A&E Footprint Grows to Include the Philippines Through New Licensing Agreement

November 14, 2016

MOUNT HOLLY, NC (November 10, 2016) - American & Efird (A&E) is pleased to announce the addition of a new licensee, Manila Bay Thread Corporation, strengthening its position in Southeast Asia. Manila Bay will represent A&E in the Philippines providing strategic support for A&E's global customers and local production capabilities while expanding A&E's global footprint. 

Founded in 1956, Manila Bay Thread Corporation is the leading thread producer in the Philippines, serving a wide variety of customers in the apparel, leather goods, and non-apparel categories. This new arrangement allows for the local manufacturing and delivery of A&E's well-known worldwide brands into this important geographic market.

A&E is excited to include Manila Bay in its manufacturing family. Through A&E's combined global network, A&E products are manufactured in 23 countries around the world and sold in over 100 countries, allowing global customers to quickly source high quality, color-specific materials wherever their production facilities are located.

For more information, please contact Mark Hatton at [email protected] or 704.951.2516.