Popper Interlock Flannel PU

September 1, 2013  |  Products, Show Stoppers

Sommers Plastic Products Co. Inc. IFAI Expo 2013 Booth: 4067 New: Thermochromatic polyurethane that indicates temperature by appearance. Advantages: Below 18 degrees C, the top color (dark brown) appears; between 18-30 (room temperature) the middle color (cinnamon) is evident; above 30 (by human tou…
Paiho North America offers elastic tape

September 1, 2013  |  Products, Show Stoppers

Paiho North America IFAI Expo 2013 Booth: 4657 New: Stylishly finished elastic tape stretches in four directions. Advantages: Innovative elastic tape is flexible both vertically and horizontally. Inspires creative design ideas for product developers. Four-directional stretchiness lends itself to com…
Darlington Fabrics offers direct digital printing service

September 1, 2013  |  Products, Show Stoppers

Darlington Fabrics IFAI Expo 2013 Booth: 5239 New: Printing on nylon and nylon-blend raschel, tricot and mesh fabrics. Advantages: Available for Darlington fabrics or prepared-for-print (PFP) nylon/nylon blend fabrics. Small runs up to 62 inches wide can be printed for sampling or short-run producti…
Tutti Frutti contract collection from Sedac Textiles

September 1, 2013  |  Products, Show Stoppers

Sedac Textiles IFAI Expo 2013 Booth: 5827 New: Fabric collection in vibrant colors. Advantages: Made in Europe, Tutti Frutti is an exquisite, fashionable fabric collection in a vivid color palette. High contract specs on the 100 percent blackout curtain fabrics, velvets and matching high-end PVC-PU …
ChroMyxâ„¢ Stretch by Chameleon

September 1, 2013  |  Products, Show Stoppers

Chameleon International LLC IFAI Expo 2013 Booth: 5822 New: Color Changing Pearlescent Polyurethane Stretch Advantages: Waterproof, durable and highly stretchable, Chameleon’s ChroMyx™ Stretch creates ideas for new applications. Perfect for costumes, leotards and swimwear, ChroMyx Stretc…
First-ever ShowStoppers awards presented at IFAI Expo 2012

December 13, 2012  |  Industry News, Show Stoppers

Eight exhibitors chosen by attendees as the best new products at the show. By Galynn Nordstrom On Thursday morning, Nov. 8th, the first-ever ShowStoppers awards were distributed on the show floor to this year’s eight winners: Applied DNA Sciences, Cabrio™ Structures, Carlson Design, Cons…
FR Flex 3003

September 1, 2012  |  Products, Show Stoppers

OFFRAY Specialty Narrow Fabrics® IFAI Expo 2012 Booth: 1654 New: 45 percent FR Flex/55 percent PBI®/ Kevlar®. Advantages: FR Flex 3003 offers users additional comfort when the elastic product is added to parts of a uniform such as suspenders, turnout gear and elastic inline for fire boot…
Soltex awning fabric

September 1, 2012  |  Products, Show Stoppers

Keyston Bros. IFAI Expo 2012 Booth: 1820 New: One-piece, heavy-duty extrusion-coated awning fabric. Advantages: With a high strength, wick-resistant polyester scrim, Soltex is finished with a polyurethane topcoat, resulting in an easy-to-clean and durable product. The fabric offers UV resistance, di…
ExactFlat Design Studio

September 1, 2012  |  Products, Show Stoppers

ExactFlat IFAI Expo 2012 Booths: 1258, 1260 New: Screen to machine software. Advantages: Built for the CAD/industrial fabrics markets, ExactFlat Design Studio enables manufacturers to design, flatten, nest and cost within leading 3-D CAD platforms. Manufacturers can start with 3-D digitized images o…
FR Flex 3015

September 1, 2012  |  Products, Show Stoppers

OFFRAY Specialty Narrow Fabrics® IFAI Expo 2012 Booth: 1654 New: 100 percent Nomex® binding tape Advantages: In an aesthetically pleasing herringbone pattern, FR Flex 3015 applications include base and binding for seats for the aerospace industry. FR Flex 3015 maintains inherent flame resist…