Beverly Knits was founded in 1980 by Robert and JoAnn Sytz. The company is now led by Ron Sytz, who is the company’s chief executive officer, and his wife, Janet, who serves as chief financial officer.
Beverly Knits designs and develops fabric for all markets, including intimate apparel, active wear, outdoor apparel, mattress and bedding products, automotive, industrial, medical and PPE.
Beverly Knits is one of the largest circular knitters in the U.S., and has created industry-leading solutions for the world’s greatest brands of performance wear, outdoor apparel and industrial FR work wear. We are now developing PPE solutions. The ability to innovate and respond quickly to changing demands has been a hallmark of Beverly Knits since its founding.
Beverly Knits currently operates 250 circular knitting machines, which produce over 30 million square yards of fabric annually. The company’s manufacturing and warehousing facilities cover 360,000 square feet in five buildings located in Gastonia, North Carolina. Approximately 40% of Beverly Knits’ current production is devoted to apparel and 30% to bedding. The balance is split among automotive, medical, PPE and industrial fabrics, including those used for lamination.
Beverly Knits companies consist of Beverly Knits, Creative Fabric Solutions, Creative Ticking and Altus Finishing.