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Sweatshops Persist in U.S. Garment Industry

Despite decades of enforcement, labor investigators keep turning up violations in garment shops in California.

clock 10hKristi Ellis and Khanh T.L. Tran


J. Crew's Credit Rating Downgraded

Credit watchdog Moody's downgraded the debt backing J. Crew to “Caa2” from “B3.”

clock December 2, 2016Evan Clark


Italy's Prime Minister Resigns

Renzi acknowledged the result of the exit polls following the referendum on Sunday, which showed the “no front” ahead almost 60 percent.

clock 14hLuisa Zargani


Stefan Doboczky sits on the raw material at Lenzing headquarters


Canopy Ranks Lenzing Tops in Sustainable Wood Procurement

Lenzing was ranked number one globally by the Canadian environmental organization Canopy Planet Society regarding procurement of wood, the key raw material in cellulose fiber production.

clock November 30, 2016Arthur Friedman

Meridian Yarns


Expanding Operations, Meridian Yarn Group Adds to Management Team

Meridian is building a new manufacturing plant in Valdese, N.C., and just completed the expansion of its Ranlo, N.C., plant.

clock November 29, 2016Arthur Friedman



Digital Fabric Printing Catching On Quickly

The technology has taken off in Asia, which now represents around one third of production, on a level with Europe, with India growing rapidly.

clock November 25, 2016Katya Foreman

Applied DNA Sciences’ hangtag and motto.


New Cotton Testing Method Promises Material Reliability

Testing for cotton and other fabrics has a new surefire method.

clock November 23, 2016Arthur Friedman



Lectra Equips China’s Ruyi Group With Smart Manufacturing Technology

Ruyi installs innovative solutions from Lectra to empower mass customization of men’s suits.

clock November 22, 2016Arthur Friedman



Recycled Fabrics Going More Mainstream

Proponents of the biomaterials sector say fabrics made with natural substances grown in a laboratory could have more allure than traditional fabrics.

clock November 21, 2016Sofia Celeste

Looks from the Lycra Moves Athleisure Capsule collection.


Invista Fibers Unit Said on Selling Block

Sources said Chinese or Indian fiber companies are in play, as well as Italy’s Radici Group.

clock November 18, 2016Arthur Friedman

Gore Enviormental Chamber


W. L. Gore Unveils State-of-the-Art Fabric Testing Facility

The new lab facilities allow Gore engineers to measure the properties of component materials, laminates and garments and footwear.

clock November 17, 2016Arthur Friedman

Lenzing Fibers CEO Stefan Doboczsky, at headquarters in Lenzing, Austria.


Lenzing Sees Sharp Gains in Nine-Month Sales and Earnings

Consolidated earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization rose by 52.2 percent to 320.6 million euros, or $342.5 million at current exchange.

clock November 16, 2016Arthur Friedman



Lean, Green Machines Lead Way at ITMA

Executives at the ITMA Asia said the textile machinery and technology exhibition came at a time of transition for the sector in China.

clock November 16, 2016Casey Hall

Blue Jeans Go Green


Cotton Inc. Celebrates a Decade for Blue Jeans Goes Green

The Blue Jeans Go Green Gallery will feature custom artwork by New York artists Curtis Kulig, Baron von Fancy and Jeremy Penn.

clock November 15, 2016Arthur Friedman

Denim North America's Dyed & Woven Collaborative Workshop.


Denim North America Creates New Product Presentation Package

The Dyed & Woven Collaborative tool kit contains a sample from each step of the design process.

clock November 14, 2016Arthur Friedman

Cordura Denim Infinity Collection


Cordura’s Esmod Workwear Collection Bows at Expoprotection Paris

The Esmod + Cordura brand collaboration challenged students to bring a new perspective to workwear.

clock November 10, 2016Arthur Friedman

Lectra Vector IQ


Lectra Rolls Out New Version of Vector IQ System

The new intelligent Vector IQ features Eclipse continuous cutting, a functionality previously available only on higher-end models.

clock November 8, 2016Arthur Friedman

Patagonia's recycled down shirt jacket.


Patagonia Creates Re\\\collection Using Mostly Recycled Materials

Each of the 10 styles in the Re\\\collection line is made with a variety of recycled materials.

clock November 3, 2016Arthur Friedman

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