Dinsmore’s current fabric processing facilities, within our 2 factories in Kells and Meltham, contain a wide range of options in terms of blends of fabrics, treatments and widths. Distinct process routings are defined for each product/order to achieve the requirements of each customer and order. Our process stages are outlined below.

1

FABRIC RECEIPT
& STORAGE
2

FABRIC BATCHING
& STITCHING
3

FABRIC
PREPARATION
4

FABRIC
WASHING
5

DYEING
6

FABRIC
FINISHING
7

FABRIC INSPECTION,
ROLLING &
DESPATCH
At this stage fabric can be waxed using a range of different molten wax coatings.

1 Fabric Receipt and Storage+


Stock management providing complete traceability of incoming fabric, work in progress and finished stock.

2 Fabric Batching and Stitching+


To commence production, Fabric is stitched or batched in preparation for processing in line with factory order schedule.

3 Fabric Preparation+


Pre-treatment of fabric in preparation for dyeing

4 Fabric Washing+


Pre-wash of fabric to remove impurities prior to dyeing

5 Dyeing+


Process of adding colour to fabrics to meet customer shade specification

6 Fabric Finishing+


Specific process after dyeing to improve the look, performance and handle of the finished textile.

7 Fabric Inspection, Rolling and Despatch+


Finished fabric inspected against required customer specification, rolled ready for despatch.