Under Armour discovers the benefits of Celliant

At Draper Knitting, we knit Celliant fabrics and then that fabric is sewn into a variety of products for Draper Therapies.  But other manufacturers, like Under Armour, are now realizing the benefits of Celliant as the boom of smart textiles continues. Last year Celliant became FDA approved which has increased its popularity.  The FDA has determined that […]

Meet our new Financial Director

We welcomed our new Financial Director, Thomas Fishbaugh, in late June. Tom was born in Ohio and grow up in Michigan.  He’s now been a resident of Canton for 16 years with his wife, Mary, of 25 years.  Tom has his BS in Business Administration from Fitchburg State University, and was a CPA for 23 Years.  He and […]

Draper shows at Techtexil, Atlanta

Four Draper team members attended our booth at the Techtexil North America Show in Atlanta this past May.  Draper is planning on having a booth again when the show comes back to the USA in Atlanta in May 2020. This show brings together the best of North American technical textile and sewn products industries to […]

Ramblers Way Launches Organic Clothing Line

You can find the link to the press release about Rambler’s Way Cradle to Cradle Certified Organic Wool Clothing Line here.  Draper Knitting is proud to support its customers, like Ramblers Way, with the highest quality fabrics – including GOTs certified organics. As Nick Armentrout, Ramblers Way Supply Chair Leader, wrote to Kristin Draper, “Draper […]

Congratulations to our Employees!

Fifteen Draper Knitting Employees have 25 or more years working here. This is 469 years worth of experience! Our most senior members (46 years each) are Scott Draper, vice president, and Gary Butterworth, Dye House Supervisor. We call these 15 employees the “25+ Years Club” and celebrate them with a luncheon each spring. Congratulations and […]

2019 Pricing Being Determined

As you’ve heard in the news and seen for yourself, inflation is rising at an alarming rate, and the cost of everything is going up sharply. Raw materials (fiber and yarn specifically) have seen increases from 5-40%, and tariffs are coming at us daily on things like dyes and chemicals used in manufacturing. The Draper […]