Serge Ferrari North America welcomes new regional sales manager

May 1, 2017

Julie Bui has joined Serge Ferrari North America as the regional sales manager. Bui will handle sales and service of Serge Ferrari products in the states of Texas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Illinois. Bui brings extensive sales and service experience to the company. She most recently worked as a field sales …

Walmart awards textiles grants

Walmart has awarded $3 million in U.S. Manufacturing Innovation Fund grants to six universities. The schools will split the grant money to work on a variety of projects involving innovations in domestic textile manufacturing. It is the third and final round of grants for the fund, which has provided a total of $10 million since …

Byron Yonce joins J. Ennis Fabrics

J. Ennis Fabrics has announced that Byron Yonce has joined its sales team. Yonce comes to J. Ennis Fabrics with more than 25 years of industry experience, especially within the specialty fabrics industry. He has previously served as a member on various boards, most notably as president of the Midwest Fabric Products Association, chair of …

Seaman names sales manager

Seaman Corp., Wooster, Ohio, announced that Dan Weisenberger has joined Seaman Industrial Products as sales manager for the southern region of the U.S. Weisenberger was previously a district sales manager for Saint-Gobain Coated Fabrics, and he brings more than two decades of polymer and technical textile sales knowledge to the Seaman position.

Enduratex moves U.S. headquarters

Enduratex™ has moved its U.S. corporate headquarters from Mira Loma, Calif., to Corona, Calif. In conjunction with the move, Enduratex has introduced a logo change. The new logo represents the evolution and maturation of the brand in the segments it serves. “We have grown tremendously, in multiple segments, during our time in Mira Loma. The …

Outdura announces design manager

March 1, 2017

Outdura, Hudson, N.C., has named Gloria Tsocos as the company’s design manager. She joined the company in 2015 in its contract fabric division. She began her career as a fabric designer in the home furnishing and hospitality markets, and over the years she has specialized in indoor and outdoor upholstery fabrics. She served as a …

J. Ennis Fabrics hires Steve Toth

Steve Toth has joined the sales management team at J. Ennis Fabrics, Plainfield, Ind. Toth will serve as the U.S. specialty regional sales manager. He has more than 30 years of leadership experience in the specialty products market. Starting first with The Astrup Company (now Trivantage®) in 1984, Toth eventually took on various vice-presidency roles …

Iosso products receive sustainability award

Iosso Products, Elk Grove, Ill., received an Excellence in Sustainability award at the Elk Grove Manufacturers Expo in October 2016. The award acknowledges Iosso’s bio-based formulas, which are alternatives to petroleum-based products. The products carry the USDA Certified Bio-based label, verifying that the amount of renewable bio-based ingredients in the products meet or exceed prescribed …