Glen Raven Closes Sunbury Facility in AugustSUNBURY, Penn. -- Glen Raven officials will close their production facility here, formerly known as Sunbury Textile Mills, in August due to the coronavirus pandemic. More than 100 people worked at the facility, which was founded in 1954. “(The… Read more.
June 8, 2020
China International Furniture Fair (Guangzhou) Held as Single Event: July 27-30GUANGZHOU, China – The China International Furniture Fair (CIFF) Guangzhou will be a single event from July 27-30, 2020. It was to be held in March during separate weeks divided by product categories. CIFF Guangzhou features residential… Read more.
June 4, 2020
Mobus Fabrics Moves for Safety and Consolidation
U.K. textile manufacturer readying to reopenELLAND, U.K. -- Mobus Fabrics Ltd., a leading upholstery fabric manufacturer, has begun its move into a new 65,000-square-foot office/warehouse complex. Sales Director Lee Paxman posted pictures in a LinkedIn note. “Mobus Fabrics Ltd. has… Read more.
May 30, 2020
Las Vegas Hotels Booking Rooms for June 1, Major Hospitality Textile Upgrades ExpectedEDITOR'S NOTE: Jay Dash, CEO of Jay Dash International, sent the following note to his hospitality agents. LAS VEGAS -- "For all agents, "Restaurants, retail stores, golf, and tennis facilities have all opened up in Las Vegas this past weekend.… Read more.
May 12, 2020
Material Bank Raises $28 Million for Expansion, Amid 200% Revenue IncreaseNEW YORK -- Material Bank, the materials company for the architecture and design industry, has announced it has secured $28 million, which is led by Bain Capital Ventures. Material Bank will use the funds to accelerate expansion into new categories,… Read more.
May 3, 2020
F&FI Webinar: Doing Textile Business During and Post-COVID-19
Watch the Zoom Webinar Recording NOWThe COVID-19 pandemic has altered how textile companies operate their business and global supply chain. In this 1-hour webinar, participants will hear from experts in the textile industry about how they are dealing with supply chain issues,… Read more.
April 29, 2020
Heimtextil Colombia Launches April 2021 in MedellinMEDELLIN, Colombia -- A new textile trade expo called Heimtextil Columbia will launch April 27-29, 2021 here in Medellin. Heimtextil is the biggest international trade fair for home and contract textiles. The flagship fair is in Frankfurt and… Read more.
April 27, 2020
Enduratex Launches Educational Vlog Series: Vinyl 101
A new, online learning tool to view any time, even at homeCORONA, Calif. -- Enduratex, a provider of performance upholstery fabrics, has created a video blog (vlog) series to educate the design community on the many terms, technical processes, and differences of coated fabrics. “We received numerous… Read more.