The 1947 LLC Management team has grown the business through organic sales, strategic partnerships, and acquisitions. In 2017 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, Brand and Oppenheimer 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. In 2020, OSI acquired ColorWorks, a premier textile dyer and finisher located in Elizabethton, Tennessee. OSI anticipates continued growth and success as management executes their strategic vision.