The Northeast Canvas Products Association celebrates its 100th anniversary

The Northeast Canvas Products Association (NECPA) celebrated its 100th anniversary on January 16-18 in Worcester, Mass. The conference event included a full slate of Friday seminars presented by NECPA in conjunction with the Professional Awning Manufacturers Association (PAMA) and the Marine Fabricators Association (MFA), divisions of IFAI, plus a full Expo day with more than [...]

By |2020-02-20T21:52:56-06:00February 20, 2020|

IFF announces 2017 scholarships

Students have until June 10, 2017, to apply for any of four $5,000 scholarships available through The Industrial Fabrics Foundation (IFF). Each year, IFF awards several scholarships to degree-seeking students enrolled in accredited colleges, universities or technical schools. The scholarships are paid directly to the students’ schools for fall semester tuition. Available scholarships include: Textile [...]

By |2017-02-20T17:54:15-06:00February 7, 2017|

IFAI Expo 2017 information available

Information about IFAI Expo 2017 is now available on the show’s website. IFAI Expo 2017 will take place at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, La., Sept. 26–29. It will highlight three show floor areas: specialty fabrics, advanced textiles and shade & weather protection. The show will feature a broad marketplace connecting thousands [...]

By |2018-01-30T21:42:08-06:00November 16, 2016|

Sunesta awnings meet building codes

Sunesta retractable awning models were validated for damage-free, reliable performance at 45 mph wind speed when extended and 150 mph when retracted as part of the product approval testing. Photo: Sunesta Sunesta Products, a Jacksonville, Fla., manufacturer of ready-to-install retractable awnings, achieved approval under Florida Building Code PDM 10447 and Miami Dade County [...]

By |2015-06-24T08:53:26-05:00June 24, 2015|
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