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Bayonne-based Hudson Awning and Sign Co. celebrates 130 years in business (The Jersey Journal)

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Source: NJ.com

Over the past 130 years, the Hudson Awning and Sign Co., now based in Bayonne, has come a long way from the days when its primary business was making sails for ships. The company’s awnings have adorned the Macy’s, Lord & Taylor, and Cartier stores in Manhattan. And its movie set creations have been seen… … Continued

New Jersey Awning Company Celebrates Its 130th Anniversary

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Source: IFIA

Hudson Awning began fabricating sails of tall ships in the late 1800's. Today they create custom awnings and canopies for the nation's finest homes and businesses as they celebrate their 130th year. In 1881, Rutherford B. Hayes was President, Picasso was born, the American Red Cross was founded and Hudson Awning & Sign Co. was… … Continued

Hudson Awning celebrates it’s 130th Anniversary

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Hudson Awning was founded by a sail maker who made canvas sails for ships that sailed along the Hudson River in 1881. As main streets started to develop during the industrial revolution, Hudson segued from ships to store fronts, protecting customers from the elements. The company has come a long way from the early days,… … Continued

Hudson Awning is in the Movies Again!

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Hudson Awning is in the Movies Again! Beginning March 27th on HBO, Look for the upcoming HBO five hour mini-series, starring Kate Winslet.  She plays the part, originally made famous by Joan Crawford, in the 1945 film which won her the Best Actress Oscar. Hudson recreated an entire set of 1940’s era awnings, which meant… … Continued

HBO and “Boardwalk Empire” win two Golden Globes

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Congratulations to HBO and “Boardwalk Empire” on winning two Golden Globes. The Prohibition era series “Boardwalk Empire” was the big winner in the television category, with wins including Best Television Series – Drama and Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Drama – Steve Buscemi. Hudson is proud to have been part… … Continued

Hudson recreates awnings for HBO’s Mildred Pierce

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Coming next Spring. Look for the upcoming HBO five hour mini-series, starring Kate Winslet.  She plays the part, originally made famous by Joan Crawford, in the 1945 film which won her the Best Actress Oscar. Hudson recreated an entire set of 1940’s era awnings, which meant researching the fabrics, styles, frames and designs of that… … Continued

NJB&IA recognizes Hudson Awning for 50 years of involvement

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Source: New Jersey Business & Industry Association

New Jersey Business & Industry Association presented Hudson with a certificate recognizing its fifty years of involvement in the organization. NJB&IA was founded in 1910 and represented manufacturing companies throughout the state. Today there are 22,000 member companies and Hudson was honored at the one hundred year anniversary celebration, as one of its long term… … Continued

HBO’s ‘Boardwalk Empire’: Prohibition-Era ‘Jersey Shore’

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Source: Time.com

Boardwalk Empire (HBO, Sundays, 9 p.m. E.T.), the best new drama of the year, is the sweeping birth story of that myth, centering on Thompson (Steve Buscemi), the man who kept Atlantic City wet. It's also HBO's return to the field of big-budget, big-idea dramas it dominated in the Sopranos era — sprawling and violent,… … Continued

Hudson’s Awnings on HBO’s Boardwalk Empire

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Hudson Awning & Sign Company designed and fabricated all the awnings and canopies, for the replica of Atlantic City’s boardwalk, circa 1920, for the new HBO drama series Boardwalk Empire, written by Terrence Winter, directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Steve Buscemi. However, the boardwalk is not in Atlantic City: it’s a 300-foot boardwalk built… … Continued

Hudson Awning recognized for Forbes Enterprise Awards

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Source: Forbes

The Forbes Enterprise Awards recognize outstanding small businesses for their visionary practices and achievements.  These are the up-and-coming companies that drive the economy forward and provide a strong base for future growth.  These entrepreneurs represent what is best about business, demonstrating their accomplishments in key areas including product or service innovation, customer service, community involvement,… … Continued

Taking Time for Success

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Source: Review Magazine

Ed Burak, IFM, President of Hudson Awning & Sign Co. Inc., was featured in Review Magazine, published by Industrial Fabrics Association, International about ways to improve the bottom line of businesses in the awning industry. Many years ago, the company’s focus, cutting labor costs, became a primary strategy. Burak began to implement changes in how… … Continued

Hudson Awning Dresses Up House Beautiful Magazine’s Event in NYC

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Hudson Awning & Sign Company fabricated and installed large retractable awnings and umbrellas, for outdoor dining, for House Beautiful Magazine’s 2010 Kitchen of the Year at Rockefeller Center in NYC with Jeff Lewis, star of Bravo’s Flipping Out. … Continued

Barefoot Contessa Highlights Outdoor Living

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Source: House Beautiful

Each year, House Beautiful magazine brings home entertaining to life with the “Kitchen of the Year” at Rockefeller Center, New York, N.Y. This year Ina Garten (known as the Barefoot Contessa), inspired the  2009 Kitchen of the Year with 1,000 square feet of outdoor entertainment space.  The Parisian café ambiance in the relaxing outdoor space… … Continued

J. Seward Johnson Sculpture Garden

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Source: Review Magazine

When world-famous sculptor J. Seward Johnson needed a canopy for his life-size replica of Renoir's "The Luncheon of the Boating Party," he turned to Hudson. The canopy we designed and fabricated not only looks exactly like the original but, thanks to an intricate hidden truss system, can stand up to New Jersey's strong winds and… … Continued

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