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Burlington Medical Barrier Fabrics Increases Production Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Greensboro, NC (April 1, 2020) – For over 40 years, Burlington has been in the Medical business manufacturing fabrics for use in operating theaters such as surgeon’s gowns, isolation gowns, sterilization wrapper packs, drapes, scrubs and lab coats. Burlington® is a world leader providing superior protective products to the health care market. Our Maxima® products are highly protective, extremely comfortable, and offer maximum durability.

The Maxima® collection of fabrics is the standard in the industry for reusable isolation and surgical gowns creating less impact on the environment. A global collection, Maxima® is sold in Europe and the United States, meeting EN 13795, The Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (A.A.M.I) for Levels 1-4 and FDA Standards. This line of reusable, fluid resistant surgical fabrics is engineered for top of the line performance and safety.

“Our commitment to the protection of our first responders and healthcare professionals is our top priority during this global crisis,” says Allen Smith, President of Burlington, Safety Components & A&E Americas. “We have increased production of our Maxima® Medical Barrier fabrics and are partnering with organizations across the industry to supply those on the front lines with the personal protective equipment needed to keep them safe amidst this outbreak. We appreciate the commitment and dedication of our workforce in Burlington plants in the USA and China to supply these fabrics to support the global fight against COVID-19.”

Nelson Bebo, VP of Sales added, “Our traditional apparel supply chain is shifting to realign manufacturing capabilities to help meet the critical demands of our medical professionals on the front lines. We have reallocated resources to support the evolving industry landscape and provide Maxima® products to key retail, brand and governmental partners.”

For inquiries into sourcing our Medical Barrier products, please complete the contact form at and a sales respresentative will respond.

For more information, please contact Delores Sides at or 336.379.2903.

About Burlington

Celebrating over 95 years of textile leadership, Burlington is a global diversified provider of textile solutions across performance & specialty apparel fabrics, active wear, advanced uniform fabrics, and technical fabrics. Burlington operates as part of Elevate Textiles, Inc. with worldwide operations in the United States, Mexico, and China. Elevate Textiles’ business units include: American & Efird, Burlington, Cone Denim, Carlisle, Gütermann, and Safety Components. To learn more visit; or follow us at @burlington1923 and on LinkedIn.

About Elevate Textiles

Elevate Textiles, a portfolio company of Platinum Equity, offers distinguished global textile brands including American & Efird, Burlington, Cone Denim, Gütermann and Safety Components. With a global array of premium fabric and thread solutions focused on innovation, sustainability and quality craftsmanship, Elevate and its portfolio brands provide products that surround us every day and in all facets of life.  We offer advanced, high quality products and mission critical textile solutions across vast industries including fashion and functional apparel, footwear, military, fire, medical, athletic, automotive, aerospace, outdoor, and other specialty sectors. Elevate is committed to delivering solutions that protect and enhance our lives through its global manufacturing platform that includes 38 facilities and over 15,000 employees. To learn more about Elevate Textiles and our brands, visit





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