Bainbridge International’s Nauti Carbon Pole™ won a 2022 IFAI Expo Show Stopper Award in the Hardware, Findings and Accessories category. The new telescoping pole is made from black carbon fiber and is an excellent solution for lightweight shade supports. The pole can be used for marine awnings, shade sails, bow shades, etc. Its simplistic design allows for quick shade deployment as only one line needs to be manipulated to install.
The Show Stopper Program at IFAI Expo (to be called Advanced Textiles Expo in 2023) is designed to showcase the best of the best in the industry, from fabrics, equipment and hardware to services and end products. Entries are submitted by exhibitors and displayed on the show floor, with winners voted on by industry experts. The other winners of this year’s competition in Charlotte, N.C. by category were:
Chemicals, Coatings and Compounds: Hot Melt Lamination by Haartz Corp.
End Products: AUTONOMO Exterior Solar Motors by Gaposa Motors & Control Systems
Equipment and Tools: Fusion Gripper by Autometrix
Fabrics, Fibers and Films: Sustainable Fiber Webbings by National Webbing Products Co.
Services to Manufacturers: OPTIO Software by Henderson Sewing Machine Co. Inc.
To see more details about this year’s winners, and to see all of the Show Stopper Award entries, click here.