Marine Mat announces new European manufacturing facility

September 21, 2022  |  Company News, Industry News, News

Marine Mat, a USA-headquartered supplier of patented foam decking for the marine industry, announced that it has secured a manufacturing facility in Europe and has started installing equipment and building production lines. The European Union facility is located in northern Slovakia near the Polish …
Jake Ritchie joins Herculite

July 28, 2022  |  Company News, News

Herculite Products Inc., a manufacturer of high-performance and custom fabrics, has hired Jake Ritchie as Midwest Regional Manager for the Direct Sales team. Ritchie joins the Herculite sales team with more than four years of B2B sales support. He received a degree in Business Management from Lincol…
Miami Corp. promotes John Tavano to director of awning, shade & marine sales

July 20, 2022  |  Company News, News

The Miami Corporation is pleased to announce that John Tavano has been named the director of awning, shade and marine sales. Tavano joined Miami Corp. in 2013 as a regional sales representative focusing on the Northeast awning market.  In 2017, he was promoted to national account manager and has si…
Glen Raven announces reduced lead times for Sunbrella fabrics

July 20, 2022  |  Company News, Industry News, News

Fabric manufacturer Glen Raven reports that system enhancements and upgraded equipment has increased the output of its flagship brand by more than 25 percent. According to a company press release, the majority of stock Sunbrella® performance fabrics are available to ship immediately. The system imp…
Quality Thread & Notions celebrates 100 years

July 13, 2022  |  Company News, News

Quality Thread & Notions (QTN) is celebrating its 100th year anniversary as a thread and notions supplier. The company started as a supplier of sewing thread to the apparel industry in 1922. In the 1990’s, the company shifted its focus to the industrial market due to declining opportunities in…
New hires at Miami Corporation

June 17, 2022  |  Company News, News

Steve Szenay, MFC, has joined Miami Corporation as its new Technical Director for Marine Fabrics. With 40-plus years of experience in the marine canvas industry, Szenay is widely regarded as an industry expert. He is a longtime ATA member (formerly IFAI) and has shared his expertise at many MFA Conf…
Trivantage announces 100% renewable electricity milestone for its facilities

May 26, 2022  |  Company News, News

Trivantage®, a one-stop shop for fabrics, hardware, and accessories, has announced its use of 100% renewable electricity for its facilities. This achievement supports parent company Glen Raven’s global sustainability initiative. “This milestone represents our ongoing commitment to being industr…
Godfrey breaks ground on expansion

May 17, 2022  |  Company News, News

Godfrey Marine, a builder of pontoon boats and Hurricane deckboats, has broken ground on the expansion of its manufacturing plant in Elkhart, Ind. The new facilities include a 27,000-square-foot warehouse and an automation wing. The new warehouse space will enable a 30 percent increase in production…