The coronavirus pandemic made it a tough month for a lot of trimmers and their respective shops. Still, we did our best to provide you with the latest news and information. Here’s a look back at April 2020.
An auto trim shop in Oklahoma has found a unique way to stand out among the competition — by offering dog fur upholstery.
Trimmer James Bailey of Accident, Maryland, has died at age 72.
Trimmers are making face masks and shields to help medical professionals on the frontlines of the fight against coronavirus.
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Lamborghini just transformed its interior trim team into a production team for face masks and shields.
To counter the economic downturn caused by the pandemic, the US government is offering forgivable loans to small businesses.
If your shop is still open, you can count on GAHH Automotive, Robbins Auto Top and E-Z ON Auto Tops for supplies.
Consider nominating a young, promising trimmer for SEMA’s “35 Under 35.”
Auto upholstery shops working through the coronavirus pandemic can still order materials and supplies from Albright’s Supply.
An auto upholstery shop in the United Arab Emirates was shut down for manufacturing knockoff face masks.
Corvette owners have taken to online forums to complain that the French seams on their dashboards aren’t straight.
A survey of the aftermarket industry found that the coronavirus pandemic is hurting businesses, but most will survive.
These Haartz guides provide invaluable tips that every convertible car owner should follow to keep tops in pristine condition.
Porsche intends to start 3D printing auto upholstery for its bucket seats.
Great news for auto upholstery shops! The Italian and German warehouses that supply Hydes Leather to you are up and running!
While everyone is focused on making protective equipment for health care workers, this trim shop is making them for cars.
In our 70+ years in business, we’ve never seen anything quite like this coronavirus pandemic.
Douglass Interior Products is working through the coronavirus pandemic to supply trim shops with everything they need to stay open.
General Motors has transformed its trimming department into a production team for medical gowns.
The Porsche 911 is turning heads with a new, limited-edition two-tone leather interior available for all trim levels.
Trimmer Delos “Bo” Henry Boboa of Coos Bay, Oregon, has died at age 88.
The global coronavirus pandemic is forcing automakers to rethink how they design car interiors.
Of all the automakers, Rolls-Royce is perhaps the most interior focused — placing quality and craftsmanship above all else.
Miami has sourced all the materials to produce face shields, face masks, hospital gowns and emergency room curtains.
Elite trim shops know that high-end custom interiors require premium carpeting. That’s why many install Luxembourg carpets.
We scoured the internet for the latest auto upholstery jobs and apprenticeships and posted them on our jobs page.
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