Milliken & Company Signs United Nations Global Compact

Company joins forces with global community to advocate responsible business action SPARTANBURG, S.C. — In a step to support global sustainability initiatives, diversified manufacturer Milliken & Company announces today that it joined the United Nations Global Compact initiative—a voluntary leadership platform for the development, implementation and disclosure of responsible business practices. This commitment to responsible business action, undertaken by thousands …

ITA ANNOUNCES NEWEST EXHIBITORS AT SHOWTIME®

HIGH POINT, N.C., November 2019 – Celebrating the 60th textile market, Fall Showtime 2019 is set for November 17-20. The International Textile Alliance is pleased to welcome four new exhibitng members for this edition. The companies, which are based throughout the world, represent the growing variety of goods that define the home furnishings industry. The newest members of the ITA …

American Silk Mills Unveils New Affordable Luxury Brand ASM Loft™

HIGH POINT, NC – Nov. 6, 2019 – Sparked by an industry need for affordable luxury, American Silk Mills delivers incredible value and timeless American Silk Mills’ aesthetics with the debut of ASM Loft™ at Showtime Market in High Point, N.C., Nov. 17-20. The brand, much like its desirable living space namesake, is accessible yet sophisticated and chic. The ASM …

AMERICAN SILK MILLS ADDS JEFFREY W. SMITH AS DIRECTOR OF SALES

HIGH POINT, NC – Oct. 30, 2019 – American Silk Mills announced today that Jeffrey W. Smith has joined the company as director of sales. Smith will report to David Corbin, CEO of American Silk Mills. The addition of Smith will help fulfill the company’s business development strategy and strengthen its sales capabilities. Smith has more than 20 years of …

Crypton® Launches New Collections at ITA Showtime Market: Fernweh Theme Evokes a Passion for Travel and Global Design

Crypton® Launches New Collections at ITA Showtime Market: Fernweh Theme Evokes a Passion for Travel and Global Design BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI – September 2019 – A longing for the colors, textures and handcraft of far-off places is the inspiration for Crypton’s new collection of performance upholstery fabrics launching at the ITA Showtime market in Hight Point this November. Inspired by …

Crest Leather Announces New Showroom for Showtime

Greensboro, NC – September 2019 – Crest Leather, a global tanning group headquartered in London, is making monumental moves locally. As a leading supplier of upholstery leather, the company has announced the opening of a permanent showroom on the 3rd floor of the Home Fashions Resource Center. The new showroom will feature over 200 colors and patterns ready to ship …

Bella-Dura® to launch HOME line at November Showtime

New York, NY – September 2019 – Bella-Dura®, the textile brand known for the ultimate performance for indoor and outdoor use, is set to unveil a brand-new line of residential fabrics this coming November. Designed towards today’s lifestyle, Bella-Dura® HOME features a luxurious blend of fibers, materials and colors, specially created for residential interior and exterior environments, where beautiful, worry-free …

ITA Announces New Executive Committee

International Textile Alliance welcomes its first female president and all female executive committee for the 2019-2021 term HIGH POINT, NC – September 2019 – The International Textile Alliance is pleased to announce that Kelly DiFoggio has been named President of the 10-member Board of Directors of the International Textile Alliance, producers of the semiannual Showtime Market and governing body of …

The Crypton® Companies Acquire Abercrombie Textiles

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI – September 2019 – The Crypton Companies (Crypton LLC & Nanotex LLC), leading providers of performance textile technologies in the contract, home furnishings, and apparel markets, announced they have entered into a formal agreement to acquire the operations of Abercrombie Textiles, a North Carolina-based textile mill. With a deep commitment to U.S. manufacturing and the preservation and …