Holliston, LLC

Natural, Responsible & Renewable

Producer of the highest-quality,
best-performing cotton cloth in the industry.

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Industrial Products

Holliston, LLC, has been the leader in producing specialty cloth materials for over 100 years.

Our Industrial Products line offers solutions for the abrasive and grinding industries, identification tag industries, file reinforcement, and several other markets. 

Building & Abrasive Backing Products

building-products.jpgHolliston, LLC's Building and Abrasive Backing Products line offers specialty cloths for the abrasive and grinding industries such as backing for sanding and grinding disks and belts. It also includes cloth tape substrates known as Box Tapes used for veneer backing, pool table repair tape, and heavy duty splicing.

  • Blue Liner Cloth

    Blue Liner Cloth is a starch and resin-filled cloth used in the abrasive backing industry.


Characteristics & Benefits
  • Base Cloth:
    • cotton sheetng
  • Standard Widths:
    • 54" (137.16cm)
  • *Colors:
    • blue
  • Samples:
  • Jeans-Unbleached

    unbleached-jeans_120893141613.jpgUnbleached Jean is a starch-filled abrasive drill cloth used in the abrasive backing industry.


Characteristics & Benefits
  • Base Cloth:
    • poly-cotton drill with smooth finish
  • Standard Width:
    • 54" (137.16 cm)
  • *Colors:
    • natural
  • Samples:
  • Markets & End Uses
    • backing or stiffener for grinding and sanding discs and belt
  • Box Tape

    box-tape_966962489475.jpgBox Tape is a starch and flour-filled cloth used in the specialty tape industry.


Characteristics & Benefits
  • Base Cloth:
    • pre-treated cloth with a smooth finish
  • Standard Width:
    • 54" (137.16 cm)
  • *Colors:
    • natural
  • samples:
  • Markets & End Uses
    • heavy duty splicing tape
    • pool table repair tape
    • specialty tapes
    • veneer backing
  • Abrasive Drill

    abrasive-drill_496449793927.jpgUnbleached Jean is a starch-filled abrasive drill cloth used in the abrasive backing industry.


Characteristics & Benefits
  • Base Cloth:
    • poly-cotton drill with a smooth finish
  • Standard Widths:
    • 54" (137.16cm)
  • *Colors:
    • maroon
  • Samples:
  • Markets & End Uses:
    • backing or stiffener for grinding and sanding discs and belt

Office Products

office-products.jpgHolliston, LLC's Office Products line offers specialty cloths made for use in the office industry from index tabs and book spine stripping to wood veneer backing reinforcement material.

  • Gusset Cloth

    gusset-cloth_206254144795.jpgGusset Cloth is a latex-coated and starch-filled cloth used for hinge reinforcement in expanding file folders.


Characteristics & Benefits
  • Base Cloth:
    • cotton cloth with a smooth finish
  • Standard Width:
    • 54" (137.16 cm)
  • *Colors:
    • Blue
    • Grey
    • Custom Colors Available
  • Samples:
  • Markets & End Uses
    • file folder reinforcement
    • index tabs
    • invoice tablet header
  • Andover Holland Cloth

    andover-holland-cloth_850962275937.jpgAndover Holland Cloth is a lightweight tape cloth, starch-filled for use in reinforcing tape gummed.


Characteristics & Benefits
  • Base Cloth:
    • cotton cloth with a smooth finish
  • Standard Width:
    • 54" (137.16 cm)
  • *Colors:
  • Samples:
  • Markets & End Uses
    • book spine stripping
    • game board backing
    • invoice tablet header strips
    • notebook header strips

Separator Products

separator-products.jpgHolliston, LLC's Separator Products line consists of specialty cloths used for release liners in rubber production manufacturing and jewelry and tape products. Our products are starch-filled and calendared for smoothness and easy handling.

  • Gold Seal

    gold-seal_18248514958.jpgGold Seal is a starch-filled calendared cloth used as a release medium for rubber and adhesive compounds.

Characteristics & Benefits
  • Base Cloth:
    • cotton cloth with a friction calendared finish
  • Standard Width:
    • 20" (50.8 cm)
    • 40" (101.6 cm)
  • *Colors:
    • white
  • Samples:
  • Markets & End Uses
    • footwear molds
    • release liner for jewelry molds
    • release liner for medical rubber projects
    • release liner for tire patches
  • Red Seal

    red-seal_368963389077.jpgRed Seal is a starch-filled cloth highly calendared for extra smoothness. It acts as a release medium for rubber and adhesive compounds.


Characteristics & Benefits
  • Base Cloth:
    • cotton cloth with a smooth finish
  • Standard Widths:
    • 20" (50.8 cm)
    • 40" (101.6 cm)
  • *Colors:
    • white
  • Samples:
  • Markets & End Uses:
    • footwear molds
    • release liner for jewelry molds
    • release liner for medical rubber products
    • release liner for tire patches
    • templates

Tag & Label Products

tag-label-products.jpgHolliston, LLC's Tag & Label Products line consists of specialty cloths used as identification tags, carpet tags, upholstered tags, and printed tags. All items are 100% cotton and can be Thermal Transfer Printed or Screen Printed. We also manufacturer water resistant latex coated cloth for the tag & label industry.

  • Mattrex Label Cloth

    mattrex-label-cloth_38540915115.jpgMattrex Label Cloth is a starch-filled, latex-coated, lightweight swathing cloth used for high quality printed tags that will see heavy wear and tear.

Characteristics & Benefits
  • Base Cloth:
    • cotton cloth with a smooth finish
  • Standard Widths:
    • 54" (137.16cm)
  • *Colors:
    • white
  • Samples:
  • Markets & End Uses:
    • identification tags
    • printed labels for upholstered furniture and bedding
  • Anchor #5 Tag Cloth

    anchor-5-tag-cloth_730972951997.jpgAnchor #5 is a starch-filled, latex-coated cloth used for printed tags that will see heavy usage.


Characteristics & Benefits
  • Base Cloth:
    • cotton cloth with a smooth finish
  • Standard Widths:
    • 54" (137.16cm)
  • *Colors:
    • white
  • Samples:
  • Markets & End Uses:
    • high quality printed idenitifcation tags
  • #68 Sta-Law

    68-sta-law_85573029928.jpg#68 Sta-Law is a starch-filled, latex-coated, printable cloth used for identifications tags in the upholstery industry.


Characteristics & Benefits
  • Base Cloth:
    • cotton cloth with a smooth finish
  • Standard Widths:
    • 54" (137.16cm)
  • *Colors:
    • white
  • Samples:
  • Markets & End Uses:
    • high quality printed idenitifcation tags
  • Admiral #2 Tag Cloth

    admiral-2-tag-cloth_415311274205.jpgAdmiral #2 Tag Cloth is a starch-filled, latex-coated cloth used for string or wired tags. It boasts a smooth finish that results in excellent printing.


Characteristics & Benefits
  • Base Cloth:
    • cotton cloth with a smooth finish
  • Standard Widths:
    • 54" (137.16cm)
  • *Colors:
    • white
  • Samples:
  • Markets & End Uses:
    • high quality printed idenitifcation tags
  • Utility #3 Tag Cloth

    utility-3-tag-cloth_906087055937.jpgUtility #3 Tag is a starch-filled, latex-coated cloth used for identification tags expected to endure frequent usage. This product has excellent printability.


Characteristics & Benefits
  • Base Cloth:
    • cotton cloth with a smooth finish
  • *Colors:
    • white
  • Samples:
  • Markets & End Uses:
    • idenitifcation tags
  • #5 Granada Tag

    5-granada-tag_0826574151277.jpg#5 Granada Tag is a starch filled, lightweight, identification cloth used for durable high quality printed tags.


Characteristics & Benefits
  • Base Cloth:
    • cotton cloth with a smooth finish
  • Standard Widths:
    • 54" (137.16cm)
  • *Colors:
    • white
  • Samples:
  • Markets & End Uses:
    • identification tags for upholstered furniture and bedding

Tape Products

tape-products.jpgHolliston, LLC's Tape Products line consists of specialty cloths used for release liners in certain tape products and for industrial signs, markers, and electrical identification. We have the ability to coat, calendar, and emboss these products to best meet a customer's specific need.

  • Plastusa

    plastusa_0604999931045.jpgPlastusa is a vinyl-coated calendared cloth used for industrial signs and markers.

Characteristics & Benefits
  • Grade: F (Conforms to NASTA standard for a F grade cloth.)
  • Base Cloth:
    • cotton cloth with a smooth finish
  • Standard Widths:
    • 54" (137.16cm)
  • *Colors:
    • white and other standard colors
    • Made-To-Order color available
      (minimum order applies,contact custserv@holliston.com for details)
  • Samples:
  • Markets & End Uses:
    • hockey stick tape
    • industrial signs and markers
    • release liner in certain tape products
    • tennis racket grips