Feb 16 2018

Sunbrella® and Ballard Designs Launch Indoor Performance Upholstery Collection

In an exciting new debut, veteran home furnishings retailer Ballard Designs and performance textile leader Sunbrella® have partnered to launch the retailer’s first collection of performance fabrics for indoor upholstery, featuring the timeless aesthetic of Ballard Designs and the legendary performance of Sunbrella. BALLARD DESIGNS PERFORMANCE FABRICS BY SUNBRELLA—which are…

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Jan 16 2018

Sunbrella® Introduces Updated Graphics System

Sunbrella® has introduced the newest version of its Sunbrella Graphics System, the SGS 400 machine. Developed and field-tested by awning, sign and banner professionals, the versatile system rapidly creates custom logo designs and multicolor graphics with no minimum fabric requirement. “The first SGS was designed similarly to other graphics machines…

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Dec 07 2017

Artist + Design Marc Ange Selects Sunbrella® for Les Araigneés et Le Refuge at Art Basel

Acclaimed artist and designer Marc Ange called up luxe Sunbrella® upholstery fabric for his art installation Les Araigneés et Le Refuge during Art Basel at Miami Beach. Les Araigneés et Le Refuge, presented by Wallpaper*, combines Le Refuge, the renowned pink daybed fresh from its Milan Design Week debut, and…

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Nov 27 2017

Introducing 'Architexture' by Richard Frinier

Celebrated designer Richard Frinier shares his strong respect and appreciation for the importance architecture plays in society with a new collection of Sunbrella® fabrics. The Architexture Collection, which is set to debut at Showtime Market, echoes architectural design elements found in surface and facade design. “I became inspired by the…

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Oct 02 2017

Glen Raven, Inc. Closes Acquisition of Sunbury Textile Mills

Glen Raven, Inc., a global provider of performance fabrics, announced Monday that it has closed its acquisition of Sunbury Textile Mills, a market leader in the design and manufacture of decorative jacquard fabrics. Financial terms between the two privately held companies were not disclosed. “Today is a milestone day in…

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Sep 25 2017

Designer Joe Ruggiero's 'Favorite Places' Featured at High Point

Inspired by a career that has spanned several decades and the globe, designer Joe Ruggiero has tapped into his favorite destinations to create a High Point Market display that speaks to travel, tropics, trends and family. Textiles from his extensive Sunbrella® collection will be featured in five vignettes at the…

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Sep 18 2017

Introducing Sunbrella® Performance Zippers for Marine Environments

Glen Raven Custom Fabrics, the maker of Sunbrella® performance fabrics, has agreed to a licensing partnership with IDEAL Fastener Corporation, one of the world’s largest zipper manufacturers. The partnership has given way to the first high-performance, bleach-cleanable zipper for marine environments, launching at IBEX, September 19-21 in Tampa, Florida. “The…

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Sep 05 2017

New Sunbrella® Fabrics Bring 'Makers' Artistry to the Industry

Representing innovation, precision and heritage, the new Sunbrella® Makers Collection by Glen Raven Custom Fabrics is centered around the principles shared between time-honored handweaving and modern manufacturing, bringing the grit of traditional artisan techniques to the industry. “There is an intimate connection between the skill required to create a textile…

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Aug 31 2017

Pendleton by Sunbrella® Now Available to the Trade Through Pindler

The new Pendleton by Sunbrella® collection tells the story of those who walked the land before us, a sunset painting a colorful palette, and the mountain range creating texture underhand. The collection – whose story unfolds across the plains of American history – is now available to the trade through…

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Jul 31 2017

Glen Raven, Inc. to Acquire Sunbury Textile Mills

Glen Raven, Inc., a global provider of performance fabrics, has signed a Letter of Intent to acquire Sunbury Textile Mills, a market leader in the design and manufacture of decorative jacquard fabrics. Under the agreement, Sunbury will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Glen Raven, Inc. and will operate as…

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In this edition of the Sunbrella Durability Challenge, our fearless Sunbrella quality control technicians take on two messy tween girls determined to leave their mark on white Sunbrella indoor upholstery.

In this edition of the Sunbrella Durability Challenge we take on life’s spills and stains: red wine, chocolate syrup, ketchup, blueberry pie filling and Mother Nature’s favorite, mildew.

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