Growth Path

February 1st, 2022

Photography by Mark Skalny / Like many textile entrepreneurs, Amy Bircher got her start in the industry in a family business—even as she blazed her own path.  “I got into the textile industry because my family owned a dyeing and finishing facility of wide fabric, broad-woven fabrics in the Carolinas,” Bircher says. In 1980, […]

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Tactical advantages in the military market

October 1st, 2019

Department of Defense contracts can be lucrative, but it takes work  to get in—and to stay in. by Jeff Moravec Any company in the specialty fabrics industry would be interested in doing business with a client that has a budget of more than $700 billion, right? You’d think so. But big numbers can come with […]

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