IFAI EXPO 2017 Show Preview

August 1st, 2017

IFAI Expo 2017 is the event that brings together thousands of textile industry experts, exhibitors, educators and you! IFAI is excited to offer more at this year’s event for all professionals in the specialty fabrics, advanced textiles and shade and weather protection fields. What's New at IFAI Expo Mentor Meetings—An opportunity for you to meet […]

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PAMA workshop at NECPA 2016 Expo

January 18th, 2016

The Professional Awning Manufacturers Association and the Northeast Canvas Products Association are teaming up for a one-day workshop on Friday, Jan. 22 in Springfield, Mass. The workshop will include a full day of awning-related education sessions during the NECPA’s Annual Meeting and Expo. Education sessions include: Principles of Lean Manufacturing 9:00 – 9:45 a.m. Joe […]

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UMN hosting wearable technology event

November 2nd, 2015

The University of Minnesota’s current event series, Headliners, will offer “Stronger, Faster, Brighter: Wearable Technology and the Future of Clothing” Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. at the Continuing Education and Conference Center. The series provides opportunities to meet with university experts as they share firsthand knowledge of current topics, from medical breakthroughs to social trends. […]

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SMART’s education program reaches 1 million students

April 16th, 2015

Three-year campaign teaches students the importance of recycling used textiles. The Secondary Materials and Recycled Textiles Association (SMART), an international trade association for the for-profit used clothing recycling industry, has reached more than 1 million students through its elementary education program. The program, developed with The Education Center LLC, provides grade-appropriate resources for elementary teachers […]

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