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Mergers. Acquisitions. Operations.

Mergers. Acquisitions. Operations.

American & Efird

Industrials • Private Transaction • Acquired in May 2018

Manufacturer and distributor of premium quality industrial and consumer sewing thread, embroidery thread and technical textiles


  • Acquired from KPS in May 2018
  • Headquartered in Mt. Holly, NC
  • Serves diversified end-markets including apparel, automotive, footwear, home furnishing, hygiene, and retail
  • Global footprint with 27 manufacturing facilities and products sold in over 100 countries
  • A global leader in safety and sustainability


  • Drive plant efficiencies and manufacturing processes
  • Improve purchasing for various commodity and spend categories
  • Collaborate with International Textile Group to drive sales opportunities



Platinum Equity Completes Acquisition of American & Efird​ »


Platinum Equity to Acquire American & Efird​ »


updated 5/18




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