Renewable energy sources are the future of the marine industry

Feb. 23, 2021  |  Events

In a highly informative and detailed education session during the IFAI Fabricators Conference & Showcase on Monday, Feb. 22, 2021, John Martin, Ph. D., Appalachian State University, gave a presentation that examined the history, present day use and future of solar and wind energy in the marine i…
Employers face continued challenges creating employee pandemic policies

Feb. 23, 2021  |  Events

Kicking off the second day of the IFAI Fabricators Conference & Showcase on Monday, Feb. 22, 2021, human resources expert, Chad Sorenson, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, from Adaptive HR Solutions LLC, presented a session entitled “Employee Strategies in the midst of COVID-19.” Sorenson says that for the pa…
Improve scheduling in your shop with a digital job board

Feb. 23, 2021  |  Events

Torey Heinz, the founder of Shopflow productivity software for marine, canvas and upholstery shops, discussed the importance of shop scheduling during his presentation at the IFAI Fabricators Conference & Showcase on Monday, Feb. 22, 2021. Heinz introduced the idea of using a digital job board t…
CTT Group to host ITMC 2021

Feb. 12, 2021  |  Events

CTT Group, a Canadian technology transfer leader specializing in research, development and analyses of technical textiles and advanced materials, is set to host the 8th edition of the International Conference on Intelligent Textiles and Mass Customization (ITMC) 2021 to be held September 20-22, 2021…
Women in Textiles Summit going virtual

Feb. 1, 2021  |  Events, News

Due to continuing concerns regarding the coronavirus pandemic and feedback from conference participants, IFAI has decided to transform the Women in Textiles Summit into a virtual event taking place the afternoon of Thursday, March 4, and the morning of Friday, March 5. The timing will mimic an in-pe…
TRD Virtual Summit brings industry together in a new way

Jan. 28, 2021  |  Company News, Events, Industry News, News

Members of the tent and event rental industry connected online Jan. 19–21, 2021, for a three-day virtual summit that offered dynamic education, networking and the annual Tent Rental Division (TRD) business meeting. The summit was held live on the virtual platform, Remo, where attendees were a…
Free webinar: Advanced nanofiber production with disruptive technologies

May. 5, 2020  |  Events, Industry News

Nanoscience Instruments will present precision nanofiber electrospinning with the Fluidnatek and fast analysis with the Phenom desktop SEM in a free online webinar May 12, 2020. As the demand for air filtration materials has increased globally, especially in the wake of an aerosol-based global pande…
IFAI president responds to Coronavirus, adjusts upcoming events

Mar. 17, 2020  |  Company News, Events, Expo News, Industry News, Miscellaneous, News

As concern over the Coronavirus (COVID-19) grows, I want all IFAI members to know we are closely monitoring developments and following recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO). We will follow their recommendations to keep our employees, their…