SARASOTA, Fla., Dec. 16, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Uniroyal Global Engineered Products, Inc., a global leader in vinyl-coated fabrics and soft trim technologies, (OTCQB:UNIR) (or the “Company”) was awarded supplier of the year honors from The Brewer Company. The award is given to the supplier who has continuous on-time delivery and quality performance throughout the year.

Uniroyal Global supplies Naugahyde® brand vinyl-coated upholstery for Brewer Company medical equipment products. The Brewer Company is a leading provider of Medical Equipment, Dental and Optical Seating with OEM capabilities. Brewer specializes in clinical and exam room solutions, specialty and ergonomic seating and custom OEM design and products.  “We really appreciate all that Uniroyal does for The Brewer Company. Since we changed our exam table line to the Nauga Soft material two years ago, we have had no quality issues and no stock issues to hold up customer orders. Also Uniroyal's customer service has been world class!” said Dave Karger, Director of Purchasing. 

“We are honored to receive this award. It is wonderful recognition of the Uniroyal Global team’s commitment to manufacturing innovative, quality products and providing service that exceeds expectations,” added Ted Torres, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing.

For more information on Uniroyal Global Engineered Products, visit www.uniroyalglobal.com.  To learn more about Naugahyde vinyl-coated fabrics, visit www.naugahyde.com

About Uniroyal Global Engineered Products, Inc.:

Uniroyal Global Engineered Products, Inc., (OTCQB:UNIR) through its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells vinyl coated fabrics products that have applications in the automotive and non-automotive transportation, indoor/outdoor furniture, commercial and hospitality seating, healthcare facilities, and athletic equipment primarily in North America and Europe. The company’s products in the automotive industry are used primarily in seating, door panels, head and arm rests, security shades, and trim components. Its non-automotive applications include outdoor seating for utility and sports vehicles, and sheeting used in medical, nuclear protection, personal protection, moisture barriers, pool liners, pram and nursery, movie screen, and decorative surface applications. The company offers its products primarily under the brands. The company offers its products primarily under the Naugahyde®, BeautyGard®, Spirit Millennium®, Ambla®, Velbex®, Cirroflex®, Plastolene® and Vynide®.   It also offers sensor products directly to manufacturers, dealers, and end users.

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Uniroyal Global Engineered Products, Inc. Corporate Contact:

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LHenson@UniroyalGlobal.com

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