Marine Fabrication Excellence Awards open for entry

August 9, 2022  |  Awards, IFAI news, MFA Excellence Awards, News

The 2023 MFA Fabrication Excellence Awards is now open for entries. The deadline to submit projects is November 1, 2022. All MFA members will receive a code to allow one free entry if used by September 1. Fabrication Excellence Award Winners receive: •A featured spot in Marine Fabricator magazine …
Answers to your Supply Chain questions!

August 8, 2022  |  Events, IFAI Events, IFAI news, News, Webinars

CONNECT by ATA will be hosting an Ask Me Anything on Supply Chain Challenges event with Bill Rooney of Kuehne + Nagel Inc. on August 30! Get the answers to your supply chain questions from an expert at this live session on August 30 from 1-2pm EDT. Can’t make it to the live session? Email &hel…
Registration opens for MFA Southwest Regional Workshop

August 3, 2022  |  Events, IFAI Events, IFAI news, News

Registration is now open for the Marine Fabricators Association (MFA) Southwest Regional Workshop being held Nov. 11-12, 2022, at SewLong–Custom Covers LLC and SugarHouse Industries in Salt Lake City, Utah. The workshop will provide networking and hands-on education in a shop setting and will give…
2023 MFA Conference registration now open

August 2, 2022  |  Events, IFAI news, MFA Conference, News

Registration is open, and the full conference schedule is available for the annual Marine Fabricators Conference being held Jan. 26-28, 2023, at the Sheraton New Orleans in New Orleans, La. The conference features three full days of education and networking designed to help marine fabricators cultiv…
Advanced Textiles Association debuts new logo

July 28, 2022  |  IFAI news, News

Advanced Textiles Association (ATA), recently launched their new logo. ATA became the official new name of the association formerly known as Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI), on June 1 and have now released their new look. The goal was to find a name and acronym that was more incl…
ATA offers sea logistics supply chain webinar

July 27, 2022  |  Events, IFAI news, News, Webinars

With Covid-19 came a change in consumer spending patterns that drove an increase of 25% to 35% in the volume of world trade in products. This surge in cargo overwhelmed global sea logistics assets and caused significant supply chain disruptions around the world. The Advanced Textiles Association (AT…
Registration opens for MFA Southeast Regional Workshop

July 19, 2022  |  Events, IFAI Events, IFAI news, News

Registration is now open for the Marine Fabricators Association (MFA) Southeast Regional Workshop being held Sept. 16-17, 2022, at Canvas Designers, Inc., in Riviera Beach, Fla. The workshop will provide networking and hands-on education in a shop setting and will give fabricators an opportunity to …
ATA presents webinar on using Rhino3D and CAD to improve business

July 12, 2022  |  Events, IFAI Events, IFAI news, News, Webinars

ATA (formerly IFAI) will present the webinar “Rhino3D and How CAD Will Improve Your Business” on July 20, 2022, from 1:00-2:00 pm EDT. The webinar is free for ATA members and $39 for nonmembers. Webinar presenter Adam Penner, of AP Consulting and Technical Services, is an authorized Rhino traine…