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One of Austin Dillon’s race crew wearing a Russell Coolforce T-shirt.

Dow and Russell Collaborate on Value-Added Performance Apparel

Products treated with this technology will feature Dow’s Intellifresh brand.

Turkey has imposed an import duty on U.S. cotton.

NCC Looks to Challenge Turkey’s Cotton Import Duty

Turkey released its final decision on its anti-dumping investigation and imposed a 3 percent CIF duty on all U.S. cotton fiber imported into the country.

The scene at the Rana Plaza garment factory.

Rana Plaza Anniversary Marked by Protests, Discussions

International representatives of governments and non-governmental organizations pledged their continuing support to the Bangladesh industry.

The scene at The Rana Plaza garment factory.

Three Years After Rana Plaza: Progress, but Far to Go

As the third anniversary of the tragedy approaches Sunday, the industry takes stock of what has been done, and what is left to be done.

Huntsman Textile Effects Launches Neon Shades With Erionyl FF Dyes

New fluorescent dyes aimed at trendy fashion shades on polyamide.

A garment factory in Bangladesh

Bangladesh Alliance Updates Progress on Factory Safety

The group discussed its activities as it reaches the halfway point in its five-year mandate, which expires in 2018.

Matteo Renzi

Italy, Iran Sign Agreement to Strengthen Trade Relations Between Textile and Fashion Firms

Sistema Moda Italia signed on Wednesday a Memorandum of Understanding with leading Iranian textile and apparel organization Teheran Garment Union as part of the entrepreneurial mission in Iran led by Italy’s Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.

An Israeli cotton field.

Israel Joins Better Cotton Initiative

With the addition of Israel, BCI now operates in 21 countries worldwide.

Penny Pritzker

Getting Smarter: DC Summit Talks Wearables

David Lauren and Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker discuss smart fabrics and their growth.