Using patented technology, Highland creates coated and uncoated fabrics for the most critical use of all – preserving life during auto collisions. The fabrics for the driver, passenger, side and curtain airbags in new cars are woven on state-of-the-art machines in our South Carolina facility. Additionally, Highland offers the latest coating technologies in our North Carolina facility.


  • Heat resistance
  • Low air permeability
  • High tensile strength

Highland is committed to a future with no traffic fatalities, and we’re proud to be a leader in the production of life-saving airbag fabrics. This is truly a product that must work as promised, every time.


  • Product development
  • Fabric forming
  • Certifications and safety


  • Automotive airbags

A Closer Look at Highland

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

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

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

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

Technical excellence is our standard

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