Founded in 1986, American Fiber & Finishing is one of the industry's leading manufacturers of light- to medium-weight woven industrial fabrics. The company is also one of the largest manufacturers of lightweight gauze in the United States. The company targets the aerospace, automotive, bookbinding, filtration, health care, beauty, consumer, industrial, medical, pharmaceutical, wall covering, textiles and apparel markets for its products. The company s propriety products include Rymplecloth, Super Cloth, Purewipe and Aerotex. In addition, the company provides a variety of finished products, including crinoline, bleached gauze, cheesecloth, cotton balls, synthetic fiber balls, pharmaceutical coils, header rolls, cosmetic puffs and pads, and gauze and cloth diapers. American Fiber & Finishing has manufacturing facilities in Albemarle, N.C., and Newberry, S.C.