USA is in our DNA – for more than 175 years, we have believed in the proud tradition of American manufacturing excellence.
At Mount Vernon Mills, we are committed to the American tradition of manufacturing excellence. We believe value is more than price; it’s the more than 175 years of knowledge and craftsmanship woven into everything we do. Our rich heritage is a tribute to our resilience and resolve, and while we learn from our past, we don’t live there. We continually build upon our expertise to improve, to innovate, and to meet and exceed our customers’ expectations.
Our mission is to provide a diverse range of world-class products, services, and capabilities that are innovative, meaningful, and relevant to customers. At Mount Vernon Mills, our proud tradition of American manufacturing excellence and commitment to service will consistently deliver value-added solutions that meet and exceed customer expectations.
Our entire company is focused on delivering against our customers’ priorities and expectations.
We’re built to be agile, not rigid and inflexible, making us more responsive to customers’ needs.
Our products are crafted by people who take pride in the value of their work and care deeply about quality.
We earn trust by delivering on our promises and demonstrating that our word is our bond.
We collaborate with customers to develop innovative and purposeful solutions that are meaningful and relevant to them.
The Trion Company organized as a cotton yarn manufacturer in Trion, Ga. Mill No. 1 was created and would soon become Mount Vernon Company, a leading maker of quality cotton duck cloth.
The Company reorganized as Mount Vernon-Woodbury Mills.
The Company was acquired by R. B. Pamplin Corporation, providing the Company the opportunity to pursue new acquisitions and invest heavily in state-of-the-art technology.
Purchased Riegel Textile Corporation, which more than quadruples the Company’s sales and further enabled it to expand into fabric manufacturing.
Purchased the textile manufacturing facilities of Harmony Grove Mills, Inc., a supplier of unfinished bottom weight fabrics.
Acquired the Brenham and Cuero facilities of BrenTex Mills, allowing the Company to expand its product offerings, including pocketing fabrics, for major apparel manufacturers.
Acquired Western Textil Products Company, providing the BrenTex division with added textile manufacturing and marketing capabilities for cut pockets, waistbands, and related accessories.
Expanded capacity for fire resistant fabrics by 30%. The Company also sold its Consumer Products Division, exiting hospitality items such as tablecloths, napkins, sheets, and towels.
The Company continues to focus on core products, selling its La France division (fabric for paint rollers and seating surfaces), Smith & Waters, and Avondale (transportation groups providing truckload and less than truckload services).
Acquired Wade Manufacturing Company’s yarn spinning and weaving facility located in Rockingham, N.C. With the acquisition of this textile mill, Mount Vernon Mills becomes vertically integrated from yarn production to finished fabric in certain products and is in greater control of its supply chain.