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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 Read more...


A&E’s New REPREVE® Recycled Sewing Thread Targets Footwear and Non-Apparel Applications

MOUNT HOLLY, NC (May 22, 2018) – American & Efird (A&E), the world’s foremost manufacturer and distributor of industrial and consumer sewing thread, embroidery thread and technical textiles, released Anefil Poly® using REPREVE®. Incorporating REPREVE fiber made from recycled drinking Read more...


REPEL Provides PFC-Free Water Repellency Versatility for Every A&E Sewing Thread

MOUNT HOLLY, NC (May 15, 2018) – American & Efird (A&E), a global leader in industrial sewing thread manufacturing, today announced the official launch of REPEL, an advanced, PFC-FREE, water repellency enhancement. REPEL is an additional feature customers can order and have applied to Read more...


Ethical Thread: Focus of A&E’s 2017-2018 Corporate Sustainability Report

MOUNT HOLLY, NC (April 22, 2018) – American & Efird (A&E), one of the world’s foremost manufacturers and distributors of industrial and consumer sewing thread, embroidery thread and technical textiles, released its 2017-2018 Corporate Sustainability Report, just in time for Read more...


A&E Collaborates with Applied DNA Sciences to Develop Anti-Counterfeiting Sewing Threads

MOUNT HOLLY, N. C. (March 2, 2018) – 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 today a collaborative agreement with Applied DNA Sciences, Read more...


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, Read more...


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 Read more...


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. Read more...


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 Read more...


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 Read more...


 

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