Pacific Coast Feather Co. Based in Seattle, WA, Pacific Coast is a leading brand of down and feather bedding in the United States. The company is a premier resource for high quality, luxury bedding: down comforters, bed protectors, feather pillows, goose down pillows, duvet covers, body pillows, feather beds, shams and more. Pacific Coast has been creating premium down and feather bedding for more than 125 years. The company is positioned in the marketplace as a dedicated down & feather brand with a focus on down and feather bedding, period.
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Pendleton Setting the standard for classic American style, Pendleton is a lifestyle brand recognized as a symbol of American heritage, authenticity and craftsmanship. Based in Pendelton, OR, with six generations of family ownership since 1863, the company recently celebrated 152 years of weaving fabrics in the Pacific Northwest. Known for fabric innovation, Pendleton owns and operates two of America’s remaining woolen mills, constantly updating them with state-of-the-art looms and eco-friendly technology. Inspired by its heritage, the company designs and produces apparel for men and women, blankets, home décor, and gifts. Pendleton is available through select retailers in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Japan, Korea and Australia; Pendleton stores; company catalogs; and direct-to-consumer channels including the Pendleton website.
Pensole Footwear Design Academy (Footwear Design School) PENSOLE, based in Portland, OR, is an innovative Footwear Design Academy, created to provide students the opportunity and knowledge required to become a professional footwear designer through a rigorous “learn by doing” curriculum. Students are mentored by the most sought-after faculty in footwear, comprised of both young and established footwear design leaders with more than 100 years combined experience. PENSOLE alumni have already become future design leaders for some of the industry’s top companies worldwide.
Performance Fibers (Fiber Producer) This company is a leading global supplier of high-tenacity polyester fibers and fabrics, Nylon-6, engineered fabrics, sewing thread fibers and advanced materials. With manufacturing facilities in North America, Asia and Europe, Performance Fibers' products are used in a wide range of consumer and industrial applications.
Pertex Founded in1970, Pertex is based on Hamilton’s theory known as capillary action applied to polyamide yarns. Pertex was purchased in 2005 by Mitsui & Co. Ltd., a company dedicated to the research and development of innovative textile technology. Pertex has earned an industry-leading reputation with its high-performance Pertex Classic, Equilibrium, Quantum, Quantum GL, Microlight, Endurance, Shield and Shield + fabrics –many of which are found in the best outerwear and sleeping bags in the world.
Pharr Yarns, LLC (Yarn Spinner) Headquartered in McAdenville, North Carolina, Pharr Yarns is one of the most diversified sales yarn manufacturers in the world. The company serves its diversified global customer base from offices across the United States and Europe. Throughout the world, Pharr is recognized for innovation, quality and responsiveness. Pharr Yarns' highly dedicated employees, coupled with sound financial strength, allow the company to focus all energies on servicing and meeting its customers' requests quickly, and confidentially providing effective answers. A tradition of innovation has shaped Pharr Yarns' past and will continue to guide the company toward improving its customers' businesses.
Pittards (Leather Supplier)Pittards plc is a preferred supplier of high performance leather to the world's leading brands of gloves, shoes, luxury leathergoods and sports equipment. The company seeks to grow its business by offering innovative leathers which are differentiated from competing products by their performance properties, quality and consistency, which are backed by the highest standards of customer service.
PLUS Compound Technologies (Component Supplier) This company offers products that are an environmentally-friendly alternative to EVA, PU and rubber. It is focused on creating materials and products that outperform and outlast those traditionally made from foam and rubber materials, which will ultimately keep most of this type of post-consumer material out of landfills. PLUS produces components for manufacturers and finished goods for branded product companies from proprietary materials that are 100% recyclable. It offers a true cradle-to cradle solution to manufacturers, brands, and consumers seeking products that have minimal impact on the environment. On behalf of the brands it supports, the company also operates a recycling center that collects reclaimed consumer products that have historically been manufactured using traditional foam or rubber elements.
Polartec, LLC (Textile Mill) Based in Andover, MA, Polartec, LLC, is the creator of Polartec® fabrics, the most advanced performance textiles available today. Polartec® fabric started as the original synthetic fleece and now offers a collection of over 300 different fabrics designed to keep you warm, dry and, most important, comfortable in a variety of outdoor activities. Polartec® fabrics range from extremely lightweight base layer fabrics for long underwear and T-shirts to water repellent soft shells, to flame resistant fabrics for the military. Think of Polartec® fabrics as the protection nature didn't give you. They can keep you warm when it's cold, keep you dry when you sweat, even repel wind, rain, and snow to protect you from the elements. Malden Mills Industries Inc. is the developer and manufacturer of Polartec® performance textiles.
Polygiene AB (Antimocrobial Finisher) Based in Sweden, Polygiene AB is the producer of Polygiene antimicrobial, an innovative silver finish which is available for treating both the yarns and fabrics. No binder is need during the milling treatment. At Polygiene AB it's all about inspiring solutions for a safer environment. Our vision of the role that technology can play in achieving this has grown out of a series of recent, groundbreaking accomplishments based on a natural process that has been well known for centuries.
Poole Company (Fiber Mill and Distributor) The David C. Poole Company, Inc., located in Greenville, SC, is the largest distributor of synthetic staple fibers, such as polyester, rayon, and polypropylene in the U.S. Poole Company is also a major supplier for pet bottle grade resins. Both staple fibers and pet resins are supplied to domestic as well as international markets by direct sale or international agents. The company is the manufacturer of EcoSure2™ staple fiber, a sustainable performance fiber made from 100% post consumer recycled PET packaging.
Porelle Membranes Ltd Based in the UK, Porelle provides one of the widest range of membranes available today. This diverse range allows its customers to optimize their products to provide the best solution according to their end user requirement.
Porelle membranes have been tested in extreme military and rescue situations, over months and years, providing full protection in extreme heat, cold, wind and rain conditions. The company manufactures to globally recognized standards, within industrial, emergency services, military, medical, outdoor, sports and leisure markets.
prAna (Performance Apparel Manufacturer) prAna is an active lifestyle brand that draws its name from the ancient Sanskrit word for breath, life and vitality of the spirit. Born from climbing and yoga, the prAna team creates mindfully-designed, purposeful and stylish apparel for soulful individuals to pursue their passions on the water, mat, rock, trail, and street. From its beginning in a Carlsbad, CA garage in 1993, prAna has been committed to folding sustainability practices into its production, working to reduce its impact on soils, water supplies and other natural resources while promoting conservation. PrAna is sold at over 1,400 retailers across the U.S. and Canada, and online at prAna.com.
Precision Testing Laboratories, Inc. (Textile Testing Lab) Based in Nashville, TN, Precision Testing Laboratories is an independent lab offering consistent, quality and reliable testing programs involving product reliability, product manufacturing consistency, research/development, minimization of factory defects, few customer returns and greater customer satisfaction. Its Textile Testing Department's broad range of services includes: colorfastness, abrasion, pilling, strength and durability, flammability, fiber identification, laundering evaluations, construction analysis, chemical extractions, anti-microbial properties and moisture management. Precision's quality footwear and leather performance testing services includes: slip resistance, chemical testing, strength and durability, abrasion, water absorption, safety shoe testing, and fungicide analysis.
Premiere Fibers, Inc. (Fiber Producer) Premiere Fibers brings perpetual innovation to the man-made fibers industry. The company is dedicated to continuous improvement, industry-leading technical support, dependable service and environmentally/socially responsible stewardship efforts. It provides customers with a broad array of specialty products, all with outstanding quality. Located in the textile region of North Carolina, Premiere Fibers has the flexibility to create highly customized performance POY and FDY yarns for the most demanding applications. Current and potential applications include apparel, military, industrial, sports, agriculture, construction, geotextiles, home, transportation, packaging, aerospace, environment, safety and security.
Prima-Tex industries, Inc. Prima-Tex, a Buena Park, California, based textile printing company, has emerged as one of the West Coast's leading rotary printers. This customer service oriented, quality textile printer focuses on fast turn-times for its customers. Prima-Tex offers an in-house design studio, screen engraving, and a dedicated staff to personally cater to its customers' needs. The company can create custom orders, and will work closed with its customers to make any idea a reality. Prima-Tex's specific capabilitites include: color rotary screen printing, sanforizing, micro-sanding, crinkling, discharge printing, burn-out printing, foil and paper transfer, and custom finishing.
PrimaLoft, Inc. (Insulation) PrimaLoft® is a global advanced textiles and materials processing company based in Albany, New York. The PrimaLoft brand is the leader in fiber research and development for high performance
insulations and yarns. Primaloft Insulation, originally developed for the US Army as a water resistant alternative to down, is globally recognized as the world’s best synthetic insulation. PrimaLoft Insulation and Yarn products are used in leading outdoor and fashion brands, home furnishings, workwear and military applications where performance and comfort are paramount.
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PROCOLOMBIA (Trade Agency) This company promotes international tourism, foreign investment and non-traditional exports in Colombia. Through its national and international network of offices, it offers support and integral consultancy to clients through service or
instruments aimed at facilitating design and execution of its globalization strategy, which seeks to generate, develop and close business opportunities.
Proctor & Gamble (P&G) Three billion times a day, P&G brands touch the lives of people around the world. The company has one of the strongest portfolios of trusted, quality, leadership brands, including Pampers(R), Tide(R), Ariel(R), Always(R), Whisper(R), Pantene(R), Mach3(R), Bounty(R), Dawn(R), Pringles(R), Folgers(R), Charmin(R), Downy(R), Lenor(R), Iams(R), Crest(R), Oral-B(R), Actonel(R), Duracell(R), Olay(R), Head & Shoulders(R), Wella(R), Gillette(R), and Braun(R). The P&G community consists of over 135,000 employees working in over 80 countries worldwide.