Malcolm Sims & Associates are an international consulting business for textiles specialising in fibres, yarn and carpet. With over 40 years working in these areas Malcolm is able to play a leading role to create new products and markets, with international expertise in all aspects of carpet manufacture and marketing
Malcolm Sims & Associates an international consulting business that specialise mainly in carpets, yarn and wool – but not exclusively, we are able to consult on any natural or man made fibre.
Having many years in senior management and product development roles with international companies such as; Wools of New Zealand, Bellbridge and IWS. I am able to leverage my knowledge, international contacts and expertise to enhance your brand and product.
I look forward to using my experience to help build your business.
Malcolm Sims CTexT FTI
Strategic Market Reviews
Colour range development
Fibre and yarn selection
How I got here is a very long story, but my resume sums it up nicely.
I have been in the Carpet industry for over 40 years and in that time I have worked in all areas from Manufacturing and Design to Mill Technical trouble shooting and as an Expert witness for courts.
Within this time i have visited carpet manufacturers and spinners in over 20 countries, presenting new product development and industry trends. Advising on product construction, manufacturing techniques and technical issues
I have worked in the United Kingdom, New Zealand and the United States of America in senior management positions most recently as Vice-President of Operations for BellBridge Carpets USA.
I now work as an consultant to the Carpet and Textile industry providing world class guidance, information and development.
Business reviews and Reporting
Specialising in trend reviews and information within global markets for International companies Wool Exporters, Spinners, Farmer Groups, Carpet Manufactures, Retail Groups, Trade Press and Machinery Makers.
Training, presentations and seminars
International Design and Product Development presentations for IWS/Wools of New Zealand.
Currently for a number of high profile manufacturers and designers.
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I’m always looking forward to my next adventure.
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