NOAA seeks new members for Ocean Exploration Advisory Board

October 14, 2021  |  Industry News, News

NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) is seeking up to four new members for its Ocean Exploration Advisory Board, a federal advisory committee that advises the NOAA administrator on strategic planning, exploration priorities, competitive ocean exploration grant programs and other ma…
IFAI introduces member benefit program and Expo discount offer

October 5, 2021  |  IFAI news

IFAI has announced a new benefit for IFAI members in the United States: the IFAI Health and Benefit Insurance program. In light of the announcement, IFAI is also offering members a 25% discount on any IFAI Expo registration type to attend the show and learn more about the new benefit.  Use the c…
2022 MFA Conference registration now open

September 24, 2021  |  Events, Industry News

Registration is open, and the full conference schedule is available for the annual Marine Fabricators Conference being held Jan. 13-15, 2022, at Wild Dunes Charleston’s Island Resort, Isle of Palms, S.C.  The conference features three full days of education and networking designed to help marine …
California assembly approves legislation to keep marine manufacturers in federal compliance with consumer protection law

September 22, 2021  |  Industry News, News

The California Assembly unanimously approved Assembly Bill 335 (AB 335) following unanimous passage in the California Senate, according to the National Marine Manufacturers Association website. The legislation ensures that marine manufacturers maintain compliance with federal consumer protection law…
TVF launches online resource center

September 21, 2021  |  Company News, News

TVF Inc. has launched its TVF Resource Center, a source for accurate information and education for all things fabric. The resource center, found at resourcecenter.tvfinc.com, contains fabric knowledge, textile tips, instructional guides and other helpful content designed to educate and inspire. “T…
Deadline Extended for Steve Lukos Memorial Education Scholarship

September 16, 2021  |  News

The Steve Lukos Memorial Education Scholarship, to honor the career of Steve Lukos in the industrial textiles industry, has been extended to Monday, October 4.  Steve Lukos was known as a hardworking, intelligent—a bit on the stubborn side—and innovator that refused to settle for anything less …
New appointments to National Boating Safety Advisory Committee

September 16, 2021  |  Industry News, News

The U.S. Coast Guard recently appointed 20 individuals to serve as members of the National Boating Safety Advisory Committee (NBSAC), which was established in 2018. NBSAC members are selected from disciplines within the following fields of expertise: state boating safety programs, recreational vesse…
Submit outdoor recreation projects eligible for LWCF funding

September 15, 2021  |  Industry News, News

The implementation of the Great American Outdoors Act (GAOA) offers the outdoor recreation community an opportunity to have its voice heard and inform agency and congressional partners of priorities carried out through the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and the maintenance backlog. In an ef…