International Textile Group Becomes Elevate Textiles
Elevate Textiles is the new corporate brand replacing International Textile Group (ITG) as the parent company of American & Efird, Burlington, Cone Denim, Gütermann and Safety Components. Elevate Textiles services 25,000 customers in over 100 countries and across six continents via a global footprint that includes 37 facilities and over 15,000 employees, making it a textile company without parallel in the industry. The new firm was born out of the integration of A&E and ITG last year under the leadership of Platinum Equity, which acquired ITG in 2016 and American & Efird in 2018. Global headquarters will be in Charlotte, NC; Current offices in Greensboro, NC and Mount Holly, NC will remain as divisional headquarters for the respective fabrics and threads portfolio brands.
According to a company statement, Elevate Textiles offers a new, innovative approach to the textiles sector, providing both premium fabric and thread solutions globally. As a consolidated platform, Elevate Textiles will continue to focus on operational excellence, safety, and environmental sustainability, with an integrated approach to supply chain, R&D, and procurement. The new website is www.elevatetextiles.com.