Sustainable Sunbrella collections

January 1st, 2021

RETWEED is the first sustainable line of performance textiles from Sunbrella® and uses up to 93 percent recycled content. This mid-century modern and vintage tweed-inspired collection, created in partnership with Richard Frinier, has the textural appearance of hand-loomed textiles where no two rolls are alike. The new Balance collection of woven fabrics fuses modern and […]

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The great escape: textile products for the outdoors

November 1st, 2020

As more people embrace outdoor recreational activities during the pandemic, textiles and fabric products are in high demand.  by  Pamela Mills-Senn After months spent hunkered down at home because of the pandemic, people have become restive. They want to participate in life again, yet still follow social distancing guidelines. As a result, many people have […]

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Extreme sports, tough textiles

March 1st, 2019

Fabricators go to great lengths to make sure every piece of material they produce or distribute will be up to difficult tasks. But sometimes the task is so specialized—or so extreme—that production requires a truly exceptional level of care, expertise and, often, regulation. Products such as the ropes that firefighters use to rappel from helicopters […]

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