IFAI Creates LinkedIn Group to Discuss COVID-19

April 16th, 2020

Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) has created a LinkedIn Group dedicated to discussing the COVID-19 pandemic. The purpose of this group is to provide an open forum to discuss the challenges, issues and important topics that companies and textile industry professionals are facing right now due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  This group is an exclusive IFAI […]

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MMI Textiles shares list of available medical inventory

March 24th, 2020

Shawn McCollum, director of sales and business development at MMI Textiles, has announced that the company is currently providing immediate needs for medical textiles and components to customers who are looking to manufacture bedding, surgical gowns/drapes, masks, shoe covers, protective coveralls, curtains, temporary structures, etc.  MMI also access to completed surgical masks and PPE/protective coveralls, […]

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Seizo Shimamaki, chairman of Yamaten, dies

October 14th, 2019

Seizo Shimamaki, chairman of Yamaten Co. Ltd., Osaka, Japan, died September 22nd.  Shimamaki was a great supporter to IFAI Japan since its original establishment in 1994, and he had attended IFAI Expo several times. According to Manabu Shimamaki, his son and president of Yamaten, a farewell gathering will be held November 8 at the Hotel New Otani […]

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GoFundMe account set up for Value Vinyls employee

September 4th, 2019

Value Vinyls Inc. has set up a GoFundMe account for longtime employee Willie Cheatham. Cheatham is battling a traumatic health issue and will be in long-term care. The fund is available at http://bit.ly/34eFUs4. 

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GeoDallas watch: Check out the lineup from the USACE Engineer Research and Development Center

July 31st, 2018

GeoDallas is quickly approaching. On Oct. 16–17, 2018, the geotechnical community will gather to hear industry experts share case studies, technical lectures, short courses and panel discussions based on the conference’s theme “Geosynthetics in Transportation and Environmental Applications.” Join your peers as we shine a spotlight on the Engineer Research and Development Center of the […]

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