Recent News

  • PAWTUCKET, Rhode Island— With its announcement of its plant closings in the USA, Microfibres has completed its reinvention as a global player without production in the USA. Microfibres USA has closed its factories in the city of Pawtucket, its world headquarters and also in Winston-Salem, N.C. T...
  • Mild Frankfurt weather plus new show dates helped get the crowd out for Heimtextil at the Messe Frankfurt showplace. USA, UK, Pacific Rim, India decorative fabric markets proved to be the most dynamic but one should never count out The China domestic market. Middle East and Russia are hurting, Turk...
  • HAUPPAUGE, NY—Darci Sassen has been named Director of Contract Sales for Duralee Contract replacing Gary Rosenthal who has retired. She reports to Amy Silberman Benjamin, Vice President of Duralee Contract based in the New York office. Sassen is based in Atlanta and spends most of her time t...
  • SHANGHAI, PRC — China has property problems due to a real estate meltdown according to Ricky Lu, owner of Beijing Euroart Co. here, a 15-year-old retailer to the interior designer and distributor to 200 other strong wholesalers in major Chinese cities, he says. Euroart is considered to b...
  • Santa Cruz, California — Nomi Inc. is tucked away in one of the surfing capitols of the world here totally focused on designing indoor and outdoor fabrics for the high street interior designer. Now, Nomi Franklin (the owner and artist/designer) wants to diversify into other home product ...