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Best Stretch®

A&E’s Best Stretch® is a high bulk textured nylon sewing thread which is ideal for seaming and serging knit and woven fabrics. Boasting superior seam elasticity and seam softness Best Stretch® provides comfort and performance in a variety of sewn products. Best Stretch® is regularly used in the sewing of Activewear, Sportwear, Casual Wear, Children’s Wear, Intimate Apparel from Lingerie …

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 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, …

Aneflex™

A&E’s Aneflex™ is a specialty industrial sewing thread specially developed from Polybutylene Terephthalate (P.B.T.) to deliver highly elastic seams, without compromising seam strength or sewing performance. This product offers an innovative seam solution for garments constructed from highly extensible fabrics in all major stitch types. If performance depends on seam stretch, trust Aneflex™. Highly versatile, Aneflex™ is regularly sewn into stretch …

Anefil™ Reflector

A&E’s Anefil™ Reflector are industrial and embroidery sewing threads 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. Anefil™ Reflector is ideal for creating a decorative, reflective seam in coverstitch and overedge stitch applications, and is now offered in …

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 for the flexibility to infuse an ecologically-friendly, …

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, …

A&E Footprint Grows to Include the Philippines Through New Licensing Agreement

MOUNT HOLLY, NC (November 10, 2016) – American & Efird (A&E) is pleased to announce the addition of a new licensee, Manila Bay Thread Corporation, strengthening its position in Southeast Asia. Manila Bay will represent A&E in the Philippines providing strategic support for A&E’s global customers and local production capabilities while expanding A&E’s global footprint. …