Draper Knitting Company specializes in knitted high pile, jersey, napped fleece, terry cloth 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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  • Shearing

    Equipped with three complete shear lines, we have the ability to shear just about anything from very high-pile paint rollers and buffing pads to very low-pile applications that require precision. We have experience shearing many different fibers from wool and polyester fabrics to cut resistant blends featuring Nomex®, Kevlar® or Celliant®.

  • Custom Fabric Design

    With over 50 years of design experience, our team is here to help you bring your ideas to life. We use our experience along with your ideas and specifications to design a fabric to meet your needs. Whether aesthetics or performance is the priority, we can do it all.

  • Carding

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

News

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  • Draper Knitting Newsletter – Sept 2014

    The September 2014 Newsletter was sent out last week via email.  Click on the title of this announcement and then this link will turn yellow and work:  Newsletter Link.  We hope you like it!  Sign up on the left side of this page to get the newsletters automatically.

  • Dave Wedge from Draper on AIFA Panel

    Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, 9:40 – 10:40 AM.  Advancements in Industrial Textiles:  How to Incorporate New Materials Into Your Business and Enter New Market Segments, Panel.   IFAI Specialty Fabrics Expo and Advanced Textiles Expo in Minneapolis, Minn. The Advanced Textile Products (ATP) division of IFAI will host a presentation and panel discussion on the advancements in textiles […]

  • Draper Knitting chosen as part of Wellesley College edX Course

    Draper Knitting is honored to be chosen as part of Wellesley College edX course “Sociology 108x: Introduction to Global Sociology” being offered this fall.  This course will focus on the global garment industry.  These free online courses are available to anyone.  You can read about the 10-week course, the WellesleyX and edX programs and/or register […]

Contact Us:

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