Kenyon Industries

Kenyon
Industries

Fabrics that Perform

With over 300,000 square feet of cutting edge fabric processing technology and over seventy-five years of experience, our Kenyon Industries facility offers you the highest level of quality coupled with unparalleled experience in dyeing, finishing, coating and printing of woven synthetic fabrics. Kenyon operates three continuous shifts using state-of-the-art finishing equipment, from atmospheric and pressure beams, jigs and jets, continuous dyeing and scouring lines, and solvent and aqueous coating lines, as well as specialized drying and pad finishing frames, all available to impart performance to your fabric.

Kenyon also houses unprecedented research and development equipment that reduces the time it takes to create new, complex fabrics from months to days. With certified testing laboratories qualified to test methods recognized worldwide, Kenyon is ready to provide you with high quality fabrics that perform.

Capabilities

Kenyon Industries

Dyeing

Kenyon Industries has advanced wash ranges for scouring and preparing fabric for atmospheric, pressure and continuous dyeing processes. Sophisticated visual shade matching light sources and computerized color evaluation systems provide for expert shade matching. We have one of the nation's leading dyeing facilities with the following processing capabilities:

  • Jig
  • Jet
  • Atmospheric Beam
  • Pressure Beam
  • Pad

Kenyon Industries

Finishing

At our Kenyon, Rhode Island plant, we have state-of-the-art finishing equipment including pin and clip tenter frames, steam frames, relaxation dryers, calendars, surface finishers and contact heat setting equipment providing us with finishing capabilities such as:

  • Water Repellent Finishes
  • Dip and Face Finishing
  • Wickable Treatments
  • Fire Retardant Finishes
  • Resin Finishes
  • Antimicrobal Treatment
  • and more

Kenyon Industries

Coating

Kenyon has the capability to apply solvent or aqueous based coatings on state-of-the-art coating lines with multiple coating stations. We have the ability to apply many types of coatings including clear urethane, tapeable, fire retardant, pigmented, breathable, non-ravel, inkable, and antimicrobial, to name a few.

Our capabilities include:

  • Handling substrates from 30d nylon to 1050d nylon
  • Coating weight applications from two tenths of an ounce to three ounces per square yard
  • Single and Double sided coatings
  • Widths up to 72" (62" for aquaeous based coating applications)

Kenyon Industries

Screen Printing

Kenyon has advanced printing capabilities from decorative prints to technical prints for armed services with protective camouflage characteristics. We have a state-of-the-art rotary screen printer capable of

  • Wet Printing
  • Pigment Printing
  • Applying Printed Coatings

Testing Lab–ISO 9001:2008

Our Lab is qualified to test to ASTM, AATCC, ISO, NFPA and federal test methods recognized by Military, Consumer and Industrial customers. These test methods provide analysis of importance physical characteristics of performance fabrics including:

  • Water Resistance
  • Oil Resistance
  • Breathability
  • Strength of Fabric
  • Dimensional Stability
  • Flammability
  • Colorfastness
  • Weather Resistance
  • and much more

Research and Development Lab

Brookwood's Research and Development Lab resides at the Kenyon facility in Rhode Island. This lab provides a rapid response product development capability. With advanced pilot production dyeing, printing, coating and finishing lines, we are able to perform multiple trials and analysis of those trials within hours, instead of days, accelerating the ability to develop new products.

State of the Art Fabric Digital Printer
State of the Art Fabric Digital Printer

Brookwood's R&D Pilot Fabric Processing Line
Brookwood's R&D Pilot Fabric Processing Line

Products

Kenyon Industries is a leading supplier of commercial and military fabrics, supplying over sixty U.S. military specification products including:

  • Performance Fabrics
  • Flag Fabrics
  • Industrial Rainwear
  • Soft Sided Luggage
  • Backpacks
  • Mattress Covers
  • Industrial Aprons
  • Lining Fabrics
  • Duffle Bags
  • Field Packs
  • Tents
  • Rainwear
  • Running Shorts
  • Jackets
  • Sleeping Bags
  • Panel Markers
  • Camouflage
  • GEN III
  • Parachute
  • TARP
  • Duffel
  • MOLLE

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Kenyon Industries, Inc.

A Subsidiary of Brookwood Companies Incorporated