Based in Norwood, N.C. Uwharrie Knits Inc. services the automotive, boating and home furnishings market. The company makes substrate fabrics like leather, vinyl and other materials for coating purposes. Uwharrie Knits Inc. custom engineers all of the fabrics to the customer's end use. All the fabrics are tested by an independent lab as well as its own lab, for total quality control. The company develops the optimum fabric for all industrial applications. Housing a production facility in-house, Uwharrie Knits Inc. also holds an ISO 9001:2000 certification.