We had a blast on The Hog Ring this month — reporting the latest industry news, giving away awesome prizes, introducing a new book that teaches the craft of auto upholstery and much more! Here’s a look back at September 2017.
SEMA has partnered with AACF to assist auto professionals in Houston, Texas, impacted by the devastating floods caused by Tropical Storm Harvey.
We want to give a shout out to Justin Henzel of 4H-Customs Upholstery for helping organize a food and supplies drive for victims of Tropical Storm Harvey.
The Hog Ring would like to wish a very happy and safe Labor Day to all of our fellow auto trimmers taking a break from the daily grind.
Albright’s Supply — our go-to guys for quality fabrics, tools and supplies — just announced another awesome giveaway you don’t want to miss!
Auto trimmers all over the world are using The Hog Ring Design Studio to sketch their unique design ideas and land lucrative build contracts.
Electron Top‘s latest issue of “Keep in Touch!” is jam packed with everything you’ve come to expect from their monthly newsletter: news, discounts and more.
Congrats to Wei Wei Li of Stitchcraft Interiors and Sam Mapes of Sam’s Upholstery for being named to SEMA’s “35 under 35” list.
We partnered with KC Tool to review and give away three pairs of Gedore Craftsman Scissors, which are among the best shears in the upholstery industry.
As a child, Mark Zito was obsessed with outer space. As an adult, he upholsters spaceships for NASA. His story is out of this world!
If you could buy your boss’ upholstery shop, what’s the first thing you would change? For Maria Elliott, it was the business name.
SEMA will host a “Student Career Day” at this year’s annual show — with the goal of introducing students to opportunities in the aftermarket industry.
Just because drivers in the 1940s weren’t tearing apart their car interiors to install 15 speakers, doesn’t mean they weren’t obsessed with their sound systems.
Congrats to Eric Gordon of Everlast Auto Interiors & Tops for winning last week’s Gedore Craftsman Scissors giveaway, sponsored by KC Tool.
We scoured the internet for the latest employment opportunities in the craft of auto upholstery and posted them on our jobs page.
Haartz Corporation‘s jacquard weaving technology is one of the greatest advancements made in topping fabric in the last 10 years.
A Virginia Tech researcher caused confusion in Arlington by dressing as a seat cover and driving a van around town. Here’s what he was doing.
NC Carpet Binding & Equipment is putting the craft of auto upholstery front and center at the 2017 SEMA Show — and we have details!
Congrats to Jason DePinto of JDP Custom Upholstery for winning last week’s Gedore Craftsman Scissors giveaway, sponsored by KC Tool.
Haartz Corporation‘s jacquard weaving technology is changing the way automakers and car buyers view convertible tops.
It’s no easy feat to transform a car’s luxury interior into an even more luxurious space without crossing over into complete gaudiness — but that’s exactly what TopCar did.
Whether you’re a rookie or seasoned auto upholstery pro, pick up a copy “Automotive Upholstery & Interior Restoration” by Fred Mattson.
Hydes Leather offers a wide array of German and Italian perforation patterns that are cut with exact precision. These will make your interior pop!
Congrats to Elizabeth Contreras of Salty Water Upholstery for winning last week’s Gedore Craftsman Scissors giveaway, sponsored by KC Tool.
That’s not all! Visit our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages to see what other trimmers are up to. You can also join in the latest industry discussions by registering for our Auto Upholstery Forum.