Our Story

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The TVF Story

1974
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October 10, 1974

Dick Hanzel and Dick Leventhal co-founded and incorporated Top Value Fabrics. Both men were 50% owners and for several years there were only a few team members. We primarily sold nylon, polyester, cotton, and acrylic fabrics for industrial use.

1986
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September 1986

TVF Headquarters moved to 401 W Carmel Drive and is still located there today.

1987
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1987

TVF begins to build a West Coast operation. The operation has expanded steadily since then, adding people, products, and customers.
1993
TVF Warehouse 1

1993

The TVF office and warehouse moved to Carson, California. The West Coast Operation offices and warehouse are currently located in Carson on 21023 S. Main Street, Unit A and occupy approximately 73,000 square feet combined office and warehouse space.

1996
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1996 - 1997

TVF added apparel products, including polyester, cotton, and blends to accommodate activewear, athletic, and contemporary apparel.

2001

2001

Dick Hanzel and his wife, Judith became sole shareholders of TVF.
2002
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2002

TVF added vinyl to the product mix, including vinyl coated and vinyl laminated polyester for tarps and covers, athletic mats, tents, and other industrial applications.

2006
Deko

2006

TVF adds print media made of polyester and vinyl laminated polyester to its offerings to serve the advertising graphics, signs, and banners market.

2010
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October 1, 2010

TVF becomes an ESOP.

2015

2015

TVF opens new 145,000 square foot Fulfillment Center located in Lebanon, Indiana.
2017
TVFAcquiresPCFVideo

November 1, 2017

2017
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2017

TVF brings in home decor with cotton and polyester fabrics used for bedding, drapes, wall coverings, upholstery, and more.

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