The Big Business of Truck Covers & Tarps

Posted by Ammey Frank on March 8, 2017

The February 2017 issue of Specialty Fabrics Review magazine featured an article about increasing demands for truck covers and tarps that offer weather protection and driver convenience. “More Than Covered”, by Maura Keller takes a closer look at the manufacturers and specialty fabric suppliers in this growing industry. The article highlights products from several manufacturers.

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Concrete Products Magazine Features XR QuikLiner™

Posted by Michelle Miller on March 1, 2017

The February issue of Concrete Products magazine featured exciting new technology from Seaman Corporation that offers a solution to increase the life expectancy of concrete products by providing a high-tech, physical barrier between concrete and corrosive agents. The XR QuikLiner™ is H2S gas resistant, easy to install and much more cost effective than rigid products.  The full article is available below, followed by a brief video that offers a closer look at this innovative liner system.

Pre-fabricated liners offer precasters speedy alternative to surface-applied coatings

Precast producers have a new method of protecting concrete and wastewater structure interior surfaces. Rigid HDPE and PVC liner systems and post production, surface-applied coatings considered standard in the industry are now challenged by XR QuikLiner™, a cast in liner system, according to developer Seaman Corp.

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In Memoriam: Phil Ryan

Posted by Michelle Miller on February 22, 2017

It is with a heavy heart that we communicate the untimely passing of one of our own. Phil Ryan, FiberTite Direct Sales Representative in New Jersey, passed away February 17, 2017. He is survived by his wife, Beth and his two children, Sean and Aileen. Phil joined Seaman Corporation in March of 2016 and worked on developing the New Jersey territory under the FiberTite Roofing division. Prior to joining Seaman Corporation, Phil worked as a Northeast Region Sales and Marketing Manager for Derbigum. He was also a Strategic Accounts Specialist for Sika Sarnafil.

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Shelter-Rite Architectural Fabrics Announces Launch of Clearspan Rental Tent Product

Posted by Ammey Frank on January 24, 2017
WOOSTER, Ohio [January 2017] - Seaman Corporation is pleased to announce the launch of its new Shelter-Rite Tent™ product.

For over 50 years, Seaman Corporation fabrics have been engineered with a proprietary coating formula for superior UV and mildew resistance that provides excellent tensile, tear and seam strength.  After a successful soft launch of the product and positive feedback from industry experts, the Innovation Team is working with tent manufacturers and tent rental companies to promote the product.

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Ed Zabek Retires from Seaman Corporation

Posted by Ammey Frank on December 9, 2016

Wooster, OH [December 2016] - Seaman Corporation congratulates Ed Zabek on his retirement after 29 years of service. Most recently Zabek served as Regional Sales Manager in the Eastern United States. He was an asset to the Industrial Fabrics business, developing and maintaining relationships that helped grow the business and achieve many successes throughout the years. 

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Seaman Corporation Welcomes New Industrial Products Sales Manager

Posted by Michelle Miller on November 30, 2016

WOOSTER, Ohio [November 2016] - Seaman Corporation is pleased to announce Dan Weisenberger has joined Industrial Products as the Sales Manager for the Southern Region of the United States. He brings over 25 years of polymer and technical textile sales knowledge to the business, providing product and operational solutions to his customers. “My goal in this position is to support my customers in growing and diversifying their business with innovative coated textile and geomembrane solutions,” said Weisenberger.

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Seaman Corporation Recognized by Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges

Posted by Ammey Frank on September 27, 2016

WOOSTER, OH [September 2016] - The Trustees of the Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges (OFIC) recently recognized Seaman Corporation for 25 years of support to Independent Higher Education in Ohio, and the commitment to assisting students to achieve their educational goals.  With the support of donors like Seaman Corporation, OFIC raises both unrestricted and restricted gifts. OFIC is committed to distributing those gifts efficiently to independent colleges and universities and strive to be America’s premier state foundation.

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Shelter-Rite Architectural Fabrics Launches New Website

Posted by Michelle Miller on June 7, 2016


WOOSTER, Ohio [June 07, 2016]
- Shelter-Rite Architectural Fabrics, a division of Seaman Corporation, is pleased to announce the launch of its new website, http://www.architecturalfabrics.com/.

The website has been redesigned with several business objectives in mind, primarily focusing on giving visitors a better onsite experience. The new website is also mobile responsive, allowing customers and visitors to easily locate information no matter where they are.

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Seaman Corporation Appoints New FiberTite Vice President and General Manager

Posted by Michelle Miller on April 25, 2016

WOOSTER, Ohio [April 2016] – Seaman Corporation is pleased to announce the appointment of Scott Gipson to its FiberTite Roofing Systems division. Gipson will serve as the Vice President & General Manager of FiberTite.  Gipson will be responsible for the entire value chain from production creation through post-sale support.


“As we continue to grow and expand our roofing division, FiberTite, we’re excited to bring Scott on Board,” said John Crum, President & CEO. “Scott will play a key role in enhancing the customer experience and maintaining FiberTite’s commitment to quality through continued growth of FiberTite as the premier roofing system that our customers have come to know and trust.”

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XR® Geomembranes Launches New Website

Posted by Michelle Miller on January 25, 2016

WOOSTER, Ohio [January 22, 2016] - XR® Geomembranes by Seaman Corporation is excited to announce the launch of its new website: www.xrgeomembranes.com.

The website has been redesigned in order to give visitors a better user experience as well as give XR Geomembranes the ability to attract, engage, and inform these visitors in a more seamless manner.

“As we grow and evolve as a business, it’s crucial to give potential customers what they need quickly in an age where time is of the essence,” said Felon Wilson, Business Director for the Industrial Fabrics Division. “With the new design, visitors can now find what they need without having to navigate through the entire website. The goal was to make the lives of our customers easier by giving them the tools they need to succeed when they most need them.”

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