American & Efird Issues Annual Sustainability Report

American & Efird Issues  Annual Sustainability Report

Mount Holly, North Carolina-based American & Efird, a subsidiary of Elevate Textiles headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, has released its ninth annual corporate sustainability report covering global operations. The technical textiles and thread supplier outlined progress in the Ten Threads of Sustainability program, which covers global carbon footprint, water stewardship, energy conservation, sustainable packaging, recycling […]

Report outlines American & Efird’s progress on sustainability goals

Report outlines American & Efird’s progress on sustainability goals

In time for this year’s Earth Day on April 22, international thread and technical textile supplier American & Efird published its annual “Ethical Thread: Corporate Sustainability Report.” It details the Mount Holly, North Carolina-based company’s commitment to human health and safety, environmental sustainability throughout its supply chain and manufacturing processes, product stewardship and more. Highlights […]

New American & Efird thread ensures product integrity

Thread and technical textiles supplier American & Efird, with headquarters in Mount Holly, North Carolina, now offers anti-counterfeiting sewing threads created in collaboration with Applied DNA Sciences. The new anti-counterfeiting thread was developed using Applied’s CertainT platform, which employs molecular level tagging so companies can check to be sure specified components are used in product manufacturing. It […]

American & Efird introduces anti-counterfeiting thread technology

News release written by American & Efird and published, unedited, by BedTimes. 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 […]

American & Efird joins global sustainability group

American & Efird joins global sustainability group

Mount Holly, North Carolina-based American & Efird, a supplier of threads and textiles, has joined the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals Programme in Amsterdam. The company said in a news release it is proud to join more than 20 other brands working together to drive industrywide change in responsible chemicals management. “Being a part of […]

American & Efird looks at sustainability

American & Efird looks at sustainability

Mount Holly, North Carolina-based thread supplier American & Efird has released its 2016-2017 Corporate Sustainability Report, with focus on three concepts that drive A&E’s sustainability program: transparency, traceability and trust. The report also highlights A&E’s accomplishments in safety, environmental sustainability and corporate social responsibility, the company said in a news release. “A core part of […]