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Katie Bradford
receives top IFAI honor

Darren Arthur recognized
with volunteer award

IFAI Virtual Expo 2020
Show Stopper winners

Katie Bradford,

Darren Arthur, MFC,

Designed to recognize the most popular

MFC, IFM, owner

Nautilux Custom

new products each year from exhibitors

of Custom

Canvas LLC, received

at IFAI Expo, the winners of the ninth

Marine Canvas

a 2020 Outstanding

annual Show Stopper Awards at IFAI

in Noank,

Volunteer Award in

Virtual Expo 2020 were:

Conn., has

recognition for his

* DITF German Institutes for Textile &

been named

work on behalf of the

Fiber Research was the winner in the

an Honored Life

Marine Fabricators

Chemicals, Coatings & Compounds

Member of IFAI.

Association (MFA) as

category, for its UV-curable Polymers

The top honor acknowledges

a workshop instructor, speaker, panel

Bradford's exceptional

member, round table leader, session

* JTE Machines in the Equipment & Tools

accomplishments on behalf of

moderator and as Chair of the MFA

category, for its Automated N95 Mask

IFAI. This includes her service on

Board. The annual Outstanding Volunteer

Machine, a fully automated machine

the IFAI Board of Directors from

Award was established by IFAI in 2012

with options for ultrasonic or stapled

1997-2003 and then again from

to acknowledge volunteers who go

head strap and the capability to

2012-2019. During her second

above and beyond. Since its inception,

include exhalation valves, nose foam

term, she was elected 1st Vice

37 individuals have been recognized.

and a packaging station.

Chair/Chair Elect, making her
the first woman to be elected

for Use in Composites.

* Quality Thread & Notions in the Fabrics,
Fibers & Film category, for its Sunguard+

Chair of the Association in its

NMMA announces modified
2021 Boat & Sport Show schedule

105-year history.

The National Marine Manufacturers

provides protection against cleaning

Bradford has served as chair

Association (NMMA) has announced

UVR bonded polyester thread which
chemicals, UV rays and seam leakage.

of the Marine Fabricators

significant modifications to its boat and

Association (MFA) and has

sport show schedule in the first quarter of

Hardware, Findings & Accessories cate-

conducted numerous training

2021. NMMA is canceling nine shows and

gory with the DOT® Black Oxide Stainless

sessions for both IFAI and MFA.

is planning to move forward with three

Steel Snap Fasteners, enhanced cor-

She has also been a judge for

shows, either as currently scheduled or

rosion and abrasion resistant fasteners

IFAI's International Achievement

postponed to a later date. For updated

intended for modern marine designs.

Awards and the Professional

information about NMMA sport and boat

See all 2020 Show Stopper participants

Certification program.

shows, visit www.nmma.org/shows.

at www.ifaiexpo.com/show-stoppers.

* Morito Scovill Americas (DOT) in the

MFA Virtual Series features free education and networking
The Marine Fabricators Association (MFA) Virtual

equipment for 3D scanning and imaging,

Series is a free three-part online event occurring

and key elements needed to help

Jan. 28th, Feb. 18 and March 18. Each two-hour

effectively scale a business for growth.

session is focused on bringing the industry together

These short events are designed with

through face-to-face video networking, insightful

the busy fabricator in mind. MFA members

educational sessions, vendor spotlights, video shop

pay nothing to attend, and nonmembers

tours, MFA awards presentations, giveaways and

can participate at a cost of $169 for

more. Discussion topics include how to prepare

all three events. For more information,

your business for an emergency, the newest

visit marine.ifai.com/virtualseries.

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