Archive for the ‘Site Sponsors’ Category


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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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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Who Wants to Win a New Sewing Machine?

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on February 2nd, 2017

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Albright’s Supply is giving away another Consew sewing machine, and every auto upholstery shop owner and employee is eligible to win.

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Check Out Kee Auto Top’s Clearance Sale

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on January 25th, 2017

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Have you checked out Kee Auto Top‘s clearance sale? Their website features a clearance section that offers steep discounts on loads of products.

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Hydes Leather Launches Client Gallery

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on January 24th, 2017

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Want to see some gorgeous auto upholstery work? Hydes Leather recently launched an online photo gallery, highlighting interior projects completed by their clients. It’s a must see for trimmers and car enthusiasts alike.

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Guide: Special Extrusions and Window Frames

Published by Naseem Muaddi on January 18th, 2017

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Electron Top mailed two fliers to auto upholstery shops across the United States this month. The first is a helpful guide for “Special Extrusions and Window Frames.” The second is titled “28 Principles of Liberty,” and comes just in time for the presidential inauguration.

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Survey Finds Drivers Still Love Convertible Tops

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on January 11th, 2017

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Not so long ago industry insiders were warning that convertible vehicles were a dying breed — but not anymore. In recent years, open-air vehicles have seen an extraordinary resurgence, with automakers manufacturing more soft-top models and Haartz Corporation continuing to develop fabric technology.

Car drivers have also reaffirmed their love for convertible vehicles. In fact, a recent consumer opinion survey conducted by Haartz found that key demographics prefer convertible soft tops over fixed roofs, and that 90% of convertible owners drive their cars year round.

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What’s New at Albright’s Supply?

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on January 6th, 2017

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Albright’s Supply is kicking off the New Year with some awesome sales and promotions! Check out their January 2017 newsletter for details.

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How Albright’s Supply Saves Trim Shops Money

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on December 22nd, 2016

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Have you ever ordered materials from one supplier only to find out later that another sells the same thing for significantly less? Has a supplier ever charged you more for shipping than the actual product you ordered? Were you ever made to wait so long for a delivery that the customer cancelled the job?

Scenarios like this stink. But they’re common when dealing with subpar suppliers.

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What’s New at Albright’s Supply?

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on December 2nd, 2016

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Albright’s Supply is celebrating Christmas and ringing in the New Year with a slew of awesome sales and promotions. Check out their December newsletter for details.

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