Lindstrand Technologies Ltd of Oswestry, Shropshire was recognized with the 2012 International Achievement Award (IAA) for design excellence in speciality fabrics applications, that took place Nov. 7 at the IFAI Expo Americas 2012, at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Centre in Boston, Mass.

Lindstrand Technologies Ltd received an Outstanding Achievement Award for its Bahnhof MDC Server Hall project. The project was recognized in the competition’s Air Structures category.

IFAI received a total of 335 entries from 14 countries that were submitted for 30 categories in this year’s competition. Winners were selected based on complexity, design, workmanship, uniqueness and function. Judges included industry experts, editors, architects, educators and design professionals who were chosen for their knowledge in a particular field of study or product area.

All entries receive prominent recognition at IFAI Expo Americas, the largest speciality fabrics trade show in the Americas. Entrants receive additional publicity through coverage in IFAI magazines and press releases distributed to media professionals.

For more than six decades, IAA has recognized excellence in design and innovation, highlighting truly spectacular work in the speciality fabrics industry. The goal of IAA is to promote awareness of the speciality fabrics used in thousands of products and applications ranging in size and type.

The International Achievement Awards competition is sponsored by IFAI, a not-for-profit trade association whose 2,000 member companies represent the international speciality fabrics marketplace.

Further information can be found at:iaa_press_release_2012.pdf

The Ahmedabad Eye HiFlyer has received its national award from the LIMCA Book of Records.

On 11th November 2010, the HiFlyer flew 1172 adult passengers and 652 children.  This set a new international record the numbers of passengers who flew in a Lindstrand HiFlyer in one day.  This is Lindstrand’s first HiFlyer on the Indian sub-continent.

The LIMCA Book of Records is started in 1990 and is published by Coca Cola, which markets the Limca drink in India.  It is based on the Guinness World Records Book and holds all records set by Indians.  It is published in three languages – English, Hindi and Malayalam.

Further information about the LIMCA Book of Records can be found at –