What you need to know about a new carpet manufacturer
By Mike Ollis, Washington Examiner Staff WriterFor the past few months, carpet mills in the Philadelphia area have been producing a new line of knuts that will be used to replace the traditional loom.
The new loom is designed to be thinner, cheaper and more durable than the older loom and is expected to be available in the spring.
The new looms are being produced by Rite-Loom and are priced at $40 to $60 per foot.
The Pennsylvania-based company is producing the loom in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PPDT) and the Pennsylvania Lottery, the Department of Public Works and the Department in the City of Philadelphia.PPDEOT officials say that the new loop will be cheaper than the old loom due to the reduction in cost of materials and the increased flexibility of the loop design.
“We believe the new design will provide greater durability and functionality than the current system,” said Joe Nachmias, PPDEOTS senior project engineer.
The Rite loom was originally designed for milling in the early 1900s.
The first Rites were rolled out in 1907.
The company changed their name to Rite Loom in 1956.
In 1957, Rite became the sole owner of the Rite line of loom designs and the company was renamed Rite Loom.
In the late 1990s, Rites started using the name Rite Knuts.
In 2006, the company announced it would begin using the Rites name for its new line.
Rites currently produces the Rits brand of knuckles, and its loom technology has been patented by Rites.
The loom industry is not the only one that has been producing loom components, according to Rites CEO Joseph Rieckhoff.
“The industry is in great shape and has had a very successful year,” he said.
“We have a great lineup of components and products, and we have a very well established product base.”
The new line has been a popular choice for many millers who were able to replace their loom with the new material.
“There was no question that they were the best product available, but they were not necessarily the best material,” said Riechhoff.
“I think that there are some people who really don’t understand the value of these products.
The industry has done a great job with the transition.”
The Rites product line includes the Riters Rite, the Rifters Rifers, the Rochelle Rochelle, the Roach Knuckles, the Stellons, the Cramers Crambers, the Lutz Knuts and the Riecks.
The company has been growing rapidly over the past two years and the new Rites loom will be rolling out over 100 loom models this year.
The brand has grown in popularity, and Rites expects to see an increase in demand for its products.
“It’s a very important year for Rite products,” said Nachms.
“A lot of folks have a lot of questions, and they are looking for the best possible product.”
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