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Beverly Knits expands operations

Beverly Knits has announced the expansion of its manufacturing footprint with the purchase of finishing equipment.

19th November 2018

Knitting Industry
 |  Gastonia, NC

Knitted Outerwear, Household, Technical Textiles

Altus Finishing will offer finishing services for the bedding, industrial and apparel markets. Dyeing, heatsetting, tumbling, shearing and specialty coatings are among the services provided by Altus Finishing.

“Beverly Knits is excited to add dyeing, finishing and coating to our manufacturing capabilities. The Altus Finishing team is experienced in many markets and will complement the capabilities of the Beverly Knits companies including Creative Fabrics and Creative Ticking,” said Ron Sytz, owner of Beverly Knits and Altus Finishing.

The Altus Finishing leadership team brings experience from the bedding, apparel and industrial markets. Kenny Golden will manage the company as president with Wim De Baudringhien serving as executive vice president and Jackie Tweedy as plant manager.

Beverly Knits currently operates in 370,000 square feet of space with more than 300 knitting machines. Two hundred and ninety-five associates produce more than 30 million metres of fabric annually. Beverly Knits is diversified in knitting capabilities. In addition to mattress ticking, the company also produces fabrics for the automotive industry, apparel markets, industrial markets and medical markets.

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