Marine fabric line adds new colors

June 20th, 2022

Trivantage’s Hydrofend® back-coated solution-dyed polyester is now available in mahogany brown and hunter green colorways. Trivantage’s Hydrofend®, an exclusive solution-dyed polyester with a proprietary high-performance back coating, is now available in mahogany brown and hunter green colorways. The new additions were created based on customer feedback and will be offered with matching binding. The fabric […]

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Trivantage using 100% renewable electricity

May 18th, 2022

Trivantage has announced its use of 100% renewable electricity for its facilities. This significant achievement supports parent company Glen Raven’s global sustainability initiative. “This milestone represents our ongoing commitment to being industry leaders in reducing environmental impact,” said Steve Ellington, president of Trivantage. “We’re proud to power our facilities from 100% renewable electricity, and we […]

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Glen Raven emphasizes people and the planet in its first corporate sustainability report

April 26th, 2021

In Glen Raven's first ever corporate sustainability report, the company has committed to increase diversity in leadership by 20 percent and the number of women among first-line supervisors by 25 percent by 2025. Photo: Glen Raven Inc. Glen Raven Inc., a leading provider of innovative textiles including Sunbrella® brand fabrics and the parent company of […]

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Trivantage relocates distribution center to larger St. Louis facility

April 9th, 2021

Trivantage®  has moved to a larger distribution facility in St. Louis, Mo., that will allow the company to better and more efficiently serve customers with increased capacity at more than 62,000 square feet, six loading docks for customer will-call and shipments and improved parking. The new location will house increased inventory levels, easy-access sampling carts, […]

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Flexible shade poles

December 1st, 2020

Tele-Sun Boat Shade Poles are adjustable, removable boat shade poles made to last through demanding marine conditions. Lightweight, durable, UV-resistant and strong, the poles are made from flexible carbon fiber. Easy to install to the front or rear of the boat; users slip them into the rod holders, secure the shade sail fabric to the […]

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Tips for making the right product decisions

November 5th, 2020

A Trivantage-sponsored education session at IFAI Virtual Expo 2020 called “Making the Right Product Decisions” was filled with detailed information about product choices and installation tips to help fabricators successfully create shade projects in commercial, vertical, shade sail, upholstery and marine applications. The session gave participants an in-depth survey of the company’s shade products and […]

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Trivantage supports commercial and retail businesses in reopening

July 16th, 2020

As the U.S. begins the process of reopening against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, Trivantage® has been working closely with its customers to supplement the demand for raw materials that might be used for personal protective equipment, including a demand for commercial/retail PPE inputs. “Safety is paramount, and our partners have stepped up to […]

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Tougher marine zip

June 1st, 2019

Sunbrella® SunZip zippers for marine environments feature tape made using 100 percent Sunbrella fibers, known for their UV and fade resistance, mold and mildew resistance and bleach cleanability. The zippers have Delrin teeth with high UV resistance, and are well-suited for marine applications with large or difficult areas such as boat covers and windows. Backed […]

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Recommended fabric cleaning products

September 1st, 2018

It’s pretty simple. People buy boats because they want to have fun. The reality, however, is that work—the opposite of fun—is required to keep any watercraft in tip-top condition. Therein lies the rub. “A lot of boaters don’t want to do all the cleaning and maintenance,” says Marianne Iosso, vice president of Iosso® Products of […]

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IFAI names Schiffman new president and CEO

April 20th, 2018

The Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) has named Steve Schiffman, the association’s vice president of media and sales, the new president and CEO of IFAI. He will replace Mary Hennessy, who is retiring June 1, 2018, after holding the position for the last six years. Schiffman had a long and successful career in publishing before […]

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