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A Vibrant Vision: The Entrepreneurship of Multi-Generational Family Business

Posted by Ammey Frank on May 28, 2019

Wooster OH [May 28, 2019] – A new book has been released by Richard Seaman, Chairman of the Seaman Corporation, a family-owned industrial coated fabrics manufacturer. The book, A VIBRANT VISION, draws on Richard’s experience growing Seaman Corporation from $10 million in annual sales in 1978 to the multi-million-dollar company it is today.  He draws on his 40+ years of experience to inspire business owners to apply the fundamentals of entrepreneurship and proven business practices to create and grow their own sustainable multi-generational family business.

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Seaman Corporation Expands Operations to Maintain Product Continuity

Posted by Ammey Frank on May 16, 2019

Wooster, OH [May 2019]– Seaman Corporation has been the world leader in innovative, high performance coated fabrics since 1949. Combining a unique puncture-resistant fabric construction with a commitment to superior customer service and satisfaction, Seaman Corporation fabrics exhibit incomparable product performance. 

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FiberTite Names Steve Kuhel Senior Product Manager

Posted by Ammey Frank on October 9, 2018

Wooster, OH, October 8, 2018 — FiberTite®, manufactured by Seaman Corporation, is pleased to announce the hiring of Steve Kuhel as the brand’s senior product manager.

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Racquet Club Makes Good Use of Seaman Corporation Fabric

Posted by Ammey Frank on May 4, 2018

Located approximately 60 miles south of Cleveland, Ohio, Wooster is constantly rated as one of the most desirable places in the state to live. With a population of 27,000, the community was served for forty years by a local racquet club with four courts. When this facility closed the Wooster tennis community needed a new facility. Richard Seaman, Chairman of the Board at Seaman Corporation and an avid tennis player decided to fill the need with a brand new tennis facility; the Aspen Racquet Club broke ground in August 2017. Situated on six acres, boasting six-courts, a workout room, well-appointed locker rooms and pro shop, this state-of-the-art facility opened its doors in January 2018.  It features ReboundAce playing surfaces with foam layers between the asphalt base and the painted top coat to offer less stress on knees and hips during play.

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XR® QuikLiner™ Launches New Website

Posted by Ammey Frank on April 13, 2018

WOOSTER, Ohio [April 16, 2018] – XR® QuikLiner™, a division of Seaman Corporation, is pleased to announce the launch of its new website, www.XRQuikLiner.com .

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FiberTite Announces Launch of Temporary Roof Membrane Product

Posted by Ammey Frank on September 19, 2017

WOOSTER, Ohio [September 2017] - FiberTite® Roofing Systems is pleased to announce the launch of its new temporary roofing membrane, FiberTite® Blue Roof™.  

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Aspen Racquet Club Breaks Ground

Posted by Ammey Frank on August 2, 2017


WOOSTER, Ohio [August 2017] – A groundbreaking ceremony was conducted on Tuesday August 1 for Wooster’s new, state-of-the-art tennis facility on Venture Boulevard. On hand to commemorate the day were Richard Seaman, Chairman of Seaman Corporation; Daniel Tzonev, Asset Investment Manager and Aspen Racquet Club’s President; Ken Chaloupek of Seaman Corporation; and Dan Freeman, Gary Gantz, and Craig Sanders of Freeman Building Systems.

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Donated Fabric Makes Impact in Africa

Posted by Ammey Frank on April 13, 2017

World Vision is a non-profit organization working to help communities lift themselves out of poverty.  Over the past two years, Seaman Corporation has donated over 45,000 yards of tarp and coated fabric to this organization for distribution in Africa and other countries.

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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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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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