BekaertDeslee building new design center

BekaertDeslee building new design center

Textile and sewn covers supplier BekaertDeslee is building an innovation and design center across the street from its world headquarters in Waregem, Belgium. The center is expected to become operational by the middle of the year. The building will house the creative and technological heart of the company, including a “pilot plant,” research and development, […]

Camilla Franklin chosen to lead Tricots-Liesse bedding segment launch

Camilla Franklin chosen to lead Tricots-Liesse bedding segment launch

Stretch-knit supplier Tricots-Liesse Inc. has named industry veteran Camilla Franklin vice president of sales and marketing. She is tasked with building a sales team and devising the strategy to spearhead the Montreal-based knitter’s entry into the sleep products category. The company’s official launch as a knit ticking supplier will be at ISPA EXPO 2018 March […]

Culp closes fiscal 2017 with healthy balance sheet, overall uptick in ticking sales

Supplier of mattress fabric, upholstery and sewn covers, Culp Inc., announced its fiscal 2017 results, which ended April 30. Net income rose 32% to $22.3 million for the year, or $1.78 per diluted share, compared with $16.9 million, or $1.36 per diluted share, in fiscal 2016. (The High Point, North Carolina-based company changed its New York Stock […]

Springs Creative Enriches Its Textile Design Archive

Springs Creative Enriches Its Textile Design Archive

NEWS RELEASE WRITTEN BY SPRINGS CREATIVE AND PUBLISHED, UNEDITED, BY BEDTIMES Springs Creative acquires Ilene Danchig Studio Industry designers invited to view newly acquired Ilene Danchig Studio pieces ROCK HILL, South Carolina (March 14, 2017) – Springs Creative Products Group, LLC is pleased to announce the acquisition of the internationally known Ilene Danchig Studio, Documentary […]

Fine Cotton Factory Earns Global Organic Textile Standard Certification

Fine Cotton Factory Earns Global Organic Textile Standard Certification

Toronto-based ticking supplier Fine Cotton Factory has received the Global Organic Textile Standard certification, which allows the company to offer GOTS-certified organic-cotton mattress fabric. Global Organic Textile Standard Certification (GOTS) is a stringent, voluntary international standard for the processing of organic, fiber-containing products and addresses post-harvest processing stages, such as spinning, knitting, weaving, dyeing and […]

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 […]

Fine Cotton Factory Earns GOTS Certification

MATTRESS INDUSTRY NEWS RELEASE News release written by Fine Cotton Factory and published, unedited, by BedTimes TORONTO, Nov. 30, 2016 – Fine Cotton Factory, an innovative textiles manufacturer, has completed the certification process and received the coveted Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) certification which entitles the company to offer GOTS certified fabrics. Fine Cotton Factory’s […]

Career Textile Executive Jim Gratton Dies

Jim Gratton, who spent most of his career in mattress fabric sales, has died. He was 80 and resided in Vancouver, Washington. Gratton spent more than three decades as a sales representative with the former Blumenthal Printworks. Following his retirement from Blumenthal in 2000, Gratton took courses in decorative- and faux-painting techniques and painted houses […]

Maxime Knitting makes list of fastest-growing companies

NEWS RELEASE Maxime Knitting Inc. Ranks No. 204 on the 2016 PROFIT 500 PROFIT and Canadian Business unveils 28th annual list of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies MONTREAL, September 15, 2016 – Canadian Business and PROFIT today ranked Maxime Knitting No.204 on the 28th annual PROFIT 500, the definitive ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies. Published in the […]

Culp Sees Sales Climb in Fiscal 2016

Culp Sees Sales Climb in Fiscal 2016

Textile and sewn mattress cover supplier Culp Inc. announced net income (using generally accepted accounting principles) in its 2016 final fiscal quarter, ended May 1, of $3.6 million, a 26.5% decline compared with 2015’s final quarter. Earnings per share for the quarter were $0.29, compared with $0.39 in the previous year’s quarter. The High Point, […]

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