St. Louis Joins Jones Nonwovens

St. Louis Joins Jones Nonwovens

Jones Nonwovens, a division of the Humboldt, Tennessee-based Jones Family of Companies, has named industry veteran Dennis St. Louis to the new post of senior sales director for the Eastern United States. Previously, St. Louis was vice president of business development and national accounts for mattress fabric supplier Creative Ticking Inc., a division of Beverly […]

Witherell Joins Creative Ticking

Witherell Joins Creative Ticking

Creative Ticking, a division of Beverly Knits Inc., has named Tim Witherell executive vice president, a new position for the company. He is responsible for managing the Gastonia, North Carolina-based business, as well as sales, design and product development. Previously, Witherell worked for Hickory Springs Manufacturing. He spent six years with the company, most recently […]

Creative Ticking Revamps Design Department

Creative Ticking Revamps Design Department

Creative Ticking, a division of Beverly Knits Inc., with headquarters in Gastonia, North Carolina, has hired Priscilla Peralta as design director and Kathleen Kelly as textile designer. Peralta brings extensive textile design experience in the bedding sector to her new post. Most recently, she was a senior knit and jacquard designer for Global Textile Alliance. […]

Creative Ticking offers new cooling products Kyla and Kyla+

Creative Ticking offers new cooling products Kyla and Kyla+

Industry supplier Creative Ticking, the Gastonia, North Carolina-based subsidiary of Beverly Knits, has released what it calls the most comprehensive line of cooling technologies for its customers, Kyla and Kyla+. The Kyla-branded products are based on the Swedish term for “chill.” Kyla treatments were developed using phase-change materials and can be applied in different levels […]

Creative Ticking Expands Design Team by Three

Creative Ticking Expands Design Team by Three

Industry supplier Creative Ticking, a division of Beverly Knits, with headquarters in Gastonia, North Carolina, has expanded its research and development and design team by promoting one and hiring two others. Cindy Rice, who joined the Creative Ticking team in 2015 as a product designer, was promoted to lead product designer. Chelsea Lloyd was hired […]

Creative Ticking expands design team

Creative Ticking expands design team

NEWS RELEASE 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 […]

All Sewn Up: Zippered Mattress Covers in Designer Looks

All Sewn Up: Zippered Mattress Covers in Designer Looks

BY JULIE A. PALM More mattress makers select tailor-made covers to adorn today’s beds Once a sleepy segment of the mattress industry, the cut-and-sew business today is fiercely competitive, with long-time players expanding their capabilities to produce sewn mattress covers and fabric suppliers moving in to offer their customers the value-added service. Companies are reporting […]

Creative Ticking Offers Thermic QuickDry Technology on Fabrics

Mattress industry supplier Creative Ticking, a division of Beverly Knits, with headquarters in Gastonia, North Carolina, has partnered with Devan Chemicals of Ronse, Belgium, to offer the chemical company’s Thermic QuickDry technology as an option on all Creative Ticking fabrics. Creative Ticking’s mattress fabrics are  treated with Thermic QuickDry to absorb excess heat and slow […]

Creative Ticking Hires Scott Frisch to Lead Business Development

Creative Ticking Hires Scott Frisch to Lead Business Development

Mattress industry supplier Creative Ticking, a division of Beverly Knits, with headquarters in Gastonia, North Carolina, has appointed Scott Frisch as vice president of business development. Frisch will use “the capabilities of both Beverly Knits and Creative Ticking to drive innovative products that exceed customer expectations and grow business segments,” according to a news release. […]

Creative Ticking names new president

Creative Ticking names new president

Textile supplier Creative Ticking Inc., a division of Beverly Knits Inc., has promoted Dennis St. Louis to president. St. Louis is a 30-year textile veteran who joined the Gastonia, North Carolina-based company in 2014 as vice president of business development. As president, St. Louis oversees all functional areas of Creative Ticking, as well as its […]