T.O.P.I. Imports This company imports fabrics direct from France and Europe, along with lavender Direct from growers in France. T.O.P.I. Imports packages and manufactures everything in Surrey, B.C. Canada. It is able to supply any small or large quantity in any product it sells. The company also works with distributors and will be happy to set up a package tailored to a distributor's needs.
Taiwan External Trade Development Council (Trade Association) Founded in 1970, TAITRA is Taiwan's foremost nonprofit trade promoting organization. Sponsored by the government and industry organizations, TAITRA assists enterprises to expand their global reach. Headquartered in Taipei, TAITRA has a team of 1,300 specialists and operates 5 local offices in Taoyuan, Hsinchu, Taichung, Tainan and Kaohsiung as well as 61 branches worldwide. Together with Taipei World Trade Center (TWTC) and Taiwan Trade Center (TTC), TAITRA has formed a global network dedicated to promoting world trade.
Taiwan Paiho Limited (Component Textile Materials) This manufacturer of component materials was founded by Mr. Vergil Cheng - the chairman and his brothers in the year of 1979. PAIHO group has 30 years of experiences in manufacturing and supplying material to the shoes and apparel industries. PAIHO now has manufacturing bases in Taiwan, WuXi, Dongguan and Vietnam, and warehouses in North America and Spain to supply Hooks & Loops, Elastics, Webbings, Shoe Laces, Reflective Materials, 2D Logo, Fabricating items, Bamboo Charcoal Fibers, etc. Taiwan PAIHO promotes their good quality products to the world’s most well-known brands through the most professional fabric, shoe and apparel material exhibitions.
Taiwan Taffeta Fabric Co., Ltd. (Vertical Yarn/Textile/Apparel Manufacturer) Established in 1973, Taiwan Taffeta Fabric (TTF) started its business with weaving, TTF has extended its foot into yarn texturizing in 1999. Innovation has been TTF’s belief since the beginning. TTF has now become the major supplier to different garment merchandisers and famous fashion brands worldwide. Not only a fabric supplier, TTF has succeeded in offering “one stop shopping” service to its various apparel customers.
TC² (Textile/Clothing Research) This Textile / Clothing and Technology Corporation, is a leader in innovation and dedicated to the advancement of the fashion and sewn products industry. Its research, consulting services, and products help brands, retailers, and manufacturers provide increased value for their customers while improving their bottom line. [TC]²'s mission focuses on the development, promotion and implementation of new technologies and ideas that significantly impact the industry.
Tefron (Fabric Manufacturer) Tefron has established itself as a leader in fabric design, innovation and manufacturing in the areas of seamless and engineered apparel, and has taken a dominant market position in performance sports wear. Working with many of the most admired global brands in the world, Tefron provides the insight, technology, manufacturing and partnership that bring ideas to life. Tefron's research, design, and development continues to set industry standards.
Teijin Fibers Group Limited (Manufactured Fiber/Fabric Producer) is a multinational enterprise, of which the synthetic fiber division is one of five major business groups.
TenCate Geosynthetics Americas (Industrial Fabrics Manufacturer) Based in Pendergrass, GA, TenCate Geosynthetics is the global leader in geosynthetics. Its geogrids and geotextiles are engineered with advanced application knowledge to meet project specifications for transportation construction, mechanically stabilized earth, erosion control, water and waste management, and shoreline protection/marine structure construction.
Tenfold Organic Textiles (Textile Mill/Retailer) Paul Weinstein and his sister, Leah, founded Truly Organic's parent company, Tenfold Organic Textiles in 2006 as a way to bring naturally dyed, organic fabric to the Canadian and the US markets. Truly Organic Apparel is the retail arm of the company. Tenfold Organic Textiles markets, distributes and sells naturally dyed organic fabric to small-medium sized businesses and crafts people in the US and Canada. The company's philosophy is that fast fashion, like fast food, causes many ailments, both environmentally, with pollution, and socially, with cheap labor. Tenfold Organic Textiles' mantra is slow fashion, which requires more time to make, as plants need to be collected in season for dyeing. People are paid fair wages, and everything used by the company is made as eco-friendly as possible, right down to the pa
TESTEX Testing Equipment Systems Limited (Textile Testing Equipment) TESTEX is a professional manufacturer of textile testing equipment since 2008, set its factory in Guangdong province of China, during our great efforts on the innovation and quality controls on our testing machines, TESTEX is well-known all over the world, especially in western countries. TESTEX works with such customers as the international laboratories SGS, Intertek, TUV, BV, and the retailers such as Under Armour, H & M, Clariant.
Tex Tile Enterprise Co., Ltd. (Textile Manufacturer) Established in 1988, Tex Tile is a vertical manufacturer of warp and weft knitting fabrics mainly for lingerie, swimwear and sportswear. Tex Tile aims to offer the world fantastic fabrics through continues investment in people, facilities and R&D.
Tex-Ray Industrial Co. Ltd. (Textile Manufacturer) This company is a manufacturer of functional and sustainable natural natural fiber blended textiles, developed with the help of advanced, proprietary technology. The company has integrated yarn dyeing, fabric and garment production. Tex-Ray develops innovative products to satisfy various climates, functions, and environmental protections, actively establishing continuous production from fabric to clothing.
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TexBase Based in Bozman, Montana, TEXbase delivers technology solutions to the textile industry and is committed to providing software and services that enable its customers to save money by streamlining their R&D processes and make money by bringing better products to market faster. The company's hosted applications serve customers such as NatureWorks, Wellman, Inc., Deer Creek Fabrics, and Patagonia.
Texel (Nonwoven Textile Manufacturer) Texel is one of North America's leading manufacturers of needle-punched nonwoven fabrics for technical end-uses including wipes, medical, sportswear, industrial products, geotextiles, agrotextiles, and filtration. The company bases its reputation on providing innovative R&D, efficient production, strict quality control, and reliable supply-chain logistics.
TexLabs (Textile Testing Lab) As part of the Textile Extension department of the College of Textiles at NC State University, TexLabs are available to industry for prototype development, material evaluation, process development and evaluation, pilot production, and analytical services. TexLabs' diverse collection of spinning, knitting, weaving, and analytical equipment offers a myriad of capabilities to its clients. The faculty, staff and extension specialists support industry and academic projects and provide an extensive knowledge base. All work performed in TexLabs is confidentials. The TexLab team will provide a cost estimate to clients prior to starting work.
Texollini (Textile Mill) Specializing in stretch fabrics and located in Long Beach, California, Texollini is the largest vertically integrated knitting mill west of the Mississippi. The company is recognized within the textile industry as an innovative leader in quality knitted fabrications with and without spandex, and in creativity in print design and application. The company has the capacity for small custom orders, as well as large program business. Texollini provides fabric development, knitting, dying, finishing, fabric print design and printing capabilities. The company's product lines include sportswear, bodywear, activewear, performance wear, intimate apparel and swimwear.
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Texprocess Messe Frankfurt USA and SPESA have cooperated to co-produce and launch Texprocess AMERICAS in Atlanta, the combined textile suppliers and sewn products trade show. Texprocess Americas incorporates SPESA EXPO to bring to the Americas the largest and best sewn products and equipment tradeshow of its kind. The collaboration between SPESA and Messe Frankfurt USA will provide sewn products’ suppliers with the largest and widest reaching opportunity to showcase their products and services.
Texstyle / Jamie Stern Since 1983, Texstyle/Jamie Stern has been serving the hospitality design and contract marketplace with quality leather, rugs, and furniture. Privately held, the company is headquartered in River Vale, New Jersey and manufactures products both domestically and
TexTempo (The Terraga Group) (Independent technology solutions provider) TexTempo helps clients by providing the most advanced and flexible REAL-TIME production control systems and processes designed for a broad range of sewn products manufacturers. Its solutions deliver improved productivity, visibility and tracking functionality at the individual worker, management and corporate levels, as well as providing the latest information and automation technologies to help producers of apparel, automotive interiors, home furnishings and other consumer and industrial textile-based products achieve greater operational efficiencies and speed.
TextTest (Textile Testing) Based in Phenix City, AL, TexTest uses the most up-to-date test methods and participates in development through its memberships in ASTM, AATCC, AFMA, and IFAI. With over 30 years of experience and expert technicians, TexTest has a complete understanding of the current standards. The company is ANAB accredited and is an approved testing lab for ANSI-107 High Visibility Garment Standard; CSPS; MIL; California State Fire Marshall Approved Testing Laboratory; and numerous leading brands. The company provides testing services for a variety of industries including apparel, upholstery, outerwear, industrial, safety apparel, linens/towels, footwear, marine/outdoor/tents, hosiery, military/government, and bedding/mattress.
The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) is the national trade association representing apparel, footwear and other sewn products companies, and their suppliers, which compete in the global market. AAFA's mission is to promote and enhance its members' competitiveness, productivity and profitability in the global market by minimizing regulatory, commercial, political, and trade restraints.
The Hosiery Association (THA) (Association) Based in Charlotte, North Carolina, this organization is the premiere, trusted source of information global industry leaders as it relates to the hosiery industry. The group proudly supports and promotes leg wear manufacturers and their suppliers, and serves as the information gateway for consumers, retailers, legislators and the media.
The Knit House Based in Los Angeles, The Knit House is the largest supplier of three-end fleece in the USA. This manufacturer produces computerized novelty knits (28 cut to 4 cut), novelty sweater knits, jacquards, engineered stripes, 3-end fleece, novelty french terry, and body size fabric (28 to 14 cut) in all sizes.
The Mitchell Group (Faux Leather Manufacturer) The Mitchell Group was established in 2004 and is a major converter of coated fabrics to various upholstery markets in the United States, Canada, Mexico, South America, Australia, Vietnam and China. The company's corporate offices are located in Niles, IL with order fulfillment and warehouse storage space in Pontotoc, MS. Our trading company is located in Shanghai, China, and manages exports as well as all China-to-China business.
Mitchell converts 100% PU and PVC products. Its capabilities include embossing, printing, finishing, flocking and embroidering. Our products are subject to rigorous testing, in-house at our production facilities and independently in the U.S. at various certified labs, in order to ensure that standards of quality and technical engineering are met.
The Mountain Lab (Brand Strategy & Product Development Company) Based in Mammoth Lakes, California, The Mountain Lab is a full service brand strategy and product development company for the outdoor apparel & gear market. The Mountain Lab provides client with indepth solutions when developing a new product or branding the product as it is going into the development stage. The company's clients are borne out of passion for brand values, product solutions and the quest for the elusive true innovation. The team at The Mountain Lab believes in working with organizations that are committed to exceeding their consumers’ expectations and whose work and brand are grounded in an ethos deeper than a consumer transaction.
The Textile Society of America, Inc. The Textile Society of America, Inc. provides an international forum for the exchange and dissemination of information about textiles worldwide, from artistic, cultural, economic, historic, political, social, and technical perspectives. Established in 1987, TSA is governed by a Board of Directors from museums and universities in North America. Its 700 members worldwide include museum curators, teachers, historians, artists, students, dealers, and collectors. TSA organizes biennial symposia. The juried papers presented at each symposium are published in Proceedings. It also distributes a Newsletter, membership directory, and textile bibliography. These Publications are included in TSA membership.
The Woolmark Company This company is a subsidiary of Australian Wool Innovation, a not-for-profit enterprise that conducts research, development and marketing along the worldwide supply chain for Australian wool on behalf of about 60,000 woolgrowers that help fund the company. The Woolmark logo is one of the world’s most recognised and respected brands, providing assurance of the highest quality, and representing pioneering excellence and innovation from farm through to finished product.
Thermetrics (Testing and Measurement Instrumentation Systems Company) Based in Seattle, WA, Thermetrics manufactures a wide range of precision instruments for measuring and evaluating the thermal comfort of textiles, garments, protective apparel, and dynamic thermal environments such as automobile, truck, and aircraft interiors. Our biophysical instrumentation systems support all current industry test standards for thermal insulation, moisture permeability, and burn injury prediction. Systems include Thermal, Sweating, and Flame Test Manikins (Mannequins), Dry and Sweating Guarded Hotplates, and Flame/Radiant Test Devices. Thermetrics is a division of Measurement Technology Northwest.
Thermore As the producer of Thermore® Thermal Insulation, this company has been on the leading edge in thermal insulation technology and continues to be a pioneer in the development of advanced fibers and innovative structures that helps the body maintain its natural warmth. Today, Thermore's corporate offices are still located in Milan---a city well noted as one of the leaders in global fashion and design. Milan offers the ideal setting for the Thermore® R&D team to explore trends and introduce innovative products to the outerwear market.
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Thomson Research Associates (Antimicrobial Technology) Thomson Research Associates (TRA), a Canadian company, develops and markets Ultra-Fresh antimicrobial treatments for textiles and polymers. Ultra-Fresh, a world leader in antibacterial and antifungal treatments, has been a global success since its 1955 introduction. Developed in the TRA laboratories, Ultra-Fresh has found countless applications in the manufacture of textiles, plastics, foams, coatings and rubber-based materials. Ultra-Fresh diminishes odours, promotes freshness and extends product life by attacking the very source of bacteria, fungi, and other destructive microorganisms. Recently, the company introduced Silpure, its silver-based anti-microbial product.
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Tilley Endurables, Inc. (Hat Manufacturer) This company has been making Tilley Hats and travel apparel for nearly 30 years, beginning with Alex Tilley’s original design for the ideal sailing Hat. Each Tilley Hat is designed to make life on the go more enjoyable, and manufactured in Canada under Alex Tilley’s watchful eye. Tilley Hats can be purchased at over 3,100 associated retailers in 18 countries worldwide.
TissueGen Inc. This Dallas, Texas based company has more than four decades of cumulative experience in extruding biodegradable polymer fibers with broad drug delivery capabilities. TissueGen® offers the medical market innovative technology built upon a portfolio of issued patents for unique drug delivery, including the ability to incorporate and elute a broad range of therapeutics and standard pharmaceuticals in hydrophobic polymeric fibers or tubes for sustained therapeutic release.
Toray Marketing & Sales (Manufactured Fiber/Fabric Producer) The Toray Group augments its primary focus on synthetic fibers, raw fibers and textiles with end products delivered straight to the market. Toray products are used in a wide array of applications from apparel and clothing to tire-coding, fishing nets and other industrial uses.
Toray Fluorofibers America (Fiber Producer) A member of the Toray Group, this manufacturer produces matrix-spun polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) fibers. The company was launched in 2002 when Toray acquired the DuPont Company's PTFE fiber business. Toray Fluorofibers America's proprietary matrix-spun process ensures the highest quality and most advanced PTFE fibers available, without the use of PFOA or PFOS. This means that its fibers can be safely used in the most difficult and demanding applications without fear of compromising human health and the environment.
Tri Vanage™, LLC (Fabric Manufacturer) A Glen Raven Company, Tri Vanage™, LLC is an international supplier of specialty fabrics and hardware used in the manufacture of awnings, signs, casual furniture, tents, umbrellas, marine products (interiors, tops and covers) and many other residential, commercial and architectural applications. The company serves awning and marine fabricators, architects, interior designers, sign manufacturers and upholstery shops through 19 distribution centers throughout North America.
Tricots-Liesse (knitting mill) Tricots Liesse was first incorporated in 1967. Based in Montreal, Quetec, Canada, with a sales office in NYC, today Tricots-Liesse has seen steady sales growth, as well as growth in equipment and expertise, which has resulted in expansions in its double knit fabric production and its own dyeing and finishing facilities in Canada. Tricots Liesse is dedicated to providing the best possible fabric solutions to meet its customers' varied needs. Its goal is to establish long lasting business partnerships with companies who have come to rely upon Tricots Liesse as their primary resource for all of their circular knit fabric requirements.
Trinity Technology Group (TTG) (Textile Design, Membrane Manufacturing, Laminate Bonding) Based in Higginsville, MO, TTG represents the leading edge of expanded polytetrafluoroethylene (ePTFE) membrane design and production. TTG produces customized membranes and laminates for a multitude of industries and markets. Its products provide protection to people, equipment, and the environment. The categories include: Membranes, Filtration, Microventing, Fabrics. Its expanded PTFE technologies provide solutions to critical challenges in industrial and consumer applications.
Tukatech (CAD/CAM Service) Ranked the #1 apparel software company in Apparel Magazine, TUKATECH provides technology-based apparel development software, solutions, and services to garment manufacturers and related industries via its TUKAweb internet portal and an international network of TUKAcenters located in the hearts of garment manufacturing districts around the world. With over 8,000 systems installed and over 2,000 competitive systems replaced, it is one of the fastest growing fashion CAD/CAM companies.
Tullahoma Industries, LLC (Fabric Converter/Apparel Manufacturer) Tullahoma Industries LLC is a manufacturer of apparel for the US military, and has developed a product for the performance sportswear market called OuterBounds™. Tullahoma also works on a commission basis with manufacturers to provide converting services in both knit and woven fabrics. The company's corporate headquarters is located in Tullahoma, Tennessee, and it has manufacturing facilities in Tullahoma, Tennessee, Gruetli-laager, Tennessee, and Brilliant, Alabama. Tullahoma is ISO 9001 Certified.
Turning Point Solutions LLC (Product Development Company) The team at Turning Point Solutions LLC has many years of experience in taking a great idea and putting it into action. The company can help you with pattern, marker making and the sampling process. They can take an idea for a new product, help with the design process. TP Solutions associates are up to date on what’s selling and what the customer wants. They can show how certain designs will affect the manufacturing process in building a brand.
Tuscarora Yarns, Inc. Established in North Carolina August of 1899, Tuscarora Yarns is the oldest and largest specialty yarn manufacturer in the US. The company's focus is on innovation and attention to customers' needs. The company offers four important advantages: 1) Color creation/color matching capabilities; 2) Excellent turnaround times; 3) Outstanding production capabilities; and 4) Unmatched quality and product innovation.
TY Fashion International Co., Ltd. (Apparel Manufacturer) TY Fashion is a value-driven, good quality and high efficient garment manufacturer. Headquarter is located in Taiwan. TY Fashion has 10 self-own garment mills in China, Jordan, Cambodia and Vietnam, with 12,000 employees globally. The current value customers include H&M, Carters, Mango, K-mart Sears, JCP, etc.