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Anefil™ Reflector

Designed and engineered for reflective visibility, A&E’s innovative Anefil™ Reflector sewing and embroidery thread provides maximum luminescence and durability, while maintaining aesthetic appearance for garment and fashion apparel applications. Anefil™ Reflector  is primarily used for creating reflective seams, but this innovative thread’s smaller tex size is also used regularly to create decorative embroidery embellishments on …

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 …

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 …