NATIVE ON THE MOVE: Native Textiles is relocating a tricot fabric knitting plant from Dallas, Pa., to a new facility in Glens Falls, N.Y. The transition is expected to take several months. The 115,000-square-foot plant is slated to be completed by the end of this year. About 100 new jobs will be created, offsetting the 100 or so jobs lost at Dallas, said David Krivitsky, Native's president. Native also operates a fabric dyeing facility at Glens Falls, along with a lace manufacturing and dyeing plant.
BURLINGTON TAPS HEBERLING: Burlington Industries has named Peter D.W. Heberling vice president and general counsel. Formerly associate general counsel, he takes over a post vacated by John D. Englar when he moved up to senior vice president for finance and law, in December 1993. Heberling continues to report to Englar. Heberling joined Burlington in February 1993. Previously, he had been a partner in the law firm of Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue, New York. Prior to that, he was senior vice president and general counsel of The Coca-Cola Bottling Co. of New York.
KNITTING AN EDUCATION: For the second year, the Knitted Textile Association has established a scholarship program that will award two four-year college scholarships of $1,000 per year to students whose parents work for a KTA firm. The KTA, with 165 member firms, is asking each company to propose one candidate by April 1, 1995, in time for the 1995-96 school year. The winners will be selected on the basis of need and school grades. Any student receiving an award must major in a textile-related field.
RIBBONS WITH A MESSAGE: Lawrence Schiff Silk Mills, New York, is set to introduce polyester satin ribbons with printed messages for special occasions. The new collection includes a white satin ribbon with "Happy Mother's Day" written in pink; a "Merry Christmas" in several holiday colors, and a "Happy Birthday," also in several colors.
OLDIES BUT GOODIES: The Metropolitan Arts and Antiques Pavilion will present a vintage and antique textile show on Sept. 23-25 at 110 West 19th St., New York. Alan Boss, owner of the Pavilion, said among the offerings are Russian textiles, laces and folk dresses; antique metallic trims, tassels and cords from the Twenties and Thirties, and couture clothes from the Twenties including some from Christian Dior, Mariano Fortuny and Charles Worth.
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