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BQ: Flying the Woven Yorkshire Flag

BQ: Flying the Woven Yorkshire Flag

Mike Hughes goes under-carpet to investigate a Yorkshire success story with Texfelt managing director James Taylor, whose underlay has been used in films such as Spectre and the latest Transformers movie.

Imagine if the product you have worked for years to perfect, around which you have built a global reputation, is the finest luxury good no-one gets to see, hidden under something that is worse, but more prized. That infuriating scenario is what James Taylor has to go through almost every time he signs off another order for the carpet underlay made by his firm, Texfelt, which is now selling to top hotels and organisations around the world, including the Atlantis and the Kempinski at the ultra-exclusive Palm resort in Dubai.

But now one of Yorkshire’s best-kept secrets is about to get the fame it deserves, after landing supporting roles in some of the biggest movies around – and taking pride of place in a new factory.

Read the complete story on BQ here: http://www.bqlive.co.uk/yorkshire/2017/10/03/news/flying-the-woven-yorkshire-flag-27952/

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