The Naugahyde® brand is recognized as the global leader and predominant brand in the vinyl-coated fabrics industry.
Uniroyal Engineered Products manufactures Naugahyde, automotive and custom/specialty products at our ISO 9001:2008 certified plant in Stoughton, Wisconsin. Our commitment to research, development and innovation has enable us to create products that set the standards for performance fabrics.
Our products are subjected to rigorous testing in our on-site testing laboratory as well as by third party certifiers. In addition to being easy to clean, our products have been proven to be stain-resistant, durable, fire retardant and antimicrobial.
In addition to an extensive selection of patterns and colors, Uniroyal Engineered Products also offers customized and specialty products. We utilize a variety of technologies to offer custom solutions for our customers, including proprietary back coat systems, micro-perforation and Flame Blocker FR technology. Our research and development laboratory is staffed by highly skilled chemists, color experts and product development technicians that have the expertise to develop custom products and colors that meet customers' exact specifications.
The Uniroyal Engineered Products Advantage
From the creation of the first rubber-based artificial leather in 1914, to the launch of the next generation stain protection in 2014, Uniroyal Engineered Products truly pursues innovation that matters.
- Technology leader in cast thermoformable products
- All Naugahyde products are made in America
- Custom inventory management programs
- Award-winning customer service organization
- Industry-leading advanced top coat finishes
- 500+ standard products
- 10,000-square-foot research, design and testing laboratories
- Extensive worldwide distribution network
- ISO 9001:2008 certified
A Century of Innovation
In 1914, an exciting new product was developed at the U.S. Rubber Company plant in Naugatuck, Connecticut. Since it looked like a hyde and was made in Naugatuck, these two words were linked and Naugahyde was born.
Introducing the "Nauga®"
NAUGAS are the mythical creatures who shed their hydes (with no harm to themselves) to provide the world with Naugahyde®, the Cruelty-Free Fabric™. Adopt a Nauga now!