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Shademaker Introduces Collection Redesign for 2023

Shademaker Introduces Collection Redesign for 2023

BALDWIN PARK, CA – Shademaker has introduced an elevated redesign and rebranding of its entire collection. Keeping its signature profiles and incorporating enhanced materials and timeless design, Shademaker has crafted the next generation of umbrellas.

“In conjunction with our ongoing attention to detail, the relaunch of the Shademaker collection has been modified to meet the growing demand of high-end designer umbrellas,” said Benjamin Ma, vice president. “We are proud that Shademaker continues to deliver well-crafted styles and keeps the focus on delivering the highest standards of quality throughout each umbrella within the collection.”

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Couristan Appoints Tommy Armistead VP Of Area Rug Sales – Mass Merchants

Couristan Appoints Tommy Armistead VP Of Area Rug Sales – Mass Merchants

FORT LEE, NJ – Couristan, Inc. has appointed Tommy Armistead to the position of vice president of Area Rug Sales for the company’s mass merchant accounts. As an industry veteran with over 10 years of experience in the home furnishings and area rug industries, Armistead will lead and execute Couristan’s exploration and strategic development of new business opportunities within the furniture store and mass merchant segments.

Ron Couri, who serves as president and CEO of Couristan, noted, “Tommy’s creative leadership driven by technology and unique experiences in sales and operations within the home furnishings and area rug industries will…

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Weber Knapp Releases Portable Grill, Launches E-Commerce Site

Weber Knapp Releases Portable Grill, Launches E-Commerce Site

JAMESTOWN, N.Y. – At the end of 2022, Weber Knapp – maker of Smokin’ Ugly accessory kits –  released the newest member of its BBQ grill and accessories family: the TG Series Grill. Made from robust stainless steel and fast to assemble, the TG Series Grill makes barbecuing practically anywhere – from the tailgate to the campsite and beyond – easy. With a few quick adjustments, the TG series can be outfitted with a griddle or turned into a pizza oven.

Featuring Weber Knapp motion control technology, the TG allows cooks of all skill levels to have enhanced control…

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Grand Canyon Gas Logs Launches New Gas Log Technology

Grand Canyon Gas Logs Launches New Gas Log Technology

PHOENIX - Grand Canyon Gas Logs has launched its new Phantom™ Log technology which will be featured in two new products. The first-of-its-kind technology in the open face fireplace market integrates the burner tubes inside the actual logs, rather than two separate components, giving the look and feel of a real log on fire.

“We are really excited to launch our most innovative products to date, adding to our high-quality gas log inventory,” said Elliott White, executive vice president of Grand Canyon Gas Logs. “With this new technology, we’ve finally found the solution to making ceramic logs…

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Tangent Technologies, LLC Introduces New Woodgrain Color In Recycled Plastic Lumber Material

Tangent Technologies, LLC Introduces New Woodgrain Color In Recycled Plastic Lumber Material

AURORA, IL – Tangent Technologies, LLC has added an all-new woodgrain pattern for their sustainable recycled HDPE lumber—Seashell. A new look for spring, this color brings fresh opportunity for the outdoor furniture market and other industries that rely on the strength and sustainability of recycled plastic lumber and the aesthetics of natural wood. This woodgrain pattern works beautifully in coastal settings as well as being a contemporary look for the backyard patio.

“Over the last several years we have worked very hard to create products which will move the overall appearance and visual element of plastic lumber closer to…

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Dometic DrawBar And Twin Eagles Pellet Grill Receive GOOD DESIGN Awards

Dometic DrawBar And Twin Eagles Pellet Grill Receive GOOD DESIGN Awards

GOOD DESIGN remains the oldest and one of the world’s most recognized programs for global design excellence. In 2022, The Chicago Athenaeum received a record number of submissions from manufacturing and industrial and graphic design firms representing the best of design.

Dometic is proud to announce that both the DrawBar and Twin Eagles Pellet Grill were chosen in the 2022 class for the Kitchen + Appliance category, displaying best consumer design with superior and unparalleled functionality.

“We are thrilled to see both the Dometic DrawBar and Twin Eagles Pellet Grill honored by such an industry-leading program for superior global…

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Milliken & Company Welcomes David Heiman as Account Manager

Milliken & Company Welcomes David Heiman as Account Manager

Global textile manufacturer Milliken & Company has added David Heiman to its Textile Business’s Decor team as an account manager for the outdoor fabrics category. In the role, Heiman will serve Decor’s growing customer base within the performance fabric market and represent Milliken as the organization continues to expand within the outdoor casual industry.

Heiman brings more than 15 years of experience in performance fabrics, serving numerus customers within the outdoor casual market ranging from independent retailers to furniture manufacturers. Most recently, Heiman served as Casual Furniture Sales Manager with Outdura. Heiman brings a commitment to high…

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HPBA Introduces New CEO

HPBA Introduces New CEO

ARLINGTON, VA – The Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association has hired a new president and CEO. After an extensive search, the HPBA search committee unanimously selected Jill McClure to replace Jack Goldman, who retired after 22 years with the organization.

Jill McClure joins HPBA after serving as CEO for the Association of Progressive Rental Organizations since 2017. She led external outreach and internal operations for the national retail trade association, including the convention & trade show, PAC, charitable foundation, and award-winning magazine. Previously, McClure served as COO of the Colorado Oil & Gas Association and as collaboration lead for the…

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