Glen Raven names Bret Kelley president of Trivantage

July 18th, 2023

Glen Raven Inc., a global leader in performance fabrics, has named Bret Kelley as the next president of its Trivantage LLC distribution business following the retirement of Steve Ellington, on Jan. 1, 2024. Kelley and Ellington, a former ATA (then IFAI) board chairman, will work closely during the transition to provide customers and industry with […]

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Glen Raven selling Strata business to construction leader Infra.Market

June 28th, 2023

Glen Raven, a leading provider of innovative textiles and performance solutions, has reached an agreement to sell its Strata geosynthetics products and related construction business to Hella Infra Market Private Limited (“Infra.Market”), an India-based B2B online procurement marketplace for construction materials. This sale represents the next step in executing Glen Raven’s long-term global investment strategy […]

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Glen Raven announces new structure

May 16th, 2023

Photo: Glen Raven Custom Fabrics LLC Glen Raven recently introduced an updated operating structure that creates even greater focus on each of the key fabric markets it serves. The company has combined its fabric brands, including Sunbrella®, GlenGuard®, Dickson®, Sur Last® and others, under a new Glen Raven Material Solutions Group. Within the group, the […]

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Glen Raven announces reduced lead times for Sunbrella fabrics

July 20th, 2022

Fabric manufacturer Glen Raven reports that system enhancements and upgraded equipment has increased the output of its flagship brand by more than 25 percent. According to a company press release, the majority of stock Sunbrella® performance fabrics are available to ship immediately. The system improvements are due to the completion of the first phase of […]

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Glen Raven reports on corporate sustainability goals

July 12th, 2022

Glen Raven Inc. shared progress updates in a new report in follow-up to the company’s inaugural corporate sustainability report issued last year. The 2021 progress report contains detailed information and metrics about the company’s efforts toward goals in two foundational pillars: “Supporting Our People and Communities” and “Sustaining Our Planet.” Glen Raven is a provider […]

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Trivantage announces 100% renewable electricity milestone for its facilities

May 26th, 2022

Trivantage®, a one-stop shop for fabrics, hardware, and accessories, has announced its use of 100% renewable electricity for its facilities. This achievement supports parent company Glen Raven’s global sustainability initiative. “This milestone represents our ongoing commitment to being industry leaders in reducing environmental impact,” says Steve Ellington, president of Trivantage. “We’re proud to power our […]

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Glen Raven donates to NC State Wilson College of Textiles’ scholarship program

September 15th, 2021

Glen Raven Inc., a global textile company based near Burlington, N.C., recently donated $250,000 to the NC State Wilson College of Textiles to support the college’s Textile Pioneer Scholarship Program as well as the Dean’s Textile Innovation Fund. The first needs-based scholarship program at the Wilson College, the Textile Pioneer Scholarship Program aims to identify and recruit […]

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Glen Raven selects Warren County, N.C., for major expansion

August 2nd, 2021

Glen Raven Inc., a provider of innovative performance textiles, will create 205 new jobs as it expands its Custom Fabrics operations in Warren County, N.C. Once the projects’ new jobs are in place, the local region will see a more than $6.5 million payroll impact in the community every year. A performance-based grant of $1,000,000 […]

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Glen Raven announces next phase of expansion plan

July 21st, 2021

Glen Raven Inc. has announced its next round of significant investments in facilities and infrastructure. The investments represent phase two of a multi-phase expansion plan and are specifically focused on growing Glen Raven’s U.S. capacity. They will include additional production facilities and a new distribution center in the U.S., as well as additional equipment to increase […]

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