BALTIMORE, Oct. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A. Hoffman Awning Co., Baltimore, MD was recognized with the 2015 International Achievement Award (IAA) for design excellence in specialty fabrics applications. A. Hoffman Awning Co. received an Outstanding Achievement Award for its Fort McHenry Tunnel project. The project was recognized in the competition's awning category. For more than six decades, IAA has recognized excellence in design and innovation, highlighting truly spectacular work in the specialty fabrics and technical textiles industry. The International Achievement Awards competition is sponsored by IFAI, a not-for-profit trade association whose over 1,600 member companies represent the growing international specialty fabrics and technical textiles marketplace. IFAI received a total of 293 entries from 11 countries that were submitted for 31 categories in this year's competition. Winners were selected based on complexity, design, workmanship, uniqueness and function. Judges included industry experts, editors, architects, educators and design professionals who were chosen for their knowledge in a particular field of study or product area. All entries receive prominent recognition at the IFAI Expo, the largest specialty fabrics trade show in the Americas. Winners receive additional publicity through coverage in IFAI magazines and press releases distributed to media professionals. For photos and a detailed project description, visit ifai.com/iaa
Special attributions to:
Joe Grimm -General Sales Manager and Ben Youngs-Marketing and Graphics Director
Ben Youngs, Marketing Director
SOURCE A. Hoffman Awning Co.