Matte finish awning material in user-friendly width

February 1st, 2020

With a new matte look and a user-friendly width, Sattler 745 Evolution awning material is a flame-retardant PVC coated textile that offers dimensional stability and is extremely durable. The fabric is weldable and accepts graphic treatments. At 63 inches wide, the awning material is available in 30-yard rolls and in 20 matte finished colors. Keyston […]

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Keyston Bros. acquires DLT

November 20th, 2019

Keyston Bros. has expanded its business with the acquisition of DLT Corporation. The strategic move will initiate growth and expansion in all product divisions of the company, and will provide same and one-day service to new areas in the upper Midwest region. Chicago and Detroit locations, in the near future, will be expanded to hold […]

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Up-to-date upholstery

April 1st, 2019

The commercial upholstery market is always evolving and changing,” says Lori Roop, director of design for CF Stinson LLC, a textile manufacturer based in Rochester Hills, Mich. Yet, Roop adds, “it’s always the same.” A contradiction? Not really. “There is always a huge value placed on color and design,” explains Roop, who works out of […]

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Shade-product manufacturers are making outdoor spaces more comfortable—and smarter

April 1st, 2018

While many manufacturers concentrate on making smart products that give people convenient and luxurious control over functions in their homes and businesses, others are finding ways to make the outdoors equally responsive and comfortable to lifestyles in the Internet of Things age. A robotics company in Pasadena, Calif., is, in fact, throwing all its weight […]

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Keyston Bros. turns 150

March 29th, 2018

Keyston Bros. celebrated its 150th birthday in Atlanta, Ga., home to the corporate headquarters for Keyston Bros., Keyston Outdoor and KB Contract. The company started in San Francisco, Calif., in 1868 as a small family-owned business manufacturing and selling whips and lashes. Today, Keyston Bros. is a leading supplier and innovator of fabrics, vinyls, leathers and […]

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Mark Schechter rejoins KB Contract

July 31st, 2017

Mark Schechter has been named senior vice president of sales Midwest and new markets for KB Contract, a division of Keyston Bros. Schechter briefly was associated with Shafer Seating, prior to which he had been a long-time employee of Keyston Bros. and KB Contract. A long time Denver resident, Schechter will manage his new responsibilities […]

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IFAI Expo 2016: industry leadership, IFAI style

December 1st, 2016

At IFAI’s annual meeting, Kevin Yonce, MFC, IFM, CPP, past chairman of the IFAI Board of Directors and chairman of the 2016 Leadership Development Committee, announced this year’s election results.    • Dennis Bueker, Keyston Bros., has been elected to his second three-year term as director.  • Brian Rowinski, Rainier Industries LLC, has been elected […]

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