MAKING HISTORY SINCE 1992
Fabric Images, Inc.® is a pioneer in the manufacturing of printed and non-printed tension fabric architectural structures and solutions.
For nearly 30 years we have been pushing the limits of what frame and fabric can do with innovations in technology, printing, finishing techniques, materials development and a “nothing is impossible” mindset. It all started with the mission of “making it the best place to work” and has since taken us around the globe delivering unforgettable experiences and an amazing portfolio of work and memories.
Fabric Images, Inc. (FI) was founded and incorporated in the state of IL.
FI becomes the first company to offer printing, sewing and metal fabrication all under one roof.
FI has Monti Antonio build the world’s first 10ft (3.2m) wide Transfer Heat Press for Dye Sublimation.
FI co-develops the world’s first 10ft (3.2m) Dye Sublimation printer with NUR Company. Superwide seamless fabric printing is born.
April 2006, Fabric Internacional incorporates in Mexico. FI introduces in-house powder coating in the U.S.
FI integrates new dye-sublimation printers from HP.
(3) 10ft wide
(1) 16ft wide
Fabric Images Europe incorporates in Italy.
FI U.S. moves into a new 155,000 sq. ft. facility in Elgin, IL.
FI brings Superwide XL 15ft dye sublimation printing on textiles in-house.
FI introduces acoustical felt with Hatch acoustic ceiling solution.
FI launches Black Widow, high-contrast 16ft dye sublimation printing on textiles.
FI launches a global brand re-fresh.
FI introduces Latex printing on rigid materials.
FI adopts an HP Stitch printer with new aqueous-based technology.
FI is acquired by and merges with Orbus Exhibit & Display Group®, the largest exhibit and display supplier, manufacturer and printer in the USA.
Fabric Images introduces three divisions / studios - Fi Interiors, Fi Retail and Fi Live Events.
Fi Interiors launches a new acoustic felt material and acoustic product line for commercial interiors and spaces.