IFAI announces its Smart Fabrics Summit will be virtual

March 24, 2020

Registration is open for the IFAI Smart Fabrics Summit to be held via webinar April 16-17. Under the theme, “Ideation to Commercialization,” the event provides a forum for professionals in the industrial textiles industry to discuss, examine and understand how to bring a “smart” product to market.   Because these high-tech products can interact with their user or …

IFAI president responds to Coronavirus, adjusts upcoming events

March 17, 2020

As concern over the Coronavirus (COVID-19) grows, I want all IFAI members to know we are closely monitoring developments and following recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO). We will follow their recommendations to keep our employees, their families and our members healthy and safe. With this in …

Women in Textiles Summit Helps Attendees Build Industry Relationships and Leadership Skills

February 28, 2020

The second annual Women in Textiles Summit, held February 19–21, almost doubled in attendance and gave attendees ample opportunities to build new business alliances while learning about emerging trends in the industry. The event, sponsored by Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI), was held in Nashville, Tenn. “This event was born through the remarkable stories of …