Our applications experience across industries has taught us how to understand the performance challenges to design and finish a material that will excel in the application.
Shawmut’s advanced control process allows for complete product traceability from polymer chip to laminated product. Our core competency in color development and color consistency is unmatched in the industry.
Our Shawmut Design Studio, located in the heart of the automotive and creative design communities in Southern California, is a dynamic hub for design and concept development.
Our vertical integration from the fabric design to the warping stage, through knitting, dyeing, coating, chemical finishing, and mechanical finishing such as calendaring, Moiré, and napping ensures that our lamination process, or your cut and sew process, will go as smoothly as possible.
Explore in more detail how Shawmut can add textile, dyeing, or finishing value to your textile product’s story.
Shawmut corporate laboratories are equipped with a wide range of OEM and International Standards testing specifications and procedures. All of our sites are equipped to handle basic CoA testing per customer request, with Special/PPAP level testing available at our Burlington, North Carolina Park Avenue Technical Center. Our A2LA-accredited laboratory is designed to ensure our textile, dyeing, and finishing services meet your project objectives and requirements.
In-House Materials Testing Capabilities:
Our Shawmut Design Studio is located in the heart of the automotive and creative design communities in Southern California. Working with a multitude of different materials and sources of inspiration, we like to cultivate a collaborative environment to keep our designs fresh and unique to better tell our customers’ stories. Producing a number of sustainable materials with premium quality and superior performance supports our belief that you shouldn’t have to compromise your desired outcome in order to promote sustainable living.
Shawmut Design Studio Capabilities:
Shawmut’s facilities are equipped with a wide range of mechanical finishing technologies to ensure your final textile tells your story accurately. All of our sites are equipped to handle basic CoA testing per customer request, with Special/PPAP level testing available at our Burlington, North Carolina Park Avenue Technical Center.
Our advanced mechanical finishing techniques allow us to improve or impart specific properties such as drapability, durability, and protective properties. Using our sustainable textile, dyeing, and finishing techniques, we can customize the final texture and appearance of your product to best fit your needs.
Mechanical Finishing Capabilities:
Our rigorous advanced quality planning and validation process ensures that the color you start with in year one will be the same color we produce several years into your program. Our robust process control and lot testing digital inspection technology uses machine learning technology for advanced image processing and defect detection. This keeps a close watch on color consistency as well as fabric defects.
With our state-of-the-art color control and consistency over long program life, you can trust that our sustainable textile dyeing process will help your textiles maintain their vibrant colors and quality over time. Our AI automated optical inspection also ensures precise color matching and eliminates any potential fabric defects.
Color Development Capabilities: