Summer-inspired fabric

September 1, 2015

Emphasizing combinations of blue and green, Phifer’s new Summer Myrtle collection offers deep peacock and spring green in a lively color grouping. The collection from Phifer’s Designed Fabrics features 100 percent recyclable GeoBella® Cushion Fabrics and sleek, sling Phifertex® Outdoor Fabrics. Made from recycled yarns, GeoBella indoor/outdoor performance fabrics offer the soft texture of indoor …

WeatherMAX now available in 80-inch width

August 24, 2015

At one-third wider, high-performance WeatherMAX from Safety Components is now available in an 80-inch width, according to an August press release. The release said that this new introduction stems from international demand and from original equipment manufacturers (OEM) programs. The press release noted that with its new 80-inch width, WeatherMAX offers manufacturers the freedom to …

Silver State Eclectic fabric

July 1, 2015

Silver State introduces Modern Eclectic, a Sunbrella® collection. The look is modern to transitional, with a heavy traditional influence in the pattern design. Modern Eclectic colors are vibrant blues, greens and yellow. Reds, pinks and oranges run to the warm side, and all is tied together with stark whites, soft neutrals and grays. Modern Eclectic …

Made in the shade

An improved economy and concerns about solar exposure shine new light on sunshades. By Pamela Mills-Senn People are taking to the water in record numbers, encouraged in part by plummeting gas prices. According to the National Marine Manufacturers Association, approximately 89 million to 90 million Americans went boating in 2013 and 2014, respectively—the highest levels …

Ameritix WeatherGuard fabric

June 30, 2015

Taylor Made Group’s Ameritex Fabric Systems introduces WeatherGuard™ fabric to the marine industry. Made of solution-dyed polyester, WeatherGuard maintains its color even when exposed to the elements for long periods of time. The fabric is resistant to water, tearing, abrasion, UV and mildew. It will remain soft and pliable, and it’s lightweight, making it easy …

Phifer fabrics

June 25, 2015

Phifer has expanded its current stock line of indoor/outdoor furniture fabrics to include an additional 30 GeoBella® cushion and Phifertex® sling fabrics. The new line features styles in bold, rich and fresh tones as well as soothing neutrals that easily mix and match. The 2015-2016 stock line is also influenced by the need for cleaner …

Crypton vinyl

June 24, 2015

Crypton offers its first vinyl product, Revl, a high-performance coated textile engineered with stain-resistant technology. Revl is targeted toward hospitality, healthcare, commercial and civil industries. Revl resists permanent marker, denim dye transfer and food stains and withstands repeated cleanings, thwarts bacterial and fungal growth, and protects against cracking and wear. Revl has also received GREENGUARD® …

Enduratex EEL fabric

June 23, 2015

Enduratex™ has introduced EEL, its newest “exotic texture” offering that addresses most fabric challenges. The subtle colors are inspired by the marine world and come with such names as Scampering Sandpiper, Salty Air, Fire Coral and other other sea-inspired colors. The fabric is fortified with FORBIDsrt, an added performance benefit that offers resistance to blue …

Sunbrella fabric

June 16, 2015

Boasting motifs inspired by exotic destinations, Sunbrella unveils a new Robert Allen collection of fabrics called Open Air. The fabrics are made of 100 percent Sunbrella yarns, giving them the durability and color steadfastness required for outdoor use, and featuring a soft feel suitable for indoor settings. The lines features indigos, aquas and yellows, as …

Enduratex fabric

May 1, 2015

Enduratex has launched Coastal Ranch, an offering of contemporary colors conceived by colorist Denise Turner of Color Turners. The sumptuous hand and soft grain of Coastal Ranch makes it a luxurious option for hospitality and contract settings. The new line also features Forbid SRT with a special anti blue jean transfer property, which prevents blue …