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  Today's Date: Friday January 30, 2015    Current MMQB Index: 5774.15 -124.00 (-2.19%) on a volume of 2,069,159 shares. Year to Date Change: -2.37%
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Textile News
Mark Skerik to Head Edelman Leather
Monday January 19, 2015 
Mark has served as the Marketing Director of KnollStudio.

Valdese Weavers buys Dicey Mills of Shelby in upholstery fabric acquisition
Tuesday January 6, 2015 
The deal doesn't include the Dicey factory in Shelby but Valdese Weavers has an agreement to operate the facility as needed through the end of 2015.

Brentano Celebrates 25th Anniversary
Monday January 5, 2015 
This year Brentano marks a quarter century with two collections.

Robert Allen's Color of the Year 2015
by DARCY VINES  Monday January 5, 2015 
Calypso blue is like turquoise's cooler, grown-up sister, featuring inkier undertones and the ability to be paired with other colors much more easily.

Weaving a Woolly Future
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday November 3, 2014 
Down a country lane in rural West Yorkshire, not far from Huddersfield, sits the headquarters of Camira, the U.K.'s largest fabric company. On this site, now with the appropriately quaint moniker of Wheattly Park, fabric has been made since the 1760s.

Textiles: healthcaretextiles.com
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday June 30, 2014 
Herman Miller and Maharam recently launched healthcaretextiles.com, a new website.

Bright and Bold
Monday June 23, 2014 
Sustainability initiatives, although not a new concept, continued to be a trend this year, with companies working to further their efforts to go green

CF Stinson and Momentum Textiles Join Haworth+ Alliance Program
Monday May 19, 2014 
CF Stinson and Momentum join existing Haworth+ alliance program partners Maharam, Carnegie and Luna Textiles.

Carnegie becomes a Certified B Corporation
Monday May 12, 2014 
B Corporations are a new kind of company that uses the power of business to solve social and environmental problems.


Monday April 28, 2014 
The design process is easy, flexible and environmentally friendly, by greatly reducing energy usage and replacing toxic solvents with water

Camira Gears Up
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday April 28, 2014 
Camira journeys back to the American Market in hopes of making major inroads.

Camira Releases New Blazer Quilt Fabrics
Sunday April 13, 2014 
The Blazer Quilt fabrics "Channel" and "Hourglass" are the latest launches from global textile innovator Camira.

Victor Group Products Achieve Facts Certification
Monday February 10, 2014 
A wide range of Victor Group's products was analyzed by SCS.

EnviroLeather Launches New Print Technology with Designs from Jhane Barnes
Monday December 16, 2013 
EnviroLeather has gained recognition as a PVC-Free Faux Leather that combines outstanding durability, superior chemical resistance and a soft, luxurious feel with environmental benefits.

Designtex Announces Recognition for Innovation in Sustainable Design
Monday October 28, 2013 
This award recognizes Lyons's pioneering role as a passionate but practically minded advocate for environmental sustainability in textile design.

Brentano to Open Flagship Showroom
Monday March 18, 2013 
The occasion marks a huge milestone for the company and launches the textile line into a new era with a renewed commitment to the contract design industry.

Brentano's Annual Color Forecast: 2013
Monday December 10, 2012 
Unlike fashion where trends are temporary, changes in interior design tend to be more subtle, often relying on a base of neutral hues.

Textile Harmon(y)
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday October 8, 2012 
Harmon brings more than 20 years of design experience to True Textiles and a passion for color and textile design. She also possesses two rare talents for someone so intertwined in the design world: serious technical expertise and an understanding of how business runs.

Camira goes from Fabric to Farming to secure supply of Bast Fber
Monday August 27, 2012 
Camira's hemp is grown as agricultural crops under licence from the UK Government on farms in England.

Attaching Fabric to Chair Frame
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday August 20, 2012 
Leggett & Platt announced recently that it is distributing a German product that could save a lot of time and money for seating manufacturers.

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