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Archive | March, 2013

Entries for the 2013 Awards for Excellence now open

Entries for the 2013 Awards for Excellence are now open. You have just under six weeks to get your entries in before closing, 12 May 2013. Please remember all entries must include the completed entry form, photos and a detailed project description. All category winners will automatically be entered in the IFAI International Achievement Awards. […]

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The Industrial Fabrics Foundation announces $30,000 in scholarship awards available

The Industrial Fabrics Foundation‘s (IFF) 2013 scholarship applications are now available. Deadline for applications is 17 May 2013. The scholarship awards 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. Scholarship recipients are selected on […]

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Conference registration now open

Registration is now open for the 2013 annual OFPANZ Conference. Don’t forget the early registration special is available until 7 April, with registration closing 12 May. Please note that if you are a full delegate you will be required to be in Tauranga no later than 4:00 p.m. on 21 June for the conference opening. […]

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Apprentice re-boot subsidy now live

MITO has provided OFPANZ with details of the new Government initiative to boost apprentice numbers. It is now being featured in the current media. The Apprentice Re-Boot subsidy, which was due to start on 1 April 2013, commences today. The first 10,000 apprentices nationwide who enrol from today will be able to apply for a […]

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OFPANZ President featured in Specialty Fabrics Review

Michael König, OFPANZ president, was recently featured on the cover of Specialty Fabrics Review. The profile shares how Mike decided to leave corporate life and enter the outdoor fabric industry. Now as the owner and president of Sunshade Group NZ Ltd. in Hastings, New Zealand, Mike believes in setting business goals and monitoring them, week […]

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