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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 at ABMA This Week!

Kristin Draper, Draper Knitting President, and Bill Shaul, Production Manager, will be at the 97th American Brush Manufacturers Association Convention March 26-29, 2014, in Rancho Mirage, CA. You can see the details of the Convention at the ABMA website.   Kristin and Bill would love to meet you there!  Look for the Draper exhibitor booth.

Kristin Draper on Panel at Simmons College

Kristin Draper (2nd from left on the panel), President and General Manager of Draper Knitting, was invited by the Simmons Chapter of NET IMPACT to be on an educational panel at Simmons College in Boston at the end of January.  The panel discussed Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) issues in the apparel industry.  Kristin spoke on […]

Made in the USA Film

What does it mean to manufacturing and Draper Knitting Company in particular to be Made in the USA?  For us, it is pride in our heritage, our country, and our products.  It is surviving in an economy where large companies are moving their business overseas. This issue is becoming more relevant as our country struggles […]

Knitting International Magazine

Draper Knitting Co. is mentioned in the Feb. 2013 issue of Knitting International Magazine in an article about the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2013. In the article, Integral Technology, Kathlyn Swantko reports about integrating technology into yarns rather than relying on finishes to impart technical properties to fabrics. Kristin Draper, our president who attended the […]

Draper Website Relaunch

Draper Knitting is proud to re-launch the Draper Knitting Company website, thank you for visiting!  We hope that you will take a few minutes to explore the new website and see what is new and what is old, thorough our history.  We like to think we are a wonderful blend of the old traditions that […]

American Apparel Producers Network

Dave Wedge and Kristin Draper will be attending the AAPN (American Apparel Producers Network) meeting in Miami Beach at Lowes Hotel from May 1 – May 3rd, 2011. For more information go to www.aapnetwork.com To make an appointment to meet with Kristin or Dave while they are at AAPN, please email Kristin Draper or Dave Wedge

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Draper Knitting on Broadway!

Draper Knitting Company is now venturing into a whole new world – Broadway! Their fabric is being used in the Broadway Show Priscilla Queen of the Desert the Musical. Kristin Draper, the sixth generation President of Draper Knitting Company, is pleased that Draper’s fabric is being used in the musical. “Draper really fills the void when […]