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Join Our A&E Team

A&E manufactures thread and yarns for apparel, non-apparel, embroidery, and technical textile applications as well as for the consumer distributor market. A&E offers excellent working environments and competitive benefits. If you are interested in a career opportunity at A&E…

A&E Expands Sustainable Offerings, Focusing on Athletic Wear and Performance Apparel with a New Recycled, REPREVE® Sewing Thread

MOUNT HOLLY, N. C. (October 18, 2017) – American & Efird (A&E), one of the world’s foremost manufacturers and distributors of industrial and consumer sewing thread, embroidery thread and technical textiles, announced the product launch of a new recycled, air-entangled, polyester sewing thread, Magic® using REPREVE®. Building upon the immense success of Perma Core® using …

Magic® using REPREVE®

A&E‘s Magic® using REPREVE® allows you to complete your sustainability story with a premium sewing thread designed to assist in meeting the challenge of manufacturing environmentally-responsible apparel. This REPREVE recycled, air-entangled, polyester sewing thread provides a fine tex size addition to compliment the available size range of Perma Core® using REPREVE®.

Conductive Threads

A&E’s leading research and thread development teams engineer some of the most cutting-edge thread and yarn products on the market today. Our innovative, conductive products are available around the globe, available where you manufacture….

*NEW PRODUCT- Magic® using REPREVE®

A&E‘s Magic® using REPREVE® allows you to complete your sustainability story with a premium sewing thread designed to assist in meeting the challenge of manufacturing environmentally-responsible apparel. This REPREVE recycled, air-entangled, polyester sewing thread provides a fine tex size addition to compliment the available size range of Perma Core® using REPREVE®. Magic® using REPREVE® allows …

A&E Joins ZDHC In-line with Commitment to Sustainable Business Practices

MOUNT HOLLY, NC (July 11, 2017) – American & Efird (A&E), one of the world’s leading manufacturers and distributors of industrial and consumer sewing thread, embroidery thread, and technical textiles, is officially announcing it has joined the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) Programme. As a sustainability leader in the textile industry, A&E is proud to …

A&E’s 2016-2017 Corporate Sustainability Report

This year’s Corporate Sustainability Report reflects the three concepts that drive A&E’s industry-leading sustainability program: Transparency, Traceability, and Trust, while highlighting accomplishments in the areas of safety, environmental sustainability and corporate social responsibility. 

A&E’s 2016-2017 Sustainability Report Demonstrates Industry Transparency, Traceability and Trust

MOUNT HOLLY, NC (June 1, 2017) – American & Efird (A&E), one of the world’s leading manufacturers and distributors of industrial and consumer sewing thread, embroidery thread, and technical textiles, announced today it is releasing its 2016-2017 Corporate Sustainability Report. This year’s report reflects the three concepts that drive A&E’s industry-leading sustainability program: Transparency, Traceability …

A&E Launches Industry First REPREVE® Recycled Core Spun Sewing Thread

MOUNT HOLLY, N.C. (March 30, 2017) – American & Efird (A&E) continues its 125-year tradition as a global leader in textile manufacturing, announcing today the official product launch of an industry first, REPREVE® recycled core spun industrial sewing thread, Perma Core® using REPREVE®. Nothing can be more important than the future of our planet, and …

A&E Launches Innovative Reflective Industrial Sewing Thread

  MOUNT HOLLY, NC (February 07, 2017) – American & Efird (A&E), a global leader in industrial sewing thread manufacturing, today announced the official launch of a new product in reflective innovation, Anefil™ Reflector. Anefil™ Reflector is a reflective, specialty industrial sewing thread used in coverstitch and overedge applications for use primarily in activewear, workwear, …