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Champion Thread Promotes Matt Poovey to President

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.

Matt Poovey President Champion ThreadChampion 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 responsibility for all day-to-day activities.  He assumes the position from his father and company founder Bob Poovey, who will continue to actively serve as Chief Executive Officer.     

“I am honored to serve as President at a time of such opportunity and growth for Champion Thread,” said Poovey. “The resurgence of soft goods manufacturing in the United States and across the Americas has fueled our strong growth in recent years. This has empowered us to accelerate innovation of existing products, expand into new products, and increase market share. I look forward to continuing to work closely with my father and the rest of the Champion Thread team to drive continued growth into the foreseeable future.” 

Matt Poovey holds a BS degree in Textile Management from North Carolina State University. He is an active member of the Southern Textile Association and the SEAMS Association. He currently serves as a Director and Vice President of SEAMS, the National Association for the Sewn Products Industry.

About Champion Thread

Since 1979, Champion Thread Company (CTC) has focused its innovative sewing threads, engineered yarn products, and unmatched industry expertise to help global textile, protective apparel, home furnishings, automotive, agricultural, industrial and other manufacturers solve their product, production, and supply chain challenges.

Headquartered in Gastonia, North Carolina, the family-owned and operated business is dedicated to providing high-quality products at competitive prices and differentiates itself by delivering unparalleled customer support and client partnerships.

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