Andy Moon's concern for customers is the driving force behind product design.
Shade structures can be a creative option to communicate branding as a message.
Fabric graphics: charting new territory—and new opportunities in the exterior marketplace.
A big, wide-open market equals growth opportunity for the tent business.
EDANA reports better than predicted growth in European nonwovens production.
Exports to emerging markets in Asia, Africa and South America increase.
Global nonwovens associations to promote free and fair trade.
Company earns award from federal goverment in recognition of export expansion.
As sales of RVs trend upward, so do the opportunities for fabricators in custom shops.
Three key textile trade associations unite for a stronger voice in Washington.
Dan Nolan III expands services to bring clients what they need and want.
Ron Houle works for defense procurement funding at the highest levels of U.S. government.
Global economic crisis and changes in water-sports participation have reduced demand.
Finding the best way to make your website generate profit and inform potential customers.
It can be done—sort of—but watch out for the downside.
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.