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MFA welcomes new board members

The Marine Fabricators Association (MFA) announces the following changes to the MFA Board: New Directors serving their first three‐year term: Kerri Ames, Yachtsman’s CanvasMike Charlton, Charlton's Marine CanvasMike Hendrix, Keyston Bros Former Directors who have completed their terms and are no longer on the MFA Board: Buddy Sliva, Herculite Products Inc.Brooke Kahn, Keyston BrosRob Kotowski, [...]

By |2021-02-01T09:33:41-06:00February 3, 2021|

2020 Outstanding Volunteer Award Recipients announced

Advanced Textiles Association (ATA) 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, ATA developed a program in 2012 called the [...]

By |2020-11-23T08:18:09-06:00November 12, 2020|

2020 Honored Life Member Award Recipient announced

Honored Life Member status for Advanced Textiles Association (ATA) 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 ATA Board of Directors to candidates based on the following criteria: Meritorious or outstanding work accomplished for the association; [...]

By |2020-11-23T08:18:58-06:00November 12, 2020|

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

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

By |2020-11-12T11:37:54-06:00November 12, 2020|

Memoriam: Michael Funk

Michael Funk, of Montgomery, Ill., died unexpectedly from heart failure on May 14, 2016, at Rush Copley Medical Center. He worked for Glen Raven/Sunbrella in sales for the last 30 years. Michael is survived by his wife of nearly 30 years, Patti, his daughter Jennifer (fiancé Kristoffer Hinchley), his brothers David (Karen) Funk and James [...]

By |2016-06-07T15:08:47-05:00May 18, 2016|

IFAI announces 2015 IAA winners

Winners of the 2015 International Achievement Awards (IAA) were announced today at IFAI Expo 2015, held at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif., through Oct. 9.

By |2016-06-01T11:24:10-05:00October 8, 2015|

In memoriam: Clyde Grambsch

Clyde Grambsch, pop-up manufacturing pioneer and founder of Canvas Replacements, Loyal, Wis., has passed away. In 1957 Grambsch started EZ-Kamper after developing one of the first modern pop-up camping trailers in America.

By |2015-12-18T19:21:52-06:00September 15, 2015|

BondCote hires Doherty

James Doherty has joined BondCote Corp. as southwest regional sales manager, bringing 10 years of experience in the industrial textile industry

By |2015-12-18T19:22:11-06:00August 28, 2015|

Abdelhak, Czerniakowski join Roland DGA

Roland DGA has hired Ralph Abdelhak as director of product management, and Mark Czerniakowski as regional sales manager.

By |2015-12-18T19:22:11-06:00August 27, 2015|
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