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US Trade Representative Katherine Tai visits Milliken & Company and American & Efird in Visit Highlighting US Textile Industry

WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 23, 2021) – Milliken & Company and American & Efird (A&E) hosted United States Trade Representative (USTR) Ambassador Katherine Tai in two separate visits to the companies’ state-of-the-art textile manufacturing facilities today, marking an unprecedented visit to the heart of the U.S. textile industry in the Carolinas by the nation’s top trade … Read more...

Elevate Textiles Furthers Sustainability Initiatives with Commitment to Business Ambition for 1.5°C Campaign

CHARLOTTE, NC (June 30, 2021) – Elevate Textiles, a global provider of advanced, high quality products and mission critical textile solutions, is excited to announce its commitment to the Business Ambition for 1.5°C Campaign, building upon Elevate’s commitment to the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). Elevate and its distinguished brands including, American & Efird (A&E), … Read more...

Applied DNA Sciences and A&E Introduce Anti-Counterfeiting Technology for Sustainable Sewing Threads

Sustainability with Traceability Helps Secure Brands and Their Global Supply Chains STONY BROOK, NY and CHARLOTTE, NC (June 08, 2021) – Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: APDN), a leader in Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)-based DNA manufacturing, and American & Efird, (A&E), the world’s foremost thread manufacturer, today announced A&E’s INTEGRITY™ advanced identification thread technology is available … Read more...


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