ACT MISSION

  • TO UNITE IN A COMMON ORGANIZATION THOSE ENGAGED IN OR HAVING A COMMON INTEREST IN THE DESIGN, MANUFACTURE AND SALE OF TEXTILES USED OR ASSOCIATED WITH COMMERCIAL INTERIOR FURNISHINGS.
     
  • TO OPERATE UNDER AND CONFORM TO UNIFORM INDUSTRY STANDARDS OF PERFORMANCE AND QUALITY, ENABLING CUSTOMERS TO MAKE APPROPRIATE PRODUCT CHOICES FOR END-USE APPLICATIONS.
     
  • TO PROVIDE SUCH CIVIC, COMMERCIAL, INDUSTRIAL, OR SOCIAL ACTIVITIES AS WELL AS PROMOTE THESE PURPOSES.
     
  • TO PROFESSIONALLY REPRESENT MEMBER FORMS WITH THE INTENT OF PROTECTING THE  INDUSTRY FROM UNFAIR GOVERNMENT REGULATIONS.
     

ACT GOALS
 

  • TO RAISE THE AWARENESS OF TEXTILES THROUGHOUT THE COMMERCIAL FURNISHINGS INDUSTRY AND PROMOTE THE VALUE OF TEXTILES AS A SOURCE OF DESIGN EXPRESSION, PRODUCT PERFORMANCE AND VALUE.
     
  • TO PUBLISH UNIFORM PRODUCT PERFORMANCE AND QUALITY STANDARDS.
     
  • TO EDUCATE OUR INDUSTRY, CURRENT AND FUTURE, AS TO APPROPRIATE PRODUCT PERFORMANCE, FLAMMABILITY AND QUALITY STANDARDS, ENABLING APPROPRIATE USE OF TEXTILES IN VARIOUS END-USE APPLICATIONS.
     
  • TO PROMOTE THE PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OF MEMBER FIRMS.
     
  • TO MONITOR AND REPORT ANY PENDING LEGISLATION WHICH MAY AFFECT OUR INDUSTRY, KEEP MEMBERS INFORMED AND CREATE LOBBYING EFFORTS WHERE NECESSARY.
     

MEMBER COMPANIES SHARING APPROPRIATE INFORMATION REGARDING CREDIT, MILL PERFORMANCE AND OTHER INFORMATION PERTINENT TO BUSINESS OPERATION.