It was such an exciting month on The Hog Ring. We covered industry news, highlighted talented shops, announced a new sponsor and more. Here’s a look back at February 2023.
We’re excited to introduce The Hog Ring community to our newest site sponsor, Moore & Giles.
Joe Amador of Classic Upholstery Inc. was thrilled when the 1971 Chevrolet Impala he upholstered took first place in its category at the 2022 Rick Ross Car Show.
Premium Auto Fabrics is giving away free Hog Ring t-shirts to their Instagram followers.
WyoTech is launching a Hall of Fame for alumni who’ve gone on to do amazing things in the auto industry.
Trimmer Vincent Robert Mikla of Shelby Charter Township, Michigan, has died at the age of 70.
If you’re a member of SEMA and have a student loan, SEMA wants to help you pay it off.
Tune in to Friday’s episode of “NC Shop Talk” to hear Steve and LiAnne Budy of Budy Built, the first of three finalists announced for NC Auto Interior Of Year.
Bentley Motors has announced plans to hire 37 apprentices — including for their interior workshop.
An enormous congratulations to Budy Built of Newbury Park, California, for winning the 2022 NC Auto Interior of the Year “Young Guns Challenge.”
The SEMA Professional Restylers Organization is hosting a general membership meeting later this month that every auto trimmer should consider attending.
Why spend $50 on a bouquet of roses that’ll die in a few short days when you can just make them out of leather?
Grupo Antolin has developed a sustainable headliner fabric made from organic waste.
Tune in to the latest episode of NC Shop Talk to hear Bryan Schmitt of Mobile Solutions and MasterTech Expo talk about how to grow your business and pad your bottom line.
Hydes Leather just unveiled its all-new Road to SEMA Rewards Program, which allows trim shops to earn cash back on all orders.
Among the many sustainable materials that Volkswagen is experimenting with is a faux leather made from coffee bean skins.
Make the most of industry events, like MasterTech Expo and SEMA, by following these five tips.
Want to lead your own training seminar at the 2023 AAPEX Show?
Rolls-Royce’s starlight headliner is arguably the greatest innovation to happen to modern headliners since the power sunroof.
Jack Dekirmendjian, vice president of GAHH Automotive, has passed at the age of 53, leaving behind a beautiful family and an indelible impact on the auto upholstery industry.
If you’re attending MasterTech Expo, make sure to stop by Apex Leather’s booth (#105) to meet the team and learn about their quality hides.
Congratulations to Paul Dulik of Starline Hot Rod Interiors for winning the 2023 Stitch of Excellence Award at the Grand National Roadster Show.
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