GOZEN welcomes Sedef Uncu Aki as chief product officer

January 3, 2024  |  Company News, News, People

GOZEN, a San Francisco-based biomaterials startup, announced the appointment of Sedef Uncu Aki as its new chief product officer. Aki joins GOZEN with a background in sustainability and textile innovation spanning more than 20 years. Her previous tenure as the director of product development and rese…
In memoriam: Phillip “Phil” Eugene Russell

November 28, 2022  |  Industry News, People

Phillip "Phil" Eugene Russell, 70, of Mansfield, Ohio passed away on Wednesday, November 23, 2022.  He passed away quietly in his home surrounded by close family members after a very long, courageous battle with cancer.
2020 Outstanding Volunteer Award Recipients announced

November 12, 2020  |  Awards, Division News, In the Industry, Industry News, Member News, News, People, Press Release

Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) 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 other…
2020 Honored Life Member Award Recipient announced

November 12, 2020  |  Awards, Division News, In the Industry, Industry News, Member News, News, People, Press Release

Honored Life Member status for Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) 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 IFAI Board of Directors to candidates based on the …
Meet the Newly Elected and Re-elected 2021 IFAI Board of Directors

November 12, 2020  |  Awards, Division News, In the Industry, Industry News, Member News, News, People, Press Release

Each year, Industrial Fabrics Association International’s (IFAI) Leadership Development Committee follows a detailed process outlined in our bylaws for electing board members. It is IFAI’s pleasure to announce the newly elected and re-elected individuals who were chosen to serve on the 2021 IFAI…
Glen Raven announces new chief marketing officer

August 13, 2019  |  Company News, Industry News, People

Glen Raven Custom Fabrics, makers of Sunbrella®, announced the hiring of Steve Pawl as its first chief marketing officer. Pawl has a track record of developing growth strategies and strengthening brands for global companies including Husqvarna Group, Fruit of the Loom, Newell Brands and Pfizer. He …