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December 1, 2017  |  Awards, News, Reader's Choice Awards

We want to hear your opinion. What companies, products and services do you depend on to run your business? Tell us by voting in the InTents Reader’s Choice Awards. Voting will be open online Dec. 11-29 at www.intentsmag.com. The winners will be featured in the April–May 2018 issue, kicking off I…
2017 IFF Innovation Award winner announced at IFAI Expo

September 28, 2017  |  Expo News, IFF

The Industrial Fabrics Foundation (IFF) has announced the winner of the 2017 Innovation Award: UltraTech International Inc., Jacksonville, Fla., won this year in the category of “Chemicals, Coatings and Compounds” with the EverShield® C6 water-based fabric treatment. The company was awarded a p…
This year’s Show Stopper winners

September 28, 2017  |  Expo News, Products, Show Stoppers

All the best from New Orleans: Thursday morning at IFAI Expo led off with lists of winners for the year, including the most popular products on the show floor. The sixth annual Show Stopper competition was designed to showcase the best of the best in the industry, from fabrics, equipment and chemica…
2016 Show Stopper winners: The best of the best

December 1, 2016  |  Show Stoppers

IFAI announced the six winners of the fifth annual Show Stopper Program at IFAI Expo 2016 in Charlotte, N.C. The competition showcased the best of the best in the industry, from advanced equipment and tools to innovative fabrics with the latest technological advances. Entries were submitted by IFAI …
Show Stoppers 2015

August 24, 2015  |  Show Stoppers

IFAI Expo 2015 will feature the fourth annual ShowStoppers competition, created to recognize the best of the best on the show floor. All IFAI Expo exhibitors are eligible to enter their new products and services for the chance to be awarded as a ShowStopper. A committee of industry specialists will …
The 2013 ShowStoppers winners from IFAI Expo in Orlando

December 4, 2013  |  Show Stoppers

Eight exhibitors chosen by attendees as the best new products at the show. By Galynn Nordstrom For our second annual ShowStoppers competition, IFAI received a total of 97 entries from 53 companies that were exhibiting at IFAI Specialty Fabrics Expo 2013 in Orlando. These eight products received the …
ShowStoppers 2013 competition at IFAI Specialty Fabrics Expo

September 23, 2013  |  Show Stoppers

Last year, on IFAI’s 100th anniversary, we inaugurated a new tradition at IFAI Specialty Fabrics Expo: the ShowStoppers competition. At this year’s show in Orlando we’ll feature the second annual competition, as we seek to recognize the best of the best new products from our 2013 exhibitors: t…
Style 1998 nylon knitted mesh

September 1, 2013  |  Products, Show Stoppers

Jason Mills LLC IFAI Expo 2013 Booth: 4213 New: 54/55-inch-wide, 100 percent nylon knitted mesh. Advantages: Dyed gray, medium firm, fire resistant finish (meets FAR 25.853A spec.). Applications: airline seating, seat and literature pockets. May be produced to meet Berry Amendment and NAFTA complian…
Yummy synthetic leather from Sommers Plastic Products

September 1, 2013  |  Products, Show Stoppers

Sommers Plastic Products Co. Inc. IFAI Expo 2013 Booth: 4067 New: Synthetic leather, super-stretch polyurethane. Advantages: 100 percent polyurethane face and 100 percent microfiber polyester backing, Yummy features a luxurious, glove leather-feel and hand with excellent stretch (150 percent) and re…
PTi-108-inch plotter/cutter from Carlson Design

September 1, 2013  |  Products, Show Stoppers

Carlson Design IFAI Expo 2013 Booth: 4342 New: Plotter/cutter for clean room environments. Advantages: Designed to run 24/7 in a clean room environment, marking and cutting carbon fiber, laminates and other composites. Stiffer frame rail accommodates wider machine widths. Larger steered cutting moto…