Sobel Westex is buying Baltic Linen. The acquisition will result in making Sobel Westex one of the world’s largest textile companies. It joins two dominant textile companies to create a US-based, global enterprise that will be highly competitive across all textile sectors. The global union will result in more innovative products, improved guest experience, personalized service and increased attention to detail.
Sobel Westex, founded in 1981, makes table linens, terry, sheets, blankets, pillows, bathrobes, bedding products, and pool products. The company sells its products online and serves the hospitality industry. Baltic Linen, founded in 1936, designs and produces textile products for home fashion, institutional, and hospitality markets. It offers bed and bath products, beddings, towels, coordinated baths, sheeting, towels, robes, aprons, table linens, and blankets. Its products are used in cruise lines, fine hotels, resorts, and spas, healthcare and textile rental industries and retail chains.
The combined strength of these two companies is a game changer that will allow them to increase their design mix and product offering, giving them the ability to better serve their domestic and international markets, creating an exciting opportunity for their customers.
This transaction will create a leading textile company that is differentiated by its ability to deliver cutting-edge products using an unparalleled global infrastructure of inventory and distribution capabilities to service their customers worldwide.