Following is an additional listing of top woven fabric suppliers. Part One appeared on Oct. 25, providing a directory of 36 companies.

The 24 firms listed here are ranked by volume.

Sales for public companies are for the firm’s most recent fiscal year. For privately held firms, sales figures are arrived at through discussions with company principals, or, when marked with an asterisk, through discussions with industry analysts and/or market observers. In sales of diversified companies, sales for wovens are listed first, followed by a total for all fabrics they produce or for total company.

Swift Textiles Inc.,

a subsidiary of Dominion Textile Inc., Montreal

1410 Sixth Ave.
Columbus, Ga. 31902
Phone: (706) 324-3623
Fax: (706) 571-8452

John Boland, chairman and chief operating officer, Dominion

John Heldrich, president and ceo, Swift

Scott Bryan, executive vice president and chief operating officer, Swift

Lucille Evans, senior vice president, finance and administration, Swift

Sales: $500 million-plus (total Dominion sales were $943.5 million U.S. for the fiscal year ended June 30).

Key products: Denim fabrics made primarily from cotton, and blends of cotton and polyester.

Manufacturing facilities: Columbus, Ga.; Erwin, N.C.; Drummondville, Quebec, Canada, Tunisia and South Africa.

Reeves Bros. Inc.

104 West 40th St.
New York, N.Y. 10018
Phone: (212) 944-8585
Fax: (212) 944-9877

J. E. Reeves Jr., president of Reeves

Anthony L. Cartagine, president, apparel textiles group

Gordon Bronstein, president, gray sales division

David H. Kahrs, president, finished-goods division.

Sales: $180 million

Key products: Blended fabrics of polyester and rayon, rayon crinkles, flax blends, plaids, novelties, wool blends with rayon and polyester in plain and novelties, character yarns, dobbies and patterns in various blends. The finished-goods division includes wrinkle-free fabrics in wool and flax blends, polyester and rayon blends and polyester and cotton blends.

Manufacturing facilities: Chesnee, S.C.; Woodruff, S.C.; Bessemer City, N.C., and Bishopville, S.C.

Mayfair Mills Inc.

1885 Hayne St.
Arcadia, S.C. 29320
Phone: (803) 576-2610
Fax: (803) 576-6741

Frederick B. Dent, chairman and ceo

Frederick B. Dent Jr., president

Richard I. Bonsal, president, Joshua L. Baily & Co. Inc., Hoboken, N.J., Mayfair’s independent selling agent.

Sales: $150 million-$180 million

Key products: Print cloths, broadcloths, poplins, pocketing twills, outerwear twills, bottomweight twills, oxfords, sateens, chamois cloths, ducks, sheetings and flannels, primarily in cotton, polyester, blends of polyester and cotton and texturized fillings of all types.

Manufacturing facilities: Arcadia, S.C. (2); Easley, S.C.; Pickens, S.C.; Starr, S.C., and Lincolnton, Ga.

Channel Textile Inc.

1040 Sixth Ave.
New York 10018
Phone: (212) 354-5000
Fax: (212) 302-4719

Barry Goodman, president and ceo, Channel Textile Inc. and president of the Channel Textile unit

Michael Wolfe, president, Channel Fabrics

Steven Wolfe, vice president, Channel Textile

Barry Lifton, vice president, Channel Fabrics

NOTE: Channel Textile is geared toward private-label business with retailers, while Channel Fabrics targets women’s apparel manufacturers.

Sales: $100 million-$125 million

Key products: High twist blends of rayon and acetate and rayon and wool, rayon and rayon and linen blend fabrics.

Contracts production to several facilities, throughout the South.

Schneider Mills Inc.

462 Seventh Ave.
New York 10018
Phone: (212) 695-6620
Fax: (212) 695-6844

Isadore Schneider, chairman

Albert Schneider, president

Tom Murphy, vice president

Sales: $100 million-$120 million

Key products: Novelty and basic fabrics, including blitz, crepe weaves and satins, primarily in nylon, polyester and acetate.

Manufacturing facilities: Taylorsville, N.C., and Forest City, N.C.

Frank Ix & Sons Inc.

469 Seventh Ave.
New York 10018
Phone: (212) 239-4480
Fax: (212) 268-0795

Douglas Ix, chairman

Peter J. Formosa, president

Andy Peterson, chief financial officer

Sales: $100 million-plus

Key products: Novelty fabrics of acetate and rayon blends (includes high twist), acetate, rayon and polyester.

Manufacturing facilities: Charlottesville, Va., and Lexington, N.C.

Cranston Print Works Co.

469 Seventh Ave.
New York 10018
Phone: (212) 279-1824
Fax: (212) 967-0664

George Schuster, president and chief executive officer

Kevin Federico, president, Cranston Apparel Fabrics

Len Rubenstein, executive vice president, Cranston Apparel Fabrics

Sales: $100 million in apparel (total company sales of $300 million)

Key products: Novelty and basic fabrics — both printed and solid — primarily in cotton, rayon and blends of polyester and rayon.

Manufacturing facilities: Cranston, R.I.; Fletcher, N.C., and Webster, Mass.

Emday Fabrics

1526 South Broadway
Los Angeles 90015
Phone: (213) 748-4444

Youdi Emrani, president

Joseph Emrani, vice president

Sales: $80 million-$100 million

Key products: Novelty woven fabrics primarily in rayon, blends of acetate and rayon, polyester, various polyester blends and cotton denim.

Contracts production to several facilities, throughout the West and Northeast. The company also imports finished goods.

S. Shamash & Sons Inc.

42 West 39th St.
New York 10018
Phone: (212) 840-3111
Fax: (212) 575-7891

Jeffrey White, president and ceo

Kevin Kiley, executive vice president

Sales: $80 million-$100 million

Key products: Novelty and basic fabrics — in plain, printed and yarn-dyed applications — primarily in silk, linen, rayon, ramie, polyester and cotton.

Manufacturing facility: Wuxi, China. The company also contracts production in China, Hong Kong, Korea, Mexico and the U.S.

The Worcester Co.

630 Fifth Ave.
New York 10111
Phone: (212) 332-2300
Fax: (212) 332-2330

William J. Masser, ceo

Charles Milber, president, women’s wear

Bob Bastoni, president, men’s wear

Sales: $55 million-$60 million

Key products: 100 percent worsted fancies and piece-dyes, and blends of rayon and worsted fancies and piece-dyes.

Manufacturing facility: Centerdale, R.I.

Fashion Fabrics of America

1372 Broadway
New York 1018
Phone: (212) 768-3500
Fax: (212) 768-3374

Charles Randy Dulaney, president and ceo

Alan Kerner, vice president, sales

JoAnnne Kriskowski, creative director

Sales: $50 million-$75 million

Key products: High twist crepes, crepe back satins, gabardines, sheers, failles and challis, all in rayon, and blends of rayon and wool and rayon and acetate. The company also does discharge printing. Manufacturing facility: Orangeburg, S.C.

Carleton Woolen Mills

1412 Broadway
New York 10018
Phone: (212) 391-2555
Fax: (212) 764-8604

Arthur Spiro, chairman, president and ceo

Lawrence Heller, executive vice president, marketing

John Marshall McDuffie, executive vice president, manufacturing

Jan M. Rovelli, senior vice president, sales

Sales: $50 million-$55 million

Key products: Fabrics made from wool and a high percentage of wool and man-made fibers for sportswear, blazers, skirts, slacks and coats. The company also makes solids and fancies of all types, including specialty tweeds. Weights range from eight ounces to 24 ounces.

Manufacturing facilities: Winthrop, Maine (2), and Gardiner, Maine

Travis Textiles

469 Seventh Ave.
New York 10018
Phone: (212) 268-6001
Fax: (212) 736-8835

Bill Siegel, vice president

Larry Travis, vice president

Martin Kane, vice president

Sales: $50 million

Key products: Specialty fabrics and taffetas, primarily in cotton and Supplex and Tactel nylon

Contracts production to several facilities on the East Coast.

Shason Inc.

4700 Long Beach Ave.
Los Angeles 90058
Phone: (213) 232-5888
Fax: (213) 232-4222

Barauch Shahery, principal

Henry Shahery, principal

Sales: $48 million*

Key products: Rayon challis prints, polyester double georgette prints, polyester and rayon bengaline, rayon and polyester high twist checks and plaids, and various novelty fabrications.

Contracts production internationally.

Carna Mills Inc.

1040 Sixth Ave.
New York 10018
Phone: (212) 730-1450
Fax: (212) 302-1637

Manny Gordon, partner

Stanley Rosenow, partner

Ed Wollman, partner

Sales: $40 million-$50 million

Key fabrics: A full range of novelty fabrics, including high twists, damasks and jacquards, primarily in blends that include polyester, rayon, cotton and linen.

Contracts production internationally.

De Marco California Fabrics

119 West 40th St.
New York 10018
Phone: (212) 869-8255
fax: (212) 302-4387

David Marco, principal

Michael Marco, principal

Max Marco, principal

Sales: $40 million-$50 million

Key products: Novelty woven fabrics, primarily made from polyester, acetate, spandex and a wide range of man-made and natural fibers.

Contracts production in the South and Northeast, and various sites offshore.


108 West 39th St.
New York 10018
Phone: (212) 719-4999
Fax: (212) 944-7227

Stanley Pine, president

Stephen Tane, vice president

Sales: $36 million

Key products: Cotton indigo denims in solids, plaids and stripes, ranging from four ounces to 14 ounces, and heavyweight cotton bull denims in 12- and 14-ounce weights.

Contracts production in the South and also imports.

JB Martin Inc.

10 East 53rd St.
New York 10022
Phone: (212) 421-2020
Fax: (212) 421-1460

Paul Charbin, chairman

Loic de Kertanguy, president

David Budd, sales director

Sales: $30 million-$60 million

Key products: Velvets, primarily in rayon, acetate and rayon blends and cotton.

Manufacturing facilities: Leesville, S.C.; St. Jean, Quebec, Canada, and Mexico City.

Laguna Fabrics

910 Los Angeles St.
Los Angeles 90015
Phone: (213) 622-9904
Fax: (213) 622-9766

Manny Roshan, president

Fred Roshan, vice president

Sales: $30 million-$40 million

Key products: Novelty and basic woven fabrics, primarily in rayon, acetate, wool and linen, all targeted at the moderate and better markets.

Contracts production in the Northeast.

Silver Textile Inc.

2121 South Flower St.
Los Angeles 90007
Phone: (213) 747-2221
Fax: (213) 745-6344

Sam Tehrani, president

Susan Levy, treasurer

Shiva Mosch, vice president and head merchandiser

Sales: $30 million-$40 million

Key products: Jacquards and sandwashed fabrics, primarily in rayon and Tencel.

Contracts production on the West Coast and in North Carolina.

Horizon Textile Corp.

49 West 38th St.
New York 10018
Phone: (212) 391-1130
Fax: (212) 730-2223

Joel Schechter, president

Jeffrey Schechter, vice president

Lynn Schechter, vice president

Sales: $30 million-plus

Key products: Novelty woven fabrics, primarily for sportswear, dresses and soft dressing applications. Fibers include acetate, viscose, Tencel, cotton and linen and wool blends with viscose.

Manufacturing facility: Anaheim, Calif.

Ulster Weaving Co. Ltd.

1440 Broadway
New York 10018
Phone: (212) 684-5534
Fax: (212) 689-0937

Jack Kazancyan, president and ceo

Mark McDermott, sales manager

Sales: $25 million-$30 million

Key products: 100 percent linen and linen blend fabrics

Manufacturing facilities: Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Opp & Micolas Mills, a division of Johnston Industries Inc.

1800 Cummings Ave.
Opp, Ala. 36467
Phone: (205) 493-3531
Fax: (205) 493-9035

David L. Chandler, chairman and ceo of Johnston

Gerald B. Andrews, president and chief operating officer of Johnston

Roger Gilmartin, executive vice president; chairman, Opp and Micolas

Larry Galbraith, executive vice president; president, Opp and Micolas

Sales: $12 million (total Johnston Industries sales were $159.9 million for fiscal year ended June 30, 1994).

Key products: Jacquards, dobbies, bull denim, twills, ducks, drills and osnaburgs, primarily in blends of polyester and cotton and 100 percent cotton.

Manufacturing facility: Opp, Ala.

A. Wimpfheimer & Bros.

350 Fifth Ave.
New York 10118
Phone: (212) 563-3400
Fax: (212) 629-6431

Jacques Wimpfheimer, president

Fred Lidsky, executive vice president

Arnold Stimmel, vice president, sales

Sales: No estimates available

Key products: woven velvets, velveteens and corduroys — in solids and prints — in rayon, cotton and blends of acetate and rayon and silk and rayon.

Manufacturing facilities: Stonington, Conn.; Orange, Va., and Denholme, England. The company also imports velveteen and corduroy.


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