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Specialty Fabrics

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Fabric graphics

The Specialty Fabrics market segment is
made up of the divisions that supply and
manufacture end products. These specialty
fabrics include nautical interiors and
exteriors, and tarps of virtually every kind.
Members have enjoyed tailored, valuable
information provided through events,
educational workshops, webinars, live
demos and exhibitions.

Equipment
Division
The Equipment Division (EQP) represents
companies selling and manufacturing equipment
to make and process all kinds of textile products.
It facilitates national and international networking
opportunities between members and potential
customers and provides vital connections to other
IFAI divisions.

Fabric Graphics
Association
The Fabric Graphics Association (FGA) represents
fabric graphics and printing companies across the
globe. FGA works to provide a network to exchange
information, solve common problems and develop
mutually beneficial relationships.
The Fabric Graphics Association
serves members by:
*	Providing educational resources
* Hosting educational sessions to demonstrate
best practices for fabric graphics
* Analyzing and sharing industry trends
with its membership
*	Bringing member companies together
to build business

Marine Fabricators
Association
Providing resources and programs for members,
the Marine Fabricators Association (MFA) works
to establish standards of excellence for business
practices, products and craftmanship.
Dedicated to member success, the MFA serves
members by:
* Identifying and seeking solutions for the
challenges faced by marine fabricators
* Raising awareness and understanding of
marine textile products
* Providing a central resource center for
techniques, idea sharing, materials, standards,
statistics and business information

Makers
Division
The Makers Division (MAKERS) works diligently
to build the sewing and manufacturing workforce. Members have the ability to tailor training
curricula in their regions and find trained and
certified employees to build their business.
The Makers Division serves members through:
*	Sewing training videos
*	Sourcing assistance
*	Help finding a contract sewer
*	Internship/apprenticeship funds
*	Video library
*	Webinars

Tarp
Association
The Tarp Association (TA) mission is to identify,
promote and enhance the common interests of
its membership for increased profitability and
growth. Members include manufacturers of truck
tarps and covers, agricultural tarps and covers,
daily waste tarps, poly tarps, field covers and
gym floor covers.
The Tarp Association serves its members by:
*	Providing a network to exchange information
*	Helping solve common problems
*	Developing mutually beneficial relationships

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