Expo unveiled: Market experts gather at open segment meetings

August 1, 2020

Experts in the textile industry have many shared interests, but they also face concerns that are unique to the markets they serve. That’s why IFAI offers textile companies the opportunity to participate in specific market segments that relate directly to their end products, supplies and services. Each year at IFAI Expo, open meetings are held …

Expo unveiled: Advanced Textiles Conference Showcases Innovation

July 1, 2020

COVID-19 has illuminated the importance of textiles and why innovation remains a driving force in the industry. Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) supports innovation in numerous ways, including its upcoming Advanced Textiles (AT) Conference at IFAI Expo 2020 in Indianapolis, Ind. “The Advanced Textiles audience has been deeply engaged in the COVID-19 pandemic. We’re excited …

Expo unveiled: HGTV stars do well by doing good

June 1, 2020

by Rebecca Post When daughter-mother team Mina Starsiak Hawk and Karen E Laine rehabilitated their first house in 2007, they began a journey that morphed into a successful business and a binge-worthy series on HGTV. Their business, Two Chicks and a Hammer Inc., and their TV show, “Good Bones,” thrive today while benefitting neighborhoods in …