Beverly Knits was founded in 1980 by Robert and JoAnn Sytz. The company has been owned since 2004 by Ron Sytz, who is the company’s CEO, and his wife, Janet, who serves as CFO. It is one of the largest circular knitters in the United States.
In recent years, Beverly Knits has expanded their manufacturing operations to include dyeing, finishing, and cutting and sewing and capabilities. With their expansion to a vertical textile manufacturer, Beverly Knits has rebranded to Beverly.
The company's manufacturing and warehousing facilities cover over 450,000 square feet in five buildings located in Gastonia, North Carolina, 55,000 square in Albemarle, NC, and 50,000 square feet in Hemingway, SC. Approximately 50% of Beverly's current production is devoted to apparel and 35% to bedding. The balance is split among automotive, medical, and industrial fabrics.
The company has created industry-leading solutions for some of the world’s greatest brands of athletic wear, intimate apparel, bedding, automotive fabrics, and industrial fabrics. The ability to innovate and respond quickly to changing demands has been a hallmark of Beverly since its founding.
The Beverly Family of Companies
Beverly has expanded the operations to include dyeing, finishing, and cutting and sewing and capabilities. Each of the manufacturing segments operate as separate business unit. Together these business units work together as a vertical textile manufacturer known as The Beverly Family of Companies.