Uniroyal Global’s Naugahyde® Brand Launches New Vinyl-Coated Fabric

Photo: Casablanca by Naugahyde®

Sarasota, Florida, May 3, 2016 - Uniroyal Global Engineered Products, Inc., a global leader in vinyl-coated fabrics and soft trim technologies, (OTCQB: UNIR or the “Company”) today announces that its Naugahyde brand is introducing Casablanca, a new linen-textured vinyl-coated fabric.

Available in 10 colors, Casablanca combines the look and feel of linen with the performance of Naugahyde.  This stylish and versatile collection was developed with hospitality, contract, marine and healthcare markets in mind.  All of Casablanca’s patterns are flame retardant, stain resistant and anti-microbial.  Casablanca features Naugahyde’s exclusive Advanced Beauty Gard® top coat finish offering advanced protection for the most demanding seating applications.   

“Casablanca is an exciting new linen collection that combines inspired design with dimensional texture and exceptional performance. Response from the Architecture & Design community has been extremely positive and we look forward to introducing the pattern at the upcoming hospitality and design show, HD Expo, at Las Vegas from May 4-6, 2016.  Casablanca final colorways were shaped by input from designers and manufacturers in the hospitality and healthcare markets”, said Ted Torres, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing.

“Our Naugahyde brand continues to deliver on the tradition of producing high-quality, American-made products offering superior performance. Casablanca is the newest addition to a long line of esteemed, high-performance, coated fabric products”, added Howard F. Curd, President.

Watch an interview with Howard F. Curd, President of Uniroyal Global Engineered Products Inc. on the TALK BUSINESS 360 “Industry Innovators” TV show airing May 21, 2016 on Fox Business Network.

For more information on the Casablanca collection, contact Naugahyde sales, visit www.naugahyde.com or stop by booth #3091 at the HD Expo show.

About Uniroyal Global Engineered Products, Inc.:

Uniroyal Global Engineered Products, Inc. (UNIR) is a leading manufacturer of vinyl coated fabrics that are durable, stain resistant, cost-effective alternatives to leather, cloth and other synthetic fabric coverings. Uniroyal Global Engineered Products, Inc.’s revenue in 2015 was derived 65% from the automotive industry and approximately 35% from the recreational, industrial, indoor and outdoor furnishings, hospitality and health care markets. Our primary brands names include Naugahyde®, BeautyGard®, Flameblocker™, Spirit Millennium®, Ambla®, Amblon®, Velbex®, Cirroflex®, Plastolene® and Vynide®.

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Uniroyal Global Engineered Products, Inc. Corporate Contact:

Elizabeth Henson, 941-870-3950 LHenson@UniroyalGlobal.com


Uniroyal Global Engineered Products, Inc. Public Relations:

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