This year’s Show Stopper winners

September 28th

All the best from New Orleans: Thursday morning at IFAI Expo led off with lists of winners for the year, including the most popular products on the show floor. The sixth annual Show Stopper competition was designed to showcase the best of the best in the industry, from fabrics, equipment and chemicals to services and...

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ShowStoppers 2015

August 24th

IFAI Expo 2015 will feature the fourth annual ShowStoppers competition, created to recognize the best of the best on the show floor. All IFAI Expo exhibitors are eligible to enter their new products and services for the chance to be awarded as a ShowStopper. A committee of industry specialists will choose the finalists in each...

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The 2013 ShowStoppers winners from IFAI Expo in Orlando

December 4th

Eight exhibitors chosen by attendees as the best new products at the show. By Galynn Nordstrom For our second annual ShowStoppers competition, IFAI received a total of 97 entries from 53 companies that were exhibiting at IFAI Specialty Fabrics Expo 2013 in Orlando. These eight products received the most votes from show attendees on opening...

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ShowStoppers 2013 competition at IFAI Specialty Fabrics Expo

September 23rd

Last year, on IFAI’s 100th anniversary, we inaugurated a new tradition at IFAI Specialty Fabrics Expo: the ShowStoppers competition. At this year’s show in Orlando we’ll feature the second annual competition, as we seek to recognize the best of the best new products from our 2013 exhibitors: the newest, the coolest, the most useful and...

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E Screen with KOOLBLACKâ„¢

September 1st

Mermet Corp IFAI Expo 2013 Booth: 4835 New: Window shade fabric with heat reflective properties and glare control. Advantages: Traditionally, a white-colored shade provides heat reflectivity, and a dark color gives superior glare control. E Screen with KOOLBLACK merges these attributes, offering up to 23 percent improvement in blocking heat. FR class: NFPA 701-10 TM...

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TrazeTag RFID labels by Etiflex

September 1st

Etiflex Corp. IFAI Expo 2013 Booth: 3936 New: RFID labels for harsh and hazardous environments. Advantages: Flexible and durable construction allows these RFID labels to be attached in many ways: from fasteners and adhesives to stitching and heat sealing, or even with a lanyard. Raised, molded text for easy reading and abrasion resistance. May be...

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Prodim offers Proliner measurement tool

September 1st

Prodim USA IFAI Expo 2013 Booth: 5243 New: Portable digital measuring device. Advantages: Efficient and innovative tool for getting accurate dimensions on site. Digitize existing shapes and objects, edit, create shop tickets, get client approval, email results and more. Portable and lightweight, features include on-board CAD system, CAD/CAM compatibility and training and support. Measures up...

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Majilite TecDecâ„¢-M1 laminate

September 1st

Majilite Corp. IFAI Expo 2013 Booth: 5700 New: Decorative laminate. Advantages: Inherently fire-retardant, TecDec™-M1 is a rugged yet lightweight decorative laminate with OSU performance in the single digits. The pliable, vacuum-formable laminate exceeds FAR 25.853 requirements for flammability, heat release rate, and smoke and gas emissions for aircraft interiors. Weighing less than 50 percent of...

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Recasens offers Recacril

September 1st

Recasens IFAI Expo 2013 Booth: 4236 New: Recacril is a 100-percnet solution-dyed acrylic fabric where the yarn is spun, the fabric is woven, and the woven fabric is finished by Recasens to guarantee consistent fabric of superior quality. Advantages: Recasens controls the manufacturing process from beginning to end, and all the fabric is made in...

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Paiho North America offers webbing

September 1st

Paiho North America IFAI Expo 2013 Booth: 4657 New: Functional and decorative trims. Advantages: Special spun polyester material is applied to give a cotton-like look for reliable availability, consistent qualities and stable costs. Various raw materials may be applied to create different looks for all styles of designs. Applications include apparel, shoe and sporting goods...

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