A rich history since 1925.

2020

AllerEase Ultimate Patent

American Textile Company patents innovative bedbug barrier mattress protector.

American Textile Company Manufactures Face Masks

Workforce re-deployed during the COVID-19 pandemic.

AllerEase Platinum Patent

American Textile Company patents innovative zip-off top mattress protector.

2019

Supplier of the Year Award

American Textile Company earns Walmart Supplier of the Year Award.

2018

Sealy Trademark License Agreement Expanded

Now includes pillows, mattress pads, and comforters.

Tranquility Brand launched

American Textile Company creates weighted blanket brand that will achieve #1 share in the category.

2017

Tempur-Pedic Trademark Licensing Agreement

American Textile Company signs Tempur-Pedic trademark licensing agreement.

Hospitality Division Launched

American Textile Company launches Hospitality division.

American Textile Company Expands

American Textile Company expands Tifton, GA operation, doubling warehouse and manufacturing capabilities.

2015

AmeriFill Launched

American Textile Company launches AmeriFill, contract manufacturing division.

20th Anniversary Of El Salvador Facility

American Textile Company celebrates 20th anniversary of their El Salvador manufacturing facility.

2013

Lance & Blake Ruttenberg Named CEO & Executive Vice President

Lance Ruttenberg, following in the footsteps of his father and grandfather, is named CEO. Blake Ruttenberg (brother) is named Executive Vice President.

2012

Shanghai Trading Company

American Textile Company opens Shanghai Trading Company in China.

Sealy Trademark Licensing Agreement

American Textile Company signs Sealy trademark licensing agreement.

2011

American Textile Company Expands

American Textile Company expands manufacturing operations with a new facility located in Tifton, Georgia.

2010

Bed Bug Outbreaks Fuel Innovation and Sales

As national attention turned to the increasing number of bed bug outbreaks, the company is recognized for its innovative bed bug barricade construction in both pillow and mattress covers.

Manufacturer of the Year for Sustainability

The firm’s pioneering efforts in sustainability, including an energy efficient building on a former brownfield site, and its reduction of landfill waste in manufacturing and packaging, earns recognition from the Pittsburgh Business Times.

2008

American Textile Company Expands

American Textile Company expands manufacturing operations with new facility located in Dallas, Texas.

AllerEase Named Most Innovative New Product

Industry leading publication Home Textiles Today names AllerEase bedding the most innovative new product in its prestigious annual Textile Industry Awards competition.

Sustainability Program Announced

American Textile was an early leader in the effort to reduce manufacturing and packaging waste, announcing a recycling program that saves over 100 tons of waste from landfills every year.

2007

American Textile Company Expands

American Textile Company expands manufacturing operations with new facility located in Salt Lake City, Utah.

2006

American Textile Company Cuts The Ribbon

American Textile Company cuts the ribbon on its $9.2 million expansion to house the company’s growing sleep pillow manufacturing operation in Duquesne.

2003

Corporate Headquarters Moved To Duquesne

Due to rapid growth, American Textile Company moves to corporate headquarters to Duquesne, Pennsylvania.

2000

75 Years Of Business

American Textile Company celebrates 75 years of business! Local Pittsburgh American Pop Artist, Burton Morris, is commissioned to create a painting for the celebration.

1997

3M & American Textile Company Partner

3M Personal Care & Related Products Division and American Textile Company partner to create mattress encasements.

1996

Textile Market Debut

AllerEase makes its debut at the Textile Market in New York City.

1995

First Allergen Barrier Bedding Brand

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American Textile Company launches the first allergen barrier bedding brand, AllerEase.

1994

American Textile Company Expands

American Textile Company expands internationally opening a manufacturing plant in El Salvador.

1992

Jack Ouellette Named President

Jack Ouellette is named President of American Textile Company; Reid Ruttenberg assumes Chairman position.

1991

First Showroom

American Textile Company opens its first showroom in New York City.

1990

City Designates American Textile Day in Pittsburgh

Recognizing the company’s longstanding commitment to manufacturing employment in the region, the City of Pittsburgh creates American Textile Day.

1988

Vendor Of Excellence Award

American Textile Company earns their first ever Target Vendor of Excellence Award; many Target Vendor awards would follow.

1985

60 Years Of Business

American Textile Company celebrates 60 years of doing business with Sears, Roebuck and Co.

1976

Jack Ouellette Joins

Jack Ouellette (future CEO of American Textile Company) joins the team.

1968

May Department Stores Company Recognition

American Textile earns recognition as exceptional supplier to one of the largest national retailers of its era.

1966

New Merchandise Exhibited

American Textile Company exhibits new merchandise at a manufacturing convention in Pennsylvania.

1964

Reid Ruttenberg Named CEO

Reid Ruttenberg, following in the footsteps of his father, Charles Ruttenberg, is named CEO of American Textile Company.

1959

American Textile Company Manufactures Flags

American Textile Company manufactures American flags after Hawaii and Alaska join the Union.

1950

American Textile Company Expands Operations

American Textile Company expands operations, moving the corporate office to Lawrenceville, PA.

1939

Ironing Board Cover Patented

Charles Ruttenberg, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania patents the ironing board cover.

1930

First Product Sold

The first product was a mattress cover sold to Sears & Roebuck.

1925

American Textile Established

American Textile Company is established in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

A rich history since 1925.

2020

AllerEase Ultimate Patent

American Textile Company patents innovative bedbug barrier mattress protector.

American Textile Company Manufactures Face Masks

Workforce re-deployed during the COVID-19 pandemic.

AllerEase Platinum Patent

American Textile Company patents innovative zip-off top mattress protector.

2019

Supplier of the Year Award

American Textile Company earns Walmart Supplier of the Year Award.

2018

Sealy Trademark License Agreement Expanded

Now includes pillows, mattress pads, and comforters.

Tranquility Brand launched

American Textile Company creates weighted blanket brand that will achieve #1 share in the category.

2017

Tempur-Pedic Trademark Licensing Agreement

American Textile Company signs Tempur-Pedic trademark licensing agreement.

Hospitality Division Launched

American Textile Company launches Hospitality division.

American Textile Company Expands

American Textile Company expands Tifton, GA operation, doubling warehouse and manufacturing capabilities.

2015

AmeriFill Launched

American Textile Company launches AmeriFill, contract manufacturing division.

20th Anniversary Of El Salvador Facility

American Textile Company celebrates 20th anniversary of their El Salvador manufacturing facility.

2013

Lance & Blake Ruttenberg Named CEO & Executive Vice President

Lance Ruttenberg, following in the footsteps of his father and grandfather, is named CEO. Blake Ruttenberg (brother) is named Executive Vice President.

2012

Shanghai Trading Company

American Textile Company opens Shanghai Trading Company in China.

Sealy Trademark Licensing Agreement

American Textile Company signs Sealy trademark licensing agreement.

2011

American Textile Company Expands

American Textile Company expands manufacturing operations with a new facility located in Tifton, Georgia.

2010

Bed Bug Outbreaks Fuel Innovation and Sales

As national attention turned to the increasing number of bed bug outbreaks, the company is recognized for its innovative bed bug barricade construction in both pillow and mattress covers.

Manufacturer of the Year for Sustainability

The firm’s pioneering efforts in sustainability, including an energy efficient building on a former brownfield site, and its reduction of landfill waste in manufacturing and packaging, earns recognition from the Pittsburgh Business Times.

2008

American Textile Company Expands

American Textile Company expands manufacturing operations with new facility located in Dallas, Texas.

AllerEase Named Most Innovative New Product

Industry leading publication Home Textiles Today names AllerEase bedding the most innovative new product in its prestigious annual Textile Industry Awards competition.

Sustainability Program Announced

American Textile was an early leader in the effort to reduce manufacturing and packaging waste, announcing a recycling program that saves over 100 tons of waste from landfills every year.

2007

American Textile Company Expands

American Textile Company expands manufacturing operations with new facility located in Salt Lake City, Utah.

2006

American Textile Company Cuts The Ribbon

American Textile Company cuts the ribbon on its $9.2 million expansion to house the company’s growing sleep pillow manufacturing operation in Duquesne.

2003

Corporate Headquarters Moved To Duquesne

Due to rapid growth, American Textile Company moves to corporate headquarters to Duquesne, Pennsylvania.

2000

75 Years Of Business

American Textile Company celebrates 75 years of business! Local Pittsburgh American Pop Artist, Burton Morris, is commissioned to create a painting for the celebration.

1997

3M & American Textile Company Partner

3M Personal Care & Related Products Division and American Textile Company partner to create mattress encasements.

1996

Textile Market Debut

AllerEase makes its debut at the Textile Market in New York City.

1995

First Allergen Barrier Bedding Brand

View Website

American Textile Company launches the first allergen barrier bedding brand, AllerEase.

1994

American Textile Company Expands

American Textile Company expands internationally opening a manufacturing plant in El Salvador.

1992

Jack Ouellette Named President

Jack Ouellette is named President of American Textile Company; Reid Ruttenberg assumes Chairman position.

1991

First Showroom

American Textile Company opens its first showroom in New York City.

1990

City Designates American Textile Day in Pittsburgh

Recognizing the company’s longstanding commitment to manufacturing employment in the region, the City of Pittsburgh creates American Textile Day.

1988

Vendor Of Excellence Award

American Textile Company earns their first ever Target Vendor of Excellence Award; many Target Vendor awards would follow.

1985

60 Years Of Business

American Textile Company celebrates 60 years of doing business with Sears, Roebuck and Co.

1976

Jack Ouellette Joins

Jack Ouellette (future CEO of American Textile Company) joins the team.

1968

May Department Stores Company Recognition

American Textile earns recognition as exceptional supplier to one of the largest national retailers of its era.

1966

New Merchandise Exhibited

American Textile Company exhibits new merchandise at a manufacturing convention in Pennsylvania.

1964

Reid Ruttenberg Named CEO

Reid Ruttenberg, following in the footsteps of his father, Charles Ruttenberg, is named CEO of American Textile Company.

1959

American Textile Company Manufactures Flags

American Textile Company manufactures American flags after Hawaii and Alaska join the Union.

1950

American Textile Company Expands Operations

American Textile Company expands operations, moving the corporate office to Lawrenceville, PA.

1939

Ironing Board Cover Patented

Charles Ruttenberg, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania patents the ironing board cover.

1930

First Product Sold

The first product was a mattress cover sold to Sears & Roebuck.

1925

American Textile Established

American Textile Company is established in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.