Schoeller Textil AG announced that Michael Lowery has joined its North America team as sales manager for its Eshler Textil and Schoeller Technologies brands. Lowery will manage all North American-based accounts for Eshler Textil and Schoeller Technologies, focusing on brand partner relationships and product development.
Eschler Textil GmbH is a subsidiary of Schoeller Textil AG and a specialist in high-tech knitted fabrics, based in Balingen, Germany. While Schoeller Technologies AG is the technologies business unit at Schoeller Textil AG in Sevelen, Switzerland, offering innovative Schoeller textile technologies, including 3XDRY, ecorepel, energear, coldblack and NanoSphere. Lowery will be based out of Schoeller North America’s Newburyport, Mass., offices.
Lowery comes to Schoeller with a vast history of experience in design, product development and sales. Having worked in design for Timberland, L.L. Bean and Bemis, Lowery then went on to provide design, product development and sourcing support to clients including Puma Golf, New Balance, Bauer Hockey, Sperry Top-Sider and Reebok in his role at Athena Apparel Solutions and served as a sales representative for Kevek insulative films and coating for industrial, apparel, footwear and accessory applications.
“Michael’s deep understanding of not only sales but also design and product development processes will bring a great deal of efficiency and exciting new developments for our expansive Eschler and Schoeller Technologies partner base,” said Stephen Kerns, president, Schoeller Textil North America. “Covering our Eschler market that varies from elite, performance baselayers to medical, cleaning and smart textiles, as well as working with our Schoeller Technologies licensees, we’re looking forward to Michael continuing to build business momentum under his capable direction.”
Lowery can be reached at MichaelL@schoellerusa.com or 978.225.6030.