Winston-Salem, NC, June 12, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- Coville, Inc., a vertically integrated domestic provider of innovative knits and apparel, is proud to announce that Scott Willis has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer effective June 22, 2015.
Willis comes to Coville with a strong textile and apparel background along with extensive experience in the protective products market related to fabric and apparel for military and commercial applications. Willis spent the past six years at Drifire LLC, where he was Vice President of Supply Chain. Prior to joining Drifire, Willis spent 20 years at Fruit of the Loom, in process engineering and executive management. Willis’ responsibilities at Coville will include directing and coordinating all internal operational activities of the organization, ensuring the safety, quality, service and profitability of each operating unit within Coville, Inc.
Willis is a graduate of The University of Mississippi with a BA degree in Business Administration and has earned a Black Belt in Process Engineering.
Don Trexler, President of Coville, states “We are very proud to have Scott join our team with his proven track record of outstanding leadership and the depth of his industry knowledge.”
Coville operates world-class knitting and cut and sew services all in close proximity to its North Carolina headquarters. The company offers finished and greige fabrics and contract and full package production programs with expertise in a wide range of active wear, military, performance, protective, sportswear, underwear and other sewn products.
Founded in 1976, family-owned Coville, Inc. is headquartered in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The company's subsidiaries include Alandale Knitting Company in Troy, NC and Carolina Apparel Group in Wadesboro, NC. The company maintains significant relationships with dyeing and finishing plants in North and South Carolina, as well as a distribution and fulfillment center in Stallings, NC. Together, the Coville family of companies brings a combined 125 years of industry experience to meet the fabric, production, and full package needs of apparel and sewn products retailers, brands and OEMs. Visit the website at: www.covilleinc.com