Glenda Spangler, named President of Springs Creative Decorative Division

July 1, 2021


Springs Creative
Springs Creative

ROCK HILL, SC—Glenda Spangler, named President of Springs Creative Decorative Division in March, is getting her hands around her portion of the company’s $100 million printing business.

Previously with Richloom Fabrics Group for 30 years, Spangler was responsible for many successes at that converter. She was also one of the keys to Richloom’s success in the hospitality and cruise business. She is currently commuting between her home in Charleston, SC to company headquarters in Rock Hill once a week.

Her role at Springs Creative has also been expanded since the days of Tom Byrnes whose untimely passing left Springs Creative without a leader for 18 months.

She is especially enthusiastic about working with designers with the Springs’ Baxter Mills Archive with 650,000 pieces of art dating back to 1876. Springs also is the owner of the Eileen Danshing Archive.

In her new role, she reports to Derrick Close principal of Springs Creative and fifth-generation textile man. She is already finding new customers for her company’s printing services.

“We’re able to turn around samples in a few days and produce volume yardage in two weeks,” she says.

“We have 20-30 different base cloths to choose from. We can even print on vinyl, glass, and plastic.

 This includes commission printing for high-end jobbers; heat transfer printing; Latex printing for roller shades, wall coverings, and signage; pigment printing on rayon and cotton base cloths; dye-sublimation printing on synthetic base cloths like polyester. “We can print for residential fabrics and hospitality fabrics for land and sea,” she says.

Springs also prints licensed products for retailers. and produces mattress ticking through its technical division.

She mentions that Springs Creative will participate at the Cruise Show in Miami in October.


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