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IFAI Expo 2020 goes virtual
iven the continuing uncertainty with the spread of
the COVID-19 pandemic and the importance of the
health and safety of the entire textile community, IFAI
has transitioned IFAI Expo 2020, set for Nov. 3-6, 2020,
in Indianapolis, Ind., to an online-only virtual event.
IFAI Virtual Expo will take place Nov. 2-12, 2020, in a
robust platform designed to provide exciting opportunities
for attendees, exhibitors and sponsors to discover,
network and help grow their businesses. Domestic
and international attendees will explore the knowledgepacked educational sessions from the comfort of their
home or ofϐice. Textile professionals from anywhere in
the world can discover new products, chat, network and
meet with exhibitors, communicate with colleagues
and learn from world-class educators and presenters.
For more information and to register, visit
www.ifaiexpo.com.

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New members
he Tent Rental Division (TRD)
represents companies in the
commercial tent marketplace, hosts
an annual Tent Expo and Conference,
promotes safety for the tent installer
and the public in tented events, offers
member-only access to the valuable
ballasting tool, assembles products
and services listings, and represents
members in code committees.

Tent Rental Division welcomes
the following new members.
For complete contact information,
visit www.ifai.com/members.

To join the only trade association that
represents the entire specialty fabrics
and advanced textiles industry, visit:
www.ifai.com/membership

Cardinal Events
Mack, Colo.
www.cardinaleventsgj.com

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Tent Rental Division welcomes
the following new members.
For complete contact information,
visit www.ifai.com/members.

Industry news
Pvilion, a market leader in fabric structure
technologies, has been awarded a Phase
II, $1.5 million Small Business Innovation
Research contract by the United States
Air Force (USAF) Rapid Sustainment Office
to deliver its rapidly deployable, flexible
Hands-Off Expeditionary Tent, known by
the acronym HEXT. A rapidly deployable
shelter system with defense, industrial and
civilian applications, HEXT was developed
and prototyped for the USAF in support of
additive manufacturing, space operations
and expeditionary forces. Pvilion's advanced
design reduces the labor required to erect and
dismantle buildings, tents and other structural
systems for austere and remote environments.
Alert Management Systems Corp.,
headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colo.,
has again been ranked in Colorado's Top
100 Woman-Owned Companies in 2020.
The ranking is compiled and published
annually by Colorado Biz Magazine. Alert
Management Systems is 100 percent
woman-owned by co-president/COO
Mary Crosslin and co-president/CEO Kara
Longmire. Both became the principal owners
of Alert in 2016, after several years as senior
managers at the company.

Glen Raven Inc. announced the promotion
of eight executives in its Technical Fabrics
operating division. The promoted individuals
are: Mia Alberto, vice president of new
products and operations; Rich Lippert, vice
president of technical sales; Cam Arnett, vice
president of strategic development; Halley
Smith, director of operations; Robert Earhart,
director of product development; Caroline
Yates, director of marketing; Chris Martin,
product development manager; and Morgan
Miller, supply chain manager.

SergeFerrari Group has acquired VerseidagIndutex, a world leader in PTFE glass
materials, from Jagenberg AG. SergeFerrari
designs, manufactures and distributes
innovative flexible composite materials.
The acquisition, for an undisclosed amount,
will strengthen the company's position as
a global leader in tensile architecture and
modular structures and in becoming a key
player in noncombustible solutions.

In memoriam
Aggreko has launched Aggreko Clean Air,
a multi-solution approach to quickly and
cost-effectively address air quality issues
for facilities that must implement health and
safety measures in temporary or permanent
structures where people need to gather.
Formulated to help employers, community
response teams and event producers meet
new air quality guidelines, Aggreko Clean
Air solutions builds on the company's 30plus years of specialized experience and
expertise. The Aggreko Clean Air solutions
engineering teams include trained technicians
experienced in installing and maintaining
temporary air systems in a variety of settings
and situations.

Davis Michael Richardson of Boyds,
Md., passed away on July 8 after a
brief but valiant fight with melanoma.
Richardson was the founder and
owner of Sugarplum Tent Company,
a leading special events company
in the Washington, D.C., metro area
since 1990. He established Sugarplum
Tent Company with his wife, Barbi. The
company quickly earned a reputation
for excellence, attention to detail,
elegance and personal service.
Sugarplum has been recognized as
an industry leader by international
special events organizations.
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