Innovation at Our Core

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Simply put, we believe innovation is the key to achieving high guest satisfaction while reducing overall operational costs.


The Global Institute for Innovation & Leadership is a dedicated collaboration center designed to drive exploration, discovery, and creative solutions at Standard Textile’s world headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio.

A key goal of the Institute is to dramatically improve outcomes for our customers. We invite our customers and associates to utilize the Institute to explore solutions and to collaborate in new ways.


Standard Textile is the only company in the U.S. with an in-house facility dedicated exclusively to creating high-performance textiles for the hospitality market. The C.O.R.E. (Concept. Operations. Results. Execution.) is a world-class facility that enables our engineers to create new concepts and technologies at an unparalleled pace. It includes four distinct areas: Advanced Concept Development Center, Textile Processing & Operations Center, Performance Measurement & Validation Laboratory, and Prototype Production Center.

Dedicated innovation teams partner with customers to help design our industry’s most value-engineered products. In all, our commitment to innovation has resulted in more than 70 U.S. and international patents.