• L’Oréal
  • KeyKeg
  • brevini
  • TriEnda
  • Sasol
  • Rittal Corporation
  • LaCroix Group
  • Hino Motors
  • Rana
  • Webasto
  • MITAS
  • Michelin North America
  • Britax Child Safety Inc.
  • Lafarge
  • ZF
  • Gestamp
  • Mapal
  • la benteler s
  • Gonvarri
  • Fresenius Medical Care
  • Gameloft
  • Boeing
  • voestalpine
  • Hine Group
  • Gerresheimer
  • Digna Biotech
  • Grupo Losan
  • Con-Pearl North America
  • MAGE SOLAR
  • UPM Raflatac
  • Geka Brush GmbH
  • BauschLinnemann North America

Textiles

The U.S. textile industry includes about 10,000 companies at approximately 25,000 sites with annual sales totaling $65 billion. The industry has become more concentrated with 180 company sites having annual sales over $100 million (EACH??). Total U.S. textile and apparel GDP was $40.7 billion in 2005 according to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis.

(Sources: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, Hoover’s, Dunn & Bradstreet.)

Top 10 Companies by Sales

Company Hdqs. Location Sales ($ billions)
Mohawk Industries Inc. Calhoun, GA $ 7.9
VF Corp Greensboro, NC $ 6.2
Shaw Industries Group Inc. Dalton, GA $ 5.7
Liz Claiborne Inc. New York, NY $ 5.0
Jones Apparel Group Inc. Bristol, PA $ 4.7
Hanesbrands, Inc. Winston Salem, NC $ 4.5
Polo Ralph Lauren Corp. New York, NY $ 4.3
Levi Strauss & Co. San francisco, CA $ 4.2
Quiksilver Inc. Huntington Beach, CA $ 2.4
Phillips-Van Heusen Corp. New York, NY $ 2.1



(Source: Dunn & Bradstreet, Selectory Online, March 4, 2008.)

Top Tradeshows

Men's Apparel Group in
California International
Apparel February and August Las Vegas, NV
Showtime Textiles June and December High Point, NC
Mega Tex Textiles November Atlanta, GA

 

Employment and Wages (Jan 2008)

Sector Employment (thous) Average Weekly Wages
Textil Mills 162.0 $ 508.75
Textil Product Mills 154.2 $ 447.76
Apparel 202.2 $ 409.0

 

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Current Employment Statistics, March 4, 2008)

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