Aurora Specialty Textiles wins VIA awards

May 6th, 2021

For the second year in a row, Aurora Specialty Textiles Group has won awards for outstanding business and manufacturing practices from the Valley Industrial Association (VIA), which represents the manufacturing industry in the Fox Valley region of Illinois, a large industrial hub outside Chicago and a major Midwest manufacturing region. The company won the Operational […]

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Aurora Specialty Textiles Group wins award for operational excellence

March 25th, 2020

Aurora Specialty Textiles Group has won an award for outstanding business practices. The Operational Excellence award is from the Valley Industrial Association (VIA),  which represents the manufacturing industry in the Fox Valley region of Illinois, a large industrial area near Chicago and one of the larger manufacturing regions in the U.S. Midwest. The VIA’s Excellence […]

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Expressions expands into North American banner and retail soft signage market

February 26th, 2020

Aurora Specialty Textiles Group has announced the addition of Expressions Poly Banner & Expressions Poly Banner Plus to its popular Expressions family of printable textiles. Aurora has a long history of serving the North American banner and retail soft signage markets and the new additions to its Expressions line represent Aurora’s commitment to delivering best-in-class […]

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Aurora earns Green Business Designation status from the Yorkville Chamber of Commerce

January 27th, 2020

Kevin Shroba, plant engineer at Aurora, is leading the company in sustainability efforts to serve the environment and the community. Photo: Aurora Specialty Textiles Group Inc. At Aurora Specialty Textiles Group, sustainability is more than a good idea. In addition to winning recognition in 2019 from the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) for multiple sustainability […]

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Aurora wins sustainability award

June 12th, 2019

Aurora Specialty Textiles Group won SGIA’s (Specialty Graphic Imaging Association) 2019 Sustainable Business Recognition award, which spotlights leaders in the global printing industry that have implemented programs to reduce a company’s environmental impact and protect and improve employee safety. In 2018, Aurora implemented the first full year of a manufacturing overhaul that involved investing more […]

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Aurora opens new fulfillment center

November 22nd, 2018

Aurora Specialty Textiles Group Inc. has opened a regional fulfillment center and warehouse in the Los Angeles area. The new facility will meet growing demand for the company’s extensive family of printable textiles and will offer same-day and next-day delivery to west coast customers. The center is stocked with a broad range of printable fabrics […]

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Aurora Specialty Textiles Group invests in American manufacturing

September 1st, 2018

When it became obvious to Aurora Specialty Textiles Group (ASTG) that its 132-year-old facility in Aurora, Ill., was no longer adequate, it wouldn’t have been surprising if the company had given serious consideration to moving operations overseas. But that was not the case. “There might have been a split-second mention of Mexico, but only because […]

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Mohawk expands wide format inkjet portfolio

April 24th, 2017

Mohawk Fine Papers, in collaboration with Aurora Specialty Textiles Group, is launching a line of textiles for digital printing. Called Mohawk Printable Textiles, and Canvas, Engineered By Aurora, the product line includes a wide variety of high-quality textile products engineered to work optimally on the latest digital print technologies. The collaboration reflects the rapidly growing […]

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Congressman tours new Aurora facility

March 16th, 2017

U.S. Representative Randy Hultgren (Illinois 14th Congressional District) recently toured the new textile manufacturing operations at Aurora Specialty Textiles Group in Yorkville, Ill. The visit included a question-and-answer session and a tour of the plant’s new 124,000 square foot manufacturing operations. Aurora Specialty Textiles Group provides a wide range of coating, finishing and dying capabilities […]

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Aurora hires new sales and management staff

May 20th, 2016

Aurora Specialty Textiles Group Inc., Yorkville, Ill., recently invested in a new U.S. manufacturing textile plant and its new hires reflect the company’s expansion as it adds new capabilities and enters new markets. John Schuster, a former Business Unit Director for GMT, has been named director of plant operations. Schuster will have responsibility for manufacturing, […]

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