Amitabh and Supriya Himatsingka Buy Into Calico, Specialty Retailer of Decorative FabricsKENNETT SQUARE, Pa. – Amitabh and Supriya Himatsingka have bought a part of Calico, the retailer with 70 design stores across the U.S. Founded in 1948 as Calico Corners, the company is the largest specialty retailer of decorative fabrics,… Read more.
November 18, 2019
Lord Fabrik Gives New Life to Vinyl With Long-lasting CanvasDEVON, Pa. -- Lord Fabrik, the woman-owned American manufacturer of canvas fabrics, now offers a performance canvas that is designed for contract interiors as a natural alternative to vinyl. It has partnered with TSG Finishing LLC, the parent… Read more.
October 28, 2019
Graham Round Finds New Home With Tuvatextil, Spanish Indoor/Outdoor Fabric ProducerTARRAGONA, Spain — Graham Round joined Tuvatextil as export manager in early 2019, after a 28-year career at Rafael Catala in a similar post. Tuvatextil, with an office and showroom in Barcelona and a mill in Tarragona, produces indoor/outdoor… Read more.
September 27, 2019
Chinese Tariffs Boost Sales of North American Coated FabricsMIAMI BEACH, Fla.—North American manufacturers of PVC and polyurethane fabrics are beginning to see a boost in their business with RV, marine, and furniture manufacturers. “We’ve seen a boost in our business since the U.S. tariffs against… Read more.
September 25, 2019
Ultrafabrics Launches its First Bio-Based Product: Ultraleather | Volar BioNEW YORK – Ultrafabrics, the Japanese manufacturer of high-end animal-free leather, is launching today (Sept. 24) its first bio-based performance fabric called Ultraleather Volar Bio. Company officials spent four years producing the new… Read more.
September 24, 2019
Tiffany Exhibit Features Rubelli Fabric; Donghia USA ReorganizesSHANGHAI— The Vision & Virtuosity exhibit opened at Shanghai’s Fosun Foundation, a non-profit arts center located in the city’s bustling Bund waterfront district, heralding Tiffany’s 180th Anniversary. Andrea Favoretto Rubelli was on… Read more.
September 21, 2019
Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles 2019SHANGHAI -- Last week at Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles [Aug. 28-31}, many exhibitors were discussing the U.S. - China trade war, even if they would not comment about any decline in American exports because of the tariffs. A handful commented about the lack of Americans attending this year. Read more.
September 6, 2019
MoOD+Indigo Out, Evolution Amsterdam In
Textile-designer fair Evolution Amsterdam meets Sept. 4-5, 2019 and May 27-29, 2020AMSTERDAM – Evolution Amsterdam, a trade show where textile designers can sell to converters, wholesalers, and mills, will fill the void left with the sudden closing this year of MoOD+Indigo. Evolution Amsterdam meets Sept. 4-5, 2019, and… Read more.