What a busy month! We brought you product discounts, industry news, sewing tutorials and more. Here’s a look back at September 2019.
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.
Ever come across an industry term that left you confused? Don’t worry. The Haartz Corporation has an industry glossary.
Singer invented the first practical sewing machine for general domestic use. But did you know the company once manufactured guns?
Usually, when green fuzz grows on your dashboard, it’s a really bad sign. But for the Sono Sion, it’s actually part of the design.
Those interested in helping trim shops impacted by Hurricane Dorian can donate to the Automotive Aftermarket Charitable Foundation.
Trim shops that repair boat and jet ski upholstery, listen up: Albright’s Supply is having a sale on marine vinyl.
Automakers will equipped nearly every new car sold in the United States with rear-seat occupant alerts by 2025.
The move expands Keyston’s reach into the upper Midwest. It also increases the upholstery supplier’s inventory and product line.
We’re proud to introduce The Hog Ring community to our newest site sponsor: GAHH Automotive Group.
No one believed us when we said trimmers at Bentley Motors use dinner forks to wrap steering wheel covers. Now we have proof!
Ever wonder how automakers make French seams lay flat? This tutorial by Brent Parker Motor Trimming shows how it’s done.
NC Carpet Binding & Equipment promised us a new sewing machine and door-buster deals — and they delivered both!
Into cars and video games? Nissan is designing a line of esports gaming chairs based on its most iconic car interiors.
Did you know that Electron Top is the auto upholstery industry’s oldest family-owned convertible top manufacturer?
We scoured the internet for the latest auto upholstery jobs and apprenticeships and posted them on our jobs page.
Most clients are pleasant and easy to work with. But there are some who will be a straight-up pain in the ass.
Aaron Laithwaite of Hydes Leather answers a trimmer’s question about recycling or composting leather scraps.
Rolls-Royce’s starlight headliner is arguably the greatest innovation to happen to modern headliners since the power sunroof.
Among those expected to make cameos at SEMA 2019 are Jay Leno, Chip Foose, Jesse James and even Blue Man Group.
Brodie Smith of Douglass Interior Products chats with Scott Divers about “Ferrambo,” winner of the 2008 Ridler Award.
McPherson College is the first school in the United States to offer a bachelor’s degree in automotive restoration.
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