Pendleton Tailors Truck Interiors
Home & Textiles Today Staff -- Home Textiles Today, March 27, 2006
Portland, Oregon — Testing new markets and stretching its product reach, blanket producer Pendleton Woolen Mills has created a limited edition look for Kenworth long-haul truck sleeping compartments.
Pendleton, a veteran producer of Native American looks in blankets and classic looks in apparel, has joined forces with Kenworth Truck Company, a manufacturer of heavy and medium-duty trucks, to produce a W900 Pendleton Limited Edition interior for 72-inch and 86-inch Aerocab sleepers. The special edition interior features leather high-back heated seats and a leather sofa bed with ultra-suede inserts.
The limited edition interior includes a distinctive Pendleton wool fabric pattern on the sleeper's upper wall, and leather driver and passenger seats feature Pendleton-designed headrest embroidery and foldable armrests.
Also included are leather-accented door pads with embroidery, and a two-tone leather-wrapped steering wheel. Wood grain trim throughout complements the leather and embroidery.
Owners receive a custom Pendleton travel bag and wool jacquard blanket that shares the design touches found in the sleeper.
“Pendleton is proud to share the cab with Kenworth drivers in this new W900 Limited Edition,” said Bob Christnacht, head of Pendleton's home and blanket division. “Our two companies are Northwest icons.”
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