HERCULITE BLOG

Industrial Vinyl Fabric Solutions for Special Use Cases

Posted by Chad Twombly on Jan 26, 2018 3:03:00 PM

Finding high quality specialty fabrics isn’t always easy. When fabrics are applied for industrial, agricultural, or even military uses, quality and customization are two of the most important considerations. Simply looking for any industrial vinyl fabric manufacturer is not an option. It’s essential to find a company you can a trust. Herculite produces custom and specialty fabrics that meet a wide range of potential use cases. Their fabrics are also of the highest quality and can stand up to even extreme conditions.

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Topics: Performance Fabrics

3 Business Strategies for Manufacturing to Boost Efficiency

Posted by Chad Twombly on Jan 17, 2018 2:35:00 PM

Manufacturers are always looking for ways to keep costs down while expanding revenue potential. To move in this direction, businesses need to take a hard look at which parts of their manufacturing process that are working and which need improvement. Businesses should examine everything from materials sourcing to production workflows to use of automation. This analysis can be useful in determining potential areas for increased efficiency.

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Topics: Performance Fabrics

The Secret to Effectively Selling to Purchasing Managers

Posted by Chad Twombly on Jan 9, 2018 1:49:00 PM

The sales process continues to evolve, as prospects have greater access to information both on the web and through sharing product recommendations on social networks. In such a climate, it’s important to develop an approach that cuts through the noise by demonstrating a clear value proposition. While price remains an important factor in any sale, purchasing managers are increasingly looking at a variety of factors in making their decisions, including such areas as product sourcing and ethical concerns.

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Topics: Performance Fabrics

How to Write a Value Proposition for Industrial Products

Posted by Chad Twombly on Jan 4, 2018 12:42:00 PM

How do you make your products compelling to your intended audience? The most successful businesses are able to develop value propositions that clearly lay out the benefits of their products and address how they solve specific problems. A value proposition should always keep the target customer in mind and demonstrate how your offering is both unique and better than competitors’ alternatives. In writing a value proposition for industrial products, it’s also important to understand the specific needs and concerns of relevant industries. Speaking their language ensures that the value proposition will resonate with them.

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Topics: Performance Fabrics

How to Source Environmentally Friendly Building Materials

Posted by Craig Zola on Dec 31, 2017 12:00:00 AM

Building greener is all about finding the right materials for your needs.

Innovators are constantly developing new and better sustainable building techniques and materials, driven in large part by increasing demand for carbon neutral construction. Knowing what materials are available and how to source them can help you build a cleaner, greener building — and maybe save some money in the process, too.

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Topics: Awning Fabrics

Sustainable Building Design Ideas for 2018

Posted by Craig Zola on Dec 26, 2017 12:00:00 AM

2018 is slated to be a huge and exciting year for sustainable architecture and design.

Why? In part, because sustainable building design ideas once considered radical are now crossing over to the mainstream. Now, everyone from architects and small business owners to local municipalities and global governance bodies can get help make the world a cleaner and greener place with projects both big and small.

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Topics: Awning Fabrics

Benefits of Taking Energy Efficiency Seriously at Restaurants

Posted by Craig Zola on Dec 21, 2017 12:27:00 PM

For architects and property owners drawing plans and overseeing build-outs, prioritizing energy efficiency for restaurants can help keep operational costs down for restaurateurs. There’s a lot you can do to improve efficiency with little overhead cost and minimal disruption, too. Here are some of our favorite suggestions for a greener and leaner restaurant:

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Topics: Awning Fabrics

3 Easy Eco Friendly Restaurant Design Ideas

Posted by Mike Gatti on Dec 12, 2017 4:25:23 PM

Millennials tend to look for restaurants that serve eco-friendly, organic, and local food. They also love to eat out, going to restaurants 14% more than their parents’ generation. That trend might be changing, however, thanks in part to the proliferation of healthy meal kit delivery services which make it easier to cook at home.

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Topics: Awning Fabrics

Tips for Pitching Eco Friendly Architecture Ideas to Clients

Posted by Craig Zola on Dec 7, 2017 12:10:00 PM

Interest in environmentally-friendly building is growing fast, both in residential and commercial spaces. Many companies will pay a premium rate for green tech in their offices, which is why LEED Certified buildings typically attract higher rental rates (up to 20 percent more).

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Topics: Awning Fabrics

Herculite, Strataglass Form Marine Fabric Supplier Powerhouse

Posted by Craig Zola on Dec 1, 2017 7:59:13 PM


You know the name, you trust the brand: Strataglass. Now this innovative industry leader has joined forces with Herculite, a top-of-the-line marine fabric supplier, to form a powerhouse partnership for boating textiles. The landscape of marine fabrics may have just changed forever.

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Topics: Marine Enclosures