• About us

  • IFAI Japan Membership

    IFAI Japan is a designated country sector of Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI).
    Established in 1994, the membership consists of Japan-based IFAI members and companies who are interested in the Japanese market.
    The objective of IFAI Japan shall include the followings:

    ●To serve its membership by facilitating the development, application, and promotion of products manufactured by the technical fabrics industry, and to enhance the interests and benefits of the membership.
    ●To create a forum for manufacturers and users of industrial fabrics to discuss matters of common interest and create solutions for those matters.
    ●To provide educational programs and training that will further enhance IFAI Japan members' ability to compete in the global marketplace.
    ●To provide an international network of industry peers, an international forum for discussion and a chance to shape the global future of the industry.

  • Conferences and Educational programs

  • To offer extensive networking and learning opportunities, IFAI Japan holds the following programs:

    ●Annual meeting
    ●Seminars and networking opportunities in Japan.
    ●Conference at IFAI Exposition
    ●New Year Meeting in Japan
    ●IFAI Japan Study Tour in conjunction to IFAI Exposition
    ●Board Meetings

  • Projects, and activities

  • Listed below are some of the projects and activities of IFAI Japan.

    ●Newsletter (in Japanese language)
    ●IFAI Japan web site in Japanese
    ●Various language supports to its membership
     ・Translation of IFAI magazine articles
     ・Other translation/interpretation service
     ・Technical terms English/Japanese had book publication
    ●Information on Japanese market to membership and to IFAI publications
    ●Brochure publication for members
    ●"Double the Membership campaign"
    ●"Membership confirmation campaign"

  • Leadership

  • ●Chairman: Toshio Katayama (Daiichihanpu Co., Ltd., Osaka, Japan)
    ●Vice Chairman:Hideyuki Nishikawa (Sankei Corporation, Osaka, Japan)
    ●Vice Chairman: Hirotoshi Kuwada (Kuwata Tent Co., Ltd., Fukui, Japan)
    ●Director: Riku Goto (Goto Industries Co., Ltd., Saitama, Japan)
    ●Director: Junko Takai (Hivix Co., Ltd., Mizuho, Gifu, Japan) Director: Shoko Nomura (Saitama Tsusho Ltd.)
    ●Director: Eddie Nohmura (Taiyo Kogyo, Tokyo, Japan)
    ●Councilor: Nobuo Takeuchi (Yano Tent Co., Ltd. Osaka, Japan)
    ●Honorary Chairman : Motonobu Nohmura
    ●Executive Director : Kikuko Tagawa (IFAI Japan, Hyogo, Japan)

    Bylaws

    Membership Application Form

  • Contact us at

  • Kikuko Tagawa, Executive Director, IFAI Japan
    Tel : +81-72-780-2803
    Fax : +81-72-772-7376
    E-mail : ifaijapan@ifai.com