ITMF Global Textile Industry Survey results

December 14, 2022  |  IFAI news, News

The 17th ITMF Global Textile Industry Survey (GTIS, formerly known as ITMF Corona-Survey) shows that on average the business situation in the global textile industry has deteriorated further in November 2022. At the same time, global business expectations in six months’ time remained in negative t…
CONNECT with fellow ATA members

December 13, 2022  |  IFAI news, News

The Advanced Textiles Association (formerly IFAI) announces the launch of Peer Groups on CONNECT by ATA for members of the Professional Awning Manufacturers Association (PAMA) and Marine Fabricators Association (MFA) divisions. This new group offers an opportunity for members to share resources, fin…
IFAI Expo keynote address

October 12, 2022  |  IFAI news, News

At today’s keynote address, noted economist Dr. Elliot Eisenberg attempted to answer the question on everyone’s mind these days: “Are we in a recession??” His answer? “We’re not in a recession yet…but we’re going to get there.” The pandemic may be over, but the economy is sinking. …
Answers to your Supply Chain questions!

August 8, 2022  |  Events, IFAI Events, IFAI news, News, Webinars

CONNECT by ATA will be hosting an Ask Me Anything on Supply Chain Challenges event with Bill Rooney of Kuehne + Nagel Inc. on August 30! Get the answers to your supply chain questions from an expert at this live session on August 30 from 1-2pm EDT. Can’t make it to the live session? Email &hel…
Advanced Textiles Association debuts new logo

July 28, 2022  |  IFAI news, News

Advanced Textiles Association (ATA), recently launched their new logo. ATA became the official new name of the association formerly known as Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI), on June 1 and have now released their new look. The goal was to find a name and acronym that was more incl…
IFAI introduces member benefit program and Expo discount offer

October 5, 2021  |  IFAI news

IFAI has announced a new benefit for IFAI members in the United States: the IFAI Health and Benefit Insurance program. IFAI Health and Benefit Insurance The IFAI Health and Benefit Insurance program gives all IFAI members access to a dedicated team of experts who are ready to help fin…
IFAI 2021 State of the Industry report now available for purchase

July 21, 2021  |  IFAI news, News

The 2021 State of the Industry report from Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) is now available for sale at IFAI’s e-store. Read a summary of the report here, and purchased the full report here.
Messe Stuttgart’s Sun Shading Expo North America moves co-location debut with IFAI Expo to 2022

July 7, 2021  |  Events, Expo News, IFAI news, News

Messe Stuttgart announced that its new U.S.-based show Sun Shading Expo North America will not be held in 2021 as a separate trade show but will instead contribute its expertise in internal and external sun shading systems at IFAI Expo 2021 in the form of expert talks, open discussion…