Textiles

Leggett & Platt Moves Home Textiles to Its Own Brand

Leggett & Platt Moves Home Textiles to Its Own Brand

WHITTIER, Calif.-Leggett & Platt Consumer Products has finished the transition of all of its home-textiles products to the Leggett & Platt brand name. The move means that both Leggett & Platt Home Collection products and Southern Textiles by Leggett & Platt will now be marketed under the Leggett & Platt brand. In a statement, theMore »

Ellery, Church & Dwight Partner on Odor-Fighting Curtain Line

Ellery, Church & Dwight Partner on Odor-Fighting Curtain Line

NEW YORK-Ellery Homestyles and Church & Dwight, manufacturer of Arm & Hammer deodorizing products, have formed an alliance on a collection of curtains that neutralize odors. Called Curtainfresh, the line uses a photo-catalytic process that converts odors into water vapor and carbon dioxide, according to a statement from the two companies. The process causes airborneMore »

230 Fifth Reports Strong Traffic at Market

230 Fifth Reports Strong Traffic at Market

NEW YORK-Attendance in the showrooms at the 230 Fifth Ave. showroom building during the New York Home Fashions Market was triple the number at the spring market last year, according to a statement from the showroom building. The statement said vendors in the showrooms reported “solid orders from set appointments as well as walk-ins.” AttendeesMore »

Exhibitor Count, International Presence Up for L.A. Textile Show

Exhibitor Count, International Presence Up for L.A. Textile Show

LOS ANGELES–The upcoming Los Angeles International Textile Show will have more overall exhibitors and, in particular, European mills, than last year’s shows, according to a statement from the California Market Center, where the show will take place. Of particular note is the return of the Lenzing Innovation Pavilion, which will showcase 24 Lenzing-affiliated exhibitors inMore »

New Sales Managers Tabbed at Downlite

New Sales Managers Tabbed at Downlite

MASON, Ohio–Downlite has named John Finegan and Wayne Palach regional sales managers. Finegan has become Northeast sales manager, while Palach is Midwest sales manager. Both positions are new to the company, and entail responsibility for the sales of the company’s product line to retailers in those regions. Both men report to Glen Alberi, national salesMore »

Global Views Teams up with DwellStudio

Global Views Teams up with DwellStudio

DALLAS–Home decor company Global Views has partnered with textiles company DwellStudio to introduce an eclectic line of modern accessories at next month’s High Point Market. With 70 skus in the initial launch, the line will include vases, objets d’art, trays and mirrors. “DwellStudio brings a youthful, fun and fresh perspective to our line,” said DavidMore »

7 W to Highlight Garden/Outdoor Theme for Tabletop Week

7 W to Highlight Garden/Outdoor Theme for Tabletop Week

NEW YORK–7 W New York will get into the spirit of spring with a garden/outdoor dining and entertaining-themed Tabletop Week, April 12-15, which will run concurrently with Printsource New York’s show, a market for textile and surface design. Highlights of the market include a celebratory garden party, a collaborative tabletop display with Printsource prints asMore »

Moss Named Towel Sales Director at Welspun

Welspun

NEW YORK–Welspun USA has appointed industry veteran Jeff Moss director of towel sales. In his new role, Moss is in charge of sales of the company’s towel line to major retailers. He reports to Barry Leonard, Welspun USA’s president and CEO, and succeeds Jerry McCarthy, who is retiring. Moss’ career includes executive positions with FieldcrestMore »