International Achievement Awards submissions portal opens

Winner of the 2021 IAA Award of Excellence in the Tensile Structures < 600 square meters category, the PFEIFER Structures-designed Seaplane Lagoon Ferry Terminal in Alameda, Calif. features a spectacular canopy. Photograph courtesy of PFEIFFER Structures For more than 75 years, the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) has recognized outstanding and innovative projects representing the latest accomplishments in [...]

By |2022-03-23T08:47:44-05:00March 23, 2022|

International Achievement Award winners announced at IFAI Expo 2021

The winner in the Geosynthetics category is from ACE Geosynthetics Inc.: Segmental block reinforced structure applied for the highway interchange project. Photograph courtesy of ACE Geosynthetics Inc. The Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) announced the winners of the 2021 International Achievement Awards (IAA) at the Awards and Networking Breakfast at IFAI Expo 2021 on Nov. [...]

By |2021-11-12T01:03:00-06:00November 12, 2021|

Enter now: IFAI’s International Achievement Awards

After a year away, the International Achievement Awards (IAA) return for the 75th anniversary of recognizing the best projects across the specialty fabrics industry. The awards are an opportunity for you to showcase your technical skills and talents to the entire industry. The International Achievement Awards is an annual competition that recognizes and promotes awareness [...]

By |2021-05-13T09:30:04-05:00May 13, 2021|

2020 Outstanding Volunteer Award Recipients announced

Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) is very fortunate to have so many volunteers who give of themselves selflessly, helping every day by serving on different boards, task forces and committees. These volunteers judge competitions, provide education and impassioned leadership to others day-in and day-out. To acknowledge their service, IFAI developed a program in 2012 called [...]

By |2020-11-23T14:18:13-06:00November 12, 2020|

2020 Honored Life Member Award Recipient announced

Honored Life Member status for Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) is designed for individuals who have shown a commitment to the association. Honored Life Membership is bestowed by special request only, and at the discretion of the IFAI Board of Directors to candidates based on the following criteria: Meritorious or outstanding work accomplished for the [...]

By |2020-11-23T14:19:00-06:00November 12, 2020|

Meet the Newly Elected and Re-elected 2021 IFAI Board of Directors

Each year, Industrial Fabrics Association International’s (IFAI) Leadership Development Committee follows a detailed process outlined in our bylaws for electing board members. It is IFAI’s pleasure to announce the newly elected and re-elected individuals who were chosen to serve on the 2021 IFAI Board of Directors. Newly Elected Directors Jennifer Fennell, Polo Custom ProductsJennifer Fennell [...]

By |2020-11-12T10:35:29-06:00November 12, 2020|

IFAI Virtual Expo 2020 Announces Show Stopper Winners

IFAI Virtual Expo announced the Show Stopper winners for the year, including the most popular products in the virtual exhibit halls. The ninth annual Show Stopper competition was designed to showcase the best of the best in the industry, from fabrics, equipment and chemicals to hardware and accessories.  Designed to recognize the most popular new [...]

By |2020-11-09T19:44:11-06:00November 9, 2020|

Seaman Corporation recognized for favorable work culture

Established in 1949, Seaman Corporation is a world leader in the production of innovative, high-performance coated fabrics. Headquartered in Wooster, Ohio, with additional manufacturing in Bristol, Tenn., Seaman was recently named one of the top companies to work for in Ohio by Comparably. Comparably is a platform that provides culture and compensation data for public [...]

By |2020-03-23T20:35:24-05:00March 23, 2020|

2019 Fabric Structures Student Design Competition winner announced

Vertex Pavilion won a first-place award in the 2019 Fabric Structures Student Design Competition. The project was created by Omar Fabrisio, Avellandea Lopez and Ramon Sastre, students the Manufacturing Laboratory of the School of Architecture, Art, and Design at the Tecnológico de Monterrey, in Barcelona Spain. ​The Fabric Structures Association, a division of IFAI, recently [...]

By |2019-11-26T17:05:27-06:00October 3, 2019|
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