Consultancy

 

Find out how Richard M R Smith can help your business…

Consult an expert

 

Find out how Richard M R Smith can help your business…

Talk to an expert…
 

With over 35 years experience in the manufacturing and servicing sector and an enthusiastic can do outlook, Richard can advise and share his wealth of specialist knowledge in all aspects of weaving and furnishing fabrics for wholesalers and weavers, including:

 

  • Yarn selection
  • Sales and marketing
  • Machine investment
  • Weaving machinery
  • Warehouse management
  • Company start-up
  • Weaving processes
  • Flame retardent fabrics
  • Fabric archiving
  • Stock inventory tracking
With over 35 years experience in the manufacturing and servicing sector and an enthusiastic can do outlook, Richard can advise and share his wealth of specialist knowledge in all aspects of weaving and furnishing fabrics for wholesalers and weavers, including:

 

  • Yarn selection
  • Sales and marketing
  • Machine investment
  • Weaving machinery
  • Warehouse management
  • Company start-up
  • Weaving processes
  • Flame retardent fabrics
  • Fabric archiving
  • Stock inventory tracking

Examples of recent consultations:

 

  • Provided contacts and advice to a non-weaving expertise management team on the start-up of a new Jacquard weaving and finishing facility at a Leeds based Bed manufacturer.
  • Advised company owners on the pitfalls and solutions related to the acquisition and the relocation from Scotland to West Yorkshire of specialist automotive fabric weaving business that included unique Jacquard machinery.
  • Asked to visit and provide a ‘sounding board’ ear and knowledge resource advice to a Linen Jacquard weaver in Ulster.
  • Offered specialist knowledge in the technical requirements of furnishing fabrics for UK and Europe Flame Retardant Furnishing sector to a new contract fabric wholesaler.

Richard has a rich technical knowledge which enables our design ideas to be realised effectively. His close relationship with mills both in the UK and internationally means he is always able to find the right weaver for the job. His support throughout my career has been invaluable.

Margo Selby

Owner, Margo Selby

Contact Richard

With first hand experience of owning and managing a profitable business from start up to closure, Richard has superior knowledge and expertise in the textile industry. Contact him today to find out how he can help your business

Richard M R Smith