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A&E Expands Sustainable Offerings, Focusing on Athletic Wear and Performance Apparel with a New Recycled, REPREVE® Sewing Thread (10/18/17)
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 the product launch of a new recycled, air-entangled, polyester sewing thread, Magic® using REPREVE®. Building upon the immense success of Perma Core® using REPREVE® released earlier this year, Magic® using REPREVE® provides eco-versatility for manufacturers to complete their athletic wear sustainability story in the sewing of performance apparel, activewear, athleisure, and intimate apparel.
Magic® using REPREVE® incorporates Unifi's REPREVE® fiber made from
recycled plastic bottles, providing a highly sought-after eco-friendly performance sewing thread option for environmentally-conscious customers that is sized appropriately for the athletic wear and performance apparel markets.
Commitment to sustainability is one of A&E's company pillars. Recently, A&E launched Perma Core® using REPREVE® joining Wildcat® using REPREVE,® significantly expanded its number of Zero-Waste-to-Landfill facilities to 16, and joined the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) programme, thus continuing its leadership role in the areas of sustainability and social responsibility.
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