Date: April 12, 2023
Manufacturer and go-to domestic supplier of industrial sewing thread and engineered yarns, Champion Thread Company has recruited package dyeing professional Larry Radford to manage its new South Carolina dyehouse facility.
Date: February 17, 2023
CTC has opened an all-new, high-tech dyehouse in South Carolina. The extraordinary investment in a domestic facility exemplifies the company's long-standing commitment to providing unparalleled customer service rooted in industry expertise, modernization, and reliable local supply.
Date: February 1, 2022
According to President Matt Poovey, as the sewn products industries continue to recover from the pandemic, CTC has experienced strong demand over the past 18 months. “Our double-digit growth in 2021 has outpaced even the record growth we saw in the second half of 2020,” he said.
Date: June 24, 2021
CTC welcomes industry veteran John Saunders to its team in the role of Manufacturing Manager. Leveraging decades of industry experience and knowledge, the third-generation thread and yarn expert will participate in and provide guidance to all product and manufacturing strategies and processes.
Date: March 16, 2021
Champion Thread announces its new Renu™ line of 100% recycled industrial sewing threads. It comprises environmentally friendly versions of three all-around polyester threads with wide-ranging applications across the fashion, furniture, mattress, PPE, industrial, and other product segments.
Date: September 22, 2020
Champion Thread Company has received Standard 100 Certification by OEKO-TEX. The renowned testing program certifies that CTC’s entire line of industrial sewing threads is free of harmful levels of regulated and other potentially harmful substances.
Date: February 19, 2020
Champion Thread Company has promoted Jim Lee to the position of Vice President of Sales. In his expanded role, Lee will continue his current business development duties while assuming the added responsibilities for developing strategic sales plans and managing all of CTC’s inside, outside, and partner sales activities.
Date: April 3, 2019
Champion Thread Company is celebrating 40 Years of Service to the Textile and Sewn Products Industries. Thanks to a loyal and fast-growing customer base, CTC has expanded from its roots as a small thread broker into a developer, manufacturer, and marketer of a wide range of products and solutions that are sold on 4 continents.
Date: September 20, 2018
Champion Thread has appointed 40-year textile and sewn products industry veteran Robbie Owens to the newly created position of Technical Service and Development Manager. In his new role, Owens is focusing on helping customers achieve maximum benefits and improvements from their current and new CTC products.
Date: May 1, 2018
Champion Thread will exhibit its latest innovations at the Texprocess Americas 2018 trade show on May 22-24 in Atlanta. Located within the largest-ever Supply Chain USA Pavilion in Booth #1606, the company will feature several new and most popular products, sponsor a special evening industry event, and hold an in-booth promotion to welcome its customers and visitors. CTC will feature the new Champion SoftStitch™ ultra-soft thread and its popular Champion Poly ChampCore™ staple polyester-wrapped thread…
Date: August 14, 2017
Minnewawa, Inc., the oldest American woven label maker in the country, is thriving, investing and growing in order to meet marketplace demands and better serve its broadening customer base, according to co-owner and President Bob Poovey. The company, which traces its roots to 1929 as a manual, labor-intensive weaving operation in the Utica, N.Y., area, in recent years has been adding and upgrading equipment, hiring staff and adding shifts, he said...
Date: December 12, 2016
The fast-growing provider of thread, yarn and other textile and sewn products supplies has promoted Jim Lee to lead its continued expansion into new products and markets.Champion Thread Company, a leading global supplier of industrial sewing threads, engineered yarns, and other textile and sewn products supplies, has promoted Jim Lee to the position of Vice President of Business Development. In his expanded role, Lee is responsible for developing growth strategies and leading the expansion of...
Date: November 30, 2016
Poovey will extend his current sales and operations duties to include responsibility for all day to day activities of the industrial sewing thread, specialty yarns, and other textile-related supplies provider.Champion Thread Company, a leading global supplier of industrial sewing threads, engineered yarns, and other textile and sewn products supplies, announces the promotion of Matt Poovey to President. In the new role, he will extend his current sales and operations duties to include...
Date: April 15, 2016
Champion Thread to Showcase Latest Threads and Components at Texprocess Americas The global provider of thread, yarn and other diverse sewn products components will showcase its wide range of premium products and manufacturing solutions in Booth #1412 at the May 3-5 event in Atlanta. Champion Thread Company, a leading producer and supplier of industrial sewing threads, yarns, narrow fabrics, packaging and product identification solutions, announces its participation in the Texprocess Americas...
Date: January 7, 2016
Champion Thread to Market Vipac Vinyl Packaging in Bedding and Fashion Market The supplier of sewing threads and other sewn-products components is partnering with the leading manufacturer of vinyl packaging products to extend the market reach and application of vinyl zipper bags in the fashion, textile and broader soft goods manufacturing market. Champion Thread Company, LLC (CTC) and Vipac, Inc. announce a new marketing alliance that enables the threads, trims and components supplier to...