Enter now: IFAI’s International Achievement Awards

May 13, 2021  |  Awards, IAA, IFAI news, 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…
Morbern named one of Canada’s best managed companies

May 12, 2021  |  Company News, News

For the second year in a row, Cornwall, Ontario, Canada-based Morbern, a manufacturer of upholstery vinyls for marine, healthcare, commercial interiors, RV and automotive applications, has been recognized as one of Canada’s best managed companies.
Gallahue-Worl joins TenCate Protective Fabrics

May 11, 2021  |  Company News, News

TenCate Protective Fabrics has announced the appointment of Maria Gallahue-Worl as Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
Registration is open for IFAI Expo 2021

May 10, 2021  |  Expo News, News

Registration is open for IFAI Expo 2021. IFAI Expo celebrates the 100th anniversary of the show this November, and you won’t want to miss it! After a long hiatus of in-person events, this year’s show is the perfect place to reconnect with your industry. Register now to get the Early Bird ra…
In memoriam: Helmut Jahn

May 10, 2021  |  Industry News, News

Celebrated architect Helmut Jahn died on Saturday, May 8, when he was struck by two vehicles while riding his bike in Campton Hills, a western Chicago suburb. He was 81. One of Jahn’s most recent projects was the fabric-wrapped ThyssenKrupp test tower in Rottweil, Germany, which earned many awards…
Technical textile market forecast

May 7, 2021  |  Industry News, News

According to a report by MarketsandMarkets.com, the technical textile market is estimated at USD 164.6 billion in 2020 and is projected to reach USD 222.4 billion by 2025, at a CAGR of 6.2%.
Aurora Specialty Textiles wins VIA awards

May 6, 2021  |  Company News, News

For the second year in a row, Aurora Specialty Textiles Group has won awards for outstanding business and manufacturing practices from the Valley Industrial Association (VIA), which represents the manufacturing industry in the Fox Valley region of Illinois, a large industrial hub outside Chicago and…
Call for candidates: IFAI board positions

May 5, 2021  |  IFAI news, News

The Leadership Development Committee of the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) is looking for individuals with strong leadership skills to fill the following positions.