Industry veteran and current ITA president, Kelly DiFoggio, has joined Stein Fibers as the Director of Sales and Merchandising for the company’s fabric division. Kelly has served in the textile industry for more than 15 years, most recently as the Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Yarn & Loom. She has been a board member of the International Textile Alliance since 2011, and is currently serving as board President.
“We are fortunate to add Kelly’s experience and leadership to the Stein Fibers team. Her product knowledge and understanding of the market will allow our entire team to be the ultimate solutions provider to the furniture industry,” said Peter Spitalny, president of Stein Fibers, Ltd.
“I love this industry,” says DiFoggio “and I am excited to join a company that not only shares the same passion as I for textiles, but is also investing the necessary resources into their fabric division to see significant growth.”
Stein Fibers, Ltd. is one of the largest suppliers and producers of polyester staple fibers in North America and has been serving the furniture and soft goods industries for over 40 years. They have recently partnered with Corttex, Brazil’s largest supplier of fabrics and textile goods, to supply the US furniture industry with an assortment of casual, affordable and stocked fabrics. “The price points on the fabrics that we are able to offer our customers are extremely competitive. And, to have the ability to stock these goods is an added value to our customers.” says DiFoggio.