New facility in Vietnam


© Photo: A&E
The manufacturer of sewing and embroidery threads and technical textiles, American & Efrid LLC (A&E), Mt. Holly, NC/USA, has celebrated the completion of its 28th global manufacturing facility with the grand opening ceremony of its new site in Dong Nai Province/Vietnam.
Strategically positioned to provide expanded services and regional support for apparel, footwear, handbags, and other sewn products in Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos, this new site aligns the company with the high growth of the sewn products industry in this region and provides the ability for future expansion.
Construction of A&E’s new state-of-the-art facility began in June of 2018 and was completed and operational on June 1, 2019, adding more than 150 new jobs to the region.
At the end of September, A&E introduced its 100% recycled sewing thread line, Eco100 to the textile market.