P Kaufman Contract
Curtis Breedlove joined the P/Kaufmann group of companies in 1991 and has served the company for more than 25 years as the head of P/Kaufmann CONTRACT. His passion, attention to detail, and entrepreneurial talent have driven and expanded the division to become the success that it is today. Founded by Peter Kaufmann in 1957, P/Kaufmann, Inc. is family textile business made up of nine companies. The contract division was established in 1982 and embodies one of Kaufmann’s most beloved mottos: “Success, but not at any cost.” According to Breedlove, it is their founder’s commitment to an honorable corporate culture that has kept P/Kaufmann’s many divisions on course through even the most challenging business climates.
A true visionary, Breedlove has grown P/Kaufmann CONTRACT into a major player in the global hospitality marketplace. The contract division, which began with a staff of three, now employs a team of over fifty, and is represented by an international sales force of over twenty sales associates. Breedlove has expanded the division’s product range from its modest beginnings in heat transfer printing to a wide offering of products: from woven upholstery, window, and bedding fabrics, to manufactured finished product, including bed skirts, duvets, top sheets, decorative pillows, and shower curtains. P/Kaufmann CONTRACT’s markets have expanded beyond North America into Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Central America, and South America. As an avid traveler, Breedlove keeps an eye on global trends in design, supply, and finance to identify future opportunities for P/Kaufmann CONTRACT.