U.S. Aurora Specialty Textiles included in Digital Output 22nd Annual Top Readers’ Choice Awards

Aurora Specialty Textiles Group announced its inclusion in Digital Output’s 22nd Annual Top 50 Readers’ Choice Awards. Each year Digital Output’s readers select the top 50 winners and ten honourable mentions

Using the magazine’s website metric system,, the magazine tallies readers’ interest in companies throughout the year. This is done via requests made on print and Web editorial and advertisements as seen in the magazine, on the website, or in Digital Output’s weekly newsletter the Digital Queue.

“Aurora is very honored to be chosen as a recipient of Digital Output’s Top 50 Readers’ Choice Award,” said Mark Shaneyfelt, Director of Sales and Marketing. “Aurora takes great pride in our long history as a US-based provider of innovative textile solutions. Our recent expansion reinforces our continued commitment to be a supplier of choice for the North American market.”

You can go to to see the 2016 Top 50 Readers’ Choice Awards winners list, which was released with the magazine’s November issue as both a print and the digital publication.

Aurora’s selection reflects the leadership position the company has taken providing high quality printable canvas products to US and Global markets.

Over the past two years, Aurora has invested millions in a new, state-of-the art North American textile manufacturing operation and has launched several new products, including its Expressions printable canvas line. The company’s operations feature the new EHWHA ultra wide-width coating and finishing line, which works easily with a broad range of woven and non-woven materials up to 134” wide. 

As Aurora’s Mission Statement says:“Here at Aurora, we serve a growing number of markets and take pride in being a North American leader in wide-width finishing and coating of textiles. We are dedicated to helping our customers succeed in today’s highly dynamic, ever-changing world through our investment in world-class manufacturing capabilities, state-of-the-art technologies and comprehensive Research & Development expertise.  To this end, we strive every day to earn our customers’ trust as the coating and finishing partner they can turn to for innovation and high quality product solutions.”

Aurora Specialty Textiles Group, Inc. is a global leader in coating, dyeing and finishing of both woven and non-woven fabrics. Based in Yorkville, Illinois, U.S.A., the company has a 133-year tradition of innovation and in 2015 invested in a new state-of-the-art, wide width coating and finishing line, and a new facility, that dramatically expand their ability to serve customers. Products include digitally printable textiles through Aurora’s Northern Lights Printable Textiles line, specialty home products, industrial products and tape products for a wide variety of industries. Aurora Specialty Textiles Group, Inc., is a Meridian Industries, Inc. company and ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified. 

Digital Output magazine provides a practical guide for all print service providers (PSPs) working within the wide format printing segment. Its editorial exclusively targets managers and users of digital print. Topics include image capture, design, output, and finishing. Through product reviews, application stories, and monthly columns we inspire marketers with new technology and show PSPs how to grow their business. Digital Output and are owned and operated by Rockport Custom Publishing, LLC.

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