TeleSwivel hitch adapter

March 1, 2011

TeleSwivel hitches extend out from the vehicle and move side-to-side, increasing the target zone for connecting a truck and trailer by simply moving the hitch, not the truck. The TeleSwivel 210 has a class IV rating (1,000-pound tongue weight), a top-pull locking pin handle and high-strength, abrasion-resistant steel construction. Available accessories include an accessory plate …

Polyester fabrics

Johnston Textiles Hi-UV polyester warp weave Oceanic Marine fabric is available in 8 ounce and 9 ¾ ounce at 60 inches wide. The fabric comes in 17 stock colors and can be customized to 130 inches wide. SOURCE Johnston Textiles

Eco-friendly polyurethane vinyl

Boltaflex Serengeti from J. Ennis Fabrics is a 100-percent polyurethane vinyl that is antibacterial, mildew-resistant and passes 200,000 double rub abrasion tests, for use in the healthcare, hospitality, contract seating and marine interiors markets. The eco-friendly fabric contains no plasticizers or phthalates, and is offered in 16 colors. The vinyl passes UFAC Class 1, NFPA …

Vinyl-coated seating

Enduratex Xtreme Seating is a specialty vinyl-coated fabric for niche transportation markets. Developed, designed and constructed for the outdoor extreme sports enthusiast, Xtreme Seating comes in three constructions: Rapper, Rapper Extreme and Slip Stop. Rapper and Rapper Extreme are engineered with an exclusive stretch characteristic that enables the fabric to hug contours and makes it …

Waterproof, flame retardant PVC-coated polyester

Waterproof, flame retardant PVC-coated polyester Covin Sales & Converting VIP-FR is a high-strength, easy-to-clean PVC-coated polyester fabric that comes in 24 classic colors and meets State Fire Marshal Code Title 19, NFPA 701 and European Fire Code M2. The fabric is flame retardant, waterproof and resistant to mildew and UV rays, making it ideal for …

New England shipyards cited for violations

Two New England shipyards will pay penalties to settle claims by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that they violated federal environmental laws. Rose’s Oil Service will pay $130,000 to resolve claims it violated federal water and oil pollution prevention laws. Promet Marine Services will pay $290,000 to settle claims that it violated federal clean air …

E15 approved for additional vehicles

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved the use of E15 for model year 2001-2006 cars and trucks, raising concerns from within the marine industry. According to the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), the use of E15 for additional on-road vehicles will increase the likelihood of misfueling for boats. The NMMA said in a statement that …

Tri Vantage distribution center in full operation

Tri Vantage achieved full operational status for its Consolidated Distribution Center (CDC) in Mebane, N.C. The 102,000-square-foot facility serves as the central receiving point for more than 200 Tri Vantage product suppliers. The CDC consolidates 12,500 different items that are shipped daily to Tri Vantage branches and customers nationwide. Located near Interstate-85 in central North …

Boat cover promotion

Ranger Boats reinstated its “Gotcha Covered” retail sales promotion—just in time for the start of the 2011 boat show season. Buyers who purchase certain models from an authorized Ranger dealer will receive a custom-matched deluxe boat cover valued at $900, plus a Ranger Owners Group membership that includes a $100 credit towards premium, member-specific merchandise. …

Glen Raven facility earns certification

Glen Raven’s Park Avenue finishing plant has earned certification from NSF International, a globally recognized standards organization that works with companies producing products that can affect public health and safety. The certification comes in support of the GlenFlow fabric line, which is being developed for water filtration. NSF is widely recognized for its scientific and …