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American & Efird Global, L.P.

 

 

a KPS Capital Partners, LP portfolio company

 

has acquired

 

 

A&E is the largest U.S. manufacturer and the worlds second-largest 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. Customers select A&E as the preferred choice for industrial sewing thread, embroidery thread and technical textiles because of A&Es dedication to providing its customers with the finest products and services, at the highest quality, delivered globally. In addition to A&Es steadfast commitment to superior quality and customer service, 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. A&E owns or operates 26 manufacturing facilities and employs approximately 10,000 associates around the world directly or in partnership with joint venture partners. For more information, please visit www.amefird.com.

 

June 30, 2014

 

 


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