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2014-02-24 08:30:53

PENNDEL, Pa., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bill Morrow, the ever-optimistic President of Langhorne Carpet Company, always knew that much good would eventually result from last summer's electrical fire near the shipping dock of the century-old, one-story Pennsylvania mill. But he had no idea that in the aftermath of the quickly-contained fire (the mill is back in full operation) in which none of its 16 legendary looms were damaged, the mill would be able to gift to...

2011-06-23 10:14:00

PENNDEL, Pa., June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Langhorne Carpet Company is now weaving Jacquard-Wilton carpets made of luxurious 100% Peruvian alpaca fiber, the gold standard of all-natural carpet. It is similar to the touch of cashmere but far more durable. "This is another milestone in our 80-year history," said William H. Morrow, President of Langhorne Carpets. "We are honored to be the first carpet mill in America to be weaving pure Peruvian alpaca carpets for our customers across the...

2011-04-04 12:36:00

PENNDEL, Pa., April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Officials of Langhorne Carpet Company and Habitat for Humanity of Bucks County will "launch" the historic loom shuttle and begin weaving the intricate, commemorative Tree of Life tapestry, proceeds of which will benefit revitalization efforts of Habitat in Japan and in Bucks County. Participating amid more than 1,200 spools of special all-natural wool used in the 19th century Jacquard Wilton process (there are more than 81,000 stitches...

2011-03-30 00:00:28

What started as a local effort by Langhorne Carpet and New York Interior Decorator Alex Papachristidis to benefit Habitat for Humanity of Bucks County, is now expanding in response to the crisis in Japan. Langhorne, PA (PRWEB) March 28, 2011 What started as a local effort by Langhorne Carpet and New York Interior Decorator Alex Papachristidis to benefit Habitat for Humanity of Bucks County, is now expanding in response to the crisis in Japan. Langhorne, Papachristidis, and Habitat of Bucks,...

2010-12-15 10:30:00

RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The carpet in the Virginia capitol's Governor's Office and the Old House Chamber is as spectacular as the original thanks to a historic collaboration between Virginia officials and Pennsylvania's legendary Langhorne Carpet Company. Meticulously recreating the highest quality Wilton carpet for the Old House Chamber and the Governor's Office - dating back respectively to 1830 and 1910 - was no small task given the absence of a single...

2010-11-08 09:07:00

PENNDEL, Pa., Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Langhorne Carpet Company, America's most revered name in authentic Wilton carpet woven from the finest wool on earth, is marking its 80th anniversary by crafting a limited edition "Tree of Life" tapestry designed by Alex Papachristidis to benefit Habitat for Humanity of Bucks County. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101108/DC96685) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101108/DC96685) William and Winnifred Morrow, the...


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