The Hosiery Association (THA) is the premiere, trusted source of information global industry leaders rely on. We proudly support and promote leg wear manufacturers and suppliers, and serve as the information gateway to consumers, retailers, legislators and the media.

The Southern Textile Association, Inc., established in 1908, is a nonprofit organization for individuals in the textile and related industries with a common interest in all phases of textile manufacturing in Southern USA.

Industrial Textile Associates was founded in 1986 by its principal Bill Smith after 25 years with J.P. Stevens & Co. in marketing and development of technical textiles. ITA is an independent consulting firm dedicated to helping clients enter and/or improve their position in the industrial textile industry. ITA’s focus is on marketing and market/product development assistance. By providing timely and accurate information, clients can make business decisions that are much more likely to succeed. Bill also organizes and conducts professional development conferences and writes and speaks internationally.

Textile Connect is a holistic, knowledge-intensive, innovative, global, collaborative, and flexible website designed to connect textile complex companies, events, resources, and product and market information, from various government, industry, and academic sources to the North Carolina textile complex.

For over 60 years the Textile Technology Center in Belmont, NC has been where textile and fiber companies go when they need a centralized source of technical support for their business. Since its inception in 1941, the Center has played a significant role in helping the North Carolina textile industry remain competitive, manufacture quality products, and maintain a well-trained workforce.