OTEX Specialty Narrow Fabrics staying busy producing components for PPE

BERNARDSVILLE, N.J. – Founded as a ribbon-weaving company in 1876 and incorporated in 1921, OTEX Specialty Narrow Fabrics has been a leading manufacturer of high-performance, mission-critical textiles for use in Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and apparel since the 1970s. Read More

OTEX Specialty Narrow Fabrics – COVID19 Response

Bernardsville, NJ: Founded as a ribbon-weaving company in 1876 (and incorporated in 1921), OTEX Specialty Narrow Fabrics has been a leading manufacturer of high-performance, mission-critical textiles (for use in Personal Protective Equipment – PPE, and Apparel) since the 1970s. Our primary markets include: First Responders (Fire Safety & Rescue, Emergency Health Services, Law Enforcement, etc.) […]

Leading women: strength, innovation and growth

As dedicated industry professionals, women are running companies, developing innovative new products and meeting the challenges of a global marketplace. Our six subjects have varied backgrounds and career paths, but the advice they offer is surprisingly similar: engage, learn and toot your own horn. Read more…

OTEX Introduces Sentry Lifeline

June 2018, Bernardsville, New Jersey: OTEX Specialty Narrow Fabrics® announces the launch of its revolutionary ​SENTRY LIFELINE™​ webbing (patent-pending) as a substitute for steel cables for use in SRL (self-retracting lifeline) fall-protection systems and other applications. Steel cables have long been the industry standard for what is called “Leading Edge” SRLs. The term leading edge […]

SHOT Show 2019

January 22-25, 2019 Sands Expo Center Las Vegas, NV Visit us at booth #S1344

Stressed? Interactive textiles monitor humans and structures for potential damage

By: Bruce N. Wright During the evening rush-hour traffic, the eight-lane 35W bridge over the Mississippi River in downtown Minneapolis suddenly collapsed on August 1, 2007, killing 13 people and injuring 145. The bridge was a continuous truss design, and an overstressed gusset plate at a critical joint was later determined as the weak point […]

OTEX Greatly Expands Products Recognized by UL to Meet NFPA Standards

Bernardsville, NJ (July 9, 2018) – OTEX Specialty Narrow Fabrics, Inc., an AS9100:2016 and ISO 9001:2015 registered company, is pleased to announce that it has, once again, raised-the-bar on product quality. OTEX has greatly expanded their portfolio of narrow-woven, high-performance textiles qualified by Underwriters Laboratories (UL) testing to rigorous National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards. […]

OTEX Achieves Longtime Goal for Fall-Protection Industry – Webbing Replacement for Steel Cables

June 2018, Bernardsville, New Jersey. OTEX Specialty Narrow Fabrics® announces the launch of its revolutionary SENTRY LIFELINE™ webbing (patent-pending) as a substitute for steel cables for use in SRL (self-retracting lifeline) fall-protection systems and other applications. Steel cables have long been the industry standard for what is called “Leading Edge” SRLs. The term leading edge […]