Carpenter boosts quilting capacity
October 1, 2001,
Richmond, VA — Carpenter Co. has increased the company's quilting capacity significantly, with the addition of new equipment.
The company, based here, known for its foam-based product line, said new high-speed quilters had increased quilting capacity by 67 percent. Quilting for the polyester pillow division also increased by 57 percent, thanks to the new machinery. According to Dan Schecter, vp, sales and marketing, consumer products division, the expansion in capacity came in response to the company's commitment to meet customers' orders more quickly.
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