Kaltex launched 92 years ago as a small textile distributor, steadily growing over the decades into a global fabric powerhouse. The company uses only American cotton, and prizes its blends using TENCEL® and Lenzing Modal® branded fibers. The company attributes its success to its focus on innovation, collaboration and efficiency, and in recent years has emphasized sustainability on the whole supply chain.

Clients can source fabrics or full packages, thanks to the company’s garment facilities, fully equipped with the latest technology. Through the years, Kaltex has established itself as a portfolio solutions company with a consumer oriented approach.

Carved in Blue talked to Hebe Schecter the President and CEO of Kaltex America about the company, its processes and plans, and her personal thoughts on denim, which reflect her creativity and her open mind.

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This article is one of a series on Rivet from Lenzing’s Carved in Blue denim blog. From conversations with the experts behind the mills that make some of the world’s most-wanted denim to the global brands bringing novel denim made with TENCEL® and Lenzing Modal® to the market, Carved in Blue shares the stories of those whose roots run deep with denim. Visit www.carvedinblue.lenzing-fibers.com.

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