Founded in Freiburg, Germany, in 1919, Madeira has always been committed to the production of high quality embroidery and other types of threads. Today, Madeira maintains a presence throughout the USA, Europe, Japan and key Asian markets. MADEIRA manufactures Aerofil to the highest quality and environmental standards. It is Oekotex certified. Madeira products bearing the OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 certification make optimum use of natural resources and are produced without harming the environment, and are free from harmful substances. Our threads fall within Class I and II of the Oeko-Tex classification system which means they are safe for babies and for direct contact with skin. The thread is extremely strong and even, and it works excellently on all Sewing, Overlock and Coverstitch machines.