Advanced Textiles Expo 2024 Exhibitor Product Preview

July 1st, 2024

Your first look at the new products and value-added services waiting for you on the show floor at Advanced Textiles Expo 2024 in Anaheim, Calif., Sept. 24–26. Celebrate textile innovation at Advanced Textiles Expo, where hundreds of exhibitors will bring you the latest products and information from the entire supply chain, from fibers and fabrics […]

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Looking back, looking ahead: Textile industry trends

April 1st, 2024

The German Institutes of Textile and Fiber Research Denkendorf (DITF) use a continuous coating line and thermoplastic processing methods to coat cellulose-based nonwoven fabrics with lignin compounds. Image: DITF A political, economic, social, technology (PEST) analysis on the smart and advanced textile industry for 2023 would likely show that “P” dominated, as politics has affected all […]

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Advanced Textiles Expo: Excitement and Renewal

December 1st, 2023

With a new name and renewed enthusiasm, Advanced Textiles Expo (formerly IFAI Expo) returned to Orlando for the first time since 2019. The show boasted the highest attendance since that pre-COVID show, boosted in no small part by the return of more international exhibitors and attendees.  Check out our Expo Recap here. The redesigned Emerging […]

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2023 Specialty Fabrics Showcase, Part 2

May 1st, 2023

Awnings, tents, shade sails, marine upholstery, protective gear, furniture: Regardless of the end product, the fabric needs to perform in harsh conditions while looking good, keeping the planet green and fitting into a client’s budget. For our two-part annual showcase, we asked contributors to send us information about their latest high-performance textiles. We’ve organized the […]

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Business school, and NASCAR

September 1st, 2016

The industry, past, present and future: IFAI Expo is the annual event where industry leaders, innovators and market makers connect. Next month in Charlotte, the heart of the U.S. textile industry, you’ll join with more than 5,000 attendees and 375 exhibitors for an industry education in specialty fabrics and fabrication, shade and weather protection and advanced […]

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