US-based, Burlington Industries – a division of Elevate Textiles – has manufactured over 1 million yards of fabric for the new US Army Green Service Uniforms. The development of the fabric has been in progress for over 2 years.
For more than 55 years, Burlington is a vital part of the United States Military defense supply chain. This new, worsted wool blended Army Green Service Uniform fabric has been in development for over 2 years and includes corporations with garment producer Fechheimer, the Defence Logistics Agency Troop Support Philadelphia (DLA), the US Army and numerous private industry partners.
The new fabrics let wearers the self-assurance to perform at their top while experiencing unmatched comfort and durability. These fabrics are manufactured at the company’s facilities in Raeford and Cordova, North Carolina out of 100% US-made yarns.
Joey Underwood, President of Burlington and Safety Components said, “Burlington is thrilled to have reached the milestone of producing over one million yards of the new Army Green fabric, and we continue to be honored to serve the men and women of the US Military with a dedication to quality and innovation. The worsted wool fabrics of our Raeford operation and brand consistently provide soldiers with comfort, durability, wrinkle resistance and color capability unlike any other.”
Burlington has been a global textile leader with core competencies in worsted wool and performance synthetics, and inherent FR fabrics since 1923.
Producing a varied range of vertical manufacturing capabilities and many fiber and fabric blends, Burlington Military provides quality fabrics for US Military personnel. Through innovation, Burlington’s in-house R&D department, Burlington Labs, engineers advanced fabrications and technical finishes that are applied to protect and boost performance while providing troops protection, easy care and superior comfort in all of their diverse environments.
Burlington Military combines the resources from the Burlington and Safety Components business units to create an extensive military products platform of diversified fabrics developed to service the specific needs of the military market.