DONG NAI PROVINCE, VIETNAM—Thread manufacturer and a portfolio company of Elevate Textiles, American & Efird (A&E) opens its 28th global manufacturing facility in Vietnam.
A&E says its new manufacturing location allows the company to produce thread products sustainably. The facility is also positioned to provide expanded services and regional support for apparel, footwear, handbags, and other sewn products in Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos, according to the organization.
“Vietnam is an important country for the textile and apparel sewn industry,” says A&E president Chris Alt. “It is the second-largest exporter of apparel to the United States and one of the largest global producers of apparel and non-apparel products. Setting up in Vietnam with manufacturing is very strategic to our future growth.”
The inside of the Vietnam manufacturing facility. (Image courtesy A&E)
The new facility is in Nhon Trach Industrial Park 6 within the Dong Nai Province in South Vietnam. It sits 22 miles from Cat Lai Port, 31 miles from Tan Son Nhat airport in Ho Chi Minh City, and less than 12 miles from Long Thanh Airport.
Construction of the facility began in June 2018 and was completed and operational on June 1, 2019. The company says the new location adds more than 150 jobs to the region.
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