Faribault fires its Cannon
April 11, 2005,
AT THE NEW YORK MARKET — Faribault Mills, a revitalized 140-year-old blanket producer, jumps back into the national spotlight this week with a new showroom, a new Cannon license for blankets, and a high-tech new blanket featuring Outlast's Smart Fabric technology.
In more news, Faribault has the license for the Cannon brand for blankets, and will launch both a Cannon and Cannon Royal Family line. In a notable link with the long Cannon history and tradition, Faribault will produce the new Cannon blanket lines in the same Westminster Beacon Blanket facilities, acquired earlier by Faribault , that produced Cannon blankets for several years.
Cannon and Cannon Royal Family blankets will be available in a variety of distinctive weaves and a broad palette of upbeat colors.