Leslie Jee Textiles, TSG Finishing Partners; Expands Distribution to NC

May 9, 2024

Leslie Jee
Leslie Jee

Huntington Beach, CA — Leslie Jee Textiles, a Southern California-based residential and contract upholstery textile design and distribution company, is
Teaming up with TSG Finishing for warehouse and distribution services in Hickory, North Carolina.
"This strategic collaboration marks a significant milestone in the company’s growth trajectory, poised to enhance delivery efficiency and service, thus furthering Leslie Jee Textiles' dedication to optimizing its supply chain performance for the benefit of its valued customers,” says Leslie Jee, a principal
Jee hopes this partnership with TSG will make the "selection of products more of an attractive value when it comes to distribution and supply chain efficiencies and cost. We have wonderful relationships with our current client base and hope this expands our reach, “ she says.
"We currently import from overseas to our primary Southern California distribution center. We will now be importing items specifically for our customers to the North Carolina facility per customers’ request, commencing June 2024. We export directly to Canada and Mexico for customers on an FOB basis, again as per their specific request."
With a 123-year history, TSG Finishing is “celebrated for its commitment to technical excellence, constant innovation, and catering to the evolving needs of the textile industry,” says Jee. Its distribution center is said to house the largest installation of fabric storage tubes in North America with a 50,000-roll capacity as well as 30,000 square feet of open floor space for specialty product storage. Three additional processing facilities house its upholstery and industrial coating services.
“Having established a sterling reputation for product quality, operational excellence, and customer care since 2009, Leslie Jee Textiles’ decision to partner with TSG underscores its dedication towards continuous improvement and innovation,” Jee states. “This strategic alliance aims to harness the collective expertise of both entities, leveraging advanced inventory management systems to seamlessly optimize logistics and distribution, thus reaffirming Leslie Jee Textiles’ to strengthening its position in the market and ensuring sustained growth.”
Norman Zoref and Leslie Jee co-founded the company and together retain sole ownership. "He is retired and I am the active partner managing the day-to-day business" Jee explains. "Of course, we still confer with each other regarding business direction and strategy."
Leslie Jee imports upholstery fabric primarily from China but also has product from Turkey and India, she says.

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