Norton Weaving have gone into complusory liquidation.
" Weavers of top quality pile fabrics in classic Mohair's, Alpacas, Wool's, Camel Hair and Acrylics. With short, medium and long pile, in dense, sparse or average thickness with many special finishes. "
" Norton (Weaving) Ltd as formed in January 1985 from a firm which was established in about the year 1790. The Managing Director, Bob Hall, decided to take over the company on a much smaller scale. The company retained all the skills learned in almost 200 years in the pile fabric trade, offering fabrics in natural fibres such as Alpaca, Mohair, Wool, Camel Hair, Cashmere and mixtures in many finishes and pile heights, along with many man-made fibres. "
" In the light of today's prevailing attitudes on ecology and conservation it was decided to concentrate on producing quality cloths in natural fibres for ladies and gents winter coats, Mohair for Teddy-Bears, Wool and Mohair for paint roller and pads. One hundred percent Wool for car rugs and fabrics for industrial uses. "
" Norton (Weaving) Ltd are the only woven pile fabric manufacturers in England. The trade of the company is not only concerned with manufacture for the home market and Europe, but is world-wide exporting to the Philippines, Japan, Korea, USA, Australia, Canada and New Zealand. Nortons also supply a great many of the worlds top designers such as Jean-Paul Gaultier, Romeo Gigli, Jil Sander, Vivienne Westwood, and Jean Muir to name just a few, along with some well-known and established companies in England, such as Daks-Simpson, Aquascutum, Jigsaw, Jaeger, and many more. "
" One of the largest export markets for Nortons is Germany, which is surprising as this is where most of Nortons competition is located. With the upsurge of interest in Mohair collectors Teddy-Bears, it has been decided to extend the range of toy cloths. "