The Hog Ring had a great start to the new year! We covered the latest industry news, highlighted projects, products and more. Here’s a look back at January 2022.
Start the new year right by getting your trim shop’s finances in order.
The International Textile Manufacturers Federation has postponed its annual conference for the second time due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Mercedes-Benz just unveiled an all-electric concept car with an interior trimmed in mushrooms, cactus, bamboo and other organic materials.
Trimmer James Kenneth Kelly of New Castle, Pennsylvania, has died at age 87.
The Chevy C4 Corvette had a really cool seat belt feature that most cars never adopted.
Covercraft Industries, maker of vehicle seat covers and other protective products, just acquired Lloyd Mats, a manufacturer of custom fit vehicle carpets and cargo mats.
Tune in to the latest episode of NC Shop Talk to hear Tracy Weaver of Recovery Room Hot Rod Interiors talk about his award-winning custom trim shop.
Are you a student preparing for a career in auto upholstery? Then you’re eligible to apply for an auto upholstery scholarship through SEMA.
Trimmer Seth Blair of Ogden, Utah, has died at age 91.
Actor Dustin Hoffman is auctioning the 1949 Buick Roadmaster convertible from “Rain Man.”
No one starts a business with plans to run it forever. Eventually, it must be sold, passed on to a family member or closed.
Bentley Motors recently announced plans to hire 113 early career employees — including apprentices and new graduates.
No auto upholstery shop is complete without a copy of Keyston Bros’ 2022 Upholstery Supplies Catalog.
Like most trimmers, we start each day with a hot cup of coffee — which is why we were excited to learn that Spotlight Customs just launched its very own brand.
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