WVU Davis College unveils Amy A. Bircher Textiles Laboratory

Amy Bircher (center), Beth Shorrock (left) and Darrell Donahue cut the ribbon on the new Amy A. Bircher Textiles Laboratory at West Virginia University. Photo: Brian Persinger/WVU Photography. A gift to the West Virginia University Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design will provide fashion, dress and merchandising students with enhanced educational opportunities in [...]

By |2021-04-19T13:54:44-05:00April 19, 2021|

Zeledon joins MMI Textiles

Jorge Zeledon has joined MMI Textiles as its director of quality. His specialties include quality assurance systems, sourcing of finished products globally and garment construction, including manufacturing, supply chain and distribution logistics. Throughout his career, Zeledon has managed quality assurance, operations, sourcing and supply chains for brands such as Talbots, Limited Brands, Walmart, Target and [...]

By |2021-02-16T22:03:05-06:00February 17, 2021|

MMI Textiles expands its leadership team

MMI Textiles Inc., a global diversified supplier of industrial and custom fabrics and textile components with military, tactical, medical, commercial and apparel expertise, has announced one new executive hire, Kathleen Stevens as chief financial officer (CFO) and four promotions, including Debbie Grant to chief of staff, Nick Rivera to chief operating officer (COO), Geoffrey Senko [...]

By |2021-01-04T20:40:36-06:00January 4, 2021|

MMI Textiles to expand operations with new production facility

MMI Textiles Inc., a global diversified supplier of industrial and custom fabrics and textile components based in Westlake, Ohio, will open a 30,000-square-foot production facility in North Carolina to begin producing select narrow fabrics during the first quarter of 2021. The new facility in Lenoir, N.C., will focus on manufacturing and printing narrow fabrics, including [...]

By |2020-12-15T14:44:58-06:00December 15, 2020|

The specialty textiles market copes with COVID-19

While some industry suppliers and end product manufacturers have found ways to remain afloat, the economic effects of the pandemic have proven devastating to many, and the future can only be described as uncertain. by Pamela Mills-Senn The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the overall economy, and on the specialty textiles industry specifically, is [...]

By |2020-10-21T14:02:02-05:00November 1, 2020|
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