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Morbern on My Resource Library

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The Morbern virtual binder is now available on My Resource Library; the most innovative approach to a familiar binder experience available. Check it out!

Visit www.MyResourceLibrary.com to register for your free account and view the Morbern binder in the Textiles Library.

Save time by viewing, saving, and presenting Morbern product literature from anywhere at any time!

Morbern named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies

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For the second year in a row, Cornwall, Ontario-based Morbern has been named as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies.

Established in 1993, Canada’s Best Managed Companies organization remains one of the world’s leading business awards programs recognizing companies for innovative, world-class business practices.

“It is such an honor to be included with this select group of companies,” said Morbern CEO Mark Bloomfield. “I couldn’t be more proud of the entire Morbern team for achieving this recognition for two consecutive years. If you think about the obstacles that we had to overcome during the past 12 months, this is truly a remarkable accomplishment.”

The 2021 Best Managed program award winners are among the best-in-class of Canadian owned and managed companies with revenues of more than $25 million, demonstrating investment in talent and technology, innovation in a competitive environment, and an increased focus on global competition. Each entrant is examined in four categories of its structure: strategy, capability, commitment and return on investment.

Canada’s Best Managed Companies is run by a group comprising Deloitte, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, Smith School of Business, TMX and Canadian Business Magazine. Each year, hundreds of entrepreneurial companies compete for this designation in a rigorous and independent process that evaluates the caliber of their management abilities and practices.

Morbern joins a field of prestigious winners. The entire list can be found at www.bestmanagedcompanies.ca.

Introducing Varsity

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The billion-dollar world of sports connects fans from around the globe, with bonds that run deep and a camaraderie that can last a lifetime. Fellow fans indicate their alliance by sporting team colors. A dual-colored bumper sticker, jersey or t-shirt is a sure sign of someone’s home team.

That’s why Morbern created Varsity, a colorful line of vinyls geared toward the sports enthusiast and designed for the hospitality market and the marine aftermarket. With guidance from the color experts at Pantone, it carefully selected the most popular color combinations for teams nationwide. Designed to increase sales by tapping into team spirit, this product can cover anything: stadium seats, golf carts, grills, chairs, commemorative balls, tote and duffel bags, bar stools, cushion-topped coolers, coasters and tabletops. Anything that can be covered in vinyl, can become a team player.

“In the world of commercial interiors and product design, color is a major factor in attracting the consumer,” said John Weaver, executive vice president of sales and marketing for Morbern. “Varsity taps into the emotional response color generates, and gives restaurants, hotels, marine companies and product manufacturers a new way of appealing to their customers.”

The stats on Varsity make it a winner. High abrasion resistance (no significant wear after 100,000 double rubs), cleanability, and it’s housed on a 100 percent recycled, green cardboard tube. Formulated without phthalates, flame resistant additives and microbial additives, Varsity is compliant with CA TB 117-2013, NFPA 260 and UFAC Class 1 and is AB2998 compliant.

Varsity is part of MorGreen™—the story of Morbern’s journey toward sustainability and the products that exemplify it. MorGreen™ products have been reformulated to lower environmental impact and ensure most materials contain bio-based renewable ingredients.

 

Available in 14 standard colorways, with the ability to create custom collegiate colors. Learn more about Varsity here: https://morbern.com/product/varsity/

Morbern Sponsors Prize for Dream Big Virtual Career Expo

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Morbern is excited to be a prize sponsor of the Dream Big Virtual Career Expo, held on Wednesday, February 17, 2021.  The Dream Big event is a project of the Build A Dream organization, a nonprofit that inspires and educates young women to pursue careers in STEM, entrepreneurship, skilled trades and emergency response. As part of the organization’s commitment to diversify the workforce, it develops opportunities for young women in technical fields where they are traditionally underrepresented.

Dream Big is a virtual career discovery event geared toward young women in grades 7-12. The event features inspiring speakers, engaging activities and resources so young women and their families can continue to explore careers throughout their high school journey.

Morbern is a proud to support this initiative and is eager to someday introduce these aspiring young women to the coated fabrics industry. Click here to register: #DreamBigEasternOntarioCatholic – Build a Dream (webuildadream.com)

The Rising Tide of Excellence in Marine and Outdoor Vinyl

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While captains may be dry docking their vessels for the season, it’s time for boat manufacturers and aftermarket experts to think about boating in 2021. What design, technology and resources will be available to tame the salt, sun and moisture challenges while simultaneously providing an enjoyable experience for boaters and their guests?

Learn about the technologies that reduce heat transfer, eliminate cracking and prevent UV damage in boat upholstery. Discover how to enhance a solid color with custom grains, quilting techniques and finishes. Plus, tips on cleaning and maintenance.

From hull liners to helm chairs, see how Morbern covers the boating industry. Join us November 10th at 1 p.m. EST to hear about the latest in marine upholstery from boating industry veteran Lynn Prouty.

Register here:

https://morbern.webex.com/morbern/onstage/g.php?MTID=eb7ab5de4b6e6024607e89991ed000e1d

Please note that this will be recorded and sent out to all who register.

Industrial & Recreational Seating Webinar: Designing for Success

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Webinar host Rich Ostriker, Sales Manager of Vacuum Form and Transportation for Morbern, has more than 35 years of experience in the vacuum form industry. On September 1, hear from Rich as he guides you through an insightful look at innovations in vinyl seating brought about by advancements in vacuum-form technology. What is vacuum forming? Where would you use it? What are its advantages? Why is vinyl the best cover? Join us and discover applications for Heavy Truck, Marine, Recreation Vehicle and RV markets.

This webinar is part of the KnowMor: Morbern Educational Webinar Series.

Watch it here:

Light on Additives, Bantam Still Packs a Heavy

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When Morbern created its latest product addition to its line of commercial interior vinyls, the task was to make something different – something powerful yet sustainable. The research team delivered Bantam and Morbern knew they’d found a winner.

 

Bantam packs a powerful punch of performance for contract and healthcare interiors. Often the most challenging environments in commercial design, healthcare interiors demand not only high performance in critical spaces, but also health and sustainability attributes.

 

It’s lack of additives is what makes it a lightweight winner. Free of anti-microbial additives, phthalates and flame retardants yet CAL TB-117 compliant, this fighter of a fabric shows no wear after 100,000 double rubs and is cold crack resistant to -25° F. It spars with stains like cola, coffee and ketchup, and then easily cleans with soap and water.

 

Bantam’s environmentally friendly attributes means it falls under the MorGreen label, Morbern’s initiative to create products that are sustainable, responsible and leave as little environmental impact as possible.

 

Bantam features an anti-static slip finish, urine stain resistance, sulfide stain resistance and oil resistance. Its palette of 10 colorways comes in earthy shades of blue, red, green, orange, yellow and gray.

 

Colorways:

  1. Apple (Green)
  2. Cosmic (Blue)
  3. Dove (Light Gray)
  4. Firelight (Yellow)
  5. Ghost (Medium Gray)
  6. Ginger (Orange)
  7. Inkberry (Purple)
  8. Iron (Dark Gray)
  9. Rabbit (Taupe)
  10. Tropical (Red)

Click here to learn more or order samples:
https://morbern.com/product/bantam/ 

MorCare™ Collection by Morbern

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If the coronavirus or any other sickness has you feeling anxious right now, Morbern is here to help ease at least part of your anxiety. Vinyl is impermeable and easily cleanable, one of the many reasons it is used in healthcare, hospitality and contract spaces.

All our vinyl upholstery can be cleaned using soap and warm water with a clear water rinse. With MorCare™, Morbern’s line of healthcare vinyls, harsh cleaners including bleach and ammonia can be used. To learn more about Morbern’s MorCare™ products, visit here: https://morbern.com/market/healthcare/

If you are looking for care and cleaning of a specific product, visit our Product Resources page, and search within the Care and Cleaning Information section: https://morbern.com/product-resources/.

Also, Morbern is here for you. If you need to reach out to us for specific questions, then please visit: https://morbern.com/contact/morbern-customer-service/.

We are all in this together.