Each morning of equipment demonstrations will include three – 25 minute demonstrations on various pieces of equipment. Demonstrations include topics such as – welding, cutting, patterning, custom sewing, laser technologies and general techniques for operation and maintenance. Attendees can choose to attend any of the available demonstrations during their three time slots. Demo providers include:


  • Autometrix
    Join Autometrix for a customized workshop on automated cutting solutions, including pattern design software and machinery.
  • Carlson Design
    Carlson Design will lead a discussion on how to integrate pattern digitizing & CNC plotting/rutting into a fabric shop to build company value.
  • Consew Consolidated Sewing Machine Corp.
    Consew presents a workshop on cutting, thread and sewing machines in detail.
  • Forsstrom High Frequency AB
    RF Welding for durable and high quality welds.
  • JTE Machines
    JTE Machine Systems will be explaining the difference between RF Welding and Ultrasonic welding highlighting best materials, applications and uses.
  • Kaplan Sewing Machine Co., Inc.
    This workshop will have an interactive demonstration of add-ons and upgrades that can be added to your new and current sewing machines to improve sewing efficiency.
  • Laser Products, IND
    A lesson on 3D laser measuring for the fabric industry; learn laser measuring for any objects into 2D panels within minutes.
  • Leister Technologies, LLC
    A discussion of the three most important considerations when welding: Pressure, Temperature/Power and Speed. Workshop will be demonstrated on hot air and one use welding machines.
  • Matic, S.A.
    This demonstration will take attendees through the process of cutting material and all of the welding steps for producing exterior screen shades.
  • Miller Weldmaster
    Come see the multiple technologies used for assembling your product either in a one off operation or using simple automation. From small portable machines to large automation machines, you will learn how to identify the best solution to help your business grow.
  • NC Carpet Binding & Equipment
    Join this workshop to see custom sewing machines for netting application. Learn about attaching rope to netting, attaching tape border to nets and entrance mat, turf, & carpet machines & tools.
  • Orange County Industrial Sewing Machine
    Explore industrial sewing machine operation and adjustments.