Inaugural Cruise Ship Interiors Expo Covers Marine Fabrics and MoreMIAMI BEACH, Fla. – The first Cruise Ship Interiors Expo will land at the Miami Beach Convention Center on June 18 – 20, 2019, and include some well-known, marine-fabric companies, P/Kaufmann Contract, and Cruise by Richloom Contract, along… Read more.
December 14, 2018
Northeast Textiles Will Cease Operations at Year EndGAFFNEY, S.C.—Northeast Textiles, a specialist in hospitality and healthcare fabrics, is closing its doors at year end after 33 years in business. A letter was sent to its customers in mid-November alerting them to this decision. The letter… Read more.
December 12, 2018
Contract Greige Specialist Copland Fabrics Will CloseBURLINGTON, N.C. — Copland Fabrics Inc., a 77-year-old weaver of greige goods for the U.S.-based-contract-converter trade, expects to close its doors by year end after the loss of its largest customer. Copland was a dedicated producer of… Read more.
December 11, 2018
Elastron Group, a Major Portuguese Fabric Company Undergoing Tremendous Growth, Enters U.S. Upholstery Market during ShowtimeBy RAY PARKER High Point, N.C. -- Elastron Leather & Fabrics premiered at ITA Showtime Market (Dec.2-5), seeking to add the U.S. upholstery market to the more than 70 countries it now exports. By showing for the first time at Showtime, and… Read more.
December 10, 2018
Two German Contract Textile Companies Merging with New Name: Kos Krebs Contract Textiles; No Cost-Reduction Measures ExpectedBISSENDORF, Germany -- KOS Contract Textiles and Rolf Krebs will merge on Jan. 1 to form a new company: Kos Krebs Contract Textiles. “First and foremost, this is not about cost reduction or cutting jobs,” the new company’s website says. Instead,… Read more.
November 23, 2018
Momentum Buys D.L.Couch, Eykon and Tri-Kes, Growing into a $200 Million Contract Textiles and Wallcovering Giant
Wallcoverings on The Rise at BDNY 2018 Trade ShowBy RAY PARKER NEW YORK -- Momentum Group, one of the largest suppliers of contract textiles, has bought one of the largest contract wallcovering groups, sister companies D.L.Couch, Eykon and Tri-Kes, which with the merger total $200 million… Read more.
November 15, 2018
Edmund Bell Adds Upholstery, Blackout Velvet; Acquires Textile Finishing Plant
Parent Company Redwood Group Holdings Passes 40 Million Pounds in SalesROCHDALE, England—Redwood Group, the parent company of Edmund Bell & Co. Ltd., has acquired P.W. Greenhalgh, a fourth-generation, family-owned textile finisher, which has a 170,000-square-feet plant five minutes away from the Edmund Bell headquarters. P.W.… Read more.