• This month's article is provided by Mark Hood, MFC of Hood Marine Canvas & Training. With more than 30 years of experience in the custom fabrication of marine canvas products, Mark's work includes Dodgers, Biminis, Enclosures, Tops, Covers, Cushions and Interiors. He also runs marine canvas training workshops, including Basic Workshops... more

  • This year’s North East Canvas Products Association (NECPA) Annual Meeting & Expo is geared up to be one of the most exciting industry events for 2015. The leadership of the NECPA has brought in talent and expertise from across the country to help educate and inform attendees about best practices and latest innovations in the awning and... more

  • Please join in our 5th annual Recycle and Repurpose Collection at the NECPA Conference and Expo, January 22-24, 2015. Bring your scrap and used fabric, small or large, to this grass roots collection drive and help create a “greener” North East.

    With the help of some great people and their business’, the NECPA and Awning Cleaning... more

  • The NECPA would like to congratulate and proudly announce that one of our own board members, Katie Bradford of Custom Marine Canvas will be serving... more

  • Beginning this month, the NECPA will offer a monthly email update focused on education, information and industry news. This email, The Velarium Vibe, is available to all  NECPA members, expo attendees/exhibitors and visitors to the our website. If you are an... more

  • We have once again collected large amounts of used and salvaged fabric from our many Greener NECPA Members, and we are putting it back into use in a number of creative ways.

    In addition, we have an extensive collection of processed and bagged pure... more

  • Contributed by Tonya Ricketts, The Canvas Lady, and 
Captain Dave Pickering, M/v Spray

    Among all the advances in... more

  • Made In America is a Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based manufacturer that prides itself on the highest quality products and services. At Made In America, we have 65+ years of experience in the industry. This extensive experience allows us to serve our customers' needs very efficiently. We carry a large inventory allowing for fast... more

  • Having a grandfather who started his awning company in the 1920s and growing up with my parents’ awning shop in our home, I can honestly say that I was born and raised in the awning business. A multi-generation family business, C. E. King & Sons, Inc. was founded in 1948, and we moved to our current East Hampton location on Long Island in... more

  • Did you know that Awning Cleaning Industries, Pease Awning & Custom Products, and Atlantic Awning Company produced the "first ever" recycled / re-purposed fabric show bags for the IFAI 100th Anniversary Show in Boston?

    If you have ever been to an IFAI show, then you may be aware that they give away tote bags to the first 1,000... more


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