Marine Fabrication Excellence Awards submission deadline extended

November 2nd, 2022

The 2023 MFA Fabrication Excellence Awards submission deadline has been extended to Nov 15, 2022. Fabrication Excellence Award Winners receive: •A featured spot in Marine Fabricator magazine •A personalized plaque and press release •Recognition on the MFA website New this year: •A new category called Transformations (Before & After) is meant for two or more […]

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International Achievement Award Winners Announced at IFAI Expo 2022

November 1st, 2022

In Stiches Customs won a 2022 IAA Award in the marine category for its Fountain of Youth project. Advanced Textiles Association (ATA) announced the winners of the 2022 International Achievement Awards (IAA) at IFAI Expo 2022, Oct. 12-14, in Charlotte, N.C. ATA's goal with the IAA is to promote awareness of the specialty fabrics used […]

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2022 IBEX Innovation Awards winners announced

October 28th, 2022

The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) announced the winners of the 2022 IBEX Innovation Awards Program. The program is managed by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and judged by Boating Writers International (BWI). The judges selected ten Innovation Award winners and three honorable mentions from almost 70 entries submitted by exhibiting marine industry […]

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Marine Fabrication Excellence Awards deadline approaching

October 26th, 2022

The 2023 MFA Fabrication Excellence Awards deadline is Nov 1, 2022. Fabrication Excellence Award Winners receive: •A featured spot in Marine Fabricator magazine •A personalized plaque and press release •Recognition on the MFA website New this year: A new category called Transformations (Before & After) is meant for two or more jobs on one boat.The […]

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2022 IFAI Expo Show Stopper winners list includes marine entry

October 24th, 2022

Bainbridge International’s Nauti Carbon Pole™ won a 2022 IFAI Expo Show Stopper Award in the Hardware, Findings and Accessories category. Bainbridge International’s Nauti Carbon Pole™ won a 2022 IFAI Expo Show Stopper Award in the Hardware, Findings and Accessories category. The new telescoping pole is made from black carbon fiber and is an excellent solution […]

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America’s Transportation Awards finalists announced

September 16th, 2022

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials recently revealed the Top 12 finalists in the 2022 America’s Transportation Awards competition. State department of transportation projects in California, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and Washington State earned the highest number of points in four regional contests held earlier […]

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Marine Fabrication Excellence Awards open for entry

August 9th, 2022

The 2023 MFA Fabrication Excellence Awards is now open for entries. The deadline to submit projects is November 1, 2022. All MFA members will receive a code to allow one free entry if used by September 1. Fabrication Excellence Award Winners receive: •A featured spot in Marine Fabricator magazine •A personalized plaque and press release […]

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IAA Award deadline extended to June 30

June 20th, 2022

The deadline to submit a project to the 2022 International Achievement Awards (IAA) has been extended. Entries will now close on June 30. The IAA awards recognize the best projects across the specialty fabrics industry. Awards are given in seven major categories and 42 subcategories and are judged by industry experts. Major categories include: •Advanced […]

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Nominations open for 2022 Women Making Waves program

April 21st, 2022

Boating Industry magazine is now accepting nominations for its 2022 Women Making Waves industry recognition program that honors women in the recreational boating industry who have made—and continue to make—great contributions to its success, propel its growth and lead their organizations and peers into the future. The 2022 Women Making Waves will be featured in […]

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International Achievement Awards submissions portal opens

March 23rd, 2022

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 Advanced Textiles Association (ATA) has recognized outstanding and innovative projects representing the latest accomplishments in design […]

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