JLA acquires Unisuede from Costa Blanca

May 2008
Furniture/Today;5/19/2008, Vol. 32 Issue 36, p2
Trade Publication
The article reports on the acquisition of Unisuede, a sueded microfiber manufactured in China by JLA Home Fabrics from Costa Bianca Textiles in Reidsville, North Carolina. Unisuede will be marketed and distributed by JLA in the U.S. and the line will be stocked in its 110,000-square-foot warehouse. According to George Kerr, president of JLA, "Costa Blanco Textiles built a well deserved reputation for high quality standards and precise dye lot control.


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