CONNECT by IFAI hosts workforce development event

October 13th, 2021

CONNECT by IFAI will be hosting an Ask Me Anything on Workforce Development event with textile industry recruiter Doug Coley of Coley Company on Oct. 19. Coley is a seasoned recruiter with more than 25 years of recruiting success in the apparel, textile and nonwovens industries. Prior to his recruiting career, Coley worked directly in […]

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2022 MFA Conference schedule released

October 12th, 2021

Registration is open, and the full conference schedule is available for the annual Marine Fabricators Conference being held Jan. 13-15, 2022, at Wild Dunes Charleston’s Island Resort, Isle of Palms, S.C. The conference features three full days of education and networking designed to help marine fabricators cultivate industry connections, improve their efficiency and increase revenue. […]

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Upcoming IFAI webinars include fabric cleaning and effective marketing

October 4th, 2021

Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) is presenting the webinar “Cleaning Awnings and Other Outdoor Fabrics” on Wednesday, Oct. 13, at 1:00-2:00 pm EDT. Speaker Scott Massey, president of Awning Cleaning Industries and APCO Products, will discuss whether to add cleaning awnings to your service offerings and how changing from awning cleaning to awning maintenance makes […]

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Free IFAI webinar about choosing the right marine fabric

September 30th, 2021

Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) is presenting the free Sunbrella-sponsored webinar “How to Choose the Right Marine Fabric” on Wednesday Oct. 6, at 1:00-2:00 pm EDT. The webinar will discuss how delivering high-quality and lasting results starts with selecting the right fabric. Presenters Bill McDaniel, marine market manager at Sunbrella, and Mike Erickson, president and […]

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MFA virtual event will explore marine fabrication around the world

September 20th, 2021

Registration is now open for the Marine Fabricators Association (MFA) two-hour online event “Marine Fabrication Around the World” taking place Dec. 2, 2021, from 3-5 p.m. EDT. Attendees and suppliers will gather for a look into how fabrication methods vary in different locales. Topics will include a discussion of fabrication techniques with fabricators in Australia, […]

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