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Polyester Fiber

Comforting the world with unsurpassed quality

Carpenter is one of the world’s largest processors of high loft and needle polyester. We’re able to design and test our media for performance in-house and have the results confirmed by independent laboratories.

We also offer our expertise to create products exclusively for individual applications.


Carpenter manufactures a full line of quilting, furniture cushion, and bedding.
Our unmatched quality and manufacturing locations across North America make us the clear choice for all of your nonwoven needs.

We are not just a supplier, we are your partner in development.

  • Furniture cushion and arm wraps, deck pads
  • Bedding quilt rolls, densified pads, border quilt, flame retardant applications such as 1633.
  • Appliances and more
Why Carpenter
  • Manufacturing facilities around the country
  • In-house testing
  • Products can be produced for specific customer applications

Carpenter’s line of prequalified acoustically rated highloft nonwovens is the best choice for all of your acoustical and thermo-formable fiber needs.

  • Furniture
  • Heavy-duty mattresses and pads
  • Flame-retardance
  • Appliances
Why Carpenter
  • Multiple manufacturing facilities around the country
  • Shortest lead times in the industry
  • Capable of producing identical material at every plant
  • Custom designs & products can be produced for specific customer applications

Carpenter needle punch nonwovens are all around you: from the shoes you wear to the car you drive.

Our superior quality and efficiency are ensured by strategically located lines and investment in state-of-the-art equipment. In-house testing promotes a standardized and reliable product from the first roll to the last, making Carpenter a leader in the needle punch market.

  • Automotive
  • Furniture
  • Heavy-duty mattresses and pads
  • Flame-retardance
  • Appliances
Why Carpenter
  • In-house testing
  • Shortest lead times in the Industry
  • Polyester and bi-component fibers available
  • Custom designs & products can be produced for specific customer applications


As one of the world’s largest processors of high loft polyester and a member of the National Air Filtration Association, Carpenter designs and tests media for performance and efficiency in-house, and the results are confirmed by independent laboratories.

We offer products for every air filtration application and partner with our customers to develop exclusive individual applications:

Resin Bonded Media

  • Both single and dual denier products are available in airlay, garnett and carded webs ranging from 0.02 to 4 oz.
  • PSF standard.
  • Bulk Media is available in resin, thermal-bonded batting along with optional additives such as Heat Seal, Antimicrobial, Flame Retardants and Scrim-backed products.
  • Products are available in several colors such as white, green, blue and gold.

MERV Rated (ME Ultra)

  • Lightest weight lofted polyester MERV 10 product in the market today
  • Unmatched performance and groundbreaking design
  • Lower material costs and energy bills
  • LEED® certification compliant

Paint Arrestor

Our paint arrestor products capture overspray solids deep within the media, reducing air pollution, fire hazards and damage to the surrounding area. Available in economy blends, duel denier and extended surface innovations, you will find a product to fill any cross-draft paint arrestance application.

PA31.3 oz/sq ft7/8″ – 1 1/8″Single
MPA1.3 oz/sq ft1 1/8″Dual
MPA Plus1.3 oz/sq ft1 1/8″Dual, Needled, and Tack

Needled Media

We offer polyester blends and can also develop proprietary designs to our customers.

Our unique blend of manufacturing technology and product development experience in composite media and surface treatments makes us your reliable resource for micron- and air-permeable media.

Processes & Capabilities

Our polyester fiber is unique due to our superior processing technology. Our master recipe control systems were developed by our own engineers at our Reinhart Technical Center, and all of our production lines, process controls and quality documentation are networked to ensure consistency from run to run and plant to plant.

Technology like this gives us a wide range of capabilities, such as:

  • Airlay web formation
  • Carded/crosslapped web formation
  • Needlepunch capabilities
  • Resin bonded webs
  • Thermally bonded webs
  • Densification capabilities