How to make your business attractive to a buyer

November 6th, 2020

Thinking about selling your business—either to an outside party or the next generation? Then it’s time to start considering how your equipment and processes fit into your succession plan. Jonathan Palmer, the second-generation owner and CEO of equipment supplier Autometrix, and Autometrix director of global sales Truy Pham, led an educational session at IFAI Virtual […]

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The State of the Industry 2016

March 18th, 2016

Advanced textiles markets are discussed in IFAI’s annual report. As consumer confidence slowly increases, buoyed by improvements in the U.S. economy and employment figures, respondents in 10 of the 11 markets surveyed by IFAI predict single-digit increases in sales in 2016. Innovation in products and processes will help manufacturers anticipate customer needs and stay competitive […]

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Thule Adventure Team chooses TeXtreme for kayaks

September 28th, 2015

Sponsored by equipment-transit specialist Thule of Malmo, Sweden, the multisport Thule Adventure Team is now using kayaks reinforced by TeXtreme®. TeXtreme, based in Boras, Sweden, specializes in carbon-fiber spread tow reinforcements for ultralight sports equipment. The Thule Adventure Team races K1 kayaks; “K1” designates a boat for a single racer. TeXtreme carbon-fiber material is based […]

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