Elgin, IL – November 18, 2014: Fabric Images® proudly recognizes Materials Resource Liaison, Valerie Cuchna, for her recent industry accomplishments. Cuchna, a longtime employee of Fabric Images, has received her Master Fabric Craftsmen (MFC) certification. This certification signifies her superior knowledge of the principles and practices of fabric graphics, design, fabrication, and installation in the specialty fabrics industry.

Fabric Images materials liaison receives certification

As a member of a select group of certified professionals, Cuchna gains experience through continued professional development, contributes to the advancement of specialty fabric products and endorses the Code of Ethics of IFAI (Industrial Fabric Association, Inc.), reflecting ethical business leadership and management practices. Cuchna is the fourth person within Fabric Images to receive this certification.

Along with her recent certification, Cuchna was also elected to continue as Vice Chair of the Fabric Graphics Association (FGA) during the October annual meeting. The Fabric Graphics Association (FGA) promotes the use of graphic applications to specialty textiles by providing innovative solutions to many new project designs. The membership of FGA, which includes 120 companies, is diverse: From fabric and equipment suppliers, ink providers, color management companies, to graphic houses and end product fabricators who print and finish products.

As a global manufacturer of printed and non-printed tensioned fabric architecture, Fabric Images promotes the personal and professional growth of their employees. The recent accomplishments of Cuchna add to the expansive knowledge that continues to drive Fabric Images to be the world’s most sought after producer of printed and non-printed tensioned fabric architecture.

About Fabric Images®

For nearly 30 years, Fabric Images® has been an award-winning, design-focused manufacturer of printed and non-printed tensioned fabric architecture and material solutions for corporate interiors, hospitality, retail spaces, museums, and events around the globe. Our focus is providing products, custom solutions, and services that that will enrich brand quality and the expressive identity of a space. We thrive on innovation, collaboration, creativity and the pleasure that comes from bringing life to our customer’s vision.

The Fi™ Interiors division designs and manufactures interior architecture décor products and custom design solutions that incorporate metal, fabric, printed graphics, acoustics, and a host of additional materials.

The Fi™ Live Events business division is a creative, strategic, and collaborative manufacturer providing custom fabric architectural and material solutions used within tradeshows, events, and brand activations.

The Fi™ Retail business division partners with retail brands to creatively express their story through compelling installations and brand experiences.

For more information, visit www.fabricimages.com.

Fabric Images is a division of Orbus Visual Communications® – a privately owned group of companies that specialize in the manufacture and trade only supply of portable, fabric and modular sign, exhibit and display products, architectural wayfinding signage and superior graphics. Companies and brands within the group include The Exhibitors’ Handbook®, The Promo Handbook™, Nimlok®, Fabric Images® and SignPro Systems®.