Leather-like upholstery fabric

September 1st, 2021

Stamskin® Top Club has a new leather-grain texture for the already popular Stamskin Top upholstery range. Available in 15 modern colors, the fabric emulates the look of worn leather and performs well in demanding environments such as outdoor, marine and hospitality. Rated as a heavy-duty material, it withstands more than 600,000 double rubs in Wyzenbook […]

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New colors for solar protection

July 1st, 2021

Serge Ferrari introduces a new color collection for three of its most popular solar protection fabrics: Soltis® Horizon 86, Soltis® Perform 92 and Soltis® Opaque B92. The new collections include several new colors including Shea, Taupe, Celestial Grey, Brick, French Blue and True Black. Soltis Harmony 86 introduces five new colors, Soltis Perform Harmony introduces […]

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New members join MFA

January 1st, 2021

Marine Fabricators Association welcomes the following new members. For complete contact information, visit www.ifai.com/marine. Alfred’s Upholstery & Co.Betsy Stevenswww.alfredsupholstery.comAlfred, Maine ARC Integrated SystemsJeff Covelwww.crownarc.comColumbus, Ohio Catnap Canvas Shop Heather Oebel+1 360 332 3111Blaine, Wash. Carolina Canvas Works Judd Barth+1 843 609 6266Columbia, S.C. Debron Plastics Inc. David Stermer+1 954 385 6781Hollywood, Fla. Epic Outdoor Cinema LLCNick Toutoungiwww.epicoutdoorcinema.comDavie, Fla. Fabric […]

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Classic look, high performance

September 1st, 2020

The Stamskin® One allure collection of indoor/outdoor upholstery fabrics offers the same performance of its sister collection, Stamskin One, with a new finish: an understated leather-like grain suited to classic designs. The fabric pairs a supple, luxurious hand with abrasion resistance of more than 665,000 double rubs (ASTM D4157), inherent resistance to pink mold and […]

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Powerful products

September 1st, 2019

These latest products are changing the marine fabricator industry. Want to see your products here? Email: erbernick@ifai.com.  Fire-retardant clear vinyl  Visilite™ FR passes NFPA-701 Test Method 2 for fire resistance and is part of a collection that also includes double polished, extruded and interleaf styles. The vinyl offers lasting visual clarity and durability for a variety […]

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Smart supplies

July 1st, 2019

These latest products are changing the marine fabricator industry.  Want to see your products here? Email: erbernick@ifai.com. Colorful faux suede  The KnollTextiles Contour Collection includes new colors of Ultrasuede®, its premier high-performance, multi-use faux suede. The durable fabric is inherently stain resistant and versatile with a soft hand. It is appropriate for upholstery, wrapped panels […]

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New products

March 1st, 2019

These latest products are changing the marine fabricator industry. Want to see your products here? Email: erbernick@ifai.com. Self-piercing grommets ClipsShop® Self-Piercing Grommet Sets are made from solid brass and feature gripping teeth on the washers that provide extra holding power for a wide range of industrial applications subjected to constant tension such as awnings, sails, […]

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Boat shows highlight new marine upholstery trends

September 1st, 2017

Boat shows are a rich resource. When was the last time you attended a local or international boat show? If it’s been awhile, I recommend you put it on your agenda. To stay a notch ahead of the competition, professional marine fabricators must be aware of new concepts, designs and materials. Viewing new boats at […]

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Serge Ferrari North America welcomes new regional sales manager

May 1st, 2017

Julie Bui has joined Serge Ferrari North America as the regional sales manager. Bui will handle sales and service of Serge Ferrari products in the states of Texas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Illinois. Bui brings extensive sales and service experience to the company. She most recently worked as a field sales […]

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Serge Ferrari introduces new upholstery material

January 8th, 2016

Serge Ferrari introduced its new indoor and outdoor furniture upholstery membrane, Stamskin® One, at Paris Design Week in September. Stamskin One is an elastomer-coated polyester jersey with soft and luxurious feel, similar to worn leather. Its durability makes it ideal for demanding environments like yachts, restaurants, poolside seating, busy waiting areas and massage tables. Stamskin […]

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