Government contracts offer great opportunities for textile companies

September 26th, 2017

Mary Lynn Langraf, left, talks to an attendee of IFAI Expo 2017. Business owners who want to pursue government contracts shouldn’t be discouraged, says Mary Lynn Langraf, senior international trade specialist for the U.S. Department of Commerce/OTEXA. Langraf presented a detailed discussion Sept. 26 at IFAI Expo 2017, emphasizing that the textile industry is a...

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Shade sails add usability to outdoor spaces

September 26th, 2017

“Shade Sails 2.0” was one of the opening presentations Sept. 26 at IFAI Expo 2017. The presentation featured Tim Koehler, Lawrence Fabric and Metal Structures Inc., and Tim Akes, MPanel Software Solutions, who discussed two projects that could handle wind and snow loads. The first project at Southwest Illinois Community College was an outside study...

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News Coverage for IFAI Expo 2017

September 21st, 2017

Don’t miss coverage of IFAI Expo 2017! IFAI editors and writers will be covering the dozens of presentations and educational sessions featured at Expo 2017 in New Orleans, along with happenings on the exhibition show floor. The coverage begins on Tuesday, September 26, running through Friday, September 29. Visitors to the IFAI news site will...

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