Trio targets mid, upper tier in tufted rug launch

Corral, Cecile B.
November 2003
Home Textiles Today;11/10/2003, Vol. 25 Issue 11, p6
Trade Publication
Three rug industry veterans, colleagues and friends for more than 20 years, have formed Ves Levi, a new accent and area rug company. Paul Vesely, formerly president of the wholesale rug company Mer Corp., and Mikel Banilevi and David Banilevi, the brothers who own and operate high-end hand-knotted rub company Aminco, are partners in the venture. Ves-Levi, which officially opened its doors in Secaucus, New Jersey, focuses primarily on hand-tufted, hand-hooked and hand-loomed rugs imported from various countries, but mainly China and India.


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