Mohawk Fabric was founded in 1922 in Amsterdam, NY by Benjamin Lichtman. Benjamin passed the company down to his son Alfred Lichtman sometime in 1940’s. In 1985 the company was purchased by Gregory Needham from the Lichtman estate. Gregory sold the company to his daughter Adiene S. Wade and her husband Dominic S. Wade, in December 2010.
After more than 90 years, Mohawk Fabric remains a small, family owned company with a long and rich history, where we strive to uphold the quality and service our customers have depended on for almost a century.In 2011, the new management team committed to and executed an entire overhaul of the company, bringing in new technology and capabilities, while maintaining the principles our founders passed down generation to generation. The company added almost 20,000 sq. ft. of manufacturing and much needed office space. The undertaking required investing in infrastructure, knitting machines, renewable energy, and additional yarn processing capabilities. However, even with the facility upgrade we are, first and foremost, a knitting mill, providing high quality fabrics.
We provide our customers with technical textiles made of silk, cotton, nylon, polyester, rayon, Nomex®, Dacron®, and carbon. We do business with both large and small companies in the aircraft, apparel, automotive, home décor, medical, and high tech aerospace industries, and work to meet specific company needs.