IFAI Certification Program: Submit your Intent to Apply

April 28, 2010

On January 15, 2009, the IFAI Professional Certification program was put on hold. Since that time, the IFAI Certification Committee has been diligently working to update the Master Fabric Craftsman (MFC) and Industrial Fabric Manager (IFM) certification programs. The MFC and IFM certification recognizes individuals for superior knowledge, skills, experience and dedication to excellence in …

Eco-friendly boating tips

April 22, 2010

In honor of Earth Day and as marinas prepare for peak boating season around the country, now is the time for boaters to gear up to “be green” on the water this summer. Choosing to be a responsible conservationist on the water not only positively impacts the environment, but can have a similar impact on …

IFAI seeks candidates for board positions

April 12, 2010

The Leadership Development Committee of the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) is now seeking candidates to be considered for three director positions on the IFAI Board of Directors. All candidates must be employed by either an End Product or Supplier member who is in good standing. Interested parties must submit written confirmation of their wish …

IFF announces Innovation Award

April 7, 2010

The Industrial Fabrics Foundation (IFF) announced the development of the Innovation Award, a new award program created to inspire imagination and innovation within the specialty fabrics industry. Any company that has developed and manufactured an innovative product related to the industry is eligible in one of three award categories: fabric, hardware and machinery; end product; …

Sustainable Fabrics with Agion Antimicrobial Surface Protection

April 2, 2010

Victor Group, a North America-based textile company, specializes in creating innovative, eco-friendly fabrics designed for the contract and residential markets. A focus on sustainability and development of environmentally friendly materials and processes led to the creation of the Eco Intelligent family of products. The same commitment to an Eco Intelligence philosophy has led to the …