Darren Arthur runs his marine canvas shop and he’s about to venture into automation.
Alex Kouzmanoff translates customer service into customer satisfaction—by listening.
Planning and solid decision-making will help protect assets for the future.
A long-term family business embraces new methods to set the stage for future growth.
Andrea Lampson and her husband Mark join with employees to retool a struggling business into a solid and vibrant enterprise.
Every uncollected debt will cost you money, but many business debts can be claimed as tax deductions—if you’re careful.
Dave Elliot distinguishes his business from the competition by slowing down and keeping strict standards.
Manufacturers find that efficient production flows from not being locked into a single equipment configuration.
Chinese court rules against Shanghai Colva Dyestuff Industry Co., ordered to stop patent infringement.
Large purchases have become easier and less expensive thanks to new tax breaks and financing options.
End product manufacturers seek equipment and services that go beyond the basics.
Specialty fabrics shops have embraced innovations and equipment advancements to stay ahead of the game.
Nic Goldsmith uses his architectural vision to design innovative fabric structures.
New parks will include spinning, weaving, knitting, processing and garment manufacturing facilities.
Enterprise mobility software is next generation, real-time supply chain integration.
Achieving sustainability is not a one-time event, but a continuing process. Developing and committing to sustainable practices through designing sustainable buildings, shade products, smart textiles, and manufacturing systems continues to be at the forefront of the worldwide consumer marketplace.
Our impact on the environment has become a major consideration and is driving efforts in the construction industry to be eco-responsible in mineral extraction, materials and component manufacturing, and building infrastructure development. These developments are creating market opportunities for designers and builders of environments.
Corporate leaders are instigating key sustainability initiatives through their own organizations and their markets. Company executives are reporting big rewards for their efforts from their employees, communities, business partners and shareholders.
IFAI Specialty Fabrics Expo continues its leadership in this area with custom-designed educational programs that provide business leaders a platform for addressing sustainable trends, materials, technologies and practices that support business growth. Join the specialty fabrics industry as it convenes at this year’s Specialty Fabrics Expo and Advanced Textiles Expo, Oct. 14-16 in Minneapolis, Minn.