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ACT is a professional trade association comprised of companies involved in the design, development, production and promotion of textiles for commercial interiors.
ACT Voluntary Performance Guidelines make fabric specification easier. Learn what each ACT Registered Certification Mark represents.
NSF/ANSI 336-2011: The Definitive Sustainability Certification Program for Commercial Textiles. This ACT Registered Certification Mark identifies fabrics that conform to the rigors of the multi-attribute standard NSF/ANSI 336 and are third-party certified.
ACT Member Companies are among the industry’s most respected leaders and each supports the standards and initiatives of ACT. Members include:
Avant Garde Fabrics
Baumann Dekor USA
Guilford of Maine
Richloom Fabrics Group
Robert Allen Duralee Group
Swavelle/Mill Creek Contract Fabrics
Associate Manufacturer Members
Design Within Reach
Gus* Design Group
Room & Board
Did you know? Higher double rub numbers do not necessarily indicate a significant extension of the fabric’s service life. In fact, Wyzenbeek results above 100,000 double rubs have not been shown to be an indicator of increased fabric lifespan.
Association for Contract Textiles
P.O. Box 101981
Fort Worth, TX 76185