Textiles

Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles Fair Opens

Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles Fair Opens

SHANGHAI, China–Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles entered its second day here, with both business and the weather on the steamy side. The show, considered the leading home textiles event in Asia, hosts more than 1,000 exhibitors from 24 nations, including a few U.S. companies, often represented by their Asian partners or distributors. The show is theMore »

Perfect Fit Promotes Grimsby to Senior V.P.

Perfect Fit Promotes Grimsby to Senior V.P.

CHARLOTTE, N.C.–Gary Grimsby has been promoted to senior vice president of sourcing, a newly created position at Perfect Fit Industries. The move represents an expansion of Grimsby’s responsibilities as director of international sourcing, his previous position. He now manages all overseas finished-product and raw-materials procurement, and the company’s product-quality assurance group. He reports directly toMore »

New Titles for Top Execs at S. Lichtenberg

New Titles for Top Execs at S. Lichtenberg

NEW YORK–S. Lichtenberg & Co. has given new titles to its top executives. Richard Lichtenberg has been named chairman of the board, the same title his father, Alan, held until his death in 2003. Michael Lichtenberg has become president, taking the title held by his father, Herbert, until his death last October. Scott Lichtenberg, alsoMore »

Home Source to Begin U.S. Manufacturing

Home Source to Begin U.S. Manufacturing

ATLANTA—Home Source International has launched a U.S. manufacturing presence through an agreement with Enola Manufacturing. The deal calls for Enola to make Home Source comforters, coverlets and bedspreads, along with coordinating sheets at its facility in Chipley, Fla. Enola’s quilting, cut-and-sew and embroidery equipment “is all in place and ready to go for shipments inMore »

Sixty Years of Seidman

Sixty Years of Seidman

RIDGEFIELD, Conn.—The Seidman News Bulletin turned 60 last week. Celebrating the anniversary, Seymour Seidman, the weekly publication’s editor, reflected on his career as one of the industry’s most respected commentators in an interview with HFN. That career also includes several years in the 1990s as a columnist for this publication (then called HFD) and recognitionMore »

NYIGF’s Accent on Design Award Winners Named

NYIGF’s Accent on Design Award Winners Named

NEW YORK—Four Accent on Design exhibitors were  honored Monday for superior design creativity and innovative design. Accent on Design, which is one of 10 divisions of the New York International Gift Fair, runs through Aug. 19 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. Winners are:Best Product Collection: Paul Smith for Stelton (Copenhagen, Denmark) “for reimaginingMore »

Texworld USA Posts 21 Percent Attendance Increase

Texworld USA Posts 21 Percent Attendance Increase

FRANKFURT, Germany—The July edition of Texworld USA recorded a 21 percent rise in attendance to 3,390, the largest attendance total in its nine-year history, according to a statement from show owner and manager Messe Frankfurt. The show, which took place in New York City at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, turned in a 16More »