Glen Raven announces new structure

Photo: Glen Raven Custom Fabrics LLC Glen Raven recently introduced an updated operating structure that creates even greater focus on each of the key fabric markets it serves. The company has combined its fabric brands, including Sunbrella®, GlenGuard®, Dickson®, Sur Last® and others, under a new Glen Raven Material Solutions Group. Within the group, the [...]

By |2023-05-17T08:46:53-05:00May 16, 2023|

Glen Raven reports on corporate sustainability goals

Glen Raven Inc. shared progress updates in a new report in follow-up to the company’s inaugural corporate sustainability report issued last year. The 2021 progress report contains detailed information and metrics about the company’s efforts toward goals in two foundational pillars: “Supporting Our People and Communities” and “Sustaining Our Planet.” Glen Raven is a provider [...]

By |2022-07-12T09:58:16-05:00July 12, 2022|

Glen Raven donates to NC State Wilson College of Textiles’ scholarship program

Glen Raven Inc., a global textile company based near Burlington, N.C., recently donated $250,000 to the NC State Wilson College of Textiles to support the college’s Textile Pioneer Scholarship Program as well as the Dean’s Textile Innovation Fund. The first needs-based scholarship program at the Wilson College, the Textile Pioneer Scholarship Program aims to identify and recruit [...]

By |2021-09-14T12:10:59-05:00September 15, 2021|

Glen Raven selects Warren County, N.C., for major expansion

Glen Raven Inc., a provider of innovative performance textiles, will create 205 new jobs as it expands its Custom Fabrics operations in Warren County, N.C. Once the projects’ new jobs are in place, the local region will see a more than $6.5 million payroll impact in the community every year. A performance-based grant of $1,000,000 [...]

By |2021-08-02T13:59:46-05:00August 2, 2021|

Glen Raven announces next phase of expansion plan

Glen Raven Inc. has announced its next round of significant investments in facilities and infrastructure. The investments represent phase two of a multi-phase expansion plan and are specifically focused on growing Glen Raven’s U.S. capacity. They will include additional production facilities and a new distribution center in the U.S., as well as additional equipment to increase [...]

By |2021-07-22T08:58:49-05:00July 21, 2021|

Dobbs joins Glen Raven Technical Fabrics

Sammy Dobbs has joined Glen Raven Technical Fabrics (GRTF) as Director of New Business Development for the company’s GlenGuard® brand of flame-resistant and arc-resistant fabrics, which are used to make protective apparel.   Dobbs joins GRTF with more than 28 years of sales and marketing experience in the flame-resistant clothing industry, most recently with VF [...]

By |2021-06-03T10:29:50-05:00June 3, 2021|

Glen Raven emphasizes people and the planet in its first corporate sustainability report

In Glen Raven's first ever corporate sustainability report, the company has committed to increase diversity in leadership by 20 percent and the number of women among first-line supervisors by 25 percent by 2025. Photo: Glen Raven Inc. Glen Raven Inc., a leading provider of innovative textiles including Sunbrella® brand fabrics and the parent company of [...]

By |2021-04-26T14:40:16-05:00April 26, 2021|

Glen Raven expands warranty for Sunbrella fabrics

According to a press release, Glen Raven Custom Fabrics has announced an enhanced warranty for Sunbrella® fabrics to include replacement labor costs in all categories, including residential and commercial upholstery, shade and marine applications in the rare instances when replacement fabric may be needed.  With the inclusion of replacement costs, Sunbrella fabrics are backed by [...]

By |2021-01-26T17:37:04-06:00January 18, 2021|
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