Italian Angelo Carillo & Co. Expands to 30 Percent Exports as It Creates a Design IdentityBy RAY PARKER Angelo Carillo & Co. wants to expand its exports by 20 percent in the next three years, according to Alessandro Carillo, brand manager and third-generation owner of the Naples-based drapery, bedding, and upholstery wholesaler. He… Read more.
February 13, 2019
Trevira Reaches 235 Million Euros in Sales for 2018, Shows Latest Flame-Retardant Products During HeimtextilFRANKFURT, Germany – Trevira says it had a good year thanks to its flame-retardant products with 2018 annual sales of 235 million euros, especially selling well to producers in Germany and Italy. “Despite the globally dismal growth forecasts,… Read more.
February 4, 2019
French Groupe Fremaux Delorme Invests in Swiss Christian Fischbacher Bed & BathPARIS -- Groupe Fremaux Delorme, which operates a mill manufacturing residential linen collections, has invested in the Swiss-based Christian Fischbacher Bed & Bath, which also manufactures residential fabrics and furnishings. The new business… Read more.
January 21, 2019
Enduratex New Product Line Beats Pink StainingCORONA, Calif. — Enduratex new product line called Essentials solves the pink-stain problem, which can often occur in outdoor and marine fabric. “Pink staining has been a large problem for the outdoor and marine markets specifically, although… Read more.
October 30, 2018
GM Fabrics Celebrates 50 Years in Decorative Fabrics Business
New Spacious Location Close to Mumbai International AirportBy SIDDHARTH VISHWANATH MUMBAI, India -- GM Fabrics, a family-owned textile development and manufacturing company that has evolved as a leading supplier to major global retailers, converters, and editors, celebrates 50 years in business. There… Read more.
October 24, 2018
Stout Introduces Upscale Fabric Brand, Continues Growth as Major Decorative JobberBy RAY PARKER Colmar, Pa. -- The Stout Brothers Company, with annual sales of $20 to $30 million, recently introduced a new upscale fabric brand, continuing its growth as a major decorative jobber. By partnering with U.K.-based KAI, Stout… Read more.
October 23, 2018
Belgium Van Maele Weavers Closes, Even After Reorganization, as European Linen Weavers Struggle
Only Five European Linen Mills RemainBy Gerard Poirot BRUSSELS—Van Maele Weavers, a linen weaver since 1906, has closed. The storied company got an infusion in 2015 with the sale of 60 percent of the company to Garnell-Lake, LLC, a group that also operated three company-owned… Read more.