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Elevate Textiles Expands Services in Vietnam with 28th State-of-the-Art Thread Manufacturing Operation

New facility provides A&E division additional support for apparel and non-apparel sewn product manufacturers in Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos DONG NAI PROVINCE, VIETNAM (October 3, 2019) – In pursuit of its goal to be the preferred global supplier of industrial sewing thread, embroidery thread, and technical textiles, Elevate Textiles and its portfolio brand American & …

*Wildcat® ECO100

As part of A&E’s new 100% recycled, sustainable eco-innovation thread line, Wildcat® ECO100 allows you to Expect More from your industrial sewing thread. Ecologically-friendly Wildcat® ECO100 is manufactured with 100% recycled, textured polyester. As with A&E’s classic sewing thread, Wildcat Plus®, Wildcat® ECO100 provides excellent elasticity, softness, and strength to deliver all-around performance and longer-lasting, …

*Anefil Poly® ECO100

Ethically-manufactured and part of A&E’s new 100% recycled thread line, Anefil Poly® ECO100 is an advanced eco-innovation product designed to assist in meeting the challenge of manufacturing an environmentally responsible thread product, while displaying the excellent sewing performance and seam strength this quality thread product demands. Anefil Poly® ECO100 delivers a 100% recycled, polyester sewing …

*Perma Core® ECO100

Expect more from your industrial sewing thread. A&E is proud to introduce its new eco-innovation line of 100% recycled, sewing threads featuring Perma Core® ECO100. This ethically-manufactured, core spun, industrial sewing thread features a completely recycled, continuous filament core and fully-recycled, polyester staple wrap to provide a product. Ecologically-friendly and engineered for performance sewing, Perma …

A&E Releases 100% Recycled Thread Line, ECO100

  Challenges Brands to Expect More from Thread Partners Mount Holly, NC (September 24, 2019) – Thread maker American & Efird (A&E), a portfolio company of Elevate Textiles, announced today the release of ECO100, a new line of 100% recycled, industrial sewing threads. The launch of this product line is driven by the company’s commitment …

Elevate Textiles Announces Sustainability Commitments

Portfolio brands A&E, Burlington, Cone Denim, Gütermann and Safety Components drive meaningful change Charlotte, NC (September 24, 2019) – Elevate Textiles, a global provider of advanced, high quality products and mission critical textile solutions, announced today its commitment to achieve specific sustainability targets by the year 2025 across its portfolio brands including American & Efird, …

Burlington’s Restora™ Collection features high-performance fabrics and recycled content

What goes around comes around and what was once new doesn’t have to become waste Greensboro, NC (September, 24, 2019) – Burlington is excited to showcase its Restora™ collection of sustainable fabrics at the Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics Show September 25-27. Burlington’s Restora collection features eco-conscious fabrics made from a range of innovative and industry …

Cone Denim & Crystal Launch New Collaboration

Exclusive Collaboration from Leading Denim Experts Greensboro, NC (August 29, 2019) – Cone Denim®, a global leader in denim authenticity and sustainable innovation, is excited to announce the Crystal X Cone Collaboration. This exclusive collaboration with Crystal, a global leader in apparel manufacturing, brings together two global leaders in denim to provide a new level …

Expect More

Introducing A&E’s new sustainable product innovation, ECO100. This line of 100% fully-recycled sewing threads is the latest addition to its Eco-Driven® Thread Collection.

Elevate Textiles Announces ZDHC Contributorship Across all Portfolio Brands

American & Efird remains active contributor to ZDHC. Burlington, Cone Denim, Gütermann and Safety Components join as new contributors Charlotte, NC (August 7, 2019) – Elevate Textiles, a global provider of advanced, high quality products and mission critical textile solutions, announced today its expanded participation in the ZDHC Roadmap to Zero Programme across its portfolio …