A knitting process that links circular stitches in a continuous chain yields uncommon strength and form-fitting ability for a variety of uses. By alternating between single- and double-knit processes, Highland can vary the style, width and weight of the fabric to your exact needs.

Features

  • Stretch control
  • Flame resistance
  • Strength
  • Comfort
  • Moldability

Custom engineering lets customers choose the particle count and absorbency that will make their circular knit products ideally suited to the job at hand.

Other manufacturers produce circular knits, but Highland offers more variety and finer control over the finished product’s properties.

Capabilities

  • Product development
  • Fabric forming
  • Aqueous coating
  • Solvent coating
  • Lamination
  • Certifications and safety
  • Anti-wick
  • Oil repellency
  • Soil release
  • Wickable
  • Flame resistance (FR)
  • Antibacterial
  • Anti-mildew
  • Anti-static
  • Optical brightening

Uses

  • Reinforcement for vinyl-coated products
  • Clean room wipes
  • Automotive seat and door panel reinforcement
  • Medical devices
  • Commercial and industrial workwear
  • Soft-touch automotive instrument panels

A Closer Look at Highland

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When quality control means everything

Highland doesn’t simply deliver on our customers’ needs. We internalize them. "Good enough" is never good enough.  Learn more

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If you can define a need, we can create a high-performance solution for it.

Every customer need is different. Satisfying those needs takes a culture, not a catalog.  Learn more

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What do we live for? A challenge.

We’re out on the edge of materials science and engineering. Now, watch us go even farther.  Learn more

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How do we define “clean”?

A little bit lab. A little bit factory. A little bit operating room. Our attention to detail starts with a new definition of "clean."  Learn more

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Technical excellence is our standard

Technical challenges are our bread and butter. Please do feed the engineers.  Learn more