2017 Marine Fabricator Conference Video

August 16, 2017

Watch video highlights from Marine Fabricator Association’s three-day conference held at the Jacksonville Marriott in Jacksonville, Fla., Jan. 19-21, 2017.

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Member Message

August 9, 2017

Dear MFA Member: The Marine Fabricators Association’s nominations committee met on July 18th to review nominations for this year’s MFA Advisory Board election. I am pleased to announce, on the Committee’s behalf, that the following nominees are being recommended for the positions that are becoming available in September: Director /

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Remembering Don Wedge

April 7, 2017

Don Wedge, former owner of the Marine Training Institute, Palmetto, Fla., passed away peacefully on April 3. Wedge helped launch the Marine Fabricators Association and the Master Fabric Craftsman (MFA) program. He was well known for his training school, instructional videos and developing patterning techniques. Wedge was the first inductee

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Geotechnical Frontiers 2017 Is Huge Success

April 6, 2017

Over 2100 attendees gathered at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Orlando, Florida for Geotechnical Frontiers 2017, the biggest geosynthetics show in the industry.  Geotechnical Frontiers combined the annual Geo-Congress and the biennial Geosynthetics Conference into a super-event held once every six years. “We had a great show and we’re delighted

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Manufacturing institute honors 130 women with STEP awards

March 7, 2017

The National Association of Manufactures (NAM) Institute announced that 130 women are being recognized with the Women in Manufacturing Science, Technology, Engineering and Production (STEP) Ahead Award. This year’s winners include Kris Carroll, Jan Morton, Katelyn Vara and Marcea Weiss. The recipients of the STEP Ahead Awards will be honored at

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