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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  • Commission Work

    Since Draper Knitting is a vertical mill we offer all of the services you might need to commission out, such as: Non-woven stitch bonding, Bending, Carding, Knitting, Stock dyeing, Piece dyeing, Coating, Heat Setting, Napping, Dolly Washing, Padding, Inspection and roll up, etc.

  • Shearing

    Equipped with two 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®.

  • CAD

    We have been making high pile jacquard fabrics for over 20 years and have in-house CAD (computer-aided design) capabilities to make your JPEG into a custom designed high pile fabric.

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  • Sustainable Certifications and Resources

    As promised, a listing of just some of the many certifications, networks and resources there are for fabrics and clothing under the general umbrella of “Sustainable”.  Please remember, creating clothing takes many steps.  Many of these organizations only address one or a few areas within the whole process.  Although we have worked with, believe in, […]

  • Five Questions with Shawn, Dye House Lead

    Shawn, Draper Knitting Dye House Lead 2021

    How did you come to work at Draper?I started as a temp through an agency. July will be my fourth anniversary here at Draper. Have you always worked in manufacturing? I have worked in various manufacturing roles since I was 21. I worked first as a CNC machine operator making car parts. Then later on, […]

  • Five Questions with Beth, Draper Knitting Office Manager

    How did you come to work at Draper?I knew Kristin through various Canton community volunteer events and knew of the property and own many of the products sold at Draper. When the job at Draper became available, it seemed like a great fit! My prior experience was working as an office manager for another small […]

Contact Us:

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