Performance Fabric News & Insights | Herculite Innovation
The typical vendor-buyer sourcing relationship is a push-pull, sometimes adversarial one, borne out of the tension created from the two opposite ends of the profit maximization effort that exists with every transaction. A buyer wants to pay the lowest possible price (with maintaining key product specs) while the vendor is looking to get the highest reasonable price on the sale (without losing the business), all so their respective companies can maximize profit.
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.
What are specialty fabrics? What are they used in? What are they made of? Who really even cares? Well, when you’re buying a boat cover, tent, awning, or even a tarp for your car or truck, the type of fabric you use can make or break your investment.
That’s why it’s important to know what specialty fabrics are, especially when it comes to your time and money.
Specialty fabrics and textiles are materials