Jul 14, 2023
Marlen Textiles is proud to confirm that Top Gun, Top Gun 9, Top Gun FR, Top Gun FR Lite, Odyssey, Odyssey Lite, Odyssey FR & Softouch are PFAS and always have been since their initial development.
Nov 29, 2022
Marlen Textiles’ office, production plant and warehouse will be closed Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25. As a result, no orders will be entered, nor any incoming/outgoing shipments will take place. For the end of the year, the last day for plant production will be Thursday, December 22. Orders for shipment in 2022 will be accepted thru Friday, December 23. Any order received after Dec 23 will not be entered until Tuesday, Jan 3, 2023, with shipment to follow that. Both the office and warehouse will be closed on Monday, Dec 26. Incoming/outgoing shipments will take place Dec 27 thru Dec 29. There will be no shipments on Dec 30. The office, plant production and warehouse will be closed on Monday, Jan 2, 2023. Our normal schedule will resume Tuesday, Jan 3, 2023.
Aug 10, 2022
Marlen Textiles is proud to announce the winner of our TV drawing.
Aug 05, 2022
Marlen Textiles has updated it's Berry Amendment compliance statement for all of our products. For more information, or to obtain a particular product's statement, please contact Marlen Textiles.
May 17, 2022
Marlen Textiles is proud to announce an 8 episode video series all about Top Gun. Join us every other Tuesday as we introduce a different video. If you think you know everything about Top Gun, check to see what you are actually missing.
Apr 18, 2022
Marlen Textiles has extended its warranty on the world renowned Top Gun product. For applications where the fabric is fixed, the warranty now is for eights years.
Feb 25, 2022
Marlen Textiles is starting to see some supply chain constraints resolving
Feb 18, 2022
Marlen Textiles has just completed a run of 6 trade shows and workshops, from mid December thru last week.
Jan 03, 2022
Top Gun™ Vision, a revolutionary new fabric, for when you want to see the big picture, is here!!
Mar 29, 2021
Softouch, the popular tried and proven fabric solution for protection from scuffing and wear, now has a new version offering a woven look utilizing a solution dyed top side: announcing the new Softouch SD - the ultimate non-abrasive surface to cover and protect your possessions, now with a woven look.
Jun 15, 2020
Due to the impact of the Coronavirus, the expiration date of California State Fire Marshall flame certifications has been extended from June 30, 2020 to August 29, 2020. Marlen Textiles expects to have new certificates for it FR Fabrics (Top Notch FR, Top Gun FR, Top Gun FR Lite, & Odyssey FR) before that date.
Nov 19, 2019
Marlen Textiles announces its 2019 Year End Schedule
Oct 18, 2019
Nazdar Inks find that their 8400, DA, and GV Series Inks work excellent on Marlen Textiles' fabrics.
Jul 01, 2019
Marlen Textile’s light weight flame retardant fabric, Odyssey FR, now passes California State Fire Marshall Title 19.
Mar 25, 2019
Changes to Marlen Textiles Distribution Channel
Mar 12, 2019
Marlen Textiles brings you the ultimate video resource
Oct 23, 2018
Marlen Textiles has introduced an App to help customers determine which fabric is best for which application.
Mar 22, 2018
Two of Marlen Textiles products were used to win Excellence awards at the recent Marine Fabricator Association National Conference. Lake Shore Boat Tops of Detroit, MI used Top Gun - True Timber Conceal Brown to create an award winning duck blind in the Marine Miscellaneous category. Canvasworks of Cokato, MN used Top Notch to create an award winning product in Travel/Full Covers category
Jan 27, 2018
Marlen Textiles is proud to announce that our National Sales Manager, Jonathan Chakales, has been elected to serve a two year term as Chairman of MFA, Marine Fabricators Association.
Jul 21, 2017
Marlen Textiles this month launched Top Notch FRÂ®. This solution-dyed fabric is flame-retardant using a halogen-free flame retardant system, a first for the industrial fabric industry. TOP NOTCH FRÂ® was specially created for applications needing flame resistance and unrivaled durability, tear, water and abrasion resistance. The fabric can be used for many outdoor applications such as commercial, residential and industrial awnings, tents, and canopies.
Sep 06, 2016
Boat Lift & Canopy have offered Top Gun material as a replacement for a few years and stand by the product in marine applications. "Top Gun is a great choice for your boat lift canopy. It's extremely durable, colorfast and has a weight of 11 oz per square yard - making it the toughest - yet lightest weight material we have available. Finally, it looks fantastic.â€ Boat Lift & Canopy manufactures replacement boat lift covers for all the top brands as well as custom covers in their Lakes Country facility in north-central Minnesota.
Jun 17, 2016
Marlen Textiles, manufacturers of outdoor textiles, has announced that they have reached agreements with Covin Sales of Huntington Park, CA and Sailrite of Columbia City, IN to be full line distributors of their products. Stock of most products in California (Covin) and Indiana (Sailrite) are available now, with the intention of all products and colors to be in their local warehouses soon.
May 02, 2016
Marlen Textiles extends warranty period for five products. Marlen Textiles, manufacturers of outdoor textiles, has announced an extension of its warranty period for five of its most popular products: Top Notch, Top Notch 9, Top Notch 1S, Top Notch FR and Top Gun FR. The warranty period will be extended from 5 to 8 years for Top Notch, Top Notch 9, Top Notch FR and Top Gun FR and from 3 to 5 years for Top Notch 1S.
Aug 10, 2015
Marlen Textiles has completed a warehouse expansion and modernizing operation, resulting in significant increases in quality control, warehouse efficiencies, and getting the right product out the door the same day to you, our customer!
Aug 09, 2015
Marlen Textiles is partnering with TrueTimber Camo, the developers of some of the most realistic camouflage patterns in the industry, to offer Top Gun in a "Conceal Brownâ€ camouflage pattern (see photo). Now fans of Top Gun can get its unrivaled performance and strength in a camo finish that enables hunters and other outdoor aficionados to have the best of both worlds - strength and camouflage in the great outdoors! Click here to see the full pattern and to learn when the official release date for Top Gun Camo is!
Aug 06, 2015
Marlen Textiles coated fabrics like Top Gun are known and trusted in Boating applications, awning and tent use, and for covers of all sorts - but would you believe, drama on the high seas?!? The Caravan is a non-profit professional theater company, based on the World's Only Tall Ship Theatre. This majestic 30-meter traditional sailing ship plays host for touring, performing, and even serves as cast and crew residence. It's a bit like Cirque de Soleil meets a sailing ship, but they perform locally, wherever the ship can harbor, where visitors can assemble on the dock to watch performances.
Jan 13, 2014
Marlen Textiles consolidate product names into three families.
Feb 11, 2013
MarChem CFI, once a wholly owned subsidiary of St. Louis based DASH Multi-Corp, has been spun off and is now a stand alone entity operating under the new name of Marlen Textiles