MFA wraps up a successful Marine Fabricators Conference 2016

March 1st, 2016

The Marine Fabricators Association, a division of IFAI, hosted the Marine Fabricators Conference Jan. 14-16, 2016, in Clearwater Beach, Fla. The annual event hosts industry participants from throughout the United States. This was a record-setting year in attendance with 260 registrations, including 191 attendees and 69 exhibitors. Exhibitors expressed extreme satisfaction with the conference’s turnout. […]

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Court Rules In Favor Of NMMA And Miami Boat Show, Dismisses Key Biscayne Lawsuit

December 4th, 2015

On Wednesday, the Miami-Dade County Circuit Court dismissed a lawsuit filed by the Village of Key Biscayne against the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA). The lawsuit attempted to block the Miami International Boat Show, demanding that NMMA provide its records related to a license agreement between NMMA and the city of Miami. The judge noted […]

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Call for entries: MFA Fabrication Excellence Awards

September 4th, 2015

Entry submissions for the 2016 MFA Fabrication Excellence Awards, presented by IFAI’s Marine Fabricators Association, are due Oct. 30, 2015. Projects can be submitted into eight different categories: Powerboat Exterior-Rigid Enclosures; Powerboat-Soft Enclosures; Dodgers with Extensions; Marine Interior Upholstery; Marine Exterior Upholstery; Tops and Enclosures; Travel/Full Covers; and Miscellaneous (any marine fabric project not covered […]

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OceanLED expands U.S. operations

March 1st, 2015

Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based OceanLED USA LLC, LED-lighting specialists for the marine industry, is relocating to new office space that accommodates the company’s business growth. The new 3,800-square-foot office in Deerfield Beach, Fla., will provide additional space for OceanLED’s sales, technical support, marketing department and warehouse.

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