Culp, Inc. confirms Haiti operations are secure following earthquake
Posted August 19, 2021
HIGH POINT, N.C. – Culp, Inc. announced this week that the company’s sewn mattress cover production facilities located in Ouanaminthe, Haiti, were not affected by the recent magnitude-7.2 earthquake that occurred in southwestern Haiti, with the epicenter more than 275 miles from Culp’s operations.
“We are extremely thankful that our Haiti operations are secure, and all of Culp’s dedicated employees are reported to be safe,” said Iv Culp, president and CEO of Culp, Inc. “There has been no disruption to our normal production schedules related to the earthquake, and we remain focused on meeting customer demand. We are deeply saddened by the extreme devastation that has occurred to our Haitian neighbors and are grateful for the heroic humanitarian work underway to help those who were affected. Culp is supporting these relief efforts with donations of home goods and food supplies from both our Haiti and U.S. operations.”
Culp, Inc. is one of the world's largest marketers of mattress fabrics for bedding and upholstery fabrics for residential and commercial furniture. The company markets a variety of fabrics to its global customer base of leading bedding and furniture companies, including fabrics produced at Culp’s manufacturing facilities and fabrics sourced through other suppliers.
Culp has manufacturing and sourcing capabilities in the United States, Canada, China, Haiti, Turkey and Vietnam.
Source: Culp, Inc.