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Champion Thread Promotes Grant Spangler to Vice President

The newly created role expands the responsibilities that Spangler has held during his 12 years as CTC’s Director of Manufacturing to include a more strategic role in supporting next-level growth of the industrial sewing thread, engineered yarns, and related accessories manufacturer and supplier.

Champion Thread Company (CTC), a fast-growing manufacturer and marketer of industrial sewing threads, specialty yarns, and other textile and sewn products accessories, announces the promotion of Grant Spangler to Vice President of Manufacturing.

“During his 12+ years with CTC, Grant has proven to be a key contributor to our growth and success,” said CEO and President Matt Poovey. “Our clients and the entire CTC team benefit from his deep industry experience and dedication to his craft. He is well-deserving of this promotion as he has long played a strategic role in our business.”

A 25-year textile industry professional, Mr. Spangler has served CTC as Director of Manufacturing for twelve years. In his newly expanded role, he will continue to oversee the company’s manufacturing (winding, twisting, and dyeing), warehousing, quality and sustainability activities while taking on a more strategic role in leveraging technology and elevating the workforce to support the company’s continuing strong growth.       

“I am honored with the promotion and am proud to be part of a company with the integrity and culture that our teams and customers value,” said Spangler. “I am confident that this expanded role will provide me with even greater opportunities to accelerate the growth of the business.” 

Before joining CTC, Spangler served as Quality Manager and Plant Manager for Spectrum Dyed Yarns, Inc. Grant holds a BS degree in Textile Management from North Carolina State University and an MBA from Gardner Webb College. He has also served as an Adjunct Instructor in Industrial Management at Cleveland Community College.    

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 – a promise 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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