Ulster Carpets

An innovative business, a sustainable brand 

Ulster Carpets was founded in 1938 in Portadown, Northern Ireland, by George Walter Wilson and remains privately owned by the same family. The company is the premier supplier of Axminster and Wilton carpets to the residential, hospitality, marine and casino sectors across the world. Sustainability and Product Engineer Carol Howson told Hannah Barnett some of the secrets of the company’s success.