TITLE

Motion, microfiber: Perfect together

AUTHOR(S)
Gunin, Joan
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;3/5/2007, Vol. 31 Issue 26, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article highlights the increased status of motion upholstery in the furniture industry in High Point, North Carolina due to the popularity of microfiber covers. The durability factor of microdenier fibers has coordinated with the rough-and-tumble use that is typical of motion seating. Microfiber has overcome the stigma of being viewed as a promotional commodity by improving its cleanability, stain resistance and textural alternatives.
ACCESSION #
24269711

 

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