Millstek is a UK Sole Trader company since 2001 and owned by Howard Mills that supplies equipment used in making and finishing area rugs, carpets, wall hangings. The Hofmann Hand-Tufting gun VML 16 can produce handtufted (hand Tufted)area rugs with both cut and loop pile. The same hand tufting technique is used in the Hitex Robotic Tufting machine. Shearing edge bevelling and carving equipment is also provided by Hofmann. Carving and sculpting of area rugs and carpets give the product a third dimension and plain carpets can be made very attractive by skilled carving. Hofmann offer machines foe edge bevelling of carpet tiles, carpet samples and sample books on table machines. Flexorand offer their mobile / portable carpet edge binding machine and materials for the rapid binding and edging of carpet and rug edges. Titan table sewing and serging machines and spare parts (De Konninck). Representing Hofmann Handtuft-Technik, Fiberlane , Flexorand and Titan Baratto Cornely.
In addition to providing equipment, Millstek supply backing fabric and Latex for the construction of hand tufted (handtufting) carpets and rugs. Also Millstek provide a maintenance service for the tufting guns and shearers provided.
In addition to the handtufting (hand tuftiing) products, tape binding, whipping or overedging /overlocking equipment is offered from Titan Baratto Cornely of Belgium, who offer Titan Table Sewing machine and spare parts for DK (De Konninck) sewing machines. Flexorand of Germany offering their Speedbinder and range of tapes including the Quickstep range. Also carpet fringing equipment is included in the product range offered by Titan finishing sewing machines. Machines for preparation of carpet tiles, carpet samples and carpet books.
Based in the Northwest of the UK in the Manchester Area.