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

  • NEW YORK—Roslyn Muney has been named Sales Director of Wearbest Sil-Tex Mills, the fourth-generation family mill based in New Jersey and its Bella-Dura® brand of high performance textiles as of May 16, 2018. She has over 20 years of experience in customer and account management. She replac...
  • ISTANBUL, TURKEY—Fabric manufacturers can attest to the fact that woven velvet, which is highly prized in the market right now is also one of the most difficult fabrics to handle and ship. That is why the news that Van de Wiele in Kortrijk, Belgium has produced a three-meter width velvet loom f...
  • HIGH POINT, NC—Cem Erkli has joined the Ilkiz Groupas a Board Member with responsibility for U.S. operations. He is now based on Greensboro, NC. Previously, he spent 13 years in Shanghai as a textiles sourcing and development professional where Tukek Holding, the Turkish parent of Flokser®...
  • LOS ANGELES, CA — Robert Duban, Vice President of contract sales for Kravet Fabrics since 2013 has joined Bryan Ashley Furniture in Deerfield Beach, FL as Vice President, Sales. Prior to joining Kravet, he was Executive Vice President of Sales of Covington Fabric & Design LLC. Prior to join...
  • BURSA, TURKEY—Marteks A.S. will introduce its first upholstery collection ever in September with a greatly expanded offering for Heimtextil 2019 according to Kaya Cinoglu, Principal. Rumors of the forthcoming upholstery collection broke at Proposte where Marteks is a regular exhibitor in the Vi...