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Julie Smith Vincenti formed NMM in 2009 following a 13-year career as Editor and Editorial Director for award-winning business-to-business publications and websites. They are a custom-content boutique that specializes in trend reporting and product pictorials for home furnishings brands. They write, edit, direct, tweet, pin, post, procure, print and send on-point content that influences thousands of professionals, specifically residential interior designers and home products retailers.
As a manufacturer and supplier of products made from natural resources, it’s our responsibility to make sure those resources are protected and managed. Our PEFC Chain-of-Custody (CoC) certified alder, PC maple, PC birch, and hemlock are sourced from Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI), the American Tree Farm System (ATFS), the Canadian Standards Association (CSA), and PEFC forests. Northwest Hardwoods is Forest Stewardship Council® Chain of Custody and Controlled Wood Standard certified.
Phifer Lumber Company was started by Edward Phifer recently. Edward has been in the furniture industry for 50 years and has always worked with or started hardwood furniture companies in NC. His passion and knowledge for NC hardwoods is unparalleled and well known in the entire furniture industry.
Pure Strategies has been transforming business through sustainability performance since 1998. Our team helps companies initiate and enhance existing sustainability programs by setting meaningful goals, devising effective management strategies, and making changes to products and supply chains that deliver value to the business and society. Some of our clients include Walmart, Etsy, Annie’s, Wrangler, Seventh Generation, Ben & Jerry’s, and Radio Flyer.
Belda Lloréns Ecological yarn EcoLife® is produced without chemical additives, does not consume water, and does not create CO2 emissions. Our spinning factories occupy an area of more than 65,000 m2 of industrial plants grouped in optimally conditioned spaces. In addition, our photovoltaic panels produce electricity from renewable sources. Belda Lloréns offers support materials for labeling, promotion, and certification of all products using EcoLife® yarn.
Revolution Performance Fabrics® by STI and Brentwood Textiles are true performance fabrics. Woven with Olefin yarn, the fabrics are virtually unstainable, easy to clean, and extremely durable; yet beautiful and soft while also resistant to fading from the sun. Revolution Performance Fabrics® are made with upcycled fibers and have no chemical treatments making them easy on the environment.
Snuggle up with a good book and one of our throws on a chilly evening and you’ll understand why The Oriole Mill only uses natural fibers like cotton, wool, silk, linen, alpaca and bamboo. It matters what you put next to your skin. Ultra soft, warm, and breathable, our fabrics are high quality but low impact – better for your body and our environment. No chemicals are used in weaving or finishing.
The inventor of the world's first ultra-microfiber, Toray is a global leader of cutting-edge fiber technologies and their applications. We are also an innovator in environmentally conscientious technology and recycling, which has resulted in reduced energy consumption and a more ecologically sound manufacturing process.
Triton recovers standing, submerged timber in a safe, efficient and environmentally-friendly manner. We are the only company in the world with two complementary mechanized systems capable of harvesting at virtually any depth. Triton is the longest continuous Rainforest Alliance CertifiedTM Rediscovered Wood producer of any underwater logging company in the world.
UL has a comprehensive suite of services for the furniture & bedding industry, so manufacturers have a single resource for their global testing & certification needs. UL is a leader in chemical emissions testing and sustainability offerings for furniture & bedding, including GREENGUARD Certification, which helps companies, demonstrate that products are healthier & more sustainable. Building on 120 years of science, UL conducts industry leading research into the health and safety of furniture.