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IFAI celebrates 100 years at Expo Americas

The Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) hosted the largest specialty fabrics show in the Americas, IFAI Expo 2012, with nearly 5,500 attendees from 49 countries at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. This signifies nearly a 20 percent increase on last year. The focus this year was to connect the industry through a spotlight on […]

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New Zealand represents at IAA Awards

New Zealand was well-represented at the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) 2012 International Achievement Awards (IAA). The ceremony, which highlights design excellence in specialty fabrics applications, took place at the IFAI Expo Americas 2012 in Boston, Mass. This year’s competition included 30 categories. IFAI received a total of 335 entries from companies in 14 countries. […]

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OFPANZ announces winning projects

The Outdoor Fabric Products Association of New Zealand (OFPANZ) recently held its Conference and Trade Expo in Queenstown, the adventure capital of New Zealand. With only a few minor travel interruptions due to snow, the conference was a huge success. Trade presentations and workshops on a range of topics—from the evolution of shade sails, including […]

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