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Hueck Folien Joins AMA!

 

We at AMA are very pleased to welcome yet again a new member in our organization that will contribute in expanding AMA’s diversity as an association and reach. Hueck Folien is a 100% family owned company with over 260 employees in its three locations: Austria (production, administration, R&D, sales), Weiden and Hong Kong (Sales). Hueck has been around for over 45 years when they started with coating of web base materials, specializing more and more it was only a matter of time when they entered the tensile industry with its’ ETFE foils. We are looking forward to a fruitful relationship, welcome to AMA!

published on July 11th

AMA is Now on Social Media!

 

Join us in this new adventure! AMA has joined the main Social Media Platforms to spread the word of Tensile Architecture. In these platforms we will share lates market news, projects and interesting information about the Industry. Do not miss the oportunity of being part of this message and join AMA!

 

 

published on June 19th

Tensile intense at IMS in Dessau 

 

The training course on membrane structures "Tensile intense" will take place in Dessau from the 8th to the 13th of September, 2019. This program is created to provide a concentrated overview and universal understanding for the entire process of textile building, starting with the design, following the steps of analysis, detailing, dimensioning, calculating and ending with the erection of a membrane and lightweight structure.

 

For more information, click here

Published on June 17th

International Tensile Intense, Chile

 

The First IMS Tensile Intense Course in Latin America will take place from the 14th to the 19th of Octotber in the prestigious University of Chile (Santiago de Chile). AMA is taking part of this Course with one of our members imparting a lecture. Our members will benefit from special prices for this course. If you wish to find out more about the program and AMA's special prices, click here to download (only in Spanish)

For more information click here.

 

published on March 26th

Benefits on Becoming an AMA Member

 

On our last meeting, all AMA Members listed the main benefits they see their companies profiting from being an AMA Member. This is a very concise and down-to-earth list to help other companies decide on becoming a member. Do not miss out on all of these benefits and many more! Find out more.

published on May 23rd

Verseidag-Indutex Joins AMA

 

We are happy to announce that Verseidag joined AMA after our Workshop in Dessau where they attended as guest. Verseidag is a membrane manufactutrer focused on PVC and PTFE coated high-performance fabrics for durable and aesthetical tensile architecture solutions. We are looking forward to a fruitful and longlasting relationship! Welcome!

published on March 29th

Save the Date: Members Meeting September 10th

 

This year our Members Meeting will take place on Tuesday September 10th, 2019. All members and interested parties are welcome to join this event. Location and further information will follow.

published on March 28th

AMA Joins Social Media

 

Very soon AMA will be joining the most important Social Media Platforms! Our focus will be on sending the message of confidence and trust in the construction method and broadening the market. All AMA Members will be part of this message!

published on March 28th

Grand Opening of the 2019 Master Course at the IMS in Dessau followed by an AMA workshop

 

March 19, 2019: Together with the IMS Institute headed by Prof. Dr. Robert Off and some of it's members, AMA celebrated the Opening of the new Master Course Membrane Structures and welcomed all new students. The next day an AMA workshop took place with the participation of almost all members. A new push has been given to AMA and many new things will be soon to come, do not miss being a part of it and join us now!

published on March 20th

published on January 24th, 2019

News Archive

Sioen Industries NV joins AMA

Sioen Industries is a diversified stock quoted Group with an extensive portfolio of products and activities: spinning, weaving, and coating of technical textiles, manufacturer of professional protective clothing and producer of fine chemicals. We are happy to announce that Sioen joined the Architectural Membrane Association – Welcome!

March 22, 2018

Save the date

This year our Members Meeting will take place Tuesday, September 18, 2018 in Dessau at the IMS Institute of the Anhalt University of Applied Science. All members and interested parties are welcome to join this event. Further information will follow.

March 21, 2018

Grand Opening of the new Master Course at the IMS in Dessau followed by an AMA workshop

March 18, 2018: together with the President of the Anhalt University of Applied Science Prof. Dr. Jörg Bagdahn and the IMS Institute headed by Prof. Dr. Robert Off, AMA celebrated the Opening of the new Master Course Membrane Structures and welcomed all new students. The next day an AMA workshop took place which was a great success due to the participation of almost all members, constructive ideas and discussions.

March 21, 2018

Serge Ferrari joins AMA


Serge Ferrari S.A.S. is a leading French manufacturer of flexible composite materials. Serge Ferrari Group masters all production steps in its manufacturing sites in Europe (France, Switzerland, and Italy) from product development to recycling and has quickly developed its activities on a global basis to operational commercial sites on all continents.

We warmly welcome Ferrari and look forward to a fruitful cooperation!

January 22, 2018

7th IMS International Tensile Architecture Symposium, Miami, USA

First IMS Symposium in the US: the event will take place from May 17 to May, 19, 2018 at the University of Miami, School of Architecture. It is organized by IMS e.V and the Anhalt University of Applied Sciences. More Information here.

 

Address:
Glasgow Hall and Korach Gallery
223 Dickinson Drive, Coral Gables, Miami, Florida, USA

December 19th, 2017

Wolfgang Rudorf-Witrin was appointed the first AMA supporting member


Following the decision of the AMA Annual Meeting we are glad to announce that Wolfgang Rudorf-Witrin is now the first supporting member of AMA. His experience will be a great enrichment for the association. We highly appreciate his valuable support and cooperation.

December 4th, 2017

Stuctural Membranes 2017, Munich


The conference on Textile Composites and Inflatable Structures will take place from October 9 -11, 2017. On Tuesday, October 10, 2017 AMA organizes an informal meeting open to all members and interested parties.

AMA Members Meeting in Fulda, Germany


This year's Members Meeting will take place in Fulda on September 12th, 2017, 11:00 am. All members are invited. This event is open to all interested parties and we cordially invite them to get a deeper insight into our activities. For further information please contact us.

Tensile intense at IMS in Dessau 


The training course on membrane structures "Tensile intense" will take place in Dessau from September 16th, 2017  to September 24th, 2017. More information below.

Hiraoka joins AMA


HIRAOKA & CO. LTD. is the leading Japanese manufacturer of polymer coated fabrics.  Established in 1902 Hiraoka has a 112 year history of producing high quality materials with specialty coatings such as Polyvinyl Chloride, Polyurethane and Polyethylene.

We warmly welcome Hiraoka and look forward to a lively exchange and a good cooperation!

April 5, 2017

New AMA Logo


The winner of the design competition for the AMA Logo was choosen by all members: It is the design created by Mr. Christof Löning, Hoch Zwei Gmbh, Rosenheim, Germany. We would like to thank Christof Löning for his fantastic work and are glad to have received such a distinctive and strong signet for our association.

December 1st, 2016

Temme Obermeier joins AMA


Temme Obermeier GmbH, located in the Rosenheim area in Germany, is expert for tensile and membrane architecture with over 20 years of experience encompassing building facades, roofs, trade fair stands and stadia.

We are pleased to welcome Temme Obermeier as a new AMA member and look forward to a successful and happy cooperation.

published September 30th, 2016

First AMA Member Meeting in Dessau 


The first Member Meeting will take place in Dessau, Germany at the University of Applied Science, Seminarplatz 2a. All AMA Members as well as all interested parties are invited to join the event.

September 20st, 2016

VELABRAN joins AMA


Velabran GmbH, located in Munich, Germany, offer a wide range of know-how in the field of textile building constructions, ETFE foil cushions and pneumatic assisted constructions. Velabran is an owner-managed company established 2005.

We are pleased to welcome VELABRAN as a new AMA member and look forward to a successful and happy cooperation.

September 1st, 2016

AMA registered


Architectural Membrane Association e.V. has officially been registered by the local court Stendal, Germany with the number VR 4548

June 2nd, 2016

AMA founded in Dessau


The Architectural Membrane Association (AMA) was founded on 15th of March 2016 in Dessau by the following seven companies:

 

Carpatec, Spain
Carpro, Belgium
CENO Membrane Technology GmbH, Germany
Low and Bonar GmbH, Germany
PFEIFER Seil- und Hebetechnik GmbH, Germany
Taiyo Europe GmbH, Germany
VALMIERA GLASS UK Ltd., United Kingdom
VELABRAN GmbH, Germany

March 15th, 2016

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