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A&E Recognized as a Top Company for Diversity in Workplace

Press Release

Mount Holly, NC (April 5, 2023) – Recently, American & Efird (A&E) has been recognized by Newsweek as a 5 star ‘America’s Greatest Workplaces 2023 for Diversity’.

“A&E is proud to be a part of the forward movement towards a more inclusive work culture and we strive to foster diversity in everything that we do,” said A&E President, Chris Alt.

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About American & Efird

A&E is the foremost manufacturer and distributor of premium quality industrial and consumer sewing thread, embroidery thread and technical textiles. Producers of apparel, automotive components, home furnishings, medical supplies, footwear and a diverse range of industrial products rely on A&E industrial sewing thread to manufacture their products. Through its global network, A&E’s products are manufactured in 22 countries, distributed in 50 countries and sold in over 100 countries. A&E is a recognized industry leader in environmental sustainability and corporate social responsibility, and operates its global facilities with the utmost regard for the safety and health of its associates employed worldwide. For more information, please visit, and stay connected with A&E on LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

About Elevate Textiles

Elevate Textiles, a portfolio company of Platinum Equity, offers distinguished global textile brands including American & Efird, Burlington, Cone Denim, Gütermann and Safety Components. With a global array of premium fabric and thread solutions focused on innovation, sustainability and quality craftsmanship, Elevate and its portfolio brands provide products that surround us every day and in all facets of life. We offer advanced, high quality products and mission critical textile solutions across vast industries including fashion and functional apparel, footwear, military, fire, medical, athletic, automotive, aerospace, outdoor, and other specialty sectors. Elevate is committed to delivering solutions that protect and enhance our lives through its global manufacturing platform. To learn more about Elevate Textiles and our brands, visit and follow us on LinkedIn.

This press release was issued April 5, 2023. American & Efird, LLC is a member of SPESA.

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