A better picture: Fabric graphics markets

August 1st, 2012

U.S. and Canadian fabric graphics fabricator and print shop markets continue to show solid improvement. By Jeffrey C. Rasmussen A market research survey of fabric graphics markets in the U.S. and Canada conducted recently by IFAI shows a decidedly more positive outlook for fabricators and their suppliers and confirms changes in the way that print...

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Inflatable storage barns are heating up

August 1st, 2012

Portable, inflatable storage barn opens up new opportunities in agriculture. By Lynn Keillor After making its mark as a manufacturer of portable, inflatable aircraft hangars, employees at Shropshire, England-based Lindstrand Technologies Ltd. learned a new language: the vocabulary of potatoes. “You’d think it was a very dull subject,” says Fred Neale, who works in finance...

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Fall events and education opportunities

August 1st, 2012

The Industrial Fabrics Foundation (IFF) is a 501(c)(3) organization established in 1994 by IFAI’s board of directors to support the association’s efforts to promote the specialty fabrics industry; it’s now separately incorporated and governed by an independent board of directors. IFF’s educational scholarship and research grants are supported entirely by individual and corporate tax-deductible contributions....

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