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Connections Magazine

The new look Connections magazine, the industry magazine designed to educate, communicate and inform is out now.

With 4 printed and digital issues per year, Connections is a dedicated trade publication, designed to be the voice of the Specialised Textiles Association (STA), the industry body representing a diverse range of businesses including sail making, geosynthetics, awnings, industrial fabrics, shade sails, blind manufacturers, marine and motor trimmers and the flag and banner sector. Each issue of Connections magazine features business and technical news, member news and STA reports. Connections focuses on reporting the latest news, product launches, new developments and showcasing expert reporting on industry topics and leaders.

Connections is a regular publication with a digital and printed presence. With four printed issues every year being Winter, Spring, Summer and Autumn and twelve monthly digital issues, Connections Magazine is distributed to over 2,500 mail recipients and 3,000 electronic recipients. This allows for continuous contact with Specialised Textiles Association members and the idustry in general.

Connections magazine, as the name implies, is a terrific opportunity to showcase the latest news in the industry, and also display the positive directions of Specialised Textiles Association. Connections magazine is marketed together with the annual convention and trade exhibition and website to highlight the advantages of being a member of Specialised Textiles Association.

Each issue of Connections contains regular articles on: 

  • Innovation
  • Design
  • Technology
  • Industry training
  • Business
  • Events 

Specialised Textiles Association has affiliations with many organisations both locally and internationally including Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) and OFPANZ (Outdoor Fabric Products Association NZ) and with such contacts, we can keep our members informed on market trends and new product development via Connections.

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