Founded in 1970, Drake Extrusion supplies polypropylene fibers for floor coverings, home furnishings and automotive textiles. It maintains a 20,000 square feet facility and an in-house color laboratory. The company also delivers the durability and colorfastness required in automotive interior applications, such as kick panels and package trays. Drake Extrusion additionally serves the geotextile markets in construction, engineering and environmental applications. It provides access to fiber performance measurement techniques and refinements that maximize product value. The company is a subsidiary of Chapelthorpe, which is one of the leading producers of colored polypropylene fiber in the world.