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AEC appoints Charles R. Adams as new president
Sep '14
AEC, an US based narrow fabrics manufacturer for leading apparel companies, has appointed Charles R. Adams as the new president of the company.

Charles will be placed in AEC’s Asheboro, NC headquarters. As the president of AEC, Charles’s job profile will majorly focus on the growth of the company in the existing markets and look out for new opportunities in the fabric market.

In his extensive career within the textiles and fibers industries, Charles has led business development, manufacturing, quality, marketing, sales, design, and operations initiatives for worldwide companies, supplying fabrics for commercial, residential, apparel, automotive and industrial use.

Previously, Charles has served as vice-president and general manager for Milliken & Company, where he capitalized on his experiences working in many different areas of the company, to build significant new business in the commercial fabrics division. In his most recent work, he reset the strategic direction of Polyester Fibers LLC.

CEO of AEC, Larry Himes, said, “Charles Adams has the vision to see where AEC has opportunities to expand within the markets we currently address and manufacture products for new markets.”

“His understanding of what it takes to provide the innovative fabrics and services customers seek will strengthen AEC’s business development. And his experiences with creating fabrics for so many different products, augments AEC’s ability to supply expanded markets,” he said.

Charles Adams said, “AEC has a great history and reputation within the narrow fabrics sector. I look forward to collaborating with their team and developing the products and services that will position AEC on a trajectory for sustainable and significant growth.”

AEC is a privately-held, narrow fabrics manufacturer with its headquarters in Asheboro, NC, manufacturing in Asheboro and Central America. (GK)

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