American & Efird (A&E) Adds Strategic Partner in the Philippines

In November 2016, Manila Bay Thread Corporation embarked on a new chapter in its’ over 60 years’ existence in thread manufacturing.

In a Press Release last November 10th, 2016, American & Efird (A&E) announced the addition of Manila Bay Thread Corporation (MBTC) as a new licensee, strengthening its’ position in the Southeast Asian region. MBTC will serve as A&E’s representative in the Philippines providing strategic support to A&E’s global customers with local production capabilities.

With the arrangement, MBTC is the only company allowed to locally manufacture A&E brands such as Perma Core, Perma Spun and Wildcat Plus in the Philippines.

MBTC is the leading thread manufacturing company in the Philippines, serving the apparel, leather goods and speciality markets with products of the highest quality. The partnership with A&E will further enhance this position with the addition of A&E’s globally known products.