NEW YORK-- Western Textiles, a brand/business acquired by P/Kaufmann Inc. 17 years ago and mothballed 12 years ago, will be relaunched as a window fabrics sheer line by Stewart Jervis, newly named President.
The new lines will cover low priced, light weight synthetics, natural fabrics and luxury categories, "good, better, best," Jervis said. "Our goal is to sell more product categories to our existing customer base and position our company for the future, he explained. Jervis has been with P/K Lifestyles as Vice President and joined P/Kaufmann nine years ago.
FRANKFURT-- In spite of a European recession, a 20% drop in Euro currency against the U.S. Dollar and a meltdown of the Russian market, business at Heimtextil proved to be brisk for Indian, Chinese and Turkish suppliers and some emerging companies in Thailand.
VALDESE, N.C., January 6, 2015 - Michael Shelton, president and CEO of Valdese Weavers LLC, announced that the company has purchased Dicey Mills Inc. Valdese Weavers will begin the integration of Dicey immediately, with the expected completion of an orderly and deliberate transition of the Dicey business into the company’s facilities in Valdese by the end of December 2015.
CHICAGO, ILL--Harold K Purcell, a well-known pioneer of European fabric imports and one of the founders of Purcell-Letchinger, Inc., has passed away.
In 1975, Purcell Teamed up with his partner Mel Letchinger and launched Purcell & Letchinger.
“We persevered and travelled and sold hard in separate directions,” remembers Harold Purcell at the time of Letchinger’s death in 2013.
COMO, IT—Timed for the 22nd edition of Proposte, the Board of Directors have decided to allow non-European exhibitors into the show at the Villa Erba here, April 27/29, 2015 according to a spokesperson for the exclusive home fabrics exhibition.
VALDESE, N.C., -- Valdese Weavers is now offering Crypton Home branded fabric protection across all Valdese brands, including custom products and exclusives according to Michael Shelton, President and CEO.
Chieri, Italy — Giovanni Vaj, President and his brother Enrico stopped production in their family mill in 2005 and ten years later, they are operating a $35 million fa
NEW YORK, New York — Richloom Fabrics Group has named Nolan Mitchell Vice President of Sales and Merchandising, Furniture Division for its mid level and mass market driven upholstery collections.
LOS ANGELES, California —Belagio Enterprises has built a $25 million operation by bringing fashion apparel styling into the home decorative trim business.
MAGNAGO, IT—Sirio Tendaggi sees an opportunity to sell its high end lines of cashmere and wool fabrics to the Chinese based on the firm’s recent experience at Heimtextil Asia, its third time at the event.