About Our Team
Tim has over 25 years experience in the import/export textile and plastics raw
materials and by-products trade. Mr. Maxman is the 3rd generation of his family in
the textile and waste industry, founded by his grandfather Bert Maxman in 1939.
Tim joined his father Bill in the industry in 1986. They were originally in the cotton
and woolen fabric and rag trade, but over the years the business has evolved with
Yuhong (Amy) Li
Asia/Pacific Sales Manager & Global Logistics
Amy has over 22 years experience in international trade, logistics and international
sales - 12 years based in China and 10 years based in the US. She has extensive
knowledge of multi-cultural business environments and is familiar with
international business relations. Her educational background includes a degree in
International Trade from South China Normal University (B.A.). She has worked in
the industry and with Tim Maxman for 7 years.
Business Development and Technical Sales
Barry earned his B.S. in Textile Science at the University of Massachuetts-Dartmouth
and M.S. in Textile Technology at North Carolina State University. After
graduation, he spent 4 years at Industrial Fabrics Corporation in Minneapolis, MN
performing duties ranging from raw materials purchasing and testing to
international sourcing and quality control. His time at Industrial Fabrics Corp. gave
him extensive experience testing and weaving many of the products IFS
International offers. Technical inquiries are welcome!
IFS International, Inc. offers over
35 years of combined global textile
experience, ranging from yarn
sales, import/export, weaving,
and international logistics.
We can solve your international
textile sourcing needs!
Who We Are