Textiles

Accessories News

Textiles

Ideas for Change Features New Textile Materials

Among the speakers were two scientists working with companies that are helping to establish new materials and methods to advance the textile and other sectors.

U.S. Yarn Production Climbs 4.4%

The increase in the U.S. bucked the 15 percent drop in global yarn production, due to double-digit contractions posted in Europe and Asia.

The new labor contract slaps a Band-Aid on bigger problems.

Portly Woes: New Labor Contract A Band-Aid on Bigger Problems

The implications of the man-made disaster that befell the West Coast ports this year and led to a widespread slowdown along the waterfront are varied.

Textile Exchange Launches Responsible Down Web Site

The site offers simple explanations about the standard, the supply chain, information about down and feathers, and stories, news and updates.

Unifi Expanding Repreve Capacity

The expansion of the facility will increase capacity to produce Unifi’s Repreve recycled fiber brand and other premier value-added products by up to 60 million pounds annually.

UBM Said Eyeing Mexico’s Largest Textiles Fair Intermoda

Offers are said to have been made by UBM, Reed and Messe Frankfurt.

Mexican Textile Producers Hope to See Export Surge

Mexico’s textile and apparel sector is betting exports will top $4 billion in 2015, thanks to rising U.S. demand.

BGMEA-Alliance Relations Likely to Change After Resignation

BGMEA president has quit the Alliance board, indicating a new relationship.

Bianca Spender, pender and

Woolmark Prize Names Winners in Europe, Australia

Jonathan Christopher, Nanna Van Blaaderen, Bianca Spender and Patrick Johnson were named the winners.