About Us

Grounded on Experience. Built for the Future.

Frankl & Thomas provides textile and weaving manufacturers with innovative and customized product solutions. We provide products ranging from machinery and components to Nippon Nozzle Spinnerettes and Bobotex Roller Coverings.

What We Do

The Manufacturers we represent offer high quality textile and weaving products and machinery. We are also a leading distributor of Kluber Lubrication for the textile industry.

We provide machinery and components for high-tech fiber and polymer production. Frankl & Thomas supplies and distributes products for yarn processing, synthetic fiber, weaving, non-wovens, bearings, blades, lubrication, and textile machinery. We specialize in high-tech lubricants, custom tungsten blades, Sulzer loom parts, and custom parts. Check out our website for a complete list of our products.

With over 60 years of experience in our industry, we have the knowledge to assist you in finding the best products to meet your specific needs. Our Team consists of experts in the fields of plant management, nonwovens, ring spinning, weaving, engineering, and more.

Who We Serve

Frankl & Thomas provides high quality products to a wide range of industries including:

  • Synthetic Fiber Manufacturers
  • Commercial Weavers 
  • Nonwoven Producers
  • Yarn Producers 

We work with you to determine the ideal weaving products and textile machinery solutions that fit within your budget and work best for your applications. 

Our History


Ernest L. Frankl Co. is founded. The first American Firm to import European Textile Machinery after World War II



Thomas Textile machinery is founded by Alfred Thomas III. Shortly after its creation, TTM is awarded the agency for Nippon Nozzle


Ernest L. Frankl Co. and Thomas Textile Machinery merge to form Frankl & Thomas, Inc.


Frankl & Thomas acquires Hurley & Harrison of Greenville, SC. Frankl &Thomas became the official distributor for Bobotex, IRO/TE Strake Lamiflex, and Kluber


Frankl & Thomas, Inc. purchases Feil & Davidson, Inc. in Greensboro, N.C. Frankl & Thomas expands their product line to include Kanai spinning rings and wire, Spindlefabrik Neudorf spindles, and Yamauchi spinning aprons


Contact Frankl & Thomas

Contact Us Today To See How We Can Help Improve Your Manufacturing Process.