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Eastman Chemical Sells Interest in Acetate Joint Venture With Solvay

The transaction allows Eastman to eliminate costs associated with the excess cellulose acetate flake capacity of the joint venture.

Better Cotton Initiative Names Staafgard Chief Operating Officer

Staafgard reports to Alan McClay, chief executive officer of the Geneva-based global sustainable cotton group.

Up to 500,000 refugees could be working in the Turkish apparel industry, and many of them are children, like the one seen here.

Turkish Textile Industry Capitalizing on Syrian Refugee Crisis

Turkey’s textile and apparel industry is capitalizing on the Syrian refugee crisis by employing — and often exploiting — them.

Cordura Denim Infinity Collection

Cordura Keys on Durable Denim With Authentic Alchemie Collection

Fabrics from the collection will be showcased by authorized mills of Cordura Denim, including a spotlight feature on Pakistan’s Artistic Milliners.

Fibers made from used jeans.

EU Trash-2-Cash Project Aims at Recycling Textile Waste

More than 3 million tons of textiles are thrown away in the EU every year, a growing problem that Trash-2-Cash aims to solve.

Sewing on the American Giant label.

Next for American Giant: The Great T-Shirt

Made in America isn’t a strategy or a movement for American Giant and its founder and ceo, Bayard Winthrop, it’s the thread that’s woven through its cotton sweatshirts and T-Shirts.

Cone denim celebrating 125 years

ITG Posts Profit, Sales Gains in First Quarter

In the core bottom-weight woven’s unit, net sales rose one percent to $137.9 million from $136.2 million.

Tricia Carey in Tencel and cotton denim.

Lenzing Scores in First Quarter, Adds Denim Blog

Lenzing has launched Carved in Blue, a blog that delves into the inner workings and innovations of the denim industry, as specialty fibers become a stronger focus.

Lewis Perkins

DyStar Receives Cradle to Cradle’s Gold-Level Certificate for Apparel Dyes

The dyes will be added to the Fashion Positive Materials Library, a digital database of better materials for fashion.