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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  • Dyeing

    Our dye house features both piece dye and stock dye capabilities. We have both sample kettles and production kettles allowing us to color match or develop colors in both start up programs and those that grow into very large production orders.

  • 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.

  • Lab / Testing

    Although we are not a certified testing lab, we do many ASTM and AATCC tests on our fabrics per our customers’ requests. If a development or production fabric requires a certified test, we will often “pre-test” here in our own lab so that we and the customer can be comfortable that the fabric will pass at a certified lab. We offer the following testing: wash testing, colorfastness to wash, crock testing, abrasion testing, vertical burn, water repellency, tear strength, ball burst, thermal shrinkage as well a paint roller pick up and release

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  • Draper at FDIC Show, April 2017

    Dave Wedge, Draper Knitting’s Technical Fabrics Product Manager and Designer, will be at the FDIC Show in Indianapolis on April 27th.  Dave is happy to meet with potential or current customers at the show.  Please make an appointment by email, or call his cell at 781.363.6486

  • ABMA 100th Anniversary Convention

    Draper Knitting will be in attending the ABMA (American Brush Manufacturers Association) Annual Convention with 100th Anniversary Celebration, March 21-25, in Orlando. The ABMA brush industry covers all aspects of brushes as well as paint applicators, so since Draper knits paint roller fabrics, Draper Knitting has been a member of the ABMA for approximately 40 […]

  • Draper will be at OR Winter Show 2017

    We’ll be at booth 36035 at the Outdoor Retailer Winter Show, January 10-12, 2017, Salt Lake City.  We hope you’ll come see our booth and pick up our information about how we can custom design a fabric for your need.  Our design team will be there to talk about your specifications, budget, and options.  You’re […]

Contact Us:

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