MAULDIN, S.C. – April 5, 2013 – Mount Vernon FR recently announced it will highlight its comprehensive line of six flame resistant fabric collections at the 2013 Enform Petroleum Safety Conference in Banff, Alberta, Canada, May 6-10. Enform is Canada’s premiere oil and gas safety conference and tradeshow, and will allow Mount Vernon FR to expand its presence in the significant Canadian market.

“Canada is one of the world’s largest producers of oil, making it a prime market for FR fabrics and apparel,” said Mike Woods, vice president of flame resistant fabric sales for Mount Vernon Mills. “We are continually evolving our product lineup to better meet the needs and desires of workers in the field, and the Enform Petroleum Safety Conference is a unique opportunity to highlight the breadth, durability and performance of Mount Vernon FR fabrics to those in the oil and gas industries.”

If you plan to attend the Enform Conference and want to learn more about Mount Vernon FR, please visit Mount Vernon Mills at booth 20.


Mount Vernon FR – Wear it for Life:

When laundered to manufacturer’s specifications, the flame resistance of all Mount Vernon FR fabrics is guaranteed for the life of the garment.  And with total manufacturing control over more than 25 production processes in the company’s vertically integrated manufacturing facility located in Trion, Ga., customers can have confidence in knowing that every Mount Vernon FR fabric will be of the highest level of quality, durability and reliability. Learn more at


About Mount Vernon Mills & Mount Vernon FR:

Mount Vernon Mills is a 165-year-old manufacturer of textile, chemical and related products for the apparel, industrial, institutional and commercial markets. Mount Vernon FR is part of Mount Vernon Mills’ Apparel Fabrics Group, which produces denim, flame resistant and piece-dyed fabric. It is the largest of all the Mount Vernon Mills groups, accounting for more than half of all company sales. More information can be found at or

For more information, contact:

Jennifer Whisnant, Quixote Group
(336) 544-2418