Central Oriental, located in West Warwick, Rhode Island, is a manufacturer and importer of machine made and hand made oriental rugs. Central Oriental was founded in 1985 by Peter Burnham and Mark Ferullo.
Natco Home Fashions, a family owned business established in 1917 and run by president Michael Litner, purchased an interest in Central Oriental in 1992. This partnership provided for a greater expansion of the product offerings; so that they now maintain an inventory level of over 150,000 rugs at one time on our shelves in Rhode Island. In 2002, they purchased an interest in Flemish Master Weavers which is a rug manufacturing facility based in Sanford, Maine, USA.
The major focus of the company is to provide high quality products at fair and reasonable prices. They manufacture and travel the world to find the best factories that produce outstanding quality rugs to correspond with today's fashion trends. Central Oriental prides themselves on fast, efficient and friendly customer service.
The Exellan collections are the foundation of their product mix. Exellan is a yarn system that we developed to provide the best in detail, durability and fashion in the industry today. Exellan is an advanced heat set polypropylene fiber that has the look and feel of wool. It also has a pencil point finish to ensure outstanding detail in all designs. The rugs are easy to clean and will stand up to any kind of usage. Soft to the touch, these collections offer a variety of patterns and colors that may be used in a variety of settings. These collections are the benchmark in the industry of high end, machine made synthetic rugs.
Central Oriental has recently introduced a full line of hand-tufted rugs that are produced in China and India. These rugs are made of 100% wool and offer outstanding value in today's marketplace. Central Oriental also have recently introduced rugs made in Turkey of heat set polypropylene.
As a domestic manufacturer, Central Oriental has the ability to control colors and designs that fit the latest fashion trends. All of the collections are developed and finalized by the team of designers that are staffed at the facilities in Rhode Island. Central Oriental is proud to produce high quality rugs in the USA.