Capabilities

We possess a unique range of capabilities that allow us to deliver custom products that meet our customers’ unique visions.

Our in-house design team, domestic and overseas sewing production and global sourcing expertise combine to ensure that we turn ideas into beautiful realities.

Retail

Manufacturing

We possess proven manufacturing experience with both domestic and international factories committed to the highest levels of quality control. For each project, we conduct on-site quality control inspections that meet or exceed our customers’ rigorous requirements. The process begins with raw materials, continues into production and extends through the finished product. Our manufacturing facilities are located in Minnesota, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, and overseas in Belgium, Italy and China.

Global Sourcing

Our long-standing and established partnerships with a selective network of global manufacturing partners give us the highest quality products at very competitive prices. We offer sourcing on the ground in China, with direct and daily access to the market’s most cutting edge materials. Airtex sets trends with our deep strategic sourcing expertise.

Logistics and Warehousing

We have warehouse distribution capabilities in Washington, Minnesota, Georgia and overseas in China. We offer Vendor Managed Inventory solutions and support Just in Time deliver requirements. We track imports management, customs optimization and order management. In short, our detailed logistics and analytical teams ensure that products are where they need to be, when they need to be, no exceptions.

Product Design and Development

We do more than make pretty products. We create unexpected ideas that answer the consumer’s needs through both form and function. Our expert team of in-house ideation specialists includes product designers, surface designers and technical engineers who work directly with our customers to bring their products to life. We offer design services from concept to sample to production, while also designing for both manufacturability and competitive cost. Our domestic and overseas facilities offer the opportunity for rapid prototyping, meaning our customers don’t have to wait to see their vision and our ideas in action.

Trend Monitoring & Market Research

We’re continually monitoring the market to see what’s happening in the world of retail design. That means we’re at international trade shows like Paris Design Week, Showtime, Heimtextil, Mood, Indigo, Maison & Objet, Proposte, Ambiente, Shanghai Home Textiles and traveling throughout the US, Europe and Asia. From street fashion and exotic textiles to the latest color palettes, we interpret how design trends turn into products for the retail marketplace.