Industrial Leaders Debuts Its Textile Mills Directory for Buyers of Textiles & Fabrics, online publisher of 200+ industrial product directories, unveiled today its American textile mills directory and industrial fabrics-focused marketplace.

Fall River, MA, August 14, 2010 --( Industrial Leaders, publisher of over two hundred online directories focusing on products such as machine tools, hydraulics, material handling equipment, mechanical tools and raw materials, announced this morning the debut of its Textile Manufacturers Directory featuring hundreds of primarily US-based suppliers at The company said in a press release the site includes offerings from textiles manufacturers, exporters and suppliers specializing in wool, cotton, silk, nylon, burlap, canvas, yarns, custom nylon, polyester, wovens, non-wovens, mixed blends and other fabrics utilized in numerous industries.

Maria Santos, spokeswoman for, said the textile-focused directory is designed as a marketplace and buying guide for companies involved in the production of clothing, linens, automotive interiors, furniture, carpets, rugs, geotextiles, apparel, fashion, knitted fabrics, rain gear, tarpaulins and other products from American Textile Mills at According to Santos, the site is utilized primarily but not limited to companies in need of polyester, silk, wool, burlap, canvas, felt and cotton for the production of a broad array of textile goods for commercial, government, defense/military, technical, apparel, aerospace and residential markets.

“While the US textile industry has lost much of its market share and dominance over the last several decades, the industry appears to be making a comeback due new technologies involving the textile-making process, whether it be knitted fabrics, woven or woven fabrics,” said Santos. She added, “For example, today's textile machinery are significantly faster and more reliable when it comes to woven cloth by machine using different fibers, which are the raw materials of all fabrics. She continued, “Although the United States still has work to do in effort to increase its textile production and global market share, research has shown there is solid potential for such textile mills to compete with overseas factories and bring work back to the U.S.”

About Industrial Leaders

Founded in 2003, Industrial Leaders is a publisher of over 192 specialized industrial directories as well as several B2B marketplaces, forums, buying guides, social networking sites and other resources for the manufacturing community. The company focuses primarily on promoting U.S. manufacturers and American made industrial products worldwide. Domestic and foreign companies looking to purchase industrial supplies, equipment and machinery utilize the site to locate suitable suppliers in the United States serving national and international markets at

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