About Darco Southern

Our History

Darco Southern is the premier U.S.-based manufacturer of high-temperature textile products.

With a history of innovation, Darco has become a thermal solutions leader across commercial and industrial markets since its founding in 1976. Today, Darco owns and operates a modern 35,000 sq. ft. facility in Independence, VA with knitting, cutting, specialty coating, kitting and custom sewing & fabrication capabilities.

In 2005, Darco Southern joined Davlyn Manufacturing Co. to form The Davlyn Group, adding a 125,000 sq. ft. facility in Spring City, PA and specializing in high-volume knitting and braiding of fiberglass and basalt gaskets, rope and tape.

Our team of over 150 dedicated employees (with an average tenure of over 12 years) has repeatedly earned us a multitude of recognition awards from global industry leaders for our consistent excellence in Innovation, Product Quality, Value Engineering and On-time Performance.