Find a Job in Auto Upholstery

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on February 24th, 2017

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Are you an out-of-work auto trimmer? Fear not. We scoured the internet for the latest employment opportunities in the field of auto upholstery and posted them on our jobs page. Best of all, we’ll continue to do so – so check back often!

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5 More Tips to Start Your Shop’s New Year Right

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on February 23rd, 2017

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In January, we highlighted The Shop magazine’s article “5 Tips for Restylers” — which provided loads of tips and advice on how to take your shop to new heights in 2017. This month they published part two, featuring five more awesome tips.

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How to Install a Padded Roof on a Ford Model A

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on February 22nd, 2017

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Hot Rod magazine recently published a fantastic pictorial showing how Glenn Kramer of Hot Rod Interiors by Glenn in Phoenix, Arizona, installs a custom top on a 1929 Ford Model A. It’s a must see for every auto upholstery pro!

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Hydes Leather: Your #1 Source for Alcantara

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on February 21st, 2017

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Hydes Leather is renowned for its premium leather and long list of custom services, including skiving, laser etching and perforation. But did you know they’re also North America’s largest distributor of Alcantara?

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Trimmer Leaves Legacy of Community Service

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on February 20th, 2017

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Gary Zink, 81, of Sure Fit Auto Care in Canton, Ohio, was laid to rest today — leaving a beautiful legacy of service to his family, friends, customers and community.

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C&U Upholstery Supply Hit by Deadly Crash

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on February 17th, 2017

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The team at C&U Upholstery Supply Company in Garden City, Alabama, experienced tragedy on Tuesday when a vehicle speeding out of control crashed into the front of their building.

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Sithole’s Upholstery: Slowly Building a Dream

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on February 16th, 2017

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For 30 years, Ratsela Sithole, a second-generation trimmer in Lobatse, Botswana, has been upholstering everything from office chairs to car interiors using only a manual sewing machine.

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Try the Haartz ‘Find Your Top’ Database

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on February 15th, 2017

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Whether you’re ordering a replacement convertible top or creating one from scratch, it’s important that the fabric used be original — because that’s the only way to guarantee that the new top will be just as good as the last.

To help top manufacturers and auto upholstery shops match OEM top fabric, The Haartz Corporation recently updated its free “Find Your Top” online database.

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10 Songs About Having Fun in the Backseat

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on February 14th, 2017

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What better way for an auto upholsterer to celebrate Valentine’s Day than by rocking out to songs about the backseat? After all, it is the sexiest part of a car.

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What’s New at Albright’s Supply?

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on February 13th, 2017

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LISTEN UP: Albright’s Supply is giving away a brand new Consew sewing machine! For details, plus other great sales and promotions, check out their February newsletter.

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