It was a great month on The Hog Ring. We covered industry news, unveiled new contests and events, highlighted cool interior projects and more. Here’s a look back at August 2023.
He owned and operated Marino’s Auto Upholstery for more than 35 years.
Keyston Bros just released a new fandeck featuring six vinyl lines that every shop should carry.
Ford Motor Company recently filed a patent for a sun visor with a built-in tool to smash windows.
SEMA just gave away $245,000 in scholarships through its SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund.
NC Auto Interior of the Year is back for its sixth year — and open to anyone in the industry to enter!
Bentley Motors is introducing its first fully organic Olive Tan Leather.
The SEMA Businesswomen’s Network is hosting a leadership training to help women in the industry.
Aston Martin calls the new DB12 Volante “the ultimate open-top super tourer” — and we don’t doubt it.
Sewing influencer Jen Wesner was recently recording a video when she was nearly killed.
If you’re cruising along Interstate 80 you might be surprised to see an 80-foot sewing needle.
Bentley Motors just released a men’s cologne inspired by the luxury automaker’s interiors.
After completing his studies, he worked many jobs, including as an auto upholsterer for many years.
MotorTrend just published a great article breaking down the “vegan leather” craze.
Tune in to the latest episode of NC Shop Talk to hear Corbin Boland of Florida Boy Customs.
MasterTech Expo is hosting an awards ceremony honoring some of the industry’s best.
Katzkin Leather announced that it has acquired the assets of Roadwire Leather.
He worked at Columbia Auto Seat Covers, where he did full restorations of antique cars.
The front bench seat has been dead for years, but it looks like Kia might bring it back.
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