Cotton, red diner check, of unknown age, sewn in tag, by Artex.
Artex International, Inc., which was founded in 1933, is a leading manufacturer and supplier of textiles and garments for the textile rental and hospitality markets in the U.S. and abroad. The company provides the textile rental and hospitality markets with everything from napkins and tablecloths, to garments and aprons to sheets, towels, pillowcases and other textile products. The company is a full line integrated manufacturer from weaving fabric to producing a finished product. Artex is headquartered in Highland, Illinois and has distribution centers and manufacturing facilities in the US, Asia and Mexico.
Best Manufacturing Group LLC announced late last month that it has acquired Artex International, Inc. Headquartered in Highland, IL; Artex is a manufacturer and supplier of textiles and garments for the U.S. textile rental and hospitality markets.
Illustration from mid-1950s magazine
Artex in Blue
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