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Crypton Announces Its New Vice President, Marketing

Elise Gabrielson to Guide Crypton’s Brand Strategy Bloomfield Hills, MI, May 2022 — Crypton, leading makers of performance fabric for the contract and residential markets, has announced the promotion of Elise Gabrielson to the post of Vice President, Marketing. Crypton CEO Lance Keziah made the announcement, saying that Gabrielson, “Possesses the right skill set to […]


Dorell Fabrics Names Kate Gothreau VP of Product Development &Merchandising, Elevates Claudia Lampert Frankel to Chief Merchandising Officer

Dorell has added textile and upholstery industry veteran Kate Gothreau to its core executive team in a newly-created role as Vice President, Product Development & Merchandising. Gothreau is a 20+ year industry veteran whose experience includes 10 years at Williams Sonoma, Inc., where she worked with all WSI brands to develop upholstery fabrics with both […]


Uf Select: Global leader in performance fabrics Ultrafabrics launches its first offering made in North America

Ultrafabrics, the world’s finest animal-free performance fabric producer, has launched a new offering called Uf Select, a North American-made collection with an inaugural offering of three different lines of fabric. This newest incarnation in the Ultrafabrics world comes as the company, which leads in 11 different markets worldwide, continues to invest and innovate in key […]


MDC Upcoming Launch

We will be launching a new line of textures and plains using 100% sustainable yarns including Tencel fibres and organic cottons. We are currently sourcing the fibres and developments will start this month. With the world moving in a much more sustainable direction, we are excited about the possibilities for this new line. In addition […]


Nice Link to debut largest collections to inspire big upholstery refresh

Nice Link to debut largest collections to inspire big upholstery refresh HIGH POINT (May 9, 2022) – Nice Link Home Furnishings, one of the largest suppliers of fabric upholstery in the industry, will make its largest introduction at the upcoming Interwoven, formerly Showtime market, May 22-25. Nice Link’s new collection of body cloths this season […]


TSG Finishing Begins Phase 1 of its Modernization Initiative.

Hickory, NC – May 9th 2022. TSG Finishing LLC is pleased to announce it has begun phase 1 of its project to modernize all of its primary textile finishing equipment. TSG currently relies on 7 tenter frames to coat or process almost every yard of fabric it receives. Though the basics of textile coating have […]


Richloom New Senior Designer

Richloom is thrilled to announce that Stephanie Puckett has joined the NYC based company as the Senior Designer – Imports for the Upholstery Design team. Stephanie has a tremendous design background, working at Phillips Weaving, Culp, Chatham and American Silk. Her most recent adventure took her to Shanghai, China to live and work for the […]


Home Secrets Textile Launch

Home Secrets Textile is launching their fourth wide width fabric design collection in as many seasons. These fabric designs are reversible, washable, and generously stocked in their new, larger warehouse/distribution center, Los Angeles. Home Secrets Textile proudly announces the hiring of two new sales representatives for the southwestern USA, Ron Hensley & Duane Collins.


Seaqual Initiative Collection

The positive and passionate reaction to the first SEAQUAL INITIATIVE collection drove the Valdese Weavers team to develop and engineer fabrics made with SEAQUAL® YARN that would meet the high performance criteria for InsideOut Performance Fabrics®. The result is a Greenguard Gold Certified, PFAS free, all-in-one performance fabric that has the core performance qualities of […]


Ultrafabrics Color Lab launches annual color trend forecast, kicks off 2022 with Luxury of Experience panel talk

Ultrafabrics, the world’s finest animal-free performance fabric producer, has launched its yearly cutting-edge color trend forecast. For 2022, the forecast theme is titled Unexplored Territories and presents five key trends and color palettes articulated through references to international fashion, architecture and pop culture. Each year an internal team of designers and thought leaders scan the […]