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Ahead of plan at Ultrafabrics

Helping designers and specifiers understand the environmental impact of their choices.

27th June 2023

Innovation in Textiles
 |  New York, NY, USA


New York-headquartered Ultrafabrics has released its third annual sustainability report which puts the company five years ahead of the targets it set in 2020. 

The company supplies a range of premium polyurethane-based upholstery materials to a growing client list of luxury brands in the worlds of residential and contract furniture and cars, yachts, airlines and private jets, including MillerKnoll, Steelcase, Kimball, Andreu World and Woodard.

The materials are crafted at the Ultrafabrics mill in Japan using the proprietary Takumi production process.

The new report provides the architecture and design community with a tool to help specifiers know exactly where Ultrafabrics products fall in the often-confusing sustainability landscape. 

“We are setting goals that have never been achieved before by an ingredient brand in our category,” said the company’s director of branding Nicole Meier. “The designers and specifiers working with us understand the power and environmental impact their choices have on the world. At Ultrafabrics, sustainability goals have a clear framework so designers can trust the information and understand it quickly and easily.”

Ultrafabrics has set up a clear, three-tiered sustainability framework not only to track progress but to clearly show architects, designers, and specifiers where it is in the process. The framework

represents a simple way to communicate vital information and ensure accountability.

“In a landscape of increasingly complex certifications, you can rely on Ultrafabrics to achieve sustainability without sacrificing quality or performance.” Meier concluded.

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