HomTex Inc. is a manufacturer of bed linens founded in 1987 by Jerry Wootten and headquartered at 2125 2nd Avenue Southwest in Cullman. The company owns plants in Sylva, North Carolina; Belmont, South Carolina; and Leoma, Tennessee and operates a distribution center in Vinemont. It also contracts with manufacturing centers in India and China.
In addition to bed linens, pillows, mattress pads, protectors, toppers, comforters, throws, blankets and towels in its own "FitRite", "Dream Essence", "Revive", "Suprelle", and "Dreamfit" brands, HomTex manufactures a variety of textile products for other brand labels.
During the 2020 Coronavirus pandemic HomTex began producing pleated, three-ply surgical masks, primarily for use by nursing home, home health and other healthcare workers outside of intensive care units.
- Rebman, Stephanie (April 28, 2020) "Alabama company launches $5M project to pivot operations, produce masks." The Birmingham News
- HomTex website