Expo Asia 2011 in Singapore ended Friday, 25 March, and based on a poll of the exhibitors this specialty fabrics trade show premiere was a rousing success.
The exhibition opened Wednesday afternoon with a ribbon-cutting ceremony officiated by IFAI president and CEO Stephen Warner, chairman of the board Peter McKernan and an official from the...
"Disasters are our business," says Amit Kapoor, president and founder of IFAI member company First Line Technology.
New portable solar tent created for disaster relief in partnership between IFAI member FTL Design Studio and Ascent Solar
Epic flooding in Australia is the latest in a string of disasters requiring massive relief efforts, and it puts a sharp focus on the increasing need for portable, sustainable energy that can sub in for conventional diesel generators. A collaboration between IFAI member FTL Solar and Ascent Solar provides one ingenious solution in the form of flexible panels that provide clean solar energy...
Designed by the visionary architect Moshe Safdie and developed by Las Vegas Sands, the Marina Bay Sands (where IFAI Expo Asia 2011 takes place 22-25 March) consists of three 650-ft. tall skyscrapers totaling nine million sq. ft. on top of which is perched the world's first-ever skypark.