• A New Twist on an
    Old Throwing Story
    North America’s largest,
    most advanced and versatile throwster.
  • Made in the USA
    Industrial Yarns
    Twisting the finest quality yarns in a
    state-of-the-art facility.
  • Specialty, High Tenacity Thread
    Better raw fiber yields superior
    strength, sewability, and more.

Industry Leadership

We have the largest twisting capacity in North America with two highly efficient production facilities in Canada and the United States.

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Products & Services

We offer commission, full package and Berry-compliant yarn programs and specialty sewing threads to meet your every need.

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We invite you to contact us today to discover how you can benefit from our 3-decades of expertise, innovation, quality and reliability.

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Leverage the Power of 3 for All Your Industrial Yarn Needs

As the leading throwster with the largest twisting capacity in North America, 3a Throwing brings a 3-decade old track record of innovation, quality and reliability as your supplier of commission and full-package yarn programs. Together with our Ames Textile throwing and SMI specialty sewing threads affiliates, we harness the power of 3 integrated businesses to provide an unrivaled range of products and services to the global yarn, industrial textiles and high tenacity threads markets.

Our yarns and threads are found in these and many other end-product applications:

  • Industrial Filtration

  • Wire & Cable

  • Fire Hoses

  • Industrial Hoses

  • Industrial Belting

  • Seat Belts

  • Industrial Sewing Threads

  • Narrow Fabrics

  • Pulp & Paper

  • Hook & Loop

  • Medical

  • Upholstery

  • Woven Labels

  • Bedding

  • Flame Resistant Products

  • Other Specialty Products

3a offers both commission and full package yarn programs, including Berry-compliant solutions through its Ames Textile facility in Virginia. SMI produces and distributes finished, high tenacity sewing threads. Along with our ongoing commitment to product range and service area expansion, our two highly efficient and productive manufacturing facilities in Cookshire, Quebec (CAN) and Christiansburg, Virginia (USA) uniquely qualifies to meet your yarn and thread needs.

In addition to our complete range of products and services, 3a companies deliver a superior customer experience with:

  • Industry/Application Expertise

  • Versatility & Flexibility

  • Advanced Technologies

  • Quick Delivery & High Quality

  • Competitive Prices & Superior Service

  • International Market Experience

Commission and Full Package Yarn and Industrial Sewing Thread Programs