Axminster carpet


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Axminster carpet

(ˈæksˌmɪnstə)
n
(Textiles) a type of patterned carpet with a cut pile. Often shortened to: Axminster
[after Axminster, in Devon, where such carpets are made]

Ax′min•ster car′pet

(ˈæksˌmɪn stər)
n.
a machine-made carpet having a cut pile and an intricate design of many colors.
[1810–20; after the town in SW England where it was manufactured]
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The product bears a striking similarity in appearance and comfort to a genuine, UK-produced Axminster carpet yet it is a stain-proof, bleach resistant and colourfast carpet.
A particularly successful machine of Van de Wiele in the Chinese market is the MAX91: the Axminster carpet weaving machine, combining high productivity with superior carpet quality.
Having already secured orders with high profile names like Claridges in London and Sofitel Dubai, these planned developments will allow Ulster Carpets to further strengthen its position within the high-end axminster carpet sector.
I wonder how long it will be before the unfortunate 300 not re-employed at the Axminster carpet factory in the West Country will be villified for not finding gainful employment even though Devon and Cornwall have been redfuced to economic deserts due the bankers and economic advisers buying up second or third homes in that area?
The original Axminster carpet was laid in Brighton Pavilion as well as bought by King George III and Queen Charlotte, who visited the factory.
AXMINSTER CARPET manufacturer Brintons has unveiled a collection of designs exclusively developed for use in public space buildings such as airports, convention centres and sports stadiums.
Brintons manufactures woven axminster and wilton broadloom carpets, axminster carpet tiles and handtufted rugs in its facilities in the UK, India and Portugal.
Axminster carpet climbs walls and becomes part of an art installation in The Netherlands
The Kidderminster-based firm, a world leader in the design and manufacture of woven Axminster carpet for more than two centuries, has been awarded the contract to supply all of the carpet to the new Terminal Three building, which is currently under construction at Indira Gandhi International Airport.
The original style of Axminster carpet can be seen at the Brighton Pavilion and Chatsworth.
The Axminster carpet has incorporated pile yarns and can weave names and logos.
Ulster Carpets manufactured and supplied Axminster Carpet to the Burj Al Arab, part of the Jumeirah Group, during its initial construction 12 years ago for all the guest corridors and guest suites.