As we gear up for Texprocess Americas 2022 (May 17-19 in Atlanta), we wanted to highlight the SPESA members who will be exhibiting at this year’s show. Take a look below to learn more about these outstanding companies and the products they will be demonstrating in Atlanta.
Click here to view the Texprocess Americas & Techtextil North America floor plan and all of the 2022 exhibitors. If you have not yet registered for the show, you can do so here.
In addition to the list below, associate SPESA members SEAMS and AATCC will also be exhibiting.
Advanced Distribution Technologies | Booth #1748
Advanced Distribution Technologies, Inc. (A.D.T.) is the U.S. representative for Ardmel Equipment and Seam Sealing Tapes. A.D.T. has been involved with Ardmel Automation Ltd. products since 1985. Today, the company continues to target specific machines and their applications from Ardmel, Consew, Juki, Kansai, and other manufacturers — as well as parts, supplies, and accessories. The factory maintains an engineering staff dedicated to testing multiple products, providing solutions to problems, and developing processes to achieve quality and production goals.
Alvanon | Booth #813 Alvanon is a global fashion innovations company reinventing the way fashion works and shaping the future of fit. Since 2001, Alvanon has used the latest technology and body shape data to advise the world's leading apparel brands and retailers on fit and sizing strategies, helping companies improve their fit to reflect modern-day consumers. Today, Alvanon also provides valuable research and consulting services for the apparel industry, as well as training, professional development, and mentorship through its MOTIF platform.
AMANN Group | Booth #1050 Since 1854, AMANN has been one of the leading international manufacturers of high-quality sewing threads, embroidery threads, and Smart Yarns. From universal sewing threads to highly technical special yarns, AMANN offers a wide range for a variety of applications. AMANN sewing and embroidery threads are manufactured exclusively in its own production facilities in Europe and Asia, ensuring maximum flexibility and customer proximity. AMANN is based near Stuttgart in Bönnigheim, Germany, with employees in over 100 countries worldwide.
American & Efird | Booth #1533
Under the umbrella of Elevate Textiles, American & Efird (A&E) is an industry leader in manufacturing and distributing premium quality industrial and consumer sewing thread, embroidery thread, and technical textiles. Producers of apparel, automotive components, home furnishings, medical supplies, footwear, and a diverse range of industrial products rely on A&E industrial sewing thread to manufacture their products. Through its global network, A&E’s products are manufactured in 22 countries, distributed in 50 countries, and sold in more than 100 countries. A&E is also a recognized industry leader in environmental sustainability and corporate social responsibility, and operates its global facilities with the utmost regard for the safety and health of its associates employed worldwide.
American Niagara | Booth #1548
For more than 50 years, American Niagara has been providing only the highest quality supplies to a number of industries internationally, with special attention to screen printing. As a screen printing supply company, American Niagara and its staff have unique knowledge of the industry. As a family-run business, American Niagara takes its customers' needs very seriously, providing the best possible service to the end consumer.
Learn more about American Niagara.
Apparel Machinery & Supply Co. | Booth #1751
Apparel Machinery and Supply Company, established in 1975, is uniquely qualified to assist customers in every phase of pressing, finishing, and fusing of garments. The company represents exclusively in North, Central, and South America the internationally known quality equipment lines of:
Hoffman pressing equipment;
Naomoto irons, self contained vacuum tables, and other specialized finishing equipment;
Reliant fusing and laminating machines; and
Koenig irons, mini boilers, and automatic garment finishers.
Apparel Machinery and Supply Company carries a complete inventory of spare parts, pressing supplies, PTFE belts, and accessories to support these lines of equipment.
Learn more about Apparel Machinery & Supply Co.
Atlanta Attachment Company | Booth #1403
Atlanta Attachment Company (AAC) is a global supplier of machinery for mattress, apparel, automotive interior, and furniture manufacturing. Its product line includes heavy duty sewing machinery, packaging equipment, sewing automation equipment, and other supportive machines for the sewn products industry. Founded in 1969 as an innovator of custom-made sewing machine attachments, folders, hemmers, binders, and other labor saving devices for apparel sewing equipment. AAC is now one of the industry leaders in developing sewing automation for mattress production. Its technology solutions extend to mattress packaging equipment, quilting machines, decorative border workstations, and other mattress manufacturing machinery.
Learn more about Atlanta Attachment.
Automatex, Inc. | Booth #948
Automatex designs state-of-the-art, world-renowned technologies and is recognized for the versatility of its automated units. Founded in 1992, the company has earned its first-rate reputation by helping its clientele increase productivity and cost-effectiveness. Fueled by a corporate culture of thorough workmanship and sustained efforts in research and development, Automatex manifests a vast know-how in the field of automated production procedures for a wide array of products.
Learn more about Automatex, Inc.
Autometrix | Booth #421
Autometrix, Inc., is a family-owned company specializing in pattern development software for the industrial fabrics industry and low-ply precision cutting machines. With bases in California and Ohio, Autometrix has produced innovative technology for textiles manufacturing since 1979. Whether cutting vinyl, carbon fiber (dry or prepreg), canvas, leather, insulation, sail cloth, or pretty much any other fabric imaginable, the Autometrix family of cutting tables, digitizing tools, and software options offer comprehensive cutting solutions with unmatched integration, precision, and reliability.
Brother International Corporation | Booth #1209
With a dedication to product quality and excellent customer service, Brother has long been established in the development, technology, and manufacturing of industrial sewing machines and direct-to-garment printers for more than 110 years. The product line-up of Brother industrial sewing machines are well known for their durability, flexibility, and superior performance for those challenging sewing applications in harsh sewing environments. The company offers a complete line of direct drive single and double needle lockstitch machines, button hole, electronic pattern tackers, BAS programmable pattern sewing machines, and much more.
Learn more about Brother International Corporation’s Industrial Sewing Machines.
C and C Enterprise | Booth #1005
C and C Enterprise has been serving the sewn products community since 1991. It specializes in offering the best industrial supplies and corporate apparel items. In addition, its friendly and professional staff is available to answer any questions and provide customers with courteous, expedient, professional service of the highest caliber. C and C Enterprise sells both new and used sewing machines., and is the distributor for the Jack industrial sewing machine line for the Americas.
Learn more about C&C Enterprises.
Carr Textile | Booth #1008
Carr Textile’s fabric is used by a wide assortment of manufacturers in caps, apparel, aprons, bags, outerwear, emblems, industrial, automotive, etc. Headquartered in Fenton, Missouri, a suburb of St. Louis, Carr Textile operates a 420,000 sq. ft. manufacturing and distribution facility in Sikeston, Missouri with the capabilities of re-rolling, biasing, slitting, die cutting, sewing, and plastic extrusion. In addition to Sikeston, the company stocks more than 3 million yards of fabric in more than 12 warehouse shipping points across the United States and abroad.
Learn more about Carr Textile.
Clothing Tech | Booth #417
Clothing Tech is a new software startup based in Austin, Texas, developing disruptive, seamless 3D software solutions for technical design. Clothing Tech's suite of products allows apparel designers to move from concept sketch to production without slowing down the process by awaiting input from technical designers and manufacturers. These tools enable real-time garment design by automatically reading existing patterns and tech packs and converting them into 3D design that can be quickly and easily edited, shared, and exported as new patterns and tech packs. The company's initial focus is the Garment Digital Twin (GDT), 3D CAD, and virtual fitting rooms.
Learn more about Clothing Tech.
Computer Generated Solutions, Inc. | Booth #947
Computer Generated Solutions, Inc.’s (CGS) BlueCherry® Enterprise Suite includes ERP, PLM, Shop Floor Control, B2B eCommerce, Warehouse Management, and other key modules, and provides clients with a powerful, comprehensive set of tools to drive their fundamental business processes. It is utilized with great success by companies throughout consumer lifestyle products industry manufacturing, wholesale, and retail markets. Focusing on the needs of high-growth organizations, CGS’s solutions have the built-in capacity to address the needs of all core management, planning, product development, manufacturing, logistics, finance, and sales functions and the company’s supported by our Managed Cloud and Cybersecurity capabilities. CGS also provides services related to enterprise learning, outsourcing, industry research, and consulting.
Consew | Booth #517
Since 1898, Consew has designed and manufactured some of the most reliable machines in the sewing industry. Today, Consew has one of the largest varieties of sewing, cutting, and pressing equipment, as well as an extensive line of supplies related to the sewn products industry. From standard walking foot machines for upholstery to specialty 4-needle lockstitch machines for parachutes, from long-arm zig-zag (up to 30”) machines for boat sails to extra heavy duty machines for webbing, Consew has it all. The company’s machines are well designed for sewing leather, canvas, shoes, saddles, mattresses, tents, tarps, and sails, as well as jeans and other garments. With offices in New Jersey, Miami, and Los Angeles, as well as a distribution network throughout the world, Consew is able to quickly supply and service the machines customers need.
Cutting Sewing Room Equipment Company, Inc. | Booth #511
Cutting Sewing Room Equipment Company (CUTSEW) has supported the sewn products industry since 1969. The company contributes its success to two things: 1) Selling the best machines and supplies; and 2) Providing the best customer service. Cutsew offers cutting equipment, sewing equipment, parts, and supplies, and represents manufacturers including Juki, Brother, Mitsubishi Electric Industrial Sewing Machines for sewing, as well as Eastman Machine Company, Apex Spreading, and KM cloth cutters for cutting departments.
DAP America, Inc. | Booth #1705
For more than a century, Dürkopp Adler® and Pfaff Industrial® have been recognized around the globe for the most innovative, efficient, and reliable sewing machines in the market. As these brands have now joined together, DAP America, Inc. (formerly Dürkopp Adler America, Inc.) offers a full line of premium, German brands in the Western hemisphere. DAP America is committed to providing superior service and consulting to its wide-ranging clientele.
Learn more about DAP America, Inc.
Diamond Needle Corporation | Booth #909
As one of the world’s largest distributors of sewing machine needles, Diamond Needle Corporation offers one of the most comprehensive lines of sewing machine needles, sewing machine parts, cutting machine parts, and related supplies. The company works closely with factories to create and supply products to meet the demands of sewing markets. Diamond Needle Corporation maintains a vast inventory that allows it to fulfill most orders and offer same-day shipping.
Learn more about Diamond Needle Company.
Dunlap Sunbrand International | Booth #745
Dunlap Sunbrand International is a worldwide distribution company with offices throughout the Western Hemisphere providing sewing, cutting, pressing, and finishing equipment, parts, needles, and supplies. It represent a large number of manufacturers including but not limited to: Juki, Union Special, Brother, Pegasus, Pfaff, AMF Reece, Yamato, Consew, Schmetz Needle Corporation, Groz-Beckert, Organ Needle, Eastman Machine Company, Gold Seal, and many more. Dunlap Sunbrand International understands that through developing strategic long-term partnerships with customers and vendors, a reduction in the total cost of the supply chain can be achieved. These partnerships allow both companies to focus on delivering products and services in the most efficient manner so the customer can achieve its procurement objectives. Dunlap Sunbrand International is committed to developing these strategic partnerships and will commit the necessary resources to help these partnerships grow.
Learn more about Dunlap Sunbrand International.
Eastman Machine Company | Booth #1633
Eastman Machine Company is a cutting machine manufacturer, providing custom engineered solutions and innovative technologies for a variety of industries. Eastman offers the industry’s widest range of classic, hand-held, and manually-operated fabric cutting machines, as well as a comprehensive line of fully automated, computerized cutting and plotting systems. Manufactured with the highest quality materials, built to precise specifications, and subject to rigorous testing, Eastman’s line of cutting systems have been setting the standard for over a century. Matched to specific customer needs, Eastman has a solution for virtually every cutting requirement.
Learn more about Eastman Machine Company.
Efka of America, Inc. | Booth #617
Efka of America is a world-renowned partner in automation engineering with a focus on drive and control technology and manufacturing of electronic motors. Its innovative products provide for intelligent solutions in drive technology. A team of experienced engineers and designers are available to advise customers from planning to successfully carrying out new projects. The company manufactures top quality products at its manufacturing sites in Europe and Asia for a wide range of applications for use.
Learn more about Efka of America.
Eton Systems | Booth #923
Eton Systems provides material handling systems consisting of individually addressable product carriers, automatically finding their way to the correct operation. The systems are designed to eliminate manual transportation and minimize handling, radically increasing the time for adding value to products. The systems include a real-time information system and the necessary tools to improve the manufacturing processes through powerful software programs.
Learn more about Eton Systems.
Exenta from Aptean | Booth #633
Exenta from Aptean is a pioneer in global, cutting-edge, transformative ERP, PLM platforms, and Shop Floor Control solutions. Its fashion management software is designed specifically for the fashion, apparel, footwear, accessory, and home goods industries. Exenta from Aptean is positioned to be a single solution partner for brands and manufacturers in every stage of business maturity, supporting multiple languages and currencies. The company’s flexible fashion management software and PLM platform software technologies deliver 24/7 service to more than 40,000 customers in 9 industries and 15 countries worldwide.
Learn more about Exenta from Aptean.
Groz-Beckert USA | Booth #1203
Groz-Beckert is a leading provider of industrial machine needles, precision parts, and fine tools, as well as systems and services for the production and joining of textile fabrics. All around the world, its products and services support the textile processes of knitting and warp knitting, weaving, felting, tufting, carding and sewing. Based in Albstadt, Germany, the family-owned company also has further production sites in Germany, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Portugal, the United States, India, China, and Vietnam. Numerous sales affiliates and sales partners complement the international presence.
Learn more about Groz-Beckert.
Henderson Sewing Machine Co., Inc. | Booth #1033
Henderson Sewing Machine Co., Inc, founded in 1968, is a global supplier of industrial sewing machines, sewing machine parts, and custom automated sewing machines for the sewn products industry. The company has grown by offering customers the highest quality products at competitive prices with superior customer service. It also has a cutting edge engineering team that designs custom automated systems to fill any needs a customer may have.
Learn more about Henderson Sewing Machine Co.
Juki America, Inc. | Booth #733
Juki Corporation, the parent company of Juki America, Inc., has been a world leader in sewing machine technology for over 75 years. The firm now supplies 170 nations with sewing equipment and related products, representing 67% of their overall revenue. Juki offers an extensive line of sewing equipment for the apparel industry — ranging from lockstitch, overlock and coverstitch machines, to electronic bartackers and automated sewing systems. It has also become predominant in the heavy-duty sewing market, supplying such industries as automotive, upholstery, marine, industrial fabrics, footwear, leather products, and home textiles. The Juki line of home sewers and sergers have become one of the most popular in the home market.
Kuris USA | Booth #1521
Kuris USA has gathered a broad range of experienced buyers, sellers, technicians, and services providers, and other cutting industry professionals that can and will, quickly deal with customer needs, whatever they may be. Kuris’s employees have extensive knowledge and experience with the equipment and the industry. They are consultants, committed to fitting businesses with the right equipment for the job. Kuris’s product range includes fully automatic cutting technologies, CAD software solutions, circular knife machines, straight knife machines, automatic servo cutters, band knife machines, manual, semi-automatic, and fully automatic spreading machines, cutting and spreading tables, conveyor belt tables, and special machine construction.
Lectra | Booth #1347
Founded in 1973, Lectra is a world leader in integrated technology solutions—software, CAD/CAM hardware, and associated services—specifically designed for industries using textiles, leather, industrial fabrics, or composites to manufacture their products. It serves major world markets: fashion, automotive, furniture, as well as a broad array of other industries including aeronautics, marine, wind turbine, etc. A transnational company, Lectra develops long-term relationships with its 23,000 customers in more than 100 countries. Lectra’s solutions, specific to each industry, enable customers to automate, streamline, and accelerate product design, development, and manufacturing. In the fashion industry, they make it possible to plan and manage the full life cycle of each collection while developing brands’ creative heritage. In June 2021, Lectra acquired Gerber Technology, a U.S.-based company founded in 1968. Like Lectra, Gerber Technology develops software and automation solutions for fashion, automotive, furniture and other businesses across the globe.
MACPI GROUP | Booth #1409
Based in Italy, MACPI GROUP manufactures a wide range of innovative solutions for the sewn products industry, including pressing machines for garment producers and industrial laundries, as well as stitch-free technologies for clothing and accessories and machines for fashion logistics. The best companies in the apparel industry and the world's leading fashion houses are to be found among its customers.
Merrow Sewing Machine Company | Booth #1221
Merrow Sewing Machine Company builds the world's best overlock sewing machines and specializes in customizing them for specific applications. Merrow Machines are designed for the modern industrial sewing room and are available in quantity to industrial markets worldwide where production on scale happens. Merrow Sewing Machines incorporate a unique cam-driven technology which achieves more consistent, technically superior stitches. The result is that products stitched on Merrow machines have better seams, last longer, and wear better. Merrow Sewing Machine Company is part of the Merrow Group which also owns Merrow Manufacturing and Superior Sewing Machine & Supply LLC.
Learn more about Merrow Sewing Machine Company.
Milco Industries Inc. | Booth #3004
(Milco is exhibiting in Techtextil North America)
Milco Industries specializes in engineering technical fabrics to meet customer needs. It manufactures knitted fabrics to customers' specifications in its ISO 9001 certified plant with on-site knitting, dyeing, fabric finishing, and surface finishing. The company offers textile solutions, manufacturing tricot, warp knit, circular knit, raschel knit, stretch, mesh, netting, fire retardant, substrates, brush, and loop/UBL, among other constructions and technical fabrics.
Learn more about Milco Industries.
Mitsubishi Electric Industrial Sewing Machines | Booth #1043
Mitsubishi Electric Industrial Sewing Machines (ISM) is an industry leader in manufacturing and supplying industrial sewing equipment. This includes a wide range of programmable sewing machines, flatbed lockstitch machines, industrial sewing machine motor kits, clamping solutions for its programmable machines, and genuine sewing machine parts. Whether providing the right equipment for the projects demanded or providing technical support and training, Mitsubishi Electric ISM takes pride in serving manufacturers. A global brand, the company’s extensive network includes more than 200 employees in its three branch offices (United States, Europe, and Asia), in addition to its factory in Japan. Its U.S. branch, located in Grapevine, Texas, is responsible for all sales, technical support, and training for businesses using its products in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Puerto Rico.
Learn more about Mitsubishi Electric Industrial Sewing Machines.
Morgan Tecnica | Booth #717
Morgan Tecnica is a leading technology/manufacturing product solution company servicing the apparel, furniture, automotive, marine, and industrial fabric industries. With more than 25 years of experience in this industry the key principles of Morgan Tecnica bring not only experience and expertise but innovation and forward thinking processes and solutions. The company produces several types of roll loading and handling systems; automatic spreaders; spreading tables; labellers; automatic cutters with different lay thickness, from 2.5 to 9 cm; plotters; software for CAD; cut order planning; PDM; and virtual fitting. Morgan Tecnica’s solutions are not only fully integrate-able with other products, the company offers a complete end-to-end solution to its customers.
Learn more about Morgan Tecnica.
Optitex | Booth #1550
Optitex specializes in digital innovation from design to production. The company's groundbreaking software solutions include 2D design and 3D visualization platforms that cover the entire fashion and apparel supply chain, create efficient workflows, and shorten time to market. Optitex has offices in the United States, Italy, Israel, India, and Hong Kong.
Pathfinder Cutting Technology LLC | Booth #433
Australian engineers John Hollo and Ross Kaigg’s vision to revolutionize the automated cutting industry began in a borrowed factory shed in Melbourne, 1996. In 1997, they succeeded with the launch of a streamlined and innovative automatic cutting machine, a machine that was low-cost, robust, user-friendly, and required very little maintenance and parts. This first machine is still in use today. Pathfinder has evolved to become one of today’s leading technical machinery manufacturers in the textile cutting industry, with offices and distributors in Australia, the United States, Europe, and Asia, driven by talented mechanical and software engineers and knowledgeable sales and support teams.
Learn more about Pathfinder Cutting Technology.
Pritchard Paper Products | Booth #1645
Pritchard Paper Products was founded in 1970 in Toronto-Ontario-Canada. It has been a proud independent family business for almost fifty years. Today, it is a state-of-the-art, fully automated paper converter known for its innovative products. Pritchard Paper, also referred to as PPP, serves customers all over the world. Its product portfolio ranges from traditional paper grades of high quality and innovative performance products for the sewn products industry to patented high-tech digital sublimation transfer paper and protection tissue. With a clear focus on specific markets, PPP remains a leading converter in the paper industry.
Learn more about Pritchard Paper Products.
S. Walter Packaging Co. | Booth #1344
Featuring North America’s largest selection of in-stock inventory, groundbreaking custom solutions, right-on-time logistics, and nearly 120 years of expertise, S.W. Packaging is a premier resource for retailers of every size. Since 1904, every product and service the company offers has been designed with one goal in mind, to help unleash customers’ brands. S. Walter Packaging is a supplier to apparel, automotive, furniture, metal fabrication, marine, screen graphics, and other sewn products industries for products like plotter papers, perforated kraft, heat transfer tissue, polyoverlay, polybags, cutting room supplies, boxes, tape, stretch films, government packaging, and template paper.
Learn more about S. Walter Packaging Co.
Sewn Products Equipment Company | Booth #1503 (Ahearn Cutting Machine Company is exhibiting in booth #1421)
Sewn Products Equipment Company (SPEC) is a major supplier of machinery, parts, and accessories to industries that manufacture apparel, furniture, marine and aviation vehicles, industrial fabric products, products formed from flexible composites, and many other allied industries. Ahearn Denning Machines Inc. in Los Angeles, CA, became a part of the SPEC team in August 2017. Now, with offices on both coasts of the United States, SPEC/Ahearn Denning is able to provide a vast array of equipment, parts, supplies, and services to anyone in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. This, coupled with offices in Honduras, allows SPEC/Ahearn Denning to be a leader in the sewn products industry. SPEC provides fast, accurate, and comprehensive services to North and Central America — and increasingly around the globe! With an ever growing list of equipment available — it is SPEC’s goal to become a one-stop shop for anyone looking for the right tool to manufacture or handle soft goods.
SourceAmerica | Booth #800
SourceAmerica is a national nonprofit agency that connects government and corporate customers to a network of over 700 nonprofit agencies that hire and employ professionals with disabilities. Its members employ more than 80,000 of these talented individuals, many through the AbilityOne Program, one of the largest sources of employment for people who are blind or have significant disabilities in the United States. SourceAmerica supports approximately 100+ independent domestic manufacturing facilities that operate throughout the United States, providing domestically manufactured sewn products to the federal government and commercial entities. SourceAmerica supports member nonprofit agencies with contract opportunities and support, trainings, and workforce development programs.
Learn more about SourceAmerica.
Superior Sewing Machine & Supply LLC | Booth #1233
Superior Sewing Machine & Supply LLC, a division of the Merrow Sewing Machine Company, is a leading wholesale distributor of industrial sewing and cutting machine replacement parts and supplies to dealers and import/export firms throughout the world. Incorporated in 1949, Superior joined Merrow in 2021 with a mission to invest in its distribution network and introduce new lines of products that improve the efficiency and profitability of manufacturing operations worldwide. Superior Sewing is run as an independent company with its headquarters in Fall River, Massachusetts, and offices in Miami and Los Angeles. It is fully committed to providing independent dealers and distributors worldwide with extraordinary customer service, one-stop shopping, and the largest portfolio of in-stock products in its marketspace.
Learn more about Superior Sewing Machine & Supply.
The Fox Company | Booth #933
The Fox Company, based in Charlotte, North Carolina, has been specializing in machinery for the sewn-products industry and allied industries since its founding in 1932. The company distributes leading international brands including Aeronaut, Brother, Clinton, Consew, Durkopp-Adler, Eastman, Efka, Groz-Beckert, Intercut, Intersew, Juki, Jefic, Kansai, Lunapress, Merrow, Mitsubishi, Organ, Oteman, Pegasus, Pfaff, Schmetz, Singer, Union Special, Utica, and Yamato. It also manufactures its own products ranging from Jefic Placket Machines to Intercut Crush Cutting Machines. The Fox Company is an exclusive distributor of imported products such as Lunapress® dress shirt equipment and Aeronaut single ply cutting machines.