At Mayer Fabrics, we take great pride in the fact that many of our textiles are made in America. For more than 100 years, our fabrics have provided solutions that meet or exceed customers’ expectations.
Mr. George L. Paetz started the George L. Paetz and Sons company to fill a need for local suppliers and provide products to manufacturers of custom design buggies and repair.
The company transitioned to a supplier of fabrics, vinyls and upholstery for residential applications.
Harold C. Paetz and Richard F. Mayer, Sr. assume ownership and key management responsibilities.
Richard F. Mayer, Sr. assumes 100% ownership.
A new division of the Paetz Company – Mayer Fabrics was created to offer the contract market highly durable fabrics at price points previously unavailable.
The success of the original offering led to dynamic partnerships with a select handful of mills, and expansion into the hospitality and healthcare markets.
Mayer Fabrics acquired Lucia Cassa Textiles. The Lucia Cassa convergence collection marked a commitment to product appeal in both design and price. To ensure this trend continued, Lucia Kennerly became Mayer Fabrics’ director of product development.
Steve Mayer, son of Richard F. Mayer, was appointed as Chief Financial Officer.
Mayer Fabrics woven textiles became GREENGUARD certified.
Mayer Fabrics becomes a UPS Carbon Neutral shipper.
Mayer Fabrics becomes a CarbonNeutral® company.
After 20+ years of exhibiting, Mayer Fabrics opens a showroom at the Merchandise Mart in Chicago for NeoCon.
Leadership Team Restructures – Richard F. Mayer, announced the appointment of Rick Mayer as Co-Chief Executive Officer, Rob Mayer as President and Mick Mayer as Senior Vice President for Government Sales.
Tremendous growth necessitates a relocation to a 73,000 square foot facility on the East side of Indianapolis.
Mayer Fabrics opens a permanent showroom at the Merchandise Mart in Chicago, occupying space 1173.
Richard F. Mayer passes away leaving his sons Rick, Rob, Mick and Steve to carry on the family business.
To support material demand during the Covid-19 crisis, Mayer Fabrics temporarily shifts focus to PPE textiles.
Today the Mayer Fabrics brand is experiencing consistent, steady growth by providing exceptional design at an exceptional price combined with superior customer service to all customers.