Milliken Names Jeff Price EVP of Milliken Operations, Chad McAllister President of Performance & Protective Textiles Division

SPARTANBURG, S.C. — Milliken & Company, a global diversified manufacturer with specialty chemical, floor covering, healthcare and performance and protective textiles expertise, has named Jeff Price, executive vice president of operations for Milliken & Company. Chad McAllister has been named the successor to Jeff president of its Performance & Protective Textiles division. Price was tapped to spearhead a new comprehensive …

Richloom Announces New Hires

July 8, 2019 Richloom is pleased to announce two new additions to the Richloom Family on the heels of our strategic partnership with Chambers Fabrics and the launch of our newest line extension to our Fortress Performance brand. Mike Grimsley will join Richloom as National Sales and Key Account Specialist. Mike comes with a well-rounded fabric background including indoor, outdoor …

The Richloom Group Partners with Chambers Fabrics

Effective June 1st 2019, The Richloom Group and Chambers Fabrics are proud to announce an exciting and innovative strategic partnership. Richloom’s industry leading sales, marketing, design and distribution combined with Chambers’ impeccable quality, service and domestic manufacturing is the collaboration our industry needs during these challenging times. This strategic partnership will further expand Richloom’s design leadership in the Home Furnishing …

CORTINA LEATHERS ANNOUNCES PLANS TO EXPAND

(June 2019 – New York, NY) Business growth is leading to major expansion for Cortina Leathers—both in terms of physical operating space and personnel. This past May, the manufacturer announced a major expansion to its leather finishing plant in Ohio. The $2 million project is currently in the design and permitting phase and will nearly double the footprint of its …

American Silk Mills Unveils Updates to Iconic Brussels® Velvet – Company adds new Brussels® Stria and improves quality and durability of Brussels®

HIGH POINT, NC – May 31, 2019 – American Silk Mills is introducing Brussels® Stria at Showtime Market in High Point, N.C., which takes place June 2-5. Combining a textured and nuanced look with the rich, luxurious hand and soft shimmer of its iconic velvet, Brussels® Stria adds a modern feel to any room. Brussels® Stria will be available in …

American Silk Mills Covers Beauty, Legacy and Performance for Showtime Market

HIGH POINT, NC – May 14, 2019 – Depth of product and timeless design sets American Silk Mills apart from other textile brands and energizes its debut of three new collections at Showtime Market in High Point, N.C., June 2-5. The collections showcase versatility, a wider range of price points, and distinguish themselves by being the first to benefit from …

Nice Link Reveals Modern Hues and Moods for Showtime – Key supplier of upholstery fabric and leather debuts four new collections from Echo Essentials

ORLANDO, Fla. (May 10, 2019) – Nice Link Home Furnishings, a leading resource to top furniture brands for upholstery fabric and leather, is introducing four collections at the upcoming ITA Showtime that offer a range of moods and hues for the modern lifestyle. “We’re seeing a return to neutrals, and our four new collections this season are designed to pair …

ITA Announces Changes to Future Showtime® Dates

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 25, 2019 – Responding to the needs of its membership, the International Textile Alliance (ITA) has revised the dates of its upcoming Showtime® Market to better align with the industry’s product introduction and buying cycles. Starting with its Fall/Winter market this November, the new official dates are: November 17-20, 2019; May 17-20, 2020; and November 15-18, …