Draper Knitting Company specializes in knitted high pile, jersey, double knits, napped fleece, single sided terry and nonwoven fabrics for fashion, performance, industrial and safety applications.

Capabilities

We produce High Pile Sliver Knitting, Conventional Circular Knitting and Nonwoven Stitchbonded fabrics that are used in a variety of products including: paint rollers and buffing pads, performance clothing liners, footwear liners, gloves and air filtration filters.

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  • Napping

    We offer napping to create a range of surface characteristics on our circular knit fabrics (both tubular and open width) and sliver knit fabrics. We also offer commission napping on knit or woven goods.

  • Carding

    We have a total of six cards in our facility, with the ability to card both course and fine fibers.

  • Padding / Treatments / Coatings

    Anti-micribial, DWR, anti-pilling FR treatments and coatings to provide stability are some of the services we can provide. We have the ability to heat-set fabrics or apply very heavy coatings depending upon your end use and specifications.

News

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  • GOTS Certified!

    Draper Knitting is happy to announce that we are now GOTS Certified.  This represents a series of standards that allows a textile producer to make certified organic goods.  The standards involve all aspects of production – raw materials, warehousing, shipping, and mill labor – in addition to how a fabric is produced and travels through the […]

  • Click here to read the Feb. 2016 Draper Newsletter!

    Our latest Draper Newsletter is ready to read – including an article about our new GOTS Certification, a review of Draper at the OR Winter Show, and how we’re celebrating our 160th Anniversary!  We hope you enjoy it.

  • Outdoor Retailer Show, January 2016

    Kristin Draper and Dave Wedge will be at the OR Winter Show, BOOTH 37036, in Salt Lake City, January 7-10, 2016.  More details will follow, but they have started scheduling appointments.  Click on the name of this article to get the link to Kristin’s Email or Dave’s Email.  

Contact Us:

  • Phone1-800-808-7707
  • Address Draper Knitting Company
    28 Draper Lane
    Canton, MA 02021 Map »