SPESA Members Exhibiting at Texprocess Americas
Updated: May 8
Texprocess Americas 2023 is right around the corner! After years of upheaval, this is THE year for the sewn products industry to get back on track and back in its groove. As always, Texprocess Americas — May 10-12 in Atlanta, Georgia — remains the epicenter for knowledge sharing and innovation for our industry in the Western Hemisphere. And we can’t wait to see you all there!
Take a look below at all of the SPESA members who will be exhibiting this year.
AATCC | Booth #2802
(AATCC is exhibiting in Techtextil North America)
Founded in 1921 as the American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists, AATCC connects the global textile community to empower a more innovative, informed, and sustainable future. The association provides standards development, testing materials, educational resources, and professional networking to the global textile industry.
AATCC is an associate SPESA member.
Advanced Distribution Technologies | Booth #1541
Founded in 1994, Advanced Distribution Technologies (A.D.T.) offers the highest quality products in the industry to manufacturers and contractors alike. A.D.T. offers many genuine machine lines, such as Consew, Juki, Kansai, and other manufacturers, as well as parts, supplies, and accessories. The company also has exclusivity with its sister company Ardmel Automation Ltd. Ardmel pioneered the development of Hot Air Seam Sealing and has been at the forefront of this technology since the late 1970s. Today’s Ardmel equipment is known for its energy efficiency, and is used in almost every country in the world where products requiring its application are manufactured.
AETAS Corporation | Booth #1342
Headquartered in Zhejiang, China, with U.S. operations in Pennsylvania, AETAS Corporation is your one-stop, turn-key sourcing solution, overseeing the manufacturing, quality control, and logistics for startups, small, and middle-sized businesses looking to build reputable, quality supply chains in Asia. AETAS provides significant international business experience and relationships to ease the transition of your idea or product into the international forum. AETAS is a new SPESA member, and was recently featured in Behind the Seams here.
AETAS will be exhibiting at Texprocess Americas for the first time!
AMANN USA | Booth #2510
(AMANN USA is exhibiting in Techtextil North America)
Since 1854, AMANN has been one of the leading international manufacturers of high-quality sewing threads, embroidery threads, and Smart Yarns. From universal sewing threads to highly technical specialized yarns, AMANN offers a wide range for a variety of applications. AMANN sewing and embroidery threads are manufactured exclusively in its own production facilities in Europe and Asia, ensuring maximum flexibility and customer proximity. AMANN is based near Stuttgart in Bönnigheim, Germany, with employees in more than 100 countries worldwide.
American & Efird | Booth #1631
Under the umbrella of Elevate Textiles, American & Efird (A&E) is a foremost manufacturer and distributor of premium quality industrial and consumer sewing thread, embroidery thread, and technical textiles. Producers of apparel, automotive components, home furnishings, medical supplies, footwear, and a diverse range of industrial products rely on A&E industrial sewing thread to manufacture their products. Through its global network, A&E’s products are manufactured in 22 countries, distributed in 50 countries, and sold in more than 100 countries. A&E is a recognized industry leader in environmental sustainability and corporate social responsibility, and operates its global facilities with the utmost regard for the safety and health of its associates employed worldwide.
American Niagara | Booth #1540
American Niagara proudly caters to a wide range of industries with special attention to the U.S. screen printing industry and the global apparel industry. The company only sells premier, dependable screen printing supplies, and has an extensive catalog of adhesives, inks, spotters, tapes — all the materials needed to produce top notch products for your customers. American Niagara also provides supplies to other industries including: upholsterers, mattress manufacturers, garment mills, dry cleaners, furniture manufacturers, laminators, embroiderers, asbestos abatement, carpet mills, textile manufacturers, and more. American Niagara’s products are available through 141 dealers, distributors, and importers worldwide.
Apparel Machinery & Supply Co. | Booth #1244
Apparel Machinery and Supply Company, established in 1975, is uniquely qualified to assist customers in every phase of pressing, finishing, and fusing of garments. The company represents exclusively in North, Central, and South America the internationally known quality equipment lines of:
Hoffman pressing equipment;
Naomoto irons, self contained vacuum tables, and other specialized finishing equipment;
Reliant fusing and laminating machines; and
Koenig irons, mini boilers, and automatic garment finishers.
Apparel Machinery and Supply Company carries a complete inventory of spare parts, pressing supplies, PTFE belts, and accessories to support these lines of equipment.
Aptean | Booth #631
Aptean’s industry-specific software solutions are designed to improve efficiency and boost production for fashion and apparel businesses in the sewn products industry. Using decades of industry experience and expertise, Aptean has built technology to alleviate production challenges through robust, accessible, and scalable solutions. Now is your chance to check it out in person! During this year’s Texprocess event, Aptean will be showcasing its Shop Floor Control solution, a revolutionary product that provides manufacturers with a constant view of all activities happening on the shop floor — in real time! If you’ve been searching for a manufacturing execution system that provides real-time visibility, you’ll want to stop by booth #631 and see for yourself how Aptean Apparel Shop Floor Control can revolutionize your performance and productivity.
Atlanta Attachment Company | Booth #1615
Atlanta Attachment Company (AAC) is a global supplier of machinery for mattress, apparel, automotive interior, and furniture manufacturing. Its product line includes heavy duty sewing machinery, packaging equipment, sewing automation equipment, and other supportive machines for the sewn products industry. The company was founded in 1969 as an innovator of custom-made sewing machine attachments, folders, hemmers, binders, and other labor saving devices for apparel sewing equipment. AAC is now an industry leader in developing sewing automation for mattress production. Its technology solutions extend to mattress packaging equipment, quilting machines, decorative border workstations, and other mattress manufacturing machinery.
For the 2023 show, AAC is teaming up with SPESA member Morgan Tecnica Spa. Be sure to visit their joint booth!
Autometrix | Booth #1415
Autometrix, Inc., is a family-owned company specializing in pattern development software for the industrial fabrics industry and low-ply precision cutting machines. With bases in California and Ohio, Autometrix has produced innovative technology for textiles manufacturing since 1979. Whether cutting vinyl, carbon fiber (dry or prepreg), canvas, leather, insulation, sail cloth, or pretty much any other fabric imaginable, the Autometrix family of cutting tables, digitizing tools, and software options offer comprehensive cutting solutions with unmatched integration, precision, and reliability.
Brother International Corporation | Booth #719
With a dedication to product quality and excellent customer service, Brother has long been established in the development, technology, and manufacturing of industrial sewing machines and direct-to-garment printers for more than 110 years. The product line-up of Brother industrial sewing machines are well known for their durability, flexibility, and superior performance for those challenging sewing applications in harsh sewing environments. The company offers a complete line of direct drive single and double needle lockstitch machines, button hole machines, electronic pattern tackers, BAS programmable pattern sewing machines, direct-to-garment printers, and much more.
C and C Enterprise | Booth #831 & #835
C and C Enterprise sells all types of industrial sewing machines, new and used, to a vast and varied clientele. After teaming up with JACK, one of the world’s finest industrial sewing machine manufacturers to form Jack of the Americas, C and C became the distributor for JACK machines throughout North America, Central America, and the Caribbean Basin. Together, C and C Enterprise and Jack of the Americas have more than 100 years of combined experience in the industrial sewn products industry.
C and C Enterprise represents Jack, which can be found in Booth #831 at Texprocess Americas 2023, as well as Highlead, which can be found in Booth #835.
Carr Textile | Booth #1004
Carr Textile’s fabric is used by a wide assortment of manufacturers in caps, apparel, aprons, bags, outerwear, emblems, industrial, automotive, etc. Headquartered in Fenton, Missouri, a suburb of St. Louis, Carr Textile operates a 420,000 sq. ft. manufacturing and distribution facility in Sikeston, Missouri, with the capabilities of re-rolling, biasing, slitting, die cutting, sewing, and plastic extrusion. In addition to Sikeston, the company stocks more than 3 million yards of fabric in more than 12 warehouse shipping points across the United States and abroad.
CGS, Inc. | Booth #1623
Computer Generated Solutions, Inc.’s (CGS) BlueCherry® Enterprise Suite includes ERP, PLM, Shop Floor Control, B2B eCommerce, Warehouse Management, and other key modules, and provides clients with a powerful, comprehensive set of tools to drive their fundamental business processes. It is utilized with great success by companies throughout consumer lifestyle product industries, including manufacturing, wholesale, and retail markets. Focusing on the needs of high-growth organizations, CGS’s solutions have the built-in capacity to address the needs of all core management, planning, product development, manufacturing, logistics, finance, and sales functions and are supported by our Managed Cloud and Cybersecurity capabilities. CGS also provides services related to enterprise learning, outsourcing, industry research, and consulting.
Visit CGS at Texprocess Americas to see its innovative partnership with Bluecherry Shop Floor Control and Inspectorio in action.
Clothing Tech | Booth #1346
Clothing Tech is a new software startup based in Austin, Texas, developing disruptive, seamless 3D software solutions for technical design. Clothing Tech's suite of products allows apparel designers to move from concept sketch to production without slowing down the process by awaiting input from technical designers and manufacturers. These tools enable real-time garment design by automatically reading existing patterns and tech packs and converting them into 3D design that can be quickly and easily edited, shared, and exported as new patterns and tech packs. The company's initial focus is the Garment Digital Twin (GDT), 3D CAD, and virtual fitting rooms.
Consew | Booth #1117
Since 1898, Consew has designed and manufactured some of the most reliable machines in the sewing industry. Today, Consew has one of the largest varieties of sewing, cutting, and pressing equipment, as well as an extensive line of supplies related to the sewn products industry. From standard walking foot machines for upholstery to specialty 4-needle lockstitch machines for parachutes, from long-arm zig-zag (up to 30”) machines for boat sails to extra heavy duty machines for webbing, Consew has it all. The company’s machines are well designed for sewing leather, canvas, shoes, saddles, mattresses, tents, tarps, and sails, as well as jeans and other garments. With offices in New Jersey, Miami, and Los Angeles, as well as a distribution network throughout the world, Consew is able to quickly supply and service the machines customers need.
DAP America, Inc. | Booth #1031
For more than a century, Dürkopp Adler® and Pfaff Industrial® have been recognized around the globe for the most innovative, efficient, and reliable sewing machines in the market. As these brands have now joined together, DAP America, Inc. (formerly Dürkopp Adler America, Inc.) offers a full line of premium, German brands in the Western hemisphere. DAP America is committed to providing superior service and consulting to its wide-ranging clientele.
In DAP America’s massive 3,000 sq. ft. booth at Texprocess Americas, you will find the brand new M-TYPE DELTA e-con for medium-heavy sewing applications; QONDAC, the company's advanced networking solution for the sewing shop floor; expanded automation solutions for CNC sewing systems; as well as further efficient sewing machines and equipment for automotive, industrial, leather, and garment applications.
From the PFAFF INDUSTRIAL brand, DAP America is showcasing the “America premiere” of its innovative hot-air taping machine for continuous seam sealing, PFAFF 8333, as well as the PFAFF 3688, showing a real update of the world's best programmable CNC automatic pocket setter.
KSL is bringing their expertise in automation solutions for sewing and welding, including the KL 351 a free-programmable CNC stitching machine for various applications with their famous rotating head. A second highlight is the KL 627 2-needle chain stitch post bed machine for automotive interior, upholstery, and technical textiles.
Click here to read more in Behind the Seams.
Dematron Automation (Dema Sewing Machine Company) | Booth #731
A major supplier to factories, contractors, and dealers, the DEMA Sewing Machine Company has one of the largest selections of industrial sewing machines and automated cutting room solutions in the United States. Dema’s expert team has the experience and knowledge needed to help customers in the market for industrial sewing machines, CNC fabric cutters, programmable sewing machines, fusing machines, design software, embroidery machines, leather machines, or any type of plant support machinery. In addition, Dema offers its customers turnkey sewing solutions and the flexibility for true "plug and play" sewing systems.
Diamond Needle Corporation | Booth #1003
Founded in 1951, Diamond Needle Corporation is one of the world’s largest distributors of sewing machine needles. Diamond Needle is also the North American distributor of ORGAN NEEDLE CO. of Japan, one of the world’s leading quality makers of sewing machine needles. In addition, the company is a supplier of machine parts for sewing, embroidery, quilting, mattresses, filters, bag closing, bookbinding, furniture, automotive, industrial textiles, and cloth cutting. Diamond Needle has an extensive line of supplies catering to these markets including scissors, cleaning agents, lubricants, crayons and markers, Dennison fasteners, task lighting, specialized tools, abrasives, belts, gloves, and sewing notions.
Eastman Machine Company | Booth #1431
Eastman Machine Company is a cutting machine manufacturer, providing custom engineered solutions and innovative technologies for a variety of industries. Eastman offers the industry’s widest range of classic, hand-held, and manually-operated fabric cutting machines, as well as a comprehensive line of fully automated, computerized cutting and plotting systems. Manufactured with the highest quality materials, built to precise specifications, and subject to rigorous testing, Eastman’s line of cutting systems have been setting the standard for over a century. Matched to specific customer needs, Eastman has a solution for virtually every cutting requirement.
In its booth, Eastman will demonstrate its C135, an automated conveyorized cutting machine, as well as the ES-960 spreading system, the EFL-200 fabric loading machine, and the Power Cradle feeding system. Separate demonstrations with Eastman’s line of manually operated fabric cutting machines, configured with the apparel industry in mind, will be held within the booth.
In addition, Eastman is teaming up with SPESA member Henderson Sewing Machine Co. and other Texprocess Americas 2023 participants to demonstrate a collaborative textile microfactory on the show floor. Click here to learn more.
Eton Systems | Booth #623
Eton Systems was founded in 1967 and was sprung from Eton Fashion, a Swedish company making shirts since 1928. Early on, Eton Fashion realized the benefits of streamlining its production process, minimizing downtime, and utilize factory premises better. This led to the development of Eton Systems – the world’s first UPS system.
Today, Eton Systems provides material handling systems consisting of individually addressable product carriers, automatically finding their way to the correct operation. The systems are designed to eliminate manual transportation and minimize handling, radically increasing the time for adding value to products. The systems include a real-time information system and the necessary tools to improve the manufacturing processes through powerful software programs.
Ferd. Schmetz Needle Corp. | Booth #805
SCHMETZ is a long-established company in the manufacture of high-quality needles for industrial and household sewing machines. The company was founded in Herzogenrath in 1851 and now has around 476 employees worldwide. The worldwide presence of the company is guaranteed through numerous sales partners and a tight dealer network on all continents.
The product and service spectrum of SCHMETZ covers a complete range for the individual requirements of over 47 sectors in the sewing and textile processing industry, as well as for workshops and the hobby sector. Placing the highest demands on the materials used, the processing techniques and product quality, combined with the goal of developing tailored solutions for every application, are both the focus and the mission of the company.
Groz-Beckert | Booth #1103
Groz-Beckert is a leading provider of industrial machine needles, precision parts, and fine tools, as well as systems and services for the production and joining of textile fabrics. All around the world, its products and services support the textile processes of knitting and warp knitting, weaving, felting, tufting, carding and sewing. Based in Albstadt, Germany, the family-owned company also has further production sites in Germany, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Portugal, the United States, India, China, and Vietnam. Numerous sales affiliates and sales partners complement the international presence. Groz-Beckert is part of the Groz-Beckert Group, market leader in the development, manufacture and sale of process-critical textile precision tools, industrial cutting solutions and solution provider for textile construction and reinforcement solutions made of high-performance technical fibers for composite materials.
Henderson Sewing Machine Co., Inc. | Booth #1331
Henderson Sewing Machine Co., Inc, founded in 1968, is a global supplier of industrial sewing machines, sewing machine parts, and custom automated sewing machines for the sewn products industry. The company has grown by offering customers the highest quality products at competitive prices with superior customer service. It also has a cutting edge engineering team that designs custom automated systems to fill any needs a customer may have.
Henderson Sewing Machine Co. is also the U.S. distributor for SPESA member Twine Solutions LTD.
Henderson Sewing Machine Co. is teaming up with SPESA member Eastman Machine Company and other Texprocess Americas 2023 participants to demonstrate a collaborative textile microfactory on the show floor. Click here to learn more.
ISAIC | Career & Training Center
ISAIC (the Industrial Sewing and Innovation Center) is a pioneering national resource and non-profit institute for the manufacturing of soft goods. They pilot innovation and train underserved communities to master these innovations, supporting the return of domestic manufacturing in an ethical, sustainable, and viable way. ISAIC prioritizes sustainability and ethical practices by aligning critical components for successful pilots and ensuring economic upward mobility for people. By advocating for industry progress with people at the center and leveraging both people and technological advancements, ISAIC improves the industry in a collaborative and innovative manner.
ISAIC is not exhibiting at this year’s show, however the company will be joining forces with Merrow Sewing Machine Company to lead in-show sewing machine mechanic training in the Texprocess Americas Career & Training Center. Click here to learn more about the training. Click here to learn more about the Career & Training Center.
Juki America, Inc. | Booth #1203
Juki Corporation, the parent company of Juki America, Inc., has been a world leader in sewing machine technology for over 75 years. The firm now supplies 170 nations with sewing equipment and related products, representing 67% of their overall revenue. Juki offers an extensive line of sewing equipment for the apparel industry — ranging from lockstitch, overlock and coverstitch machines, to electronic bartackers and automated sewing systems. It has also become predominant in the heavy-duty sewing market, supplying such industries as automotive, upholstery, marine, industrial fabrics, footwear, leather products, and home textiles.
KONSAN IC VE DIS TICARET LTD. STI. (Konsan Tech) | Booth #839
Since 1985, Konsan has been supplying fashion and apparel, furniture, automotive, aerospace, technical textiles, and insulation manufacturing sectors around the world with innovative automation solutions. The company has one of the broadest range of products in its field and all are designed and manufactured under one roof. The range includes fabric inspection machines with defect management software; fabric spreading machines/auxiliaries and conveyor tables with autonomous operation capabilities; fusing machines with outstanding heat efficiency/management and automation auxiliaries; and flat-bed lamination lines. Konsan has become a sought-after brand for its excellent price, performance and durability ratio.
Konsan is a new SPESA member and will be exhibiting at Texprocess Americas for the first time!
Kuris USA | Booth #1403
Kuris USA has gathered a broad range of experienced buyers, sellers, technicians, and services providers, and other cutting industry professionals that can and will, quickly deal with customer needs, whatever they may be. Kuris’s employees have extensive knowledge and experience with the equipment and the industry. They are consultants, committed to fitting businesses with the right equipment for the job. Development, electrical and mechanical engineering are based on the latest technology. This creates solutions from a single source that are characterized by the high quality of mechanical engineering and modern control technology. Kuris’s product range includes fully automatic cutting technologies, CAD software solutions, circular knife machines, straight knife machines, automatic servo cutters, band knife machines, manual, semi-automatic, and fully automatic spreading machines, cutting and spreading tables, conveyor belt tables, and special machine construction. Founded in 1912, Kuris possesses a notable store of experience with more than 10,000 installations worldwide.
Lectra | Booth #1343
Founded in 1973, Lectra is a world leader in integrated technology solutions — software, CAD/CAM hardware, and associated services — specifically designed for industries using textiles, leather, industrial fabrics, or composites to manufacture their products. It serves major world markets: fashion, automotive, furniture, as well as a broad array of other industries including aeronautics, marine, wind turbine, etc. A transnational company, Lectra develops long-term relationships with its 23,000 customers in more than 100 countries. Lectra’s solutions, specific to each industry, enable customers to automate, streamline, and accelerate product design, development, and manufacturing. In the fashion industry, they make it possible to plan and manage the full life cycle of each collection while developing brands’ creative heritage. In June 2021, Lectra acquired Gerber Technology, a U.S.-based company founded in 1968. Like Lectra, Gerber Technology develops software and automation solutions for fashion, automotive, furniture and other businesses across the globe.
During Texprocess Americas, visitors to the Lectra booth can:
Experience an automated cloud-nesting solution to see how much time and money you can save in just minutes
Dive into Lectra’s Cloud-Based On Demand solutions for fashion and furniture to fully connect your cutting room
Learn how to gain valuable insight into competitors through competitive analytics and benchmarking
Lectra will also be hosting a two-day open house on May 10th for On Demand and May 11th for Mass Production at its Atlanta location. Click here for more information.
Read about Lectra in the latest issue of Behind the Seams.
Merrow Sewing Machine Company (Merrow/Superior) | Booth #1421
Merrow Sewing Machine Company builds the world's best overlock sewing machines and specializes in customizing them for specific applications. Merrow Machines are designed for the modern industrial sewing room and are available in quantity to industrial markets worldwide where production on scale happens. Merrow Sewing Machines incorporate a unique cam-driven technology which achieves more consistent, technically superior stitches. The result is that products stitched on Merrow machines have better seams, last longer, and wear better. Merrow Sewing Machine Company is part of the Merrow Group which also owns Merrow Manufacturing and Superior Sewing Machine & Supply LLC.
Along with SPESA member ISAIC, Merrow Sewing Machine Company is leading in-show sewing machine mechanic training during Texprocess Americas 2023. Click here to learn more about the training. Click here to learn more about the Career & Training Center.
Methods Workshop International | Booth #1709
Under new management and with a new name, Methods Workshop International is a leading developer and provider of engineering and costing software solutions for the global fashion and sewn products industries. Since 1982, Methods Workshop has provided more than 400 leading apparel, footwear, furniture, home fashion, transportation, industrial textiles, and other sewn products companies with the systems, support, consulting, training and certification they need to increase competitiveness and accelerate speed to market.
Methods Workshop International will be part of Texprocess Americas 2023’s new Tech/Start-Up Zone. Stop by to learn how the company's Predetermined Time Motion Systems (PDTMS) can demystify the calculations of Standard Allowed Minutes (S.A.M.) in your garments even before you start to sew!
Methods Workshop International will presents its latest developments during special sessions in the Tech Zone on Wednesday, May 10th, and Friday, May 12th. Click here to learn more about the Tech/Start-Up Zone.
Mid America Embroidery and Sewing | Booth #1047
Mid America Embroidery and Sewing specializes in embroidery machines, while also offering a wide range of sewing machines. The company’s online store is fully stocked with high-quality suppliers and everything you need to get started on your next creative project. From low-budget materials to the best quality in the industry, Mid America Embroidery and Sewing has it all!
Mid America Embroidery and Sewing is a new SPESA member and will be exhibiting at Texprocess Americas for the first time!
Morgan Tecnica Spa | Booth #1603
Morgan Tecnica Spa is a leading technology/manufacturing product solution company servicing the apparel, furniture, automotive, marine, and industrial fabric industries. Morgan Tecnica offers not only experience and expertise but also innovation and forward-thinking processes and solutions. The company produces several types of roll loading and handling systems; automatic spreaders; spreading tables; labelers; automatic cutters with different lay thickness, from 2.5 to 9 cm; plotters; software for CAD; cut order planning; PDM; and virtual fitting. Morgan Tecnica’s solutions are not only fully capable of being integrated with other products, the company offers a complete end-to-end solution to its customers.
For the 2023 show, Morgan Tecnica is teaming up with SPESA member Atlanta Attachment Company. Be sure to visit their joint booth!
Optitex | Booth #1550
Optitex specializes in digital innovation from design to production. The company's groundbreaking software solutions include 2D design and 3D visualization platforms that cover the entire fashion and apparel supply chain, create efficient workflows, and shorten time to market. With over 25 years of fashion and apparel innovation history, Optitex lives and breathes this fast-paced market. It has acquired the ability to quickly respond to its changing demands and provide trusted consultation on how to future-proof your business, empower your creative vision, and grow your bottom line. Optitex has offices in the United States, Italy, Israel, India, and Hong Kong.
Pathfinder Cutting Technology LLC | Booth #923
Australian engineers John Hollo and Ross Kaigg’s vision to revolutionize the automated cutting industry began in a borrowed factory shed in Melbourne, 1996. In 1997, they succeeded with the launch of a streamlined and innovative automatic cutting machine, a machine that was low-cost, robust, user-friendly, and required very little maintenance and parts. This first machine is still in use today. Pathfinder has evolved to become one of today’s leading technical machinery manufacturers in the textile cutting industry, with offices and distributors in Australia, the United States, Europe, and Asia, driven by talented mechanical and software engineers and knowledgeable sales and support teams.
SEAMS Association | Booth #1745
SEAMS is the Association and Voice of the U.S. Sewn Products Industry for over 50 years, consisting of more than 200 of America’s foremost fashion brands, retailers, manufacturers, and textile providers. Supercharging the American Supply Chain, SEAMS is the the most relevant force and go-to resource shaping the growth and resurgence of MADE IN AMERICA. By providing access to people, processes, and products to move production back to the U.S., SEAMS serves as the hub for networking, inspiration, innovation, and intelligence to enhance members’ competitiveness, productivity and profitability in the new global economy.
SEAMS is an associate member and friend of SPESA. In addition to its own informational booth, SEAMS is responsible for organizing the Supply Chain USA Pavilion at at Texprocess Americas.
Seddi Inc. | Booth #1717
Seddi is a global leader in R&D of digital technology for the apparel industry bringing accurate, trustworthy 3D CAD and simulation to modeling of clothing, textiles, and humans. Seddi technology is the foundation of accurate real time virtual try-on experiences for consumers to see themselves inside clothing before they buy. Breaking the buy, try and return cycle of waste is an essential component of greater sustainability for the apparel industry. Seddi’s pioneering approach to technology applies robust science, engineering, and data to take virtual simulations to new levels of accuracy, while also making 3D design and collaboration more accessible through cloud-native SaaS platforms.
Seddi will be part of Texprocess Americas 2023’s new Tech/Start-Up Zone. This dedicated space showcases companies with new technologies, ideas, practical solutions, processes, and products that are advancing the global technical textiles and sewn products industries.
Seddi will offer a presentation on its latest technology and developments each day of Texprocess Americas 2023. Click here to see the schedule and learn more about the Tech/Start-Up Zone.
Seddi is a new SPESA member and will be exhibiting at Texprocess Americas for the first time this year.
Sewn Products Equipment Company | Booth #1231
Sewn Products Equipment Company (SPEC) is a major supplier of machinery, parts, and accessories to industries that manufacture apparel, furniture, marine and aviation vehicles, industrial fabric products, products formed from flexible composites, and many other allied industries. Ahearn Denning Machines Inc. in Los Angeles, CA, became a part of the SPEC team in August 2017. Now, with offices on both coasts of the United States, SPEC/Ahearn Denning is able to provide a vast array of equipment, parts, supplies, and services to anyone in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. This, coupled with offices in Honduras, allows SPEC/Ahearn Denning to be a leader in the sewn products industry. SPEC provides fast, accurate, and comprehensive services to North and Central America — and increasingly around the globe! With an ever growing list of equipment available — it is SPEC’s goal to become a one-stop shop for anyone looking for the right tool to manufacture or handle soft goods.
At Texprocess Americas 2023, SPEC will be demonstrating an impressive conveyor belt-style fusing machine with intake feeder belt system (so more operators can feed the machine) and an automatic stacking machine to stack the product after it is fused. The company will also exhibit the Svegea Model FA-500, a heavy duty, fully automatic roll-slitting machine, as well as a newly designed Collarette cutting system that is brand new to the market in 2023. Click here to learn more about the products SPEC will be bringing to Atlanta.
SourceAmerica | Booth #1736
SourceAmerica is a national nonprofit agency that connects government and corporate customers to a network of over 700 nonprofit agencies that hire and employ professionals with disabilities. Its members employ more than 80,000 of these talented individuals, many through the AbilityOne Program, one of the largest sources of employment for people who are blind or have significant disabilities in the United States. SourceAmerica supports approximately 100+ independent domestic manufacturing facilities that operate throughout the United States, providing domestically manufactured sewn products to the federal government and commercial entities. SourceAmerica supports member nonprofit agencies with contract opportunities and support, trainings, and workforce development programs.
SourceAmerica can be found in the SEAMS Supply Chain USA Pavilion at Texprocess Americas 2023.
Texpak, Inc. | Booth #1612
Texpak, Inc. was founded in 1934 and is the originator of the plastic and aluminum clips used in the packaging of apparel. In almost 90 years, its products and services have expanded and the company is now one of the world’s leading suppliers of product identification and packaging specialties to manufacturers. Texpak owns more than 20 patents on items it produces and sells, including plastic and aluminum clips, horticultural handle clips, tag attaching fasteners, tag attaching needles, automatic tag feeding equipment, as well as tag and label separating equipment. Texpak owns an 18,000 sq. ft. office and warehouse facility in Franklin Square, New York, which is the hub of its operation, and has other facilities throughout the country.
Texpak will be unveiling its new comprehensive catalog at Texprocess Americas, which includes all of the company's important apparel industry products — products that virtually every U.S. manufacturer and importer uses.
The Fox Company (John E. Fox, Inc.) | Booth #931
The Fox Company, based in Charlotte, North Carolina, has been specializing in machinery for the sewn products industry and allied industries since its founding in 1932. The company distributes leading international brands including Aeronaut, Brother, Clinton, Consew, Durkopp-Adler, Eastman, Efka, Groz-Beckert, Intercut, Intersew, Juki, Jefic, Kansai, Lunapress, Merrow, Mitsubishi, Organ, Oteman, Pegasus, Pfaff, Schmetz, Singer, Union Special, Utica, and Yamato. It also manufactures its own products ranging from Jefic Placket Machines to Intercut Crush Cutting Machines. The Fox Company is an exclusive distributor of imported products such as Lunapress® dress shirt equipment and Aeronaut single ply cutting machines.
VEIT | Booth #711
The VEIT Group, with its head office in Landsberg, Germany, is a leading manufacturer of ironing equipment, fusing machines, and pressing machines, as well as refinishing equipment for garments. For more than 60 years, VEIT Group products have been models of outstanding quality and maximum efficiency. Garment manufacturers, interior, refinishers, laundry shops, textile care, and dry cleaning shops, as well as customers from the automotive industry and logistics companies, rely on VEIT technologies, laundry equipment, and pressing machines made in Germany. VEIT’s product range covers anything from ironing tables with hand-irons and steam generators to ironing presses, form finishers, shirt finishers, fusing machines, and automated units such as tunnel finishers and bagging machines. The company also offers a wide variety of services both on-site and in-house at VEIT, including informative ironing seminars and hands-on training.
Zund America, Inc. | Booth #1319
Zünd is an independent, family-owned company now under second-generation leadership. Zünd's modular cutting systems are highly sought-after solutions for processing a wide variety of materials. Multi-functional Zünd cutting solutions are used around the globe in many different applications. With 260 employees, the Swiss technology company is one of the most important employers in the region and is clearly committed to Switzerland as a production location.
Since it was first established in 2004, Zund America has grown from 5 employees and 10,000 sq. ft. to a staff of nearly 80 with 60,000 sq. ft. of demonstration, service, office, and warehouse space. From its Wisconsin location, Zund America supports thousands of customers all over the U.S. and Canada, in graphics, packaging, leather, textiles/composites, manufacturing, and other industries that rely on Zünd cutters for precise, efficient digital cutting.
At Texprocess Americas, Zund will be presenting solutions to help automate and standardize cut-file preparation and also support production monitoring and analysis, control the cutting process, and facilitate parts removal, cutting & kitting, as well as logistics.
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