American Fiber & Finishing, Inc. (AF&F) is the leading provider of light to medium weight woven industrial fabrics and the second largest US manufacturer of cotton balls. Our US manufacturing facility includes bleaching and starching operations. Our supply chain is worldwide. Our in-house knowledge of the manufacturing processes and our expertise in product R&D are the best in the business. We have the unmatched ability to provide custom offerings and the expertise to provide true problem-solving services, while at the same time be the low-cost (and sometimes only) source for the products we carry. Our unique abilities and product offerings make us the favorite source for the Aerospace Industry for many of the Industry’s Critical (Class A) wiping products. Our Rymplecloth® crimped gauze wipers are the industry standard for a low lint Class A absorbent wiper.  In addition to serving the Aerospace industry worldwide, AF&F provides products to other industries including –  Automotive, Bookbinding, Filtration, Health, Beauty, Home, Industrial Wiping & Cleaning, Textiles, and Food Processing.

Our ability to deliver our products at a low cost, combined with our unique skills in manufacturing, product design, and engineering have been key ingredients of our formula for becoming and continuing to be the market leader in our industry.

AF&F was established in 1986 as the result of a management buy-out of the Textile Division of the Kendall Company. Our experience in gauze and fiber manufacturing extends over 100 years.

AF&F’s primary manufacturing facility is located in Albemarle, North Carolina. The Albemarle facility contains a full-scale testing lab capable of all applicable USP, AMS and BMS testing regulations.  All fiber processing and testing are done under strict adherence to current Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).

Finished products include: Rymplecloth®, Super Cloth®, Aerotex™, Bleached Gauze, Cheesecloth, Purewipe®, Chemical Cloth™ Tack Cloth,  Greider™ Tack Cloth, Gauze Diapers,  Crinoline, Tarlatan, and Text B® starched greige cloth. Our fiber processing utilizes 100% natural cotton and synthetic fibers. Engineered low-lint 100% cotton gauze wipers, specifically designed for critical wiping applications are major specialized products of AF&F. Fiber products include Cotton Balls and Synthetic Fiber Balls. Non-woven Class A wipers, greige, bleached gauze and cheesecloth fabrics, Cosmetic Facial Pads, and knit wipers are some of the other products of AF&F.