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) as well as brushing the back of sliver knit fabrics. We offer commission napping on knit or woven goods.

  • Padding / Treatments / Coatings

    Anti-microbial, 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.

  • Final Inspection / Packaging / Shipping

    Shipping includes final inspection, slitting, roll up and shipping. Our equipment can be adapted to accommodate different sizes of cores, slit various width options, work with multiple rolls, and monitor and record bow and skew of jacquard patterns at roll up. We have experience shipping large and small international or domestic shipments for any size customer anywhere in the world.

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  • Draper Makes Footwear Fabrics

    Our fabrics go into a variety of products, but did you know that Draper Knitting makes a number of footwear fabrics? Below are a few examples of some of the products that include Draper fabric. MSA’s Globe SUPRAFLEX™ boot is a fireman’s turnout boot. It includes flame resistant layers made by Draper Knitting. One of the […]

  • Five Questions with Anna, Draper Knitting Finance Manager

    How did you come to work at Draper?I came from an accounting firm to which Draper had outsourced services. I was offered the position full time after a year (almost to the day!). Have you always worked in finance?Yes for various firms. I am also a Bristol Community College and UMass Dartmouth alumni. What projects […]

  • Draper Knitting Helps Out During COVID-19 Crisis

    We’re pleased to be able to donate fabric for various COVID-19 related initiatives throughout this crisis. Here are a few of the places our fabric is being used. This page will be updated regularly. Check back for more updates soon!

Contact Us:

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