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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 …

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 …

Anesafe®

Manufacturers around the world depend on A&E’s Anesafe® to deliver best in class seam performance in some of the harshest environmental conditions where second-best is not an option. Ideal for seaming in protective clothing, this UL approved, 100% Meta-aramid, staple spun sewing thread is designed to deliver long or short term heat or flame resistance, …

‘Integrity’ Advanced Identification Sewing Threads

Integrity is a new innovation A&E recently previewed.  For more about this molecular-tagged thread solution…

A&E to Preview ‘Integrity’ Molecular-Tagged Thread Solution at Texprocess

MOUNT HOLLY, NC (May 07, 2019) – American & Efird (A&E), a portfolio company of Elevate Textiles and the world’s foremost manufacturer and distributor of industrial and consumer sewing thread, embroidery thread and technical textiles, has announced it will be previewing its new line of advanced identification threads, branded “Integrity” later this month. A&E will …

A Focus on the Future: A&E’s 2018-2019 Corporate Sustainability Report

A&E shares its goals, progress, and accomplishments in this year’s Corporate Sustainability Report.

A&E Displays Focus on the Future in 9th Annual Corporate Sustainability Report

MOUNT HOLLY, NC (April 22, 2019) – American & Efird (A&E), a portfolio company of Elevate Textiles and the world’s foremost manufacturer and distributor of industrial and consumer sewing thread, embroidery thread and technical textiles, announced its Earth Day release of its 9th annual, Corporate Sustainability Report, “A Focus on the Future.” Highlighting its annual …

Elevate Textiles Names Per-Olof Loof as President & CEO

Provides key leadership to drive company’s advancement as leaders in innovation and sustainability Charlotte, NC (April 4, 2019) – Elevate Textiles, a global provider of advanced, high quality products and mission critical textile solutions, announced today the appointment of Per-Olof Loof as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Launched earlier this year, Elevate Textiles was …

International Textile Group Becomes Elevate Textiles Following Integration with American & Efird

A&E, Burlington, Cone Denim, Gütermann and Safety Components Join Forces Under New Corporate Brand Charlotte, NC (January 22, 2019) – International Textile Group (ITG) announced today the launch of a new name and corporate identity, Elevate Textiles, Inc. (“Elevate”). The new company replaces ITG as the parent company of American & Efird, Burlington, Cone Denim, …

See Sunstop® LIVE @ IFAI, Oct 2-4

A&E’s industry-trusted thread solution, Sunstop®, protects against fade and strength degradation.