Inflatable, self-erecting IsoTent available from Flexitank Australia

March 26th, 2020

Flexitank Australia, owned by FloatPac, announces the immediate release of a new range of inflatable, self-erecting medical tests and shelters. IsoTent is designed for rescue and medical services when sheltered premises are required for treating the injured and sick. IsoTent is a versatile and rapidly deployable inflatable tent and shelter system. The new IsoTent from […]

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AATCC COVID-19 response

March 26th, 2020

Along with the rest of the textile community and the world, AATCC is taking precautions to help reduce the spread of COVID-19. For several years, AATCC has offered remote participation in addition to on-site attendance for meetings. For Spring 2020 AATCC committee meetings, ALL attendees will participate by phone or web. Meetings will be held […]

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Dunlap Industries to complete annual ISO recertification

March 25th, 2020

Dunlap Industries Inc., Dunlap, Tenn., is focused on investments in quality control to provide additional assurance to customers about the company’s drive for continuous improvement and customer satisfaction while delivering innovative, high quality and customer-focused textile trim solutions. In 2015, Dunlap transitioned its certification to ISO 9001:2015. The move from ISO 9001:2008 to the updated […]

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Industry Coalition Update on Government Procurement of Medical Goods

March 25th, 2020

Dear IFAI Members:As you are aware IFAI, NCTO, INDA, and SEAMS conducted a member survey to develop a listing of suppliers of medical Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for the government in light of the current COVID-19 crisis. The response to our joint survey has been overwhelming, including the fact that information has flooded in from […]

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Aurora Specialty Textiles Group wins award for operational excellence

March 25th, 2020

Aurora Specialty Textiles Group has won an award for outstanding business practices. The Operational Excellence award is from the Valley Industrial Association (VIA),  which represents the manufacturing industry in the Fox Valley region of Illinois, a large industrial area near Chicago and one of the larger manufacturing regions in the U.S. Midwest. The VIA’s Excellence […]

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Take part in medical textile sourcing center

March 24th, 2020

This past weekend, Americas Apparel Producers' Network (AAPN) opened an online SOURCING CENTER connecting our supplier and producer members to make masks, gowns and other urgently required medical garments and sewn products. AAPN started this center with a captive audience of 1,609 executives. The center was announced at 8:30 AM this past Sunday, 3/22 and […]

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Gerber Technology supporting companies transitioning to PPE manufacturing

March 24th, 2020

Based on its successful initiative in China, Gerber Technology has announced the creation of the Gerber PPE Task Force and Resource Team to support global customers and partners as they work to increase production or transition to manufacturing personal protective equipment (PPE). In a global context where COVID-19 inexorably continues to spread, the shortage of […]

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Update Regarding Industry Survey of PPE and Other Critical Supply Production

March 24th, 2020

Dear Industry Coalition Members: As you are aware, IFAI, NCTO and INDA conducted a member survey to develop a listing of suppliers of medical Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for the government in light of the current COVID-19 crisis. The response to our joint survey has been overwhelming, including the fact that information has flooded in from […]

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NEW Covid-19 Resource Center

March 24th, 2020

As we navigate through the COVID-19/Coronavirus pandemic, we want to remind you that IFAI is with you every step of the way. We have developed a COVID-19 Resource Center that will be updated daily on recent developments surrounding the virus and our industry. In this Resource Center, you will find up-to-date information on: Government and Agency Information Financial Information and […]

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IFAI Member Forum Webinars set

March 24th, 2020

IFAI division members are invited to attend a Member Forum Webinar. We encourage you to take part in an open conversation with other members about the COVID-19/Coronavirus pandemic and discuss how your company is doing/navigating through this situation.  Discussion questions include: What practices are you implementing to keep staff working further apart and at a […]

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