STA Activities Overview
  • 7 Meetings annually.
  • 253 companies represented among membership which include manufacturers, suppliers and academia.
  • Over 1,000 attendees.
  • 58 Textile companies and 195 suppliers represented among membership.
  • Focus on Technical Sharing, Networking, and Professional Development.
  • Recent Presenters include: Keith Hoover, Under Armour Inc.; Brian Hamilton, New Balance Athletic Shoe, Inc.; Kelly Nester, Nester Hosiery; Jeremy Wooten, Homtex, Inc. and Mike Pereyo, Oobe Inc.

Reasons To Become A Member
  • Meetings are informative and cost effective.
  • Keep you in touch with suppliers, other manufacturers and educators.
  • Provides a forum to share ideas and network for the overall good of the industry.
  • Opportunities to share tremendous industry knowledge and experience.
  • Offers insight into the state of the industry.
  • Promotes good fellowship in a productive environment.
  • Allows for relationships to be formed with others in the textile industry to discuss technical, sales, and trade issues.

Further Questions regarding membership:

Contact Lillian Link at (704) 860-6624 or

Become a Member 

Membership in STA offers the opportunity to network with peers in all sectors of the textile industry through personal contact and association.
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Benefits of Membership

Mission Statement
  1. To promote good fellowship among members.
  2. To exchange professional knowledge relating to textiles.
  3. To promote other social, educational, personnel relations, research and scientific activities for the benefit of the textile industry.