Onboard Interiors wins fabrication honors in Florida

Onboard Interiors, a Marblehead, Mass., yacht interior design firm, received two 2016 Fabrication Excellence Awards.
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Onboard Interiors, a Marblehead, Mass., yacht interior design firm, received two 2016 Fabrication Excellence Awards for design excellence in marine fabric applications.

The awards were given out at the 2016 Marine Fabricators Conference at the Clearwater Beach Marriott Suites on Sand Key in Clearwater, Fla.

Onboard Interiors received an Outstanding Achievement for its Dreaming about Classic Colors project in the competition’s marine interior upholstery 45-foot-and-over category.

Onboard Interiors also received an Outstanding Achievement for its Mahalo Onboard project. The project was recognized in the competition’s marine exterior upholstery 44-foot-and-under category.

The Marine Fabricators Association received 109 entries in 11 categories this year. Winners were selected based on complexity, design, workmanship, uniqueness and function. Judges were certified Master Fabric Craftsman professionals who were chosen for their knowledge in a particular product area.

All entries received prominent recognition at the conference. Entrants receive additional publicity through coverage in the Marine Fabricator and on the MFA website and in future MFA marketing materials.

The goal of the awards is to promote awareness of the fabrics used in marine products and applications ranging in size and type.

The Fabrication Excellence Awards is a competition sponsored by MFA, a division of the Industrial Fabrics Association International, a not-for-profit trade association whose more than 1,500 member companies represent the international specialty fabrics and technical textiles marketplace.

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