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

  • HIGH POINT, N.C.– Morbern, a manufacturer of vinyl for commercial interior, marine and automotive markets is opening a ‘New Materials Office’ in Shanghai July 1.   NEW YORK, NY - Pollack /Weitzner, a high end contract and residential fabric jobber has appointed Susan Whalen as President.   With more than 18 years of company service, Whalen's career at Pollack began as Studio Manager, working with founding design...
  • FINO MORNASCO, (CO) ITALY--Fiorete, the 84-year-old high end readymade and custom drapery fabric weaver is in the midst of a financial restructuring effort with its creditors. A spokesman says “Fiorete is not closing despite rumors to the contrary although the company has effected some layoffs....
  • EBELTOFT, DENMARK—Kvadrat has acquired Sahco Hesslein out of bankruptcy from the German Bankruptcy Court in Nuremberg as of May 1. VALDESE, N.C– Valdese Weavers, has named Ann Reynolds Vice President of Design. In her new role, Reynolds will report to...