Learn the key differences between structures that are built using architectural fabrics versus those built with traditional brick and mortar.
"Our own facility was built with Seaman Corporation Tedlar coated membranes. Seaman has always been a very responsive and innovative manufacturer for us, always on top of the latest technologies and coatings available anywhere in the world. Their products have always outperformed our expectations.”
-Phil Sprung, President, Sprung Structures
“Over the years, Seaman Corporation has been very good at providing both technical and sales support whenever required.”
-John Simpell, President and CEO, The Farley Group
“At the time [of installation], they said it was going to last 15 years… we’ve gone way beyond 15 years… to 27 years.”
-Dallas Aleman, Owner, Towpath Tennis Center
This indoor facility located in Beijing, China, was constructed using a pressurized air structure made from a reinforced architectural fabric. Air quality concerns lead the owner to choose a self-cleaning, high end architectural fabric by Shelter-Rite.LEARN MORE
The Atlanta, Georgia summer home of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, the Verizon Amphitheatre, needed a high-performance, weather-resistance membrane with aesthetic appeal for this unique tension structure.LEARN MORE
Needing to expand its facilities, Northstar Church in Knoxville, Tennessee chose to build an architectural frame structure over a traditional brick-and-mortar facility.LEARN MORE
A uniquely designed Shelter-Rite® tension fabric structure was a major part of a plan to revitalize the appearance of what was described as a "ho hum" retail complex in Edinburgh, Scotland.LEARN MORE
Needing a strong, flexible fabric tolerant of excessive winds and snow common in Cleveland, OH, this 74,000+ square foot facility selected Shelter-Rite with a Bright White fluoropolymer finish for self-cleaning properties.LEARN MORE
ODOT needed a new bulk salt storage facility to house roadway deicing salt. This massive new facility at the Tulsa Port of Catoosa needed the capacity to store 50,000 tons of salt, almost doubling the available storage at the time in Oklahoma.LEARN MORE
A huge clear span structure fabricated with Shelter-Rite® architectural fabric by Seaman Corporation provides a highly cost-efficient way to meet the need for a building to maintain some of United Airlines' largest jet airplanes at Logan International Airport.LEARN MORE
By modifying a Portomod tension structure with a new outer membrane and liner of Shelter-Rite, the Centre now has superior protection from wintry weather year-round.LEARN MORE
Seaman Corporation, a world leader in the innovation and design of high performance coated fabrics since 1949, manufactures Shelter-Rite architectural fabrics. A vertically integrated company, Seaman Corporation develops proprietary formulations, knits, weaves, and coats fabric in two U.S.–based plants.