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Showtime Announces Newest Members

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The International Textile Market Association announced that five new and returning home furnishings textile companies will be showing at Showtime. The majority of these companies, they say, will debut at the Summer Showtime 2012, held June 3-6 in High Point, NC. 

“Our growing membership and the quality of their products indicate that Showtime is still considered a valuable venue for buyers and sellers of decorative coverings,” said ITMA Executive Director, Catherine Morsell.

The latest members of the ITMA, which produces Showtime, include the following:

Avon Fabrics, Inc. – Showing at SMS 1-954
Mr. Sharad Saklecha, President
484 Lincoln Blvd.,Middlesex, NJ 08846
Phone: 732-764-9700 Fax: 732-764-8899
Email: avonfabrics@yahoo.com  Website: www.avonfabrics.com
Product Description: Largest importers of silk fabrics on the East Coast and also carry big selection of upholstery fabrics.

Excell Fabric
Mr. Yogi Shah, Owner
163 Oak Lawn Ave., Dallas, TX 75207
Phone: 972-735-9500 Fax: 972-735-9577
Email: yogiexcell@yahoo.com
Product Description: Wholesale and importer of high quality silks, polyesters, and linen. Distributor to United States and South America.

HLC Linen & Cotton Group – Showing at SMS 1-746
Mr. Gary Jiao, CEO
M2-65 Puyan Industrial Park, Tongxiang, Zhejiang Province 314502, China
Phone: +86 573 8887 0000 Fax: +86 573 8816 0800
Email: gjiao@hlc.cn  Website: www.HLC.cn
Product Description: Linen, cotton and linen, cotton blended home textile fabrics. Like pd, yarn dyed, prints, jacquard, coated, vintage/aged, brushed.

Leather Trends Inc. – Showing at SMS 1-732
Mr. Steven Judd, President
552 Cherry Lane, Floral Park, NY 11001
Phone: 516-354-1002 x14 Fax: 212-208-0960
Email: steve@ltiusa.com  Website: www.OptimaLeathers.com
Product Description: Leather Trends is the premiere supplier of the finest Italian made upholstery leathers to manufacturers in the USA. Our extensive in stock program is an ideal fit for any manufacturer looking for beautiful leathers, but at the same time maintain a lean inventory position. Customers can take advantage of our 1 hide minimums and our commitment to just in time inventory.

Star Silk Exports Pvt. Ltd. – Coming in December
Mr. Kirti Patodia
No. 460, 1st Floor Teachers Colony, Outer Ring Road, Bangalore 560034, India
Phone: +91-80-25631755 Fax: +91-80-41110253
Email: eurospin_2000@yahoo.com  Website: www.silk-exporter.com
US Agent: Tracy Robinson, 617-429-6122, tjayrobinson@comcast.net
Product Description: Leading manufacturer - Exporters of silk, linen, cotton and polyester fabrics and curtains from India.

About ITMA: Founded in 1990, ITMA is a non-profit trade association, consisting of mills, converters, tanneries and trimming manufacturers that supply decorative coverings for the home furnishings industry, whose main objective is to stimulate growth and development within the home furnishings industry. Showtime boasts the most extensive presentation of fabric, leather and trimmings in the Western Hemisphere.

More than 800 buying companies attend Showtime from such markets as:

  1. Furniture and other home furnishings manufacturers
  2. Apparel and costuming
  3. Decorative accessory manufacturers
  4. Department stores
  5. Fabric retailers
  6. Furniture manufacturers
  7. Handbag manufacturers 
  8. Fashion accessory manufacturers
  9. Workroom suppliers
  10. Window coverings
  11. Linen rental
  12. Lampshades
  13. Hospitality – hotels, resorts, et al
  14. Interior designers
  15. Jobbers
  16. Mail order catalogs
  17. Marine – boats, yachts, et al
  18. Outdoor and casual furniture
  19. Top of the bed 
  20. Decorative pillows and other soft goods
  21. Transportation – recreational vehicles 

The next Showtime takes place December 2-5, 2012, with the following June 2-5, 2013.

Further information about Showtime, ITMA, and ITMA Educational Foundation visit www.itmashowtime.com, or contact us: info@itmashowtime.com, (336) 885-6842.

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