American Ribbon Manufacturers, based in Stroudsburg, Pa., was established in 1932. The company is a manufacturer and seller of a wide variety of standard and custom made ribbons. The ribbons are available in a range of shapes and materials, such as grosgrain, satin, poly, sheer, wired, plaid, stripe, floral and customized. American Ribbon's sister company, Monroe Silk Mills, was founded in 1913 and is one of America's oldest ribbon manufacturers. The companies have produced various types of products, including military badge ribbons and parachute cords used in World War II. American Ribbon Manufacturers also offers books on a wide range of topics, including ribbons, crafts and weddings.