We had another great month at The Hog Ring. We covered everything from industry news to cool projects and more. Here’s a look back at April 2021.
3M, the same company that invented the Post-It Note, is introducing a new, temporary adhesive for auto applications.
Hydes Leather has introduced a new line of “vegan leather” to their range of automotive leathers and fabrics.
We’re excited to introduce The Hog Ring community to our newest site sponsor: Quadratec — the Jeep experts.
Last year’s Automotive Interiors Expo was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. But it’s back for 2021!
The New York Times has reported a lot on cars. But it wasn’t until 1923 that it mentioned the phrase “auto upholstery.”
Can you tell what’s mechanically wrong with a car just by smelling its interior? This group says you can.
Lexus unveiled a car with a fully functional turntable in its glove box, that it says won’t skip on bumpy roads.
We recently asked trimmers to pose questions about leather to Aaron Laithwaite, founder and CEO of Hydes Leather.
If you geek out on sewing machines as much as we do, then check out the Vintage Sewing Center and Museum in Oklahoma.
If you’re a woman looking for a job in the auto trim industry, then check out this free webinar SEMA is hosting on interview skills.
Auto upholstery shops that generate a lot of revenue but make very little profit are doomed to fail.
NC is launching a podcast that’s going to take you behind the scenes of some of the most well-known trim shops.
Compin USA is headed to Wayland, New York, where it will open a facility to manufacture and upholster train seats.
Want to learn how your trim shop can profit off the growing Jeep and off-roading community? Then tune into this free webinar.
Alcantara and Auto&Design magazine are launching a vehicle interior design contest.
McPherson College is the first school in the United States to offer a bachelor’s degree in automotive restoration.
Lexus is celebrating its all-new electric concept car by asking three designers to reimagine its interior.
Honda just unveiled a new interior design philosophy that will guide its approach to all future models.
Trimmer Donald Eugene Ferrara of Rancho Palos Verdes, California, has died at age 94.
Miami Corporation published a guide to help trimmers remove pink stains from marine upholstery.
We scoured the internet for the latest auto upholstery jobs and posted them on our jobs page.
JCPenny is closing its custom drapery shop and auctioning all of its tools and supplies online.
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