Business Categories: UpholsteryFounded in 1957 by Fred Richman, Richloom Fabrics Group has had a long, successful, storied history. After working in his father’s texile business, Fred Richman, with a $5,000 loan from his father-in-law, started Richloom Fabrics Group. Now President Emeritus, Fred has seen the company that he built grow and change into the global multi-faceted textile and finished goods company it is today. Now led by his son Jim Richman, who joined the company in 1972, Richloom Fabrics Group and Richloom Home Fashions has operations in 6 countries, shipping product worldwide.
Headquartered on Fifth Avenue in New York City, Richloom services a wide range of customers and industries. As a fabric converter and mill, Richloom supplies the Upholstery, Decorative Jobber, Hospitality, over-the-counter retail, Casual Outdoor Furniture and recreational vehicle industries. Richloom offers an expansive product range, from prints, wovens, dobbies and jacquard textiles to intricate decorative textiles utilizing the latest in fine bead work, embroidery and embossed treatments.
During the past two decades Richloom has vastly expanded its global footprint, most significantly with its Richloom Shanghai Trading company located in Shanghai, China. Jim’s nephew, Michael Saivetz, who joined the company in 1997 and is currently COO, helped nurture and grow Jim’s global vision creating a vast supply network in Asia with many core partners and joint ventures.
Creativity and innovation are at the heart of Richloom’s business strategy. Our design and product development specialists work tirelessly to develop new offerings twice a year, utilizing the latest in design trends and technology. Our production and logistics teams work closely with our vast supply chain to ensure a professional, seamless and enjoyable experience. As the world grows, Richloom considers itself a design oriented logistics operation.