ITA Virtual Roundtable: Doing Business in the New Normal

CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE RECORDING After completing the registration, you will be asked to enter a password. Password: 8E#1n.B* The International Textile Alliance (ITA) will lead a virtual roundtable discussion on the effects of COVID-19 on the home furnishings industry, and how doing business will change as the industry begins to reopen. The effects of COVID-19 on the home …

Virtual Mask-Making & Happy Hour with TrimQueen

Learn to Make a Face Mask with Jana Platina-Phipps Wednesday, April 29th 5:30 – 6:30 pm Link for Meetup on ZOOM All you need is a little fabric, or a pillowcase or tea towel to cut, needle and thread and be able to make a simple stitch. Jana Platina-Phipps will host our virtual mask-making & happy hour and teach us …

ITA Cancels June 2020 Showtime® Market

Next Showtime® market remains as scheduled for November 15-18, 2020 April 9, 2020, HIGH POINT, N.C. – Based on the effect of COVID-19 on the home furnishings industries and current business conditions, International Textile Alliance has canceled its spring Showtime market. Initially rescheduled to June 12-16, 2020, to help members planning to attend the rescheduled High Point Market avoid traveling …

Milliken pivots textile manufacturing to produce advanced medical PPE

Focused on engineering textiles into medical-grade fabrics using anti-microbial and fabric barrier coatings SPARTANBURG, S.C. — Global textile manufacturer Milliken & Company is leveraging its materials science expertise to manufacture much needed personal protective equipment (PPE) for the healthcare industry amid the current COVID-19 global pandemic. Milliken’s new advanced medical fabrics and barriers are currently available and complement Milliken’s breakthrough …

ITA Announces New Spring 2020 Showtime® Dates

International Textile Alliance revises dates of upcoming spring Showtime market to June 12-16 to coincide with new High Point Market dates. March 23, 2020, HIGH POINT, N.C. – In response to the ever-evolving state of the home furnishings industry related to the COVID-19 situation, the International Textile Alliance (ITA) has moved the dates of its upcoming spring Showtime® Market to …

ITA Reviews Spring 2020 Showtime® Dates

International Textile Alliance continues to monitor health developments related to COVID-19 and analyze its impact on the dates of the upcoming Showtime market. March 13, 2020, HIGH POINT, N.C. – Responding to fast-moving developments related to COVID-19, including the recent postponement of the April High Point Market, the International Textile Alliance (ITA) is monitoring and evaluating the dates of its …

International Textile Alliance Representing Unique & Innovative Textile and Fabric Companies at International Window Coverings Expo (IWCE)

IWCE welcomes the International Textile Alliance (ITA) representing unique and innovative textile and fabric companies. Here’s a taste of what you can see at the ITA pavilion at IWCE 2020 in Charlotte March 25-27. Premier Prints, Inc. Premier Prints, Inc. is a family-owned fabric printer in Northeast Mississippi. We print on 100% cotton, Cotton/Rayon/Belgian linen blends, and outdoor polyesters great …

Milliken & Company Earns Recognition as One of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® for 14th Year

Ethisphere honor underscores global manufacturer’s unwavering commitment to ethics in business as it works to make a positive impact for generations SPARTANBURG, S.C. — A capstone recognition for the diversified global manufacturer, Milliken & Company celebrates its 14th year among the World’s Most Ethical Companies. Selected by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of …

VALDESE WEAVERS TO OPEN A NEW HIGH POINT SHOWROOM

The 105 year old, vertically integrated domestic textile company will move to 311 N. Hamilton Street (Valdese, North Carolina – February 2020) – Valdese Weavers is relocating their High Point showroom to 311 N. Hamilton Street from their previous location at Market Square Tower. The company will occupy the entire 3rd floor of the 311 building, in a prime N. …

Swavelle/Mill Creek Fabrics Acquires Intellectual Properties of Keystone Weaving Mills

New York, NY – January 2020–New York City-based Swavelle/Mill Creek, a major supplier of fabrics for the home furnishings industry, has acquired the intellectual properties of Keystone Weaving Mills. In addition to designs, with this purchase Swavelle has procured yarns, dobby looms, and other mill equipment that will allow for a wider breadth of product and enhanced service. “We are …