Who We Are

SPESA is the industry association for suppliers to the sewn products industry, which includes apparel, upholstered furniture, home textiles, transportation interiors, leather goods, footwear, industrial textiles, and more.

These suppliers are manufacturers and distributors of machinery, systems, technology, supply chain solutions, equipment, and related parts and supplies, along with other products and services used for the development, manufacture, or distribution of sewn products.

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Texprocess Americas 2020

Due to the impact of COVID-19, Texprocess Americas 2020 has been postponed and will now be held October 1-3 in Atlanta, Georgia. Co-produced by SPESA and Messe Frankfurt, TPA creates an opportunity for retail, brand, manufacturing executives, and professionals involved in the sewn products industry to meet with leading international manufacturers and distributors of machinery, equipment, parts, supplies, systems, technology, supply chain solutions, and other products and services used for the development of sewn products. SPESA will also be hosting a fantastic Opening Night Reception at the World of Coca-Cola.

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SPESA Member Spotlight

Frontier Distributors

Frontier Distributors have made and distributed quality sewing machine tables since 1984. In 2004, it also acquired Phillocraft, Inc., a leading American manufacturer of industrial tables, workstations, and workbenches and a distributor of ergonomic seating. Phillocraft has provided quality design, trustworthy craftsmanship, and responsive service for nearly 100 years. Today, the company seeks to maintain Frontier Distributors/Phillocraft, Inc.’s established reputation for quality products and services, while at the same time modernizing and optimizing its operations as the workstation industry prepares for the future of manufacturing.

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