The Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) 2011 International Achievement Awards (IAA) for design excellence in specialty fabrics applications ceremony took place at IFAI Expo Americas 2011 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Md. on October 25.
(Baltimore, MD - 25 October 2011)—Peter McKernan, Chairman of the Board for the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI), announced today that President/CEO Stephen Warner is stepping down from his post.
Specialty fabrics manufacturers are likely to be latest FTA collateral damage
The U.S. specialty fabrics industry, one of the thriving textile sectors in the U.S., took a direct hit yesterday when the House and Senate majority voted in favor of the Korea-U.S. free trade agreement (KORUS).
Under the win/lose terms of KORUS, South Korean goods will...
The Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) has launched a new website to better serve its members and the geosynthetics industry as a whole.
The new site features:
- news feeds from GMA’s official publication—Geosynthetics magazine.
- downloadable education and engineering resources.
- an industry...
New Smart Phone app for event planners cuts hours of tent sourcing, simplifies tent selection process
My Event Tent, launched by the Tent Rental Division (TRD) of the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) assists event planners, producers, designers, venues and caterers in the selection of an event tent. Industry users can now download the time-saving App free from Android Market and the Apple App Store. View how it works on YouTube....
2011 Safety Products Student Design Challenge Winners Announced
The eighth annual Safety Products Student Design Challenge winners were announced today by the Safety and Technical Products Division of Industrial Fabrics Association International (...
Conference opens with speakers from U.S. Consulate Barcelona and EC
Leading experts from around the world will gather in Barcelona at the fourth Industrial Fabrics Association International Advanced Textiles Europe conference. AT Europe '11 will co-locate alongside ITMA 2011 with sessions taking place 26-27 Sept. 2011. ITMA, the world's largest international...
The United States Department of Commerce has granted Trade Fair Certification to IFAI Expo Asia 2012, which will take place 26-28 June 2012 at the Suntec Singapore International Exhibition Centre.
"We are really honored to receive this prestigious Trade Fair Certification," said Industrial Fabrics Association International President and CEO Stephen Warner. "Asia Pacific is the hottest...
IFAI Expo Americas 2011 promises to be the "main event" once again for the entire specialty fabrics industry in North America. Thousands of visitors will converge 25-27 October at the Baltimore Convention Center for a three-day event packed with the industry's largest trade exhibition, educational symposiums, top entertainment and speakers, and plenty of social-networking.
IFAI Expo Asia 2012 Singapore announced
USIFI challenges KORUS trade agreement
IFAI Expo Asia 2011 roars into Singapore with first show in Asia Pacific region.
More than 1920 participants attended Geo-Frontiers 2011 in Dallas, a conference featuring advances in geotechnical engineering, among other highlights. The event was co-organized by the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI), the Geosynthetics Materials Association (GMA), the Geo-Institute (G-I) of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), and the North American...
The Industrial Fabrics Association International has released its "2011 State of the Specialty Fabrics Industry" report.
IFAI Market Research Manager Jeff Rasmussen created this comprehensive overview to give businesses the essential data they need to make informed decisions.
The "2011 State of the Specialty Fabrics Industry Report" focuses mainly on the U.S., specifically on...
The smartest textiles in the world meet the growing demand for high-performance end products at IFAI Expo Asia 2011 in Singapore.
Market snapshot of U.S./Canadian geosynthetics market segmentThe Industrial Fabrics Association International has released its "Market Watch: Geosynthetics Market Snapshot" for 2011. The report's chief focus is on the U.S. geosynthetics marketplace, particularly as it relates to market size and growth, predominate materials/polymers;...
Congratulations to all participating companies of the Marine Fabricators Association (MFA) Fabrication Excellence Awards Program. The program recognizes excellence in marine fabrication.
(24 February 2011 - Roseville, MN)—The Marine Fabricators Association (MFA) held the 2011 MFA National Convention, Jan. 21-23, 2011, at the Paradise Point Resort in San Diego, CA. With over 95 fabricators and 30 suppliers, it was the largest turnout in the past three years.
The Paradise Point Resort was the...
Congratulations to all participating companies of the Tent Rental Division Award of Excellence competition.
Todd Dalland received the Bruce W. Wodetzki Award at the IFAI Tent Expo 2011.
The organizers of the JEC Show and IFAI Expo Americas have announced plans to co-locate their 2012 events at the Boston Convention Center.
An exciting new trade show for technical textiles, IFAI Expo Asia 2011, will be held 22-25 March 2011 at the new Marina Bay Sands Hotel and Exhibition Centre in Singapore. It is being organized by the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) to serve the rapidly growing technical textiles marketplace in the Asia-Pacific region.
According to IFAI President and CEO Stephen...
IFAI's Safety and Protective Products Division has announced a strategic name change.
IFAI Expo Americas continues its reign as the specialty fabric industry's top-performing trade event in the Americas.