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Perma Core® using REPREVE®

Complete your sustainability story with a premium sewing thread that doesn’t sacrifice sewing performance with A&E‘s Perma Core® using REPREVE®. This premium, recycled-core, core spun industrial sewing thread is manufactured with a 100% recycled, continuous filament, REPREVE from Unifi Manufacturing, Inc. and A&E’s signature quality, polyester staple wrap allowing you the flexibility to infuse an ecologically-friendly, …

Anefil™ Reflector

A&E’sAnefil™ Reflector is an industrial sewing thread designed and engineered for reflective visibility. Ideal for sewing a wide range of products, Anefil™ Reflector provides maximum luminescence and durability while maintaining aesthetic appearance. Ideal for creating a decorative, reflective seam in coverstitch and overedge stitch applications, Anefil™ Reflector can be used in a wide variety of …

Gerber’s YuniquePLM allows Designers and Retailers to Easily Specify A&E’s Threads and Colors

  MOUNT HOLLY, NC (July 12, 2016) – American & Efird (A&E) is proud to announce that its threads and colors are now integrated within Gerber Technology’s YuniquePLM® software. Founded 125 years ago, A&E is one of the world’s largest manufacturers and distributors of industrial threads and textiles, and continues to lead the industry in …

AMERICAN & EFIRD TO ACQUIRE MAJORITY OWNERSHIP OF JOINT VENTURE VARDHMAN YARNS AND THREADS LIMITED

  New York, NY (May 9, 2016) – KPS Capital Partners, LP (“KPS”) today announced that its portfolio company American & Efird (“A&E” or the “Company”) signed definitive agreements to acquire majority ownership of Vardhman Yarns and Threads Limited (“Vardhman Yarns and Threads”) from its joint venture partner, Vardhman Textiles Limited (“Vardhman Textiles”). Upon completion …

A&E Announces Colorlink App and Innovative Thread Color Identification Tool, COLORCATCH NANO

MOUNT HOLLY, NC (May 3, 2016) – Continuing its 125-year tradition in textile manufacturing, American & Efird (A&E) today unveiled Colorlink, the company’s first mobile app with a focus on thread color. Colorlink encourages more interactive collaboration, connecting entire teams across design and production channels in the thread color selection process to ensure color is …

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Colorlink makes the process of selecting from thousands of industrial thread colors fast and easy.

A&E Releases 2015-2016 Sustainability Report

A&E Releases 2015-2016 Sustainability Report MOUNT HOLLY, NC (April 22, 2016) – 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 2015-2016 Sustainability Report in conjunction with the global celebration of Earth Day. This year’s …