Faribault Woolen Mill Acquires Brahms Mount
Minnesota-Made Brand Buys Maine Company, Expands into Northeast
Faribault, MN – (March 29, 2022) Legendary Minnesota brand Faribault Woolen Mill, maker of handcrafted blankets, decorative throws, apparel, and accessories, will soon be adding cotton to its product line up with the acquisition of Brahms Mount, a Maine-based manufacturer of high-quality cotton blankets, throws and other textiles. The deal closed this week under undisclosed terms.
“We're thrilled to bring the amazing employees of Brahms Mount into our Faribault family,” said Faribault Mill President & CEO Ross Widmoyer. “This acquisition is a great extension of our strategic focus on building Made in USA jobs.” As part of the combined company, Brahms Mount will continue its cotton product manufacturing at the Monmouth, Maine facility and retain the current employee base.
Bold new brand
As part of the acquisition, Faribault Woolen Mill Co. will rebrand as “Faribault Mill” to reflect the product offering expansion.
"The addition of Brahms Mount, with its amazing cotton throws and blankets, perfectly complements our woolen mill products for customers all across the country,” said Faribault Mill Chairman, Paul Grangaard. “This acquisition will also accelerate our company’s plans to open new retail stores in New England.”
About Faribault Mill
Founded in 1865, Faribault Mill produces timeless, handcrafted blankets, decorative throws, apparel, and accessories. From providing woolen blankets for pioneers heading west and comforting our troops through two world wars, to today's products that are built to last, the company and its workers are woven into American history. Faribault Mill products are Made in USA. Visit online at www.faribaultmill.com or at retail stores in Faribault, Edina, Excelsior, and Chicago.
About Brahms Mount
Brahms Mount weaves textiles with a signature American look and soft, luxurious hand. Classically beautiful, wonderfully comfortable and grounded in the authentic character and centuries-old textile tradition of Maine, Brahms Mount products have been capturing hearts since the company was founded in 1983.
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