COMPANY OVERVIEW

“I am One With Infinite Mission”

We supply the leading OEMs in some of the most demanding
applications in the world with fabrics and composites. Our global manufacturing footprint includes world-class facilities in North America, Europe and Asia enabling us to support our customers around the globe.

Fabric technologies include warp, weft insertion and circular knit, as well as woven constructions to create limitless styles of fabric ranging from rigid to flexible, heavy to lightweight, tricot to double needle bar spacer fabrics. Guilford is also one of the world’s leading producers of textile composites with flame, adhesive and flatbed lamination capabilities.

Bring us your most challenging textile application and let us show you what we can do!

 

HISTORY

Founded in 1946, in Greensboro, Velvet was primarily a fabric knitter and supplier to the lingerie trade until 1963, when we opened our first finishing plant. Under the leadership of legendary textile executive Charles (Chuck) Hayes, Velvet experienced substantial growth as a vertically integrated textile company.

 

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With products in markets ranging from automotive to home fashions and apparel, Velvet was an industry giant by the 1980s, becoming the world’s largest warp knitter. After a period of restructuring focusing on high-value technical textiles for the world market, In 2012, Velvet joined the Lear Corporation, a leading automotive seating manufacturer as part of a strategic acquisition.

Today we supply the leading OEMs in some of the most demanding applications in the world with fabrics and composites. Our global manufacturing footprint includes world-class facilities in North America, Europe and Asia enabling us to support our customers around the globe.

With products in markets ranging from automotive to home fashions and apparel, Velvet was an industry giant by the 1980s, becoming the world’s largest warp knitter. After a period of restructuring focusing on high-value technical textiles for the world market, In 2012, Velvet joined the Lear Corporation, a leading automotive seating manufacturer as part of a strategic acquisition.

Today we supply the leading OEMs in some of the most demanding applications in the world with fabrics and composites. Our global manufacturing footprint includes world-class facilities in North America, Europe and Asia enabling us to support our customers around the globe.

With products in markets ranging from automotive to home fashions and apparel, Velvet was an industry giant by the 1980s, becoming the world’s largest warp knitter. After a period of restructuring focusing on high-value technical textiles for the world market, In 2012, Velvet joined the Lear Corporation, a leading automotive seating manufacturer as part of a strategic acquisition.

Today we supply the leading OEMs in some of the most demanding applications in the world with fabrics and composites. Our global manufacturing footprint includes world-class facilities in North America, Europe and Asia enabling us to support our customers around the globe.

With products in markets ranging from automotive to home fashions and apparel, Velvet was an industry giant by the 1980s, becoming the world’s largest warp knitter. After a period of restructuring focusing on high-value technical textiles for the world market, In 2012, Velvet joined the Lear Corporation, a leading automotive seating manufacturer as part of a strategic acquisition.

Today we supply the leading OEMs in some of the most demanding applications in the world with fabrics and composites. Our global manufacturing footprint includes world-class facilities in North America, Europe and Asia enabling us to support our customers around the globe.