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Special Report on Haiti's CODEVI Park

Like most of you, I travel a lot. Seldom do I fly into someone else’s vision, one that moved mountains beyond mountains, as in Fernando Capellan thinking he might be able to build a unique industrial park in Haiti, now called CODEVI. I just got back from his park. Here’s the story.

Since early 2001, I have traveled this hemisphere, top to bottom, recruiting apparel, textile and trim producers, as well as industry services, into the AAPN. On one of those trips in 2008, I visited Grupo M in Santiago, DR and, from there, was given a tour of their industrial park, CODEVI, in Ouanaminthe, Haiti, on the DR border. Nine years later, I returned to the park on Monday August 7.

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A&E Launches Innovative Reflective Industrial Sewing Thread

MOUNT HOLLY, NC (February 07, 2017) - American & Efird (A&E), a global leader in industrial sewing thread manufacturing, today announced the official launch of a new product in reflective innovation, Anefil™ Reflector. Anefil™ Reflector is a reflective, specialty industrial sewing thread used in coverstitch and overedge applications for use primarily in activewear, workwear, safety apparel, swimwear, denim, footwear and other reflective markets. 

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