IFAI International Achievement Awards 2015 Archive: Tommy Hilfiger Solar Jackets

March 27th, 2017

Company: Pvilion Project details Fabric 1 name: Wool Tartan Fabric 1 producer: Abraham Moon Fabric 2 name: Nylon – Ottoman Engineer: Pvilion Design: Pvilion Fabrication: Pvilion Project manager: Pvilion Please describe the project specifications. We partnered with Tommy Hilfiger to design and produce two Solar Powered Jackets, a men’s and a women’s, exclusively for the […]

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URI biomedical engineering professor creating smart gloves to monitor Parkinson’s disease patients

February 24th, 2017

A University of Rhode Island (URI) biomedical engineering professor and his students are making great strides in solving that problem with their groundbreaking research. Kunal Mankodiya, director of URI’s Wearable Biosensing Laboratory, is researching how to transform gloves, socks, clothing and even shoes into high-tech items that will make people healthier—and improve their lives. Mankodiya’s research focuses […]

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IFF announces 2017 scholarships

February 7th, 2017

Students have until June 10, 2017, to apply for any of four $5,000 scholarships available through The Industrial Fabrics Foundation (IFF). Each year, IFF awards several scholarships to degree-seeking students enrolled in accredited colleges, universities or technical schools. The scholarships are paid directly to the students’ schools for fall semester tuition. Available scholarships include: Textile […]

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IFAI Expo 2017 information available

November 16th, 2016

Information about IFAI Expo 2017 is now available on the show’s website. IFAI Expo 2017 will take place at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, La., Sept. 26–29. It will highlight three show floor areas: specialty fabrics, advanced textiles and shade & weather protection. The show will feature a broad marketplace connecting thousands […]

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