It sure was a productive month on The Hog Ring. We covered the latest industry news, featured some great promotions, added two new illustrations to our Design Studio and much more. Here’s a look back at May 2015.
Performance & Hotrod Business magazine is publishing a series of articles on auto upholstery basics. The latest installment provides information on fabrics and other materials.
Big news for Volkswagen fans! As per your request, we’ve added the classic Beetle to The Hog Ring Design Studio, including low-back and high-back bucket seats.
While many automakers are busy transforming the interiors of self-driving cars into lounges, Volvo Group has gone ahead and done it to a traditional vehicle.
Aristides Santiesteban of Mas Interior Repairs in Hialeah, Florida, was charged last week with three felony counts of installing fake or junk-filled airbags.
Electron Top dedicated its May newsletter to wishing every mom in the industry a very happy Mother’s Day. Of course, it also featured loads of helpful product news.
American Auto Upholstery and Glass in Oakland, California, was vandalized last week during a May Day protest-turned-riot that targeted the city’s Auto Row.
We’ve examined how messy shops can cost you money. But what about sloppy attire and unprofessional language? They too could be a liability.
3D printers will revolutionize the auto industry if manufacturers can find a way to use them without resorting to expensive and eco-destructive filament.
Check out the pattern sewn on the interior of this Mercedes-Benz SL trimmed by Russian Tuning Company — it’s definitely an industry first.
We’ve scoured the internet for the latest employment opportunities in the field of auto upholstery and posted them on our jobs page. Check them out!
Auto upholstery shops that trim a lot of cars in Alcantara should check out Auto World News‘ recent interview with Andrea Boragno, CEO of Alcantara.
Last month Carlex Design, Poland’s premier auto interior design studio and upholstery shop, relocated its headquarters to an all-new dream garage.
Speaking of Alcantara, check out this dashboard air vent upholstered by Russian Tuning Company. No doubt, trimmed air vents are the epitome of luxury.
This article sheds light on the various types of cloth, carpet, hides and skins that every professional trimmer should know inside and out.
We’re back with another installment of “10 Wild Lowrider Car Interiors” — one of the most liked and widely shared articles on The Hog Ring. Check it out!
Automakers and dealers have gone to great lengths to eliminate “new car smell,” but Audi has taken the most extreme measure — hiring a team to sniff its cars.
Auto upholsterers are always looking for new, innovative and even cheap ways to upgrade their garages. After all, it is where we spend the majority of our days.