Creative Ticking invests in Product Development and Design with New Hires from
North Carolina State University Textile Program
GASTONIA, N.C. – Oct 17, 2016 – Creative Ticking, a Beverly Knits company headquartered in Gastonia, N.C., continues to expand its research, development and design team with three North Carolina State University alumni, Cindy Rice, McCall Moore and Chelsea Lloyd. Utilizing the extensive knowledge and expertise of graduates from the globally recognized NC State College of Textiles, Creative Ticking enhances its commitment to technical development and design innovation.
Cindy Rice joined the Creative Ticking team in 2015 as a product designer, and was recently promoted to lead product designer. Cindy will not only be responsible for managing the design group, but will also work closely with the technical staff to develop new looks and styles across all the Creative companies. She graduated from the NC State College of Textiles with a degree in Fashion and Textile Design, and a concentration in Textile Design and Circular Knitting.
Chelsea Lloyd has been hired for the position of process engineer and will be optimizing the quality and efficiency of systems throughout all areas of quality control. Chelsea attended NC State and studied Textile Technology. She gained experience both infield and in the classroom with a curriculum based on the materials and technologies involved in the designing, manufacturing and selling of all types of textile products ranging from classical textiles to advanced technical textiles.
McCall Moore was also added to the team as a product designer. McCall will work closely with the technical staff to develop new looks and styles across all the Creative Ticking companies. Another graduate of NC State, McCall studied Fashion and Textile Design with a concentration in the latter. Within her major, she took multiple knitting courses, as well as design and color classes that will assist in the work she will be doing at Creative Ticking.
“We are lucky to have a fantastic textile program so close to home,” said Scott Frisch, vice president of business development. “Creative Ticking is committed to creating one-of-a-kind fabrics that truly perform, and continuing to expand our customer offerings. We cannot wait to utilize the local talent and see where it takes our team.”
Chelsea, Cindy and McCall will report to Scott Frisch, and will be based out of Creative Ticking’s headquarters in Gastonia, N.C.
About Creative Ticking:
Creative Ticking/Creative Fabric Services is a division of Beverly Knits, Inc. located in Gastonia, NC. Beverly Knits, Inc. currently operates with 290,000 square feet of space and more than 325 knitting machines. Two hundred and forty-eight associates produce more than 30 million meters of fabric annually. Beverly Knits, Inc. is diversified in knitting capabilities. In addition to mattress ticking, the company also produces fabrics for the automotive industry, apparel markets, industrial markets and medical markets. Beverly Knits, Inc. has over 30 years of experience manufacturing top quality, unique fabrics by a team of proven professionals.
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