HERCULITE BLOG

How to Attract Investors as a Medical Device Manufacturer

Posted by Leslie Haddad on Feb 26, 2019 12:00:00 PM

Medical device startups rely on venture capital (VC) firms to fund their development and get them over financial hurdles on the path to a product launch and future success. Attracting these investors is an essential skill, and successful manufacturers know exactly what VCs are looking for. Here is some advice to ensure your medical device company makes a compelling business case to potential investors.

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How to Keep Your Boat Windows Clean Between Trips

Posted by Craig Zola on Feb 20, 2019 9:30:00 AM

Maintaining crystal-clear boat windows should be important to boat-owners for both practical and aesthetic reasons. Stained or cloudy vinyl windows around your full boat enclosure or dodger make for a sub-par boating experience. Not only that, it can make navigation difficult, particularly in wet weather. The most common issue your boat windows face is diminished clarity, which leads to a hazy or cloudy appearance.

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Topics: Window Awnings

Are You Really Saving with DIY Boat Repairs?

Posted by Craig Zola on Feb 4, 2019 2:30:00 PM

There’s so many expenses to consider when buying a new boat. Naturally you’ll factor in the up-front cost of the boat as well as storage and accessory costs. It’s equally important to factor in the cost of repairs and maintenance on your boat as well.

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Topics: Featured

Herculite Proud to Serve U.S. Military for Over 50 Years

Posted by Chad Twombly on Feb 4, 2019 12:11:00 PM

As a trusted partner of the military, Herculite’s military performance fabrics have been specified by every branch of the military and deployed all over the world. In fact, Herculite’s textiles have been used in every military conflict the United States has participated in since Vietnam. Here’s a quick list of ways the military uses Herculite’s fabrics:

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Topics: Performance Fabrics, Military Fabrics

Choosing Marine Fabrics That Will Save You Time & Money

Posted by Craig Zola on Jan 23, 2019 10:30:00 AM

 On the open water, marine fabrics are used to protect occupants and watercraft from the sun, wind, and surf. They’re also used to protect boats in storage, either dry-docked or at the pier.

Boat owners put a lot of thought into the design of their enclosures and boat tops, but often overlook one important factor: the materials they’re made from.

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Topics: Marine Fabrics

3 Ways to Protect Your Vinyl Boat Windows

Posted by Craig Zola on Jan 18, 2019 1:00:00 PM

Take care of your vinyl boat windows and they will take care of you. Properly maintained vinyl will last longer, stay clearer, and be less likely to tear during high winds and rain. Knowing how to maintain these windows — and avoiding common cleaning practices that actually break down vinyl faster — will save you time and money in the long run.

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Topics: Yacht Enclosures, Marine Enclosures

Livestock Barn Curtains: How To Make Them Last

Posted by Whitney Wagner on Jan 9, 2019 2:48:05 PM

As a livestock producer, your animals are your lifeblood. You may have raised many of them from birth, you spend every day caring for them, and they help support your family. Therefore, it’s understandable that want to provide the best care possible for them. You feed them the best food you can, you care for them when they’re sick, and you protect them from predators.

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Topics: Agricultural Curtains

Benefits of Using Knitted Polyester Scrims for Military Fabrics

Posted by Jeff Sparks on Jan 7, 2019 12:11:00 PM

The United States Armed Forces span the globe, protecting our country’s citizens on the ground, in the air, and on the water. The men and women of the US military need the best equipment and protection; the uniforms they wear must go beyond good looks, they must be made out of the highest quality materials.

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Topics: Performance Fabrics, Military Fabrics

5 Tips for Caring for Your Boat in the Off-Season

Posted by Craig Zola on Jan 7, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Boats face many potential maintenance problems throughout the year. With a strong knowledge of proper off-season care techniques, you can avoid or limit many of these preventable issues. In fact, a meticulous winterizing process can improve the performance and appearance of your boat.

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Topics: Featured

2019 Boating Trends to Watch

Posted by Whitney L. Wagner on Jan 2, 2019 4:37:21 PM

2019 is shaping up to be a big year in the boating world. New technology is set to transform the way people get out on the open water, and the ways they stay connected with their boats (even when landlocked at work). But not everything this year is going to be apps and devices. … some more traditional spaces are changing in ways that benefit boat owners — not to mention first-time boat buyers — in a bigway.

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Topics: Marine Fabrics