ABOUT FABRIC DEVELOPMENT INC.

Providing specialty fabric applications since 1972

Fabric Development, Inc. was established in 1972 to manufacture specialty woven, knitted and braided fabrics to meet specific applications. Since that time, we have grown from a specialized textile manufacturer to a production and manufacturing facility of 80,000 square feet, capable of custom weaving to meet user requirements, in both prototype and production runs.

 

ABOUT KORDSA

A global player in the tire and construction reinforcement as well as composite technologies markets, Kordsa operates in 5 countries, namely, Turkey, Brazil, Indonesia, Thailand and the US with its 11 production facilities and a 4,000 reinforcer. Kordsa aims to create sustainable value by offering high value-added innovative reinforcement solutions for its customers, employees, stakeholders and communities with a mission to "Reinforce Life."

 

Aerospace

Fabric Development Inc. maintains qualifications on most aircraft specifications and is considered a critical partner in the supply chain on several aircraft programs. We supply carbon fabrics for prepreg applications. In addition, specialized fabrics for containment, critical engine components and insulation.

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Industrial

Fabric Development Inc. is actively involved in supplying fabric used in automotive friction and brake applications. Fabrics are used in frictionless bearing. Complex weave designs support coated fabric applications and inflatable structure. In addition, carbon fabrics for infrastructure applications are also produced.

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Medical

Specialty carbon fabrics support prosthetics and orthotic applications

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Marine

Marine applications such as racing kayaks, boat hulls, and paddles take advantage of the lightweight properties of carbon and Kevlar.

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Recreation

The use of specialty fabrics provide high damage tolerance, maintaining lightweight for applications such as Helmets and Hockey Shafts. Uniquely produced fabrics provide damping capabilities for bicycle frames

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