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Texprocess Americas 2014 – Supply Chain USA Pavilion has increased by 50%

Apr 25, 2014

Texprocess Americas is pleased to have the SEAMS Association once again organize the Supply Chain USA Pavilion. Dedicated to promoting sound economic growth for the US sewn products companies, the not-for-profit organization supports the industry through various measures which includes attending important international trade shows. The Pavilion supported by SEAMS will host 34 exhibiting companies.

Texprocess Americas is co-located with Techtextil North America and will be held May 13 -15 at the Georgia World Congress Center. The shows will feature 522 exhibitors from 29 countries.

“Texprocess Americas is proud to have the SEAMS Association organize the Supply Chain USA Pavilion, stated Kristy Meade, Group Show Director, Messe Frankfurt, Inc. She went further to add “The growth of the pavilion is proof that the US textile and apparel industry is making a positive resurgence in the world market.”

“The SEAMS Association supports the resurging textile industry, by developing the US Supply Chain Pavilion we are able to connect our members with customers searching for US made products, stated   Sarah Friedman, Executive Director, SEAMS Association. She also noted that “as an Association we believe Texprocess Americas is the most beneficial show in the Western Hemisphere for the sewn products industry.”

Texprocess Americas is set to host leading companies in the Supply Chain USA Pavilion

Pavilion participants include:

Aiken Industries, Inc.
Aiken Industries, Inc. is a CMT contractor of men’s slacks, women’s slacks, skirts and shorts in knit or woven; home furnishings; and surgical sponges. Complete finishing including drop-ship.

Carolina Cotton Works, Inc.
Carolina Cotton Works, Inc. specializes in knit fabrics: jersey, 1x1 rib, 2x1 rib, fleece, interlock, pique, thermal, etc. Carolina Cotton Works offers contract bleaching and dyeing, knit-finish packages, and knit fabric packages.

Diversitex began as a jobber and converter of industrial fabric. As an industry pacesetter in top-quality fabrics - including military, industrial, and home furnishings -Diversitex supports its diverse product lines with 40 years of hands-on expertise and personal service. Diversitex holds a unique position in the industry, blending technical know-how with a customer-focused approach to deliver the just right fabric for any application.

Franklin Braid Manufacturing Company
Franklin Braid Manufacturing Company has been manufacturing since 1944. Our drawcords have been a leading item in the apparel and trimming industry. Their product line consists of all types of round braid, flat braid, cord, and flat knit elastic. The items are for apparel, home furnishing, medical, and industrial applications.

Gerald Schwartz Inc.
Gerald Schwartz, Inc. is a supplier of plastic and metal fasteners, webbing, hook loop, nylon polyester fabrics, woven or knit flat elastic, bungee cord and nonelastic cord, zippers, snaps, thread, tubular knitted cuffs, collars, bands, piece goods dyed to match, military hardware, and webbing.

Hamrick Mills
Hamrick Mills, Inc. is a 100 year old vertical weaving company operating two fiber to fabric manufacturing plants located in Gaffney, SC. We produce fine woven fabrics for the apparel, home furnishings, and industrial textile markets. Fabrics are light to medium weight in 100% cotton and polycotton blends, as well as other performance and sustainable fibers.

Integrated Textile Solutions
Integrated Textile Solutions, Inc. provides contract manufacturing of industrial, military, and specialty textile products and apparel. ITS can provide custom sewing, Gerber automatic cutting, fabric welding, inspection/rework, and warehousing/distribution services for a variety of industries. ITS has provided businesses with manufacturing solutions since 1935.

King America
King America textile group is a manufacturer of woven fabrics for custom engineered and open line fabrics service career apparel, workwear, decorative bedding, flag and healthcare markets. We are part of the family of companies, Westex and King America Finishing.

Milliken & Company
Combining expertise in both science and design, Milliken creates innovative solutions that touch the lives of people every day in multiple ways. Milliken has held a tradition of innovation so strong and a technological heritage so rich, it has accumulated more than 2000 patents and boasts the largest textile research center in the world. Their textiles feature performance characteristics such as flame resistance, moisture management, stain and water resistance, antimicrobial and chlorine charging, along with a wide range of value added scenarios. With its commitment to quality, safety, and the environment.

National Spinning
National Spinning is a supplier of synthetic yarns, specializing in natural and dyed yarns made from acrylic, wool, performance polyesters and fire resistant blends.

Printcraft Company
Printcraft Company, Inc. is a 75+-year-old label and tag company. They provide a broad range of labeling products including woven labels, printed fabric labels, heat transfers (tagless), military spec labels, pressure sensitive stickers, law tags, RFID labels, and decorative ribbon.

Sample Specialist
Sewing contractor specializing in show room samples, custom patterns, ready-to-wear, sportswear, dance costumes, etc. Custom-made gowns for bridal attendants, prom, and special occasion dresses. 35 years experience in the garment industry.

Tuscarora Yarns, Inc.
Founded in 1899, Tuscarora Yarns, Inc. has been a quality yarn spinner for over 100 years, and offers the highest quality specialty yarns in both open end and ring spun. These yarns are made into a wide variety of products including men's and women's sports wear, underwear, hosiery, sweaters, home furnishings, automotive, and many other textile applications.

Wayne Mills
Wayne Mills Company, Inc., a subsidiary of Wayne Industries, is a family-owned and operated textile mill in Philadelphia, PA since 1910. We manufacture a wide variety of woven narrow fabrics 1/4 - 6 in. wide. Their products include, but are not limited to: twill tapes, bindings, light webbings, government spec tapes, flag header tapes, medical tapes, and safety tapes. The dye facility custom dyes our products as well as offering contract dyeing to our customers. They laminate reflective material and extrude adhesives up to 6 in. wide on our products or yours.

For the full list of companies exhibiting in the SEAMS sponsored Supply Chain USA Pavilion visit

About Messe Frankfurt North America

Messe Frankfurt is one of the world's leading trade show organisers with around 543* million euros in sales and 2,026* employees worldwide. The Messe Frankfurt Group has a global network of 28 subsidiaries and approx. 50 international Sales Partners, giving it a presence for its customers in more than 150 countries. Events “made by Messe Frankfurt” take place at more than 30 locations around the globe. In 2013, Messe Frankfurt organised 114* trade fairs, of which more than half took place outside Germany.

Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, Messe Frankfurt North America produces nine shows within the United States, Canada and Mexico. The portfolio of events include Canadian Waste & Recycling, Home Textiles Sourcing Expo, International Apparel Sourcing Show (January & July), PAACE Automechanika Mexico City, Techtextil North America, Texprocess Americas and Texworld USA (January & July).

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