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.

  • Picking / Blending

    Whether we are blending many bales of the same fiber to open and emulsify them or the intimate blending of many different fibers for the ultimate performance blend, our opening/blending department has both sample and large production capabilities allowing us to get consistently homogenous blends.

  • 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 goes on Shut Down!

    Draper Knitting will be closed the first week of July (1-5) for our annual shutdown. Our office will be open during the week of July 8, however, we will be working on maintenance projects and may not be at the phones. Please leave a message, and we’ll return it as soon as possible. There will […]

  • Meet Draper’s new Safety Products Manager

    Bethany Pollack joined Draper Knitting in March of 2019.   She received her degree in Textiles Marketing from the University of Rhode Island in 1997.  Since then Bethany has worked in various aspects of the textiles industry including retail management, sales, marketing, and product development.   Joining Draper as Safety Products Manager she’ll be able to fulfill […]

  • Interview with Kristin Draper at the O.R. Show 2019 (Click here to see the video…)

Contact Us:

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