AF&Y Becomes Sole Telas Damar Supplier
In other company news, Joan Fabrics, Tyngsboro, Mass., has selected AF&Y’s Innova® — a man-made fiber with a cotton-like hand and luster — to use in a collection of ultra-performance fabrics, called Vibrant SP, for interior and casual residential furniture. Developed by AF&Y and Joan Fabrics, the fabrics are said to be stain-, mildew-, fade- and ultraviolet-resistant for up to 2,000 hours.
Additionally, AF&Y’s Marquesa® technology is now featured in Valley, Ala.-based Johnston Textiles Inc.’s Wellington Ultima Performance Finish Fabrics for the contract market. The fabrics are bleach-cleanable, stain- and bacteria-resistant, and have a barrier finish that repels fluids.