Mitchell Group inks deal with Chinese company, plans Showtime return
December 4, 2013,
CHICAGO — Textile company The Mitchell Group has agreed to become Zhejiang Tonghui Textiles' exclusive North American distributor.
"Our agreement with Tonghui provides Mitchell an incredible opportunity to bring greater diversity to our line that will result in offering significant values in soft goods, as well as Mitchell's numerous categories of faux leather looks," said Bill Fisch, Mitchell president. "In addition, The Mitchell Group will be able to offer customers China-to-China sales as well as FOB."
Zhejiang Tonghui Textiles specializes in the production of polyester fabrics including suede, artificial leather, velboa, panne, tricot brushed and corduroy. The Chinese company has extensive printing and embossing capabilities that supply its product groups: furniture fabrics, leather and decorative fabrics.
At the Showtime fabric show, which runs Dec. 8-11 in High Point, Mitchell will be showcasing new products from each of its three lines: Sta-Kleen, ReCast and the Mitchell Collection. It will show in the Suites at Market Square, space 1-1317.
"We're excited to be a part of Showtime, and to have the opportunity to introduce a vast array of new products, in both new and existing categories," said Ann Brunett, executive vice president. "This is the ideal venue for Mitchell, and we look forward to a long, successful partnership with the International Textile Market Assn."