HERCULITE BLOG

ISO 9001 Certification In Textile Manufacturing Explained

Posted by Craig Zola on Nov 7, 2019, 10:00:00 AM

Lots of companies manufacture textiles - but how can you be sure that their goods are manufactured to a higher standard, consistently? That's where the certification of quality management systems  can help to give you trust that a company is manufacturing with consistent quality. The gold standard of quality manufacturing system certifications is  ISO 9001. You may have seen the ISO 9001-certified claim made by companies as diverse as Nestle and DHL. 

But what is ISO certification? It's become ubiquitous, we see the logo at the bottom of manufacturers, suppliers, and other company web sites. But what does it really mean for you, the customer? Let's explain exactly what ISO 9001 certification stands for and what it means when you buy products from one of our Herculite brands.

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Topics: Performance Fabrics, Herculite Innovation, ISO 9001 Certification, About Herculite, Fabrics 101

The World’s Most Rugged Tents: Meet Eureka’s Tactical Military Soft Shelters

Posted by Jeff Sparks on Sep 19, 2019, 9:00:00 AM

Good shelter is hard to come by on the front lines. Between rain, snow, wind, and the sun, conditions in the field can be daunting.

Eureka! Tent company has been finding solutions to support operations in the field since the second world war. Since then, Eureka has manufactured all-purpose and specialty tents for the armed forces, including mobile hospital tents, barracks, mess halls, and more. They’ve become a key supplier for the military by introducing new technology to minimize pack weight and improve resilience under the harshest conditions.

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Topics: Performance Fabrics, Military Fabrics

American Manufacturing: Why it Matters

Posted by Jeff Sparks on Sep 11, 2019, 8:00:00 AM

As the world’s second-largest manufacturer, the United States has historically benefited from a robust manufacturing market, boasting plentiful manufacturing jobs and competitive power in the global economy.

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Topics: Tent Fabric, Awning Fabrics, Military Fabrics, Marine Fabrics, About Herculite, Fabric Industry

Performance Fabrics and Military Applications

Posted by Chad Twombly on Jun 17, 2019, 12:13:00 PM

Did you know that performance fabrics are used for a wide variety of products in the military, industrial, and agricultural industries? In the military, these specialty fabrics are used for clothing, gear, and other applications like in the lining of rockets. In the field, soldiers rely upon their gear to get them through a hot or cold day; having a performance fabric specially designed to manage body temperature can help them complete their missions or tasks.

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Topics: Performance Fabrics, Military Fabrics

How to Tell Whether a Military Fabric is Durable Enough to Withstand Harsh Environmental Elements

Posted by Jeff Sparks on Jun 10, 2019, 12:10:00 PM

There are multiple military fabric durability concerns one must keep in mind when selecting the right fabric, and fabric supplier, when purchasing for military needs. Many military fabrics on the market look good enough to the naked eye, but just looking good doesn't mean the fabrics will be long-lasting, high-quality products built to withstand the wear and tear of daily use.

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Topics: Performance Fabrics, Military Fabrics

Matt Brommer Named Marketing Manager for Herculite, Inc.

Posted by Craig Zola on May 22, 2019, 1:39:32 PM

Matt Brommer has been named marketing manager for Herculite, Inc., a leader in flexible composite textiles for performance applications in solar protection, marine, tents and structures, healthcare and digital graphics.

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Topics: News

Military Fabrics: Uses and Applications

Posted by Chad Twombly on May 20, 2019, 12:13:00 PM

When you think of fabrics, you probably don’t think of the military. But, the military uses specialty fabrics for a variety of uses. In fact, the military uses specialty fabrics for more than just things like uniforms and tent fabric.

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Topics: Tent Fabric, Military Fabrics, Military Tents

Camouflage Over the Years: How Military Fabrics Have Changed

Posted by Jeff Sparks on Apr 15, 2019, 3:57:00 PM

When it comes to camouflage, most of the attention is focused on the design elements, or how the look of the uniform helps soldiers blend into different environments. The fabric used in camouflage uniform production is also worth considering.  Combat uniforms, in particular, have specific functional needs to match the activities of soldiers as well as the environments in which they are operating.

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Topics: Performance Fabrics, Military Fabrics

Herculite Named ‘Best Tent Fabric Supplier’ By Readers of InTents Magazine

Posted by Matt Brommer on Apr 15, 2019, 2:01:29 PM

Herculite, Inc., a leading provider of flexible composite textiles, has been selected by the readers of InTents magazine as the industry’s “best tent fabric supplier.

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Topics: Party Tents, Tent Fabric, About Herculite

Handy Guide to 2019 Medical Device Manufacturing Conferences

Posted by Leslie Haddad on Apr 1, 2019, 10:00:00 AM

Conferences, expos, and conventions are huge in the medical industry. For medical device manufacturers and engineers, conferences are a valuable source of information from industry insiders.

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Topics: Healthcare Fabrics