Phifertex Contract

July 1, 2014

Phifer introduces the Phifertex Contract Line, sling outdoor furniture fabrics designed specifically for the commercial and hospitality segments of the outdoor furniture industry. Available in 16 colors, the PVC-fabric weaves are constructed to withstand extreme weather conditions and are maintenance-free. Phifertex Contract fabrics can be used in awning, umbrella and new exterior fabric applications.

BeautyGard Supreme

Sarasota, Fla.-based Uniroyal Engineered Products LLC, introduces BeautyGard Supreme stain-resistant protective topcoat. The material creates a barrier between vinyl and most staining agents such as blood, urine, suntan lotion, wine, coffee, pen and permanent marker inks. Most stains can be cleaned with soap and water. BeautyGard Supreme is available on Spirit Supreme in 10 colors, …

303 Fabric Guard PDQ

This patented formula restores outdoor fabrics’ lost water and stain repellency. Powerful enough to protect fabrics in the harshest environment, yet safe for the finest fabrics, wool, silk, and fine leathers, including suede. For use on patio furniture and recommended by Sunbrella.

303 Protectant

303 Protectant does not contain petroleum distillates, alcohol, mineral oil or silicone oils. It provides protection against UV rays that can cause discoloration, fading, embrittlement, cracking and/or chalking. It also restores lost color and luster and repels smudges, dust, dirt and soiling.

303 Multi-Surface Cleaner

Recommended by Sunbrella, this patio furniture cleaner rinses residue-free and is used prior to “retreating.” It is safe for all water-safe fabrics and vinyl surfaces.


Manart-Hirsch Co., supplier of marine hardware and fasteners, stocks all different sizes ranging from ¾-inch to 1¼-inch hardware. Manart-Hirsch stocks fittings and fasteners made from #316 stainless steel.

Dighton, Mass.-based has introduced an expanded line of solid brass drapery and curtain grommets designed for large indoor-outdoor industrial textile applications. ClipsShop Grommet Sets for fabricating large industrial textile products, such as awnings, tarps, tents, and truck covers, include a grommet and washer in #7.5, #8.5, and #12 (1”, 11/8”, and 1½” I.D. sizes). …