Founded in 1882, the Company is a leading manufacturer and marketer of
textile products for the home fashions and apparel fabrics markets. The
Company designs, manufactures and markets a coordinated line of value-added
home fashions products consisting of packaged bedroom furnishings such as
comforters, sheets, pillowcases, shams, bed skirts, decorative pillows and
draperies. These products are marketed under the "Dan River" brand name as
well under licenses from, among others, "Colours by Alexander Julian," "D.
Porthault," "John Wilman," "Liberty" and "Nautica." Dan River also
manufactures and markets a broad range of high quality woven cotton and
cotton-blend apparel fabrics and believes that it is the leading supplier of
men's dress shirting fabrics in North America (based on net sales).