Recent News of Drapery, Vinyl, Coated, Outdoor Fabrics and Fabric Manufacture

  • MUMBAI, INDIA--Reliance Industries, Ltd. has re-entered the contract FR fibers business for curtains, upholstery and carpets with its Recron® FS brand going toe to toe with Trevira®CS owned by partners Indorama Ventures and Sinterama. Reliance says the worldwide polyester market is growing three ...
  • RIVERDALE, NY—Gertrude Milchman Schneider, almost 103, died peacefully at home in Riverdale, NY on Monday, June 26. She is the mother of the publisher of Fabrics & Furnishings International. Her involvement with political causes and letter writing had a big influence on her family, especial...
  • NEW YORK—Richloom Fabrics Group has sold its reportedly $50 million readymade bedding and window coverings division to Keeco for an undisclosed purchase price. In doing so, Richloom management has made an important strategic decision to focus its energies on the home furnishings piecegoods busi...
  • COMO, IT—After 30 years at the helm of fabric wholesaler and editeur Chivasso, co-founder Richard Schutte, told friends at Proposte that he will leave the company at year end. [caption id="attachment_15216" align="alignleft" width="300"] SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Milliken has named Jennifer K. Harmon as its new Vice President of the specialty interiors business, which is part of the company’s Performance & Protective Textiles Division. View All