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We have a number of affiliations and links with other organisations.

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National Outdoor Events Association (NOEA)

Her Majesty's Stationary Office (HMSO)

Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI)

British Standards Institution (BSI)

The Showman's Show

imPACT! Publishers of the Industrial Textiles Magazine for all your advertising needs

SkillFast The sector skills council for the textile industry

Techitex Government backed R & D partners for the textile industry

TexBid Independent marketplace for buying and selling technical textiles

MSN Encarta About textiles in general Types of fabric

Technical Textiles Index of articles

British Blind and Shutter Association

Flag Industry Focus - A site for everything in flags worldwide

Workrite Employers information site

Envirowise Provides free, independent business advice and practical help.

The Manufacturing Advisory Service aims to address the practical needs of British manufacturers by delivering hands-on advice and assistance from experts in a wide range of manufacturing disciplines.

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Health & Safety for small businesses

Business Link - Useful general business content