In 1881 the cornerstone was laid for a Nottingham Lace Factory, in Brown Street Newmilns, which was to become synonymous with innovation and quality.
Haddow, Aird & Crerar Ltd was born.
In the 1900’s HAC introduced Sharkstooth and Leno Filled Screencloth into its portfolio of fabrics and later with Square Gauze and Tiger Net fabrics.
The Irvine Valley has been a cradle for textile making for centuries.
Newmilns, a royal burgh from 1490, was a centre for Lace curtains and tablecloths, in its heyday, over two thousand people employed in some twenty companies.
Haddow Aird & Crerar use 100% Combed Cotton yarns