Milliken & Company: one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® for 14th Year

February 25, 2020  |  Awards, Company News

A capstone recognition for the diversified global manufacturer, Milliken & Company now celebrates its 14th year among the World’s Most Ethical Companies. Selected by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, the esteemed de…
The 2019 OFPANZ Awards for Excellence Winners

December 1, 2019  |  Awards, OFPANZ Awards for Excellence

This year, 11 projects were recognized as winners in the 2019 Awards for Excellence competition hosted by the Outdoor Fabric Products Association of New Zealand (OFPANZ). The contest offers OFPANZ members a chance to showcase design excellence, technical skill and innovation to other members and the…
Cloud ceiling

October 10, 2019  |  Awards, IAA

2019 IAA Outstanding Achievement Award The client wanted to create a more enclosed luxury retail space while retaining a view of the iconic domed roof of the O2 London, one of the largest tensile fabric structures in the U.K. The result was a stunning suspended ceiling system made of 256 fabric fins…
Quiet Critters

October 10, 2019  |  Awards, IAA

2019 IAA Award of Excellence The eight 5-foot by 8-foot sound-absorbing “Acoustical FireFlys” that float above the Patten Free Library teen area allow a lively range of programming to take place, including films and maker workshops, without disturbing other library patrons. The new teen area has…
IFAI’s 2019 Outstanding Volunteer Awards

October 8, 2019  |  Awards, Expo News

At this year’s annual meeting during IFAI Expo 2019, IFAI presented the Outstanding Volunteer Awards, recognizing members who generously gave of their time to serve on different boards, task forces and committees, judged competitions and provided education and leadership to others in the industry.…
2019 Show Stoppers at IFAI Expo

October 3, 2019  |  Awards, Expo News, Show Stoppers

All the best from Florida: Thursday morning, Oct. 3, at IFAI Expo led off with lists of winners for the year, including the most popular products on the show floor. The eighth annual Show Stopper competition was designed to showcase the best of the best in the industry, from fabrics, equipment and c…
2019 Fabric Structures Student Design Competition winner announced

October 3, 2019  |  Awards, Expo News, Student Design Competition

​The Fabric Structures Association, a division of IFAI, recently announced the recipient of the 2019 Fabric Structures Student Design Competition. Association representatives announced the winner at IFAI Expo 2019, held Oct. 1-4 in Orlando, Florida. First place went to Omar Fabrisio Avellandea Lop…
2019 Advanced Textiles Student Design Competition Winners Announced

October 3, 2019  |  Awards, Expo News, Student Design Competition

The Advanced Textile Products and Narrow Fabrics Institute, divisions of IFAI, recently selected recipients of the 2019 Advanced Textiles Student Design Competition. Association representatives announced the winners at IFAI Expo 2019, held Oct. 1-4 in Orlando, Florida.  First Place First place …
2019 International Achievement Award winners announced

October 3, 2019  |  Awards, Expo News, IAA

The Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) has awarded this year’s International Achievement Awards (IAA) for design excellence in specialty fabrics applications, announced at the awards breakfast on Thursday, Oct. 3 at IFAI Expo 2019. IFAI Expo is the largest specialty fabrics trade …
2018 OFPANZ Awards for Excellence winners

December 1, 2018  |  Awards

Twelve projects were recognized as winners of the 2018 Awards for Excellence competition hosted by The Outdoor Fabric Products Association of New Zealand (OFPANZ). The Awards for Excellence offers OFPANZ members a chance to showcase design excellence, technical skills and innovation to other members…