Innovation and growth

May 1st, 2018

Each year, IFAI publishes a state of the industry report that factors in numerous market realities. This year’s report shows that growth was strong in the marine fabric market in 2017, and this growth is expected to continue into 2018, despite higher oil and gas prices. During this busy time of year, marine fabricators might […]

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Eye of the needle

September 1st, 2013

Bread and butter. Life blood. Members of the family. Call them what you will, industrial sewing machines are fabricators’ best friends—or, perhaps on a bad day, their worst enemies. Fabricators, manufacturers and suppliers tell us what’s new and what’s still working. Opinions abound about lubricants and thread and buying used machines. They share invaluable advice […]

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Fabric technology

September 1st, 2010

Life in 21st century United States is dominated by technology—new technologies, as well as updates, upgrades and changes to the already familiar. We have smart phones and smarter cars, genetically modified food and DNA analysis in law enforcement. Although it may seem that these changes happened in an instant, technology actually advances in small steps. […]

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