Manufacturing boost for Carpet Foundation
The Carpet Foundation has seen a significant boost is support from suppliers, with several new Patron Members.
Associated Weavers, Cavalier Carpets, Clarendon, Crucial Trading, Edel Telenzo, Hugh Mackay, Kersaint Cobb, Kingsmead, Manx, Thomas Witter and Whitestone Weavers (pictured) have joined join long standing supporters Brintons, British Wool Marketing Board, Brockway, Cormar Carpets, Victoria Carpets and Ulster Carpets.
‘The industry is now lining up to support us. Membership is open to all suppliers to the UK flooring market and is far more inclusive. As a result, we are assembling a very impressive list of supporters. It is a massive boost for us and a ringing endorsement of our efforts. We estimate that we now have over 50% of the total value of the UK residential market supporting us. Their reasons for joining are varied – but all have one thing in common – they want to support the independent retailer and they want the UK carpet industry to have a voice,’ says Andrew Stanbridge, Carpet Foundation chief executive.