It was an exciting month! We brought you the latest industry news, showcased talented trimmers and more! Here’s a look back at September 2020.
Hyundai is investigating complaints that the 2020 Palisade’s Nappa leather interior smells like garlic and old socks.
Leather car upholstery is making a comeback! At least it as in April 1966, when The New York Times ran this article.
Call it a sign of the times! A new study found that touchscreens have officially replaced steering wheels as the filthiest part of a car’s interior.
Rolls-Royce engineers made the new Ghost’s cabin so quiet that it became “disorienting” — so they added noise back in.
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.
The Upholstery and Trim International Council Convention has been postponed until 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
With how often trimmers work with foam rubber, it’s easy to take it for granted. But it didn’t always exist.
Searching for economy vinyl? Check out Enduratex’s “Genesis” collection available at Albright’s Supply.
Time is running out to submit a project for the “NC Interior of the Year” award. Enter today for your chance to win!
Bored with conventional convertible tops? Then check out Electron Top’s custom tops program for hot rods!
Robert DuBoise was a young auto trimmer when he was incorrectly arrested and sentenced to death for murder.
Congratulations to Oksana Ignatova of Stitch Girl Inc. for being named to SEMA’s “35 under 35.”
Gabe’s Custom Interiors is launching a show on YouTube that’ll take you behind the scenes at the award-winning shop.
Authorities are investigating after a series of explosions and a fire damaged three automotive businesses in Riverside.
Trimmer John Saragossa of Jefferson City, Tennessee, has died at age 85.
Maserati just debuted it’s first new supercar in 15 years, and its interior is draped in Alcantara.
Are you confused about loop pile and cut pile automotive carpeting? Then watch this video by Albright’s Supply.
With so many amazing features available in cars these days, it’s amazing that one of the most popular is still Rolls-Royce’s umbrella.
Are you an out-of-work trimmer? Fear not. We scoured the internet for the latest auto upholstery jobs and posted them on our jobs page.
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