Custom awnings, boat covers and repairs

By 1979 Gary and his wife Janice began working full time at home on custom awnings, boat covers and repairs. In 1980, Gary and Janice changed the business name to G & J Tent and Awning as they were more than a repair shop.

In 1985 G & J Tent and Awning became a member of the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI). A year later, the IFAI certified Gary as a Master Fabrics Craftsman. The title of "Master Fabrics Craftsman" is earned by demonstrating a superior knowledge of the technical fabrics industry, by illustrating superior skills in the manufacture, design,... (more)