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Elevate Textiles Leads Industry Sustainability Initiatives; Receives Validation of Science Based Targets

  A&E, Burlington & Cone Denim achieve industry firsts CHARLOTTE, NC (October 14, 2021) – Elevate Textiles, a global provider of advanced, high-quality products and mission critical textile solutions, continues its leadership in sustainable manufacturing as the first global textile manufacturer to receive validation of its Science Based Target (SBTi) goals related to reducing greenhouse …

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 …

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), …

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 …

Elevate Textiles Releases 2021 Sustainability Report

Increases industry leadership and reports significant progress against key sustainability goals CHARLOTTE, NC (April 22, 2021) – Elevate Textiles, a global provider of advanced, high quality products and mission critical textile solutions, is excited to release its 2021 Sustainability Report. Elevate Textiles and its distinguished brands including American & Efird (A&E), Burlington, Cone Denim, Gütermann …

Super Safe® Embroidery Color Card

A&E Customer Service Center Call, Email, or Fax Color Card Requests to: Phone: 704.951.2996  |  800.861.3256 Email: customerservice@amefird.com Fax: 704.827.0974  |  800.453.9060 ————– A digital representation of 20 globally available meta-aramid, embroidery thread colors is available for viewing and download via the link below. See the above contact information to request a physical color reference. …

Elevate Joins Sustainable Apparel Coalition

Elevate brands A&E, Burlington, Cone Denim, Gütermann and Safety Component participate CHARLOTTE, NC (February 22, 2021) – Elevate Textiles announces it has joined the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) to include its brands American & Efird (A&E), Burlington, Cone Denim, Gütermann and Safety Components.  Elevate joins more than 250 global brands, retailers, and manufacturers, as well …

WeatherMAX® Outdoor Sewing Thread by A&E

We are proud to introduce WeatherMAX® outdoor sewing thread by A&E, a durable, professional grade sewing thread that provides ultimate outdoor weather and ultra-violet resistance. WeatherMAX® sewing thread by A&E combines WeatherMAX®’s patented outdoor performance yarn technology with A&E’s expertise in producing highly-engineered premium sewing thread. Featuring ColorTite® technology, WeatherMAX® sewing thread by A&E yields …

Elevate Textiles Releases 2020 Sustainability Report

Reports progress on UN Global Compact and CEO Water Mandate Initiatives CHARLOTTE, NC (October 27, 2020) – Elevate Textiles, a global provider of advanced, high quality products and mission critical textile solutions, is excited to release its 2020 Sustainability Report. Elevate Textiles offers distinguished global textile brands including American & Efird (A&E), Burlington, Cone Denim, …

Cone Denim Introduces Ionic+™ Sustainable Antimicrobial Protection for Denim

  Greensboro, NC (October 22, 2020) – Cone Denim®, a global leader in denim authenticity and sustainable innovation, is excited to launch the newest in denim innovation – the Self-Clean Jean. In partnership with Noble Biomaterials, the global leader in antimicrobial and conductivity solutions for soft-surface applications, Cone Denim has developed its newest denim fabric …