Be a part of a global community

The Outdoor Fabric Products Association of New Zealand (OFPANZ) is affiliated to the Specialised Textiles Association (STA) of Australia and is a country sector of the Advanced Textiles Association (ATA), based in the United States. OFPANZ members are committed to excellence and awarded for innovation and ingenuity.

OFPANZ provides members with a forum for increasing their industry knowledge, developing new skills, legislation and technology, and networking with other like-minded companies. Take advantage of apprenticeship and management training programmes, stay informed and become recognised as an industry professional.


Membership Benefits:

  • Network with New Zealand and Australia’s top fabricators and suppliers
  • Learn the skills and gain the confidence to convert your one man band to a fully-fledged business.
  • Business mentoring
  • Keep up with Technology
  • Workshops for Using Equipment
  • Workshops for Business Owners
  • Member Profile on OFPANZ website
  • National and International Recognition
  • Quarterly Industry Magazine
  • Input on Industry Apprentice Training
  • Discounts for Health & Safety and Worksafe NZ Compliance Package
  • Members only pricing for HR & Industrial Relations Advice.
  • ATA membership and resources including membership to other divisions of ATA
  • Access to Members Only Facebook Page