Window Treatment Trends

July 1, 2017

Interest in window coverings for marine applications has experienced a rebirth of sorts and more consumers, fabricators and designers are using innovative window treatment designs. When Krisha Plauché, owner of Onboard Interiors in Marblehead, Mass., is fabricating drapery for a stateroom, she often uses blackout applications, but Plauché has found that lining drapery with a …

Crypton acquired by Berkley Capital

The Crypton® Companies, Bloomsfield Hills, Mich., providers of performance fabrics in the contract, home furnishings and apparel markets, announced that Berkley Capital LLC has acquired a majority stake. Berkley Capital is the private equity investment vehicle of W. R. Berkley Corp., a Fortune 500 property and casualty insurance company. Company co-founders Craig and Randy Rubin, …

Prevent cushion foam failures

All marine fabricators who provide products for cushions, bedding and headliners face decisions on the best foam for the application. The right decision ensures quality projects and happy customers. The wrong decision contributes to foam failures. Cheaper can cost more Less expensive foams may seem like a good deal until you realize they can deteriorate …