We typically remove companies from our website if their website links are no longer functioning properly. However, we decided that some companies deserve a second chance. The history of some of these companies should not simply be wiped away. Even if they are now out of business, it would be nice to know which clothing & textile companies have existed. It is very possible that some of these companies are still in business, but maybe their website address changed or the business changed name, location, phone, etc.
This section of the site is a temporary graveyard of companies for which we have lost contact.
It is very possible that these companies are out of business, but we are not certain.
If you find your company below, you are welcome to let us know and we can possibly re-instate your business into the proper section of our site.
We are removing the original website address & contact information that we had on record from the listings below. If you know the proper contact information for any of these companies you are welcome to let us know.
Akab of Sweden AB: AKAB of SWEDEN AB is today one of the most well known and successful company in the world for development of fully automatic sewing systems for the home textile industry. They produce inspection, slitting, drying, winding and folding, sewing, cutting and compacting machinery.
Allma Twisting Systems:(Germany) manufacturer of yarn twisting machines. Today Saurer Textile Systems (Allma, Hamel, Volkmann) is a leading manufacturer in the market. Due to the widest range of products of all manufacturers of twisting machinery, they can offer the appropriate machine for each application. Applications range from apparel, home textiles to heavy technical fabrics used in the automotive sector, in aerospace components, offshore applications, sports articles, protective clothing, etc.
BF Perkins (USA): BF Perkins has been responding to market needs with web-forming and web-finishing equipment for more than 100 years. They blend high-tech design with skilled craftsmanship to provide their customers with the equipment they need to increase productivity and maintain their competitive edge. Innovation is central to the BF Perkins philosophy. In fact, during the process of engineering calenders and embossers for the paper, textiles, nonwovens, magnetic tape and plastic films industries, they have introduced and developed many industry standards. They are committed to providing quality products, backed by experienced service and support for every customer.
CF Italia: The Gruppo CF Italia is currently one of the machine producers that are vertically integrated worldwide. They have established themselves over the years in a niche market. This is the result of a strategy that places semi-automatic, flexible machines alongside economical, basic machines, so that their clients can obtain the maximum return on their investment. The semi-automatic machines are used in order to save on labor and also to ensure a uniform quality for the garments. They have expert sample-makers and technicians who are able to carry out the installation and training in the factories
China ningbo beilun xiapu industrial sewing machine spare factory (China): they are manufacture of sewing machine parts for 20 years. Mainly produce rotary hook for industrial sewing machine. They also can supply other parts such as bobbin case, shuttle, feed dog, needle plate etc. Address: zhejiang 315807 China
Colorstar Corp.: Manufacturers of custom heat seal transfers. Factory direct transfers including: plastisol, litho, glitter, glow-in-the-dark, foil, hot peel, etc. Application & finishing also available on site. Over fifty years experience providing superior silk screen products. Unsurpassed quality, customer service, and pricing. Address: Bethlehem, PA 18017
Cooper Sewing Machines (United Kingdom): Cooper sewing machines offer a wide range of sewing machines and overlocker machines from all the top brands, including Singer, Toyota, Brother and Janome for both home and industrial sewing needs. Address – Finchley London
DIBA: Manufacturer of knitting and warping machinery, Also, non-woven products.
Dunlap Sales Inc.: Dunlap Sales, Inc. has supplied needles, industrial sewing machines, genuine and generic sewing machine parts, and associated products to the sewing industry for over 30 years. Address: P.O. Box 751 Hopkinsville, KY 42241-0751 Phone: 800-626-9200 E-mail: email@example.com
The Feit Co.
FKI Logistex offers a full range of case and pallet-handling conveyors, conveyor systems, and conveyor controls for warehouses, distribution centers, postal and parcel operations, airport baggage handling operations, and manufacturing facilities worldwide. Their new family of Logistex Case Conveyor Solutions is another example of the forward thinking that has driven their product development process for more than 100 years. FKI Logistex conveyors are built with performance, durability, and reliability in mind to meet the accumulation, transportation, sortation, and storage needs of virtually any manufacturing or distribution environment. Apparel Industry Conveyors Material Handling
Fukahama (Taiwan): established in 1983 as a manufacturer of circular knitting machinery. They produce single jersey knitting machinery, body size single jersey machinery, body size rib knitting machinery etc.
Galkin Automated Products
Huangshi Municipal Light Industrial Products & Textiles I/e Company (China): Huangshi Municipal Light Industrial Products & Textiles I/e Company is a state-owned professional foreign trade entity with a legal status, approved by the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation of China. We handle the import and export trade on it's own with many years' experience. We Prove to be in accordance with ISO9002 Quality Assurance Standards.
Han Kook Texmec Co Ltd (Korea): Korean manufacturer of air-jet texturing machinery used mainly in the yarn industry. Site can be viewed in English.
HK Systems: HK Systems applies extensive experience to design, deliver and support comprehensive material flow solutions. Their charter is to help companies achieve their corporate objectives with the lowest possible risk. They dependably provide appropriate solutions at the product, system and enterprise levels with the goal of yielding long term mutual rewards. Their company started as the automation arm of a midwestern Fortune 300 manufacturer in the late 1960's. After becoming a privately held company, HK Systems began a successful sequence of strategic acquisitions in the material handling industry to develop a portfolio of quality, American-made systems, software and components. Today, HK is an innovative yet conservative organization, focused on delivering complex turnkey supply chain solutions.
JFTM Textile: World-wide exporter of warp knit, raschel knitting machines, beams, beaming equipment and accessories.
Mico Sewing Supplies Inc.
Omega Srl: Flat, twin carriage, variable stroke and electronically controlled knitting machines. Also, used knitting machinery. Site can be viewed in English and Italian.
Pai Lung Machinery Mill (Taiwan): There include single knitting machines (2/4 track, high speed and large diameter models), double knitting machines, rib mesh knitting machines (2/4 track and high speed models), and terry knitting machines (front-face loop, back-face loop, double face, and shearing models), and velour knitting machines. Mechanical jacquard - Where jacquard Knitting machines (double knit, rib mesh transferred jacquard, and eye-let models) and mini jacquard knitting machines (single and double knit models). Computerized-controlled - There are divided into main categories: computer controlled color knitting machines and computer jacquard knitting machines . computer controlled color knitting machines include: single and double knit 4/6 color stripper knitting machines and single knit 4/6 color pattern jacquard models . computer jacquard knitting machines include: single knit computer jacquard, double knit computer jacquard, rib mesh transferred pattern jacquard, single knit eye-let jacquard knitting machine, single knit float plating computer jacquard, terry jacquard models. One of the characteristics of their knitting machines is that for any specific machine type they offer the widest range of gauge and diameter. Gauge can range from 10G to 42G, and diameter from 2 inches to 60 inches. Within there perimeters, Pai Lung is able to create a machine that meets the need of its customers, thereby establishing itself in a highly competitive position within the industry .
Reliable: Started from his families garage in 1955, Reliable's founder Milton Kahn had a dream to build a better sewing machine company. They sell single needle machines, serger machines, walking foot machines, blindstitch machines, two needle machines, zig-zag machines, cylinder bed machines, button-sewing machines, long arm machines, and specialty machines. In addition to sewing machinery they also sell ironing and cutting machinery.
Richard Hough Limited (United Kingdom): is a private limited company based in Bolton, North West England. Over the last 200 years we have established ourselves as the largest manufacturer of calender rolls in the world. They have carefully planned and invested in the most advanced calender roll manufacturing facilities available. An extensive range of modern machine tools and hydraulic presses ensure fast production with guaranteed roll quality and reliability.
Shanxi Tianwang Textile Printing and Dyeing Machinery Manufacturing Co. Ltd.: manufacturer of textile machinery spare parts. Is a national medium-sized enterprisefor manufacturinga part of main machine, assistant machine, special workpiece and spare parts for the industries of textile and printing. Hydraulic Pressure Roller Machine is used for cotton spinning combing machine, slivering machine, sliver lap machine, roving machine, spinning machine, the intrusion and extrusion of all kinds of cyanobutyl roller. Adopting the horizontal hydraulic pressure. Usage of ring-twisting fine yarn ring: the PG series of rings produced by their company is for the use of fine yarn machine and twisting machine in pure or blended cotton spinning and chemical fiber, and for the use of hairy fine yarn machine in pure or blended spinning. Spindles are used for spinning machine and twisting machine to spin the cotton, chemical fiber, pure or blended yarn. D12 spindle is used for the pure or blended yarn of worsted wool or wool chemical fiber fine yarn.
Tricopam S.R.L.: their factory works in the field of sewing machines since more than 20 years and from 1992 they are specialized in the production and modification of sewing machines for leathergoods. They started working in this specified direction following the intuition of Mr. PINZANI GRATO VITTORIO, who undestood that the high-level leathergoods producers needed particular machineries to improve the availability of their products and make them inimitable. They then had the idea of modify the old high column sewing machine, generally used for making shoes, to make it suitable for the production of the other leathergoods also, and modifying it slightely according to the different needs. After years of research and with the preciouse advise of several experts, who worked and still work for the most renowned leathergoods factories, they are now able to satisfy every request relative to the sewing and making of leathergoods.
Uniwave Inc: (USA) manufacturers of accessories for circular knitting machines. They make and sell lubricators, lubricants(oil), blowers cleaners and electronic products for the knitting industry. Uniwave Inc. builds and sells accessories to improve the performance of circular knitting machines. Their customers are knitting mills and knitting machine builders (OEM's) worldwide. Please see their products page for a fuller description. Please see their spare parts page for help in specifying spare parts.
Universal GmbH (Germany) Manufacturer of knitting machines. Also, used machinery and links to trade fairs. Site can be viewed in English, Deutsch and Italian.
Willy (Italy): machines for processing woven labels, printed labels, badges, emblems and operations.
Xi'an Sunsew Sewing Machine Supplier Co.,Ltd. (China) : they are an experienced Chinese sewing machine exporter and dealing with almost all kinds of industrial and domestic machines and spare parts, their service is better. They always welcome the distributors or dealers all of the world to contact them. Address: Xi'an 710054 China
Zhejiang jing gong group (China): Manufacturer of textile machinery and material handling equipment as well as knitting, twisting yarn and quilting fabric.
Zhejiang XIEYIN Sewing Machine Co.,Ltd in China, the professional sewing machines manufacture. At present, we produce lockstitch, overlock, interlock, multi-needles, special sewing machines, servo motors, etc. 浙江协银缝纫机有限公司专业生产高速平缝机系列、超高速包缝机系列、高速绷缝机系列、曲折缝系列，双针平缝系列、锁眼机系列、钉扣机、套结机等特种机系列100多个产品，远销全国各地及欧美、非洲、东南亚等地区，深得客户信赖。"协银"缝制设备在国内外市场占有了大量的份额，并与广大客户建立了稳定的战略合作伙伴关系。"协银"依靠对人力资源的持续投入奠定了坚实的基础，为全体员工打造了一个共创事业的平台，秉承"自信自强、居安思危、求实创新、和谐共赢"的企业精神，实现员工价值升华与企业蓬勃发展
The following companies are most definitely still in business: