Mount Holly, N.C.-based American & Efird (A&E) recently celebrated its 125th anniversary. “125 years of continuous operation is a significant accomplishment for A&E, our customers, and the communities in which our associates live and work,” said Les Miller, CEO. “This longevity has been possible due to our numerous past and present dedicated, hardworking, and charitable associates. In addition, we have loyal and long-term customers who have supported A&E by using our products and services. We are here today because of the success of those who worked here before us, and as we celebrate the past, we are very excited with a bright future for both our company and our associates.”
The company’s industrial and consumer sewing threads, embroidery threads and technical textiles are produced in 23 countries, distributed in 50 countries, and sold in more than 100 countries. A&E owns or operates 27 manufacturing facilities and employees more than 10,000 people globally either directly or through joint venture companies.