The 1947 LLC Management team has grown the business through organic sales, strategic partnerships, and acquisitions. In 2017 Brand and Oppenheimer (“B&O”) acquired the assets of Cutting Edge TexStyles, a global supplier of Bindings, Trims and Piece Goods. In 2018 B&O acquired the assets of General Fabrics Inc., a global designer and wholesale distributor of quilting fabrics. In 2019, B&O became Ocean State Innovations (“OSI”) to continue the tradition of quality textiles, while focusing on the company’s innovative industry expertise and strong Rhode Island roots. Also, in 2019, OSI purchased the assets of Allied Bias a supplier of Binding products. OSI anticipates continued growth and success as management executes their strategic vision.
The OSI Divisions
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Brand & Oppenheimer
Military | Commercial Industrial | Speciality | Apparel
Specializing in textile solutions for the military, commercial, apparel, industrial, and specialty end items.
OUR MISSION A relentless focus on organic growth initiatives and acquisitions to expand our global reach by utilizing our expertise as the best textile solutions provider.
Why Ocean State Innovations?
OSI has distinguished itself as the premier global source for textile products and services. Ocean State Innovations continues as a leader in the textile industry for the U.S. Military and brings that same innovative textile expertise to many commercial market segments such as medical, industrial, automotive, and traditional apparel.
We offer a wide range of stock fabrics as well as the willingness to provide individual customer developments. Our product line includes a variety of weights and constructions in Nylon, Polyester, Cotton, Vinyl, Canvas and blended woven and knit fabrics. We continue to have a variety of resources available for designing and producing some of the very best fabrics available for your products. Safety, maximum performance, and durability continue to be our focus.
Our quality policy
The management and staff of Ocean State Innovations is committed to consistently providing superior quality, delivery, and reliability of our products that will satisfy the needs, demands, and expectations of our customers.
Provide products that are priced competitively
OSI is committed to providing best possible prices while never sacrificing quality and service.
Produce as specified and ordered
The quality program was developed to assure customer satisfaction by providing quality products. OSI will perform all activities in a manner which meets or exceeds the expectations of our customers.
Deliver on time
It is Ocean State Innovation’s mission to deliver superior products to our customers on time to regions throughout the world.
Maintain a safe and healthy work environment
OSI is proud to have hard-working, passionate associates which have allowed all of our divisions to grow in strength and prosperity. OSI is extremely committed to providing a safe and healthy work environment for all employees.