Fil Doux Textiles Promotes Pullen: VP Hospitality & CruiseNEW YORK -- Robert Pullen, formerly vice president of sales at Fil Doux Textiles, has been promoted to a growing division as vice president of hospitality & cruise. The company provides textiles to some of the world’s leading hotels including… Read more.
September 9, 2019
Graham Bateman, 62, Dies While Hiking in SpainDERBYSHIRE, U.K.—Graham Bateman, sales director for Prestigious Textiles Ltd. (Bradford, U.K.) since 2003, died in an accident while hiking alone on La Concha mountain on Costa del Sol near Marbella, Spain. He was found by Spanish police… Read more.
August 25, 2019
Steve Layton New Polartec President at Milliken & Co.
Executive from Milliken’s flame-resistant textiles leads PolartecSPARTANBURG, S.C. — Milliken & Company, a global diversified manufacturer, has named Steve Layton president of its newly acquired Polartec business. Milliken bought Polartec in June, 2019. The brand is a performance textile including outdoor… Read more.
August 24, 2019
Ann Gish Phillips, Luxury Bedding Designer, Is Dead at 70MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — The textiles industry mourns the loss of Ann Gish Phillips, 70, an important designer of luxury bedding, who died Friday, August 2, after a two-year battle with lung cancer. The business started in 1991 based in California… Read more.
August 11, 2019
Steve Pawl Now the First Chief Marketing Officer of Sunbrella Fabrics
Repositioning the Sunbrella Brand in Crowded MarketBURLINGTON, N.C. -- Steve Pawl is now the chief marketing officer (CMO) of Sunbrella Fabrics, the first in the company’s history. Steve joins Sunbrella with more than 20 years of experience building international consumer brands, having led… Read more.