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Manufacturing Solutions
Center

OVER 100 YEARS OF COMBINED TEXTILE EXPERIENCE

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Manufacturing Solutions Center front door

Testing Services

Colorfastness, fiber analysis, microscopy, antimicrobial, compression, durability, flammability, moisture management, lightfastness and many more...

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Burst strength testing

Product Development

3D Modeling, Reverse Engineering, Product Development, Fabric Product Development

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Product Development

Engineering Services:

3D printing, Rapid Prototyping, 3D Visualization, and more

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Engineering - Rapid Prototyping of tent end part

Class/Training

Hosiery 101/102 Classes, Stoll M1 Training, Legwear Development Classes and more...

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Hosiery 101/102 class

Structural and Furniture
Testing

ANSI/BIFMA testing methods for: office chairs, vertical files, desks & tables or contact us for customize testing!

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structural and furniture testing
click on image to 2019 Southeast Region Federal and Defense Textile Summit information

 

The Manufacturing Solutions Center is a non-profit organization located in Conover, North Carolina. We are a division of the Catawba Valley Community College. Our mission is to improve, develop and create. We strive to improve quality and efficiency, develop new products and create/retain US jobs.

We are a multi-faceted center offering several different services. Some services include standardize testing, product development, training (hosiery, software, industrial, etc), engineering, and many more. Let Manufacturing Solutions Center be the solution to your problem.

Looking for a certain Test? Check out our Test Package Request Form in Excel or PDF, Click here for a complete list of our ISO/IEC 17025 tests

Are you in need of structural engineering and furniture testing? Check out our Structural Engineering and Furniture Testing

Click here to order your NAHM Sizing forms

WHAT'S HAPPENING?

Need a Domestic Manufacturer?

Production Sourcing

Production Sourcing

You have an idea for a sock or hosiery product or source for production

Cut and Sew

Cut and Sew

You have a need for cut and sew product (apparel, accessories, home decor, etc.)

No-Textile Related

Non-Textile Related

Your idea is non-textile related (rubber, plastic, wood, metal, etc.)

 

Your Solution Starts Here. Explore our services today!
Business Incubation Testing Training Product Development Inventors/Entrepreneurs

 

Meet Manufacturing Solutions Center Staff

Dan St. Louis

Executive Director

Tony Whitener

Special Projects Director

Linda York

Administrative Assistant

Jodi Geis

Testing Lab Manager

Shane Lynch

Fiber Analysis Lab Manager

Maria Curry

Antimicrobial Testing

Seth Setzer

Furniture/Structural Testing


 

Carolina Textile District

Testing guidelines for legwear, hosiery and socks: Legwear Testing Guidelines

Looking for a certain Test? Check out our Test Package Testing list

Are you in need of structural engineering and furniture testing? Check out our Structural Engineering and Furniture Testing