Compact retractable shade canopy extends livable space

April 12, 2024  |  OFPANZ Awards for Excellence, Projects

The shade sail for this residence borrows from its aquatic sibling with a single rotating spar that pulls the two opposite corners of the fabric in on itself to reduce the fabric surface exposure.
International Achievement Awards submissions portal opens

March 23, 2022  |  Awards, IAA

For more than 75 years, the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) has recognized outstanding and innovative projects representing the latest accomplishments in design and manufacture incorporating specialty fabrics by honoring companies through the International Achievement Awards (I…
International Achievement Award winners announced at IFAI Expo 2021

November 12, 2021  |  Awards

The Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) announced the winners of the 2021 International Achievement Awards (IAA) at the Awards and Networking Breakfast at IFAI Expo 2021 on Nov. 3 at the Music City Center in Nashville, Tenn. These awards recognize design excellence in specialty fabri…
A winning canopy in Atlantic City

June 1, 2021  |  Awards, Awnings & Canopies, IAA, Markets

What started as a photo contest in 1946 among canvas goods manufacturers has become a prestigious international awards competition honoring excellence in awnings and canopies, shade sails, marine fabrication, geosynthetic projects, tent rental and manufacturing, tensile structures, fabric graphics, …
Enter now: IFAI’s International Achievement Awards

May 13, 2021  |  ATA News, Awards, IAA, News

After a year away, the International Achievement Awards (IAA) return for the 75th anniversary of recognizing the best projects across the specialty fabrics industry. The awards are an opportunity for you to showcase your technical skills and talents to the entire industry. The International Achievem…
2020 Outstanding Volunteer Award Recipients announced

November 12, 2020  |  Awards, Company News, Industry News, News

Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) is very fortunate to have so many volunteers who give of themselves selflessly, helping every day by serving on different boards, task forces and committees. These volunteers judge competitions, provide education and impassioned leadership to other…
2020 Honored Life Member Award Recipient announced

November 12, 2020  |  Awards, Company News, Industry News, News

Honored Life Member status for Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) is designed for individuals who have shown a commitment to the association. Honored Life Membership is bestowed by special request only, and at the discretion of the IFAI Board of Directors to candidates based on the …
Meet the Newly Elected and Re-elected 2021 IFAI Board of Directors

November 12, 2020  |  Awards, Company News, Industry News, News

Each year, Industrial Fabrics Association International’s (IFAI) Leadership Development Committee follows a detailed process outlined in our bylaws for electing board members. It is IFAI’s pleasure to announce the newly elected and re-elected individuals who were chosen to serve on the 2021 IFAI…