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Champion Thread Celebrates 45 Years of Industry Service

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The manufacturer and marketer of industrial sewing threads, engineered yarns, and other trim & findings, is celebrating 45 Years of Service to the Textile and Sewn Products Industries.

Champion Thread Company, a leading provider of industrial sewing threads, engineered yarns, and other trim & findings, is celebrating its 45 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 distributor into a developer, manufacturer, and marketer of a wide range of products and solutions that are sold on 4 continents.

Some major CTC milestones include:

1979 – Founded by current CEO Bob Poovey
1999 – Moved/expanded corporate office
2007 – Strategic thread manufacturer acquisition
2009 – Started engineered yarn business
2011 – Opened state-of-the-art flexible mfg facility
2014 – Expanded and opened current HQ location
2016 – Matt Poovey promoted to President
2018 – Opened new warehouse/distribution facility
2019 – Celebrated 40 years of industry service
2020 – Jim Lee promoted to Vice President of Sales
2021 – Launched Renu™ line of 100% recycled thread
2023 – Opened new South Carolina dyehouse
2024 – Celebrating 45 years in business

“For 45 years, we have demonstrated unwavering commitment to excellence and dedication to our customers,” said CTC President Matt Poovey. “Since our founding, we have remained family-owned and operated, and this company has prided itself on offering the highest quality goods, competitive prices, and unmatched industry expertise. Champion Thread’s longevity in the market can be attributed to our ability to adapt and innovate, while always staying true to our core values. Our understanding of the industry has allowed us to consistently deliver superior products that meet the ever-evolving needs of our customers.”

About Champion Thread

Founded in 1979, Champion Thread Company® develops and produces premium sewing threads, engineered yarns, and accessories for textile and sewn products manufacturers. With 45 years of growth, CTC® remains dedicated to delivering the highest quality at competitive prices. This promise is supported by the technical and industry expertise needed to solve the toughest product, production, and supply chain challenges.

Family-owned and operated, CTC delivers a level of quality, service, and partnership that larger firms have long forgotten, and small suppliers cannot sustain.

To learn more about CTC, phone (704) 867-6611

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