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2017 Queenstown Conference at a Glance

We are excited to share with you details about the programme for the 2017 Queenstown Conference taking place 25th to 27th May. As you already know this year’s conference is a joint event between OFPANZ and STA as are Reaching New Heights Together.   The focus of the conference will be on technical, industry related […]

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Call for 2017 Queenstown Conference Sponsors

With just on 4 months to go before the Queenstown Conference, planning has reached the final stages which means we will be able to share the full conference programme with you shortly. Thank you to all who have already booked a sponsorship space to date. With only 3 sponsorship positions remaining (1 Platinum plus 2 […]

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Book Your Accommodation for the 2017 Queenstown Conference

Accommodation at Rydges Lakeland Resort Queenstown has been blocked out for OFPANZ and STA members and starts from NZD$153 per night (breakfast will be at a rate of $25pp which has been negotiated for all conference delegates and can be taken up in person at the hotel during the conference, so no need to book […]

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Awards for Excellence

Enter the 2017 Awards for Excellence Online Today

OFPANZ is excited to announce that the 2017 Awards for Excellence Entries are now open. And even more exciting, you are now able to complete your entries all online (including uploading images). Click on this link to be taken to Enter Awards for Excellence. Then click on the word Enter and you will be taken […]

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Latest edition of Cutting Edge available online

A very belated Happy New Year to all OFPANZ members. The December 2015 edition of our association newsletter Cutting Edge is now available to members. Featured is a run-down on the IFAI International Achievement Awards as well as information about the 2016 Conference and Trade Expo, the latest on the changes to the Resource Management Act and […]

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Scholarships available for Industrial Fabric Students

IFF awards scholarship 10 scholarships that cover tuition expenses at an accredited college, university or technical school for students interested in a career in the specialty fabrics industry or are otherwise associated with the industry. Deadline for applications are June 6, 2014. The scholarships include: Architecture Student Scholarship Don Williams IFF Student Scholarship Fabric Graphics […]

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IFAI announces the 2013 International Achievement Award winners

New Zealand was once again well-represented at the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) International Achievement Awards (IAA). The ceremony, which highlights design excellence in specialty fabrics applications, took place at the 2013 Specialty Fabrics Expo and Advanced Textiles Conference & Trade Show in Orlando, Fla. This year’s competition included 29 categories. IFAI received a total […]

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OFPANZ member wins supplier award

OFPANZ member Peter May Ltd., a canvas and upholstery manufacturer, took out Ruralco’s Supreme Supplier Award. The company received the top accolade for providing a quality product, member discounts and special offers, enabling them to demonstrate growth in a very competitive market. “Peter May presents as polished and professional,” said Ruralco Group CEO Neal Shaw. […]

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