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*WeatherMAX® Outdoor Sewing Thread by A&E

We are proud to introduce WeatherMAX® outdoor sewing thread by A&E, a durable, professional grade sewing thread that provides ultimate outdoor weather and ultra-violet resistance. WeatherMAX® sewing thread by A&E combines WeatherMAX®’s patented outdoor performance yarn technology with A&E’s expertise in producing highly-engineered premium sewing thread. Featuring ColorTite® technology, WeatherMAX® sewing thread by A&E yields …

See the All NEW A&E WeatherMAX® Outdoor Sewing Thread @ IFAI, Nov 2-12

We are proud to introduce WeatherMAX® outdoor sewing thread by A&E, a durable, professional grade sewing thread that providing the ultimate in outdoor weather and ultra-violet resistance.

Elevate Textiles Releases 2020 Sustainability Report

Reports progress on UN Global Compact and CEO Water Mandate Initiatives CHARLOTTE, NC (October 27, 2020) – Elevate Textiles, a global provider of advanced, high quality products and mission critical textile solutions, is excited to release its 2020 Sustainability Report. Elevate Textiles offers distinguished global textile brands including American & Efird (A&E), Burlington, Cone Denim, …

Cone Denim Introduces Ionic+™ Sustainable Antimicrobial Protection for Denim

  Greensboro, NC (October 22, 2020) – Cone Denim®, a global leader in denim authenticity and sustainable innovation, is excited to launch the newest in denim innovation – the Self-Clean Jean. In partnership with Noble Biomaterials, the global leader in antimicrobial and conductivity solutions for soft-surface applications, Cone Denim has developed its newest denim fabric …

American & Efird Invests in US Platform

  Mount Holly, NC (October 13, 2020) – American & Efird (A&E), the largest supplier of sewing thread and specialty yarns in the US and second largest supplier in the world, announced today its continued investment in the company’s extensive US manufacturing platform. A&E operates as part of Elevate Textiles, a portfolio of leading textile brands …

American & Efird to Purchase Charles Craft Performance Yarns

Combining two heritage yarn brands Charlotte, NC (September 25, 2020) – Elevate Textiles, Inc., a global provider of advanced, high quality products and mission critical textile solutions, is pleased to announce that its American & Efird (A&E) division has agreed to purchase the high performance yarn business of Charles Craft, Inc., a leading manufacturer and …

Perma Core® Eco

Complete your sustainability story with a premium sewing thread that doesn’t sacrifice sewing performance. A&E‘s Perma Core® Eco is manufactured with a 100% recycled, continuous polyester filament core and quality, polyester staple wrap allowing you the flexibility to infuse an ecologically-friendly, high performance sewing thread into a wide variety of apparel and non-apparel applications. Perma …

Burlington Medical Fabrics, proven advanced protection for more than 40 years

  Greensboro, NC (April 30, 2020) – A world leader in advanced barrier fabrics, Burlington’s reusable fabrics have been a trusted resource for leading PPE manufacturers to provide advanced protection, for more than 40 years. Burlington’s Maxima® and XALT™ collections provide engineered, state-of-the-art healthcare fabrics that combine the highest degrees of protection, performance, comfort and …

Elevate Textiles brands A&E and Burlington participate in the Gerber PPE Task Force

Supporting COVID-19 PPE efforts with Maxima® Barrier fabric and technical thread products Charlotte, NC (April 8, 2020) – Elevate Textiles, a global provider of advanced, high quality products and mission critical textile solutions is pleased to participate in the recently launched Gerber PPE Task Force.  This industry-wide effort combines resources and expertise to support manufacturing …

Critical Products for PPE Manufacturers

At Elevate Textiles, we are committed to meeting the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic and are working tirelessly with you and in support of your business and customers to provide key resources and critical products.