Sponsored by the Marine Fabricators Association (MFA), the Fabrication Excellence Awards contest is designed to recognize excellence in marine fabrication. The entries are judged by a panel of certified marine professionals. Awards of Excellence and Outstanding Achievement Awards are given in each category.
Winners were selected based on complexity, design, workmanship, uniqueness and function. Recipients of the “Award of Excellence”, “Outstanding Achievement Award” and “Award of Distinction” were also all recognized at the conference. Winning projects will receive recognition in press releases, features in Marine Fabricator magazine, an award plaque and permission to use the Fabrication Excellence winning logo in business and promotional pieces.
For this year’s competition, the MFA received a total of 91 entries from marine fabricators in 10 categories including; powerboat soft and rigid enclosures, hybrid enclosures, transformations (before and after), sailboat dodgers and biminis, travel covers, tops, interior and exterior upholstery and uniquely different. Judges included industry experts and certified professionals. Watch for the March/April Marine Fabricator publication for all winning project details. To view a gallery of similar projects from other award programs click here.
The Marine Fabrication Excellence Awards competition is sponsored by the Advanced Textiles Association (ATA), a not-for-profit trade association with more than 1,600 member companies representing the international specialty fabrics and technical textiles marketplace.