Jeff SMith

Ultrafabrics announces Jeff Smith as new head of residential, North America

July 14th, 2022

Ultrafabrics is proud to announce its most recent hire, North Carolina-based Jeff Smith, as head of residential, North America. With 25 years of experience in the textile industry that spans the residential, retail, outdoor and casual markets, Ultrafabrics looks forward to integrating his knowledge base into its global strategy. “I’m looking forward to continuing to […]

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Mercato fabric samples

Ultrafabrics partners with Mercato Place

April 27th, 2022

Ultrafabrics, an animal-free performance fabric producer, announced its partnership with Mercato Place, an online resource where interior designers and architects can quickly access textile samples. This easy-to-use online resource library offers a curated selection of fabric manufacturers for specifiers to browse and order premium samples more efficiently, while minimizing theirfootprint. “This partnership is important for […]

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Vegan indoor/outdoor fabric

February 22nd, 2022

Ultrafabrics has launched Coast, a vegan indoor/outdoor performance fabric for hospitality, residential and marine markets. Ultrafabrics has launched Coast, a vegan indoor/outdoor performance fabric for hospitality, residential and marine markets. The fabric is water-resistant in environments where both chlorinated and salt water are a danger to furniture. It features enhanced UV resistance and colorfastness to […]

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Mexican craft-inspired fabric collection

February 3rd, 2022

Ultrafabrics’ Uf Select is a North American-made animal-free performance fabric collection that offers three different lines of soft and creative fabric textures and colors. Ultrafabrics’ Uf Select is a North American-made animal-free performance fabric collection that offers three different lines of soft and creative fabric textures and colors inspired by traditional Mexican handicrafts. Lino emulates […]

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Mexican craft-inspired collection

February 1st, 2022

Ultrafabrics’ Uf Select is a North American-made animal-free performance fabric collection that offers three different lines of soft and creative fabric textures and colors inspired by traditional Mexican handicrafts. Lino emulates a printed two-tone woven linen fabric. Montage offers a subtly distressed look. Impasto balances a classic look with strong visual impact. All can withstand […]

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Ultrafabrics announces new team members

January 19th, 2022

Jennifer Hendren (left) and Theo Haag Ultrafabrics has recently added two new members to its team. Jennifer Hendren has been hired as Senior Director of Product Development and Theo Haag joins Ultrafabrics as European Sales Director. Hendren has more than 30 years of industry experience and vast knowledge of design and product development at a […]

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The circular future of specialty fabrics

July 1st, 2021

Climatex® Dualcycle™ technology combines new wool, Lenzing™ FR and recycled nylon to create a recyclable upholstery fabric. Its development was spurred by a desire to achieve circularity without compromising performance standards. Photo: Climatex AG. When it comes to sustainability, the textile industry has come a long way since it tentatively dipped its toes into the […]

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Ultraleather Pearlized collection metallic fabrics

October 1st, 2017

The metallic and pearlized color trend expands with seven new colors in the Ultraleather® Pearlized collection from Ultrafabrics®. An addition to its signature Ultrafabrics collections, the Ultraleather Pearlized line highlights a classic natural grain with a subtle luminescence that provides a hint of luxury and refinement. Recommended for everything from restaurants and lounge areas to […]

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