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Oeko-Tex Standard 100 Updates Requirements

The Zurich-based independent textile testing organization said the standards came into effect after a testing…

USTR Report Highlights Efforts to Knock Down Export Barriers

Obama administration has made textiles and apparel a priority area as part of its trade enforcement policy as…

Isko Gets Nordic Swan Ecolabel for Sustainability Efforts

The Nordic Swan Ecolabel evaluates relevant environmental issues in the life cycle of the product.

An Industry-Educational Partnership Grows in Kenya

Rivatex University also operates as a vertically integrated textile mill with spinning, weaving and wet…

Cordura Brand Teams With ESMOD Students to Reimagine Workwear

Performance fabrics inspire students to conceptualize workwear that meets at the intersection of fashion and…

Gilbert’s Loom1801 Helps Firms Navigate Fabric Sourcing

Loom1801is a boutique firm that partners with leading textile mills to source and develop fabric designs.

Cone Denim, Burlington Parent ITG Sees Sales and Profit Gains in 2015

ITG said gross profit rose 23 percent to $87.6 million in 2015 compared to earnings of $71.4 million in 2014.

World Bank Issues Trade Study on Moldova

As a small and open economy, job-creation in Moldova, a former Soviet republic, depends on trade, the report…

Jason Adams Named President of Lectra North America

Adams will report to Daniel Harari, chief executive officer of Lectra.

NSF Sustainability Certifies Downlite to Global Traceable Down Standard

Downlite is the first to certify to the Global Traceable Down Standard that addresses animal welfare and…

Pertex Expands Its PFC-Free Offering

Pertex acknowledges that the use of PFC-based water repellent finishes has a negative environmental impact.

Century-Old McCall’s Embraces New Cosplay Market

Century old McCalls updates patterns for cosplayers.

Finland’s VTT Creates ‘Smart Clothing’ Technology

VTT's smart clothing of the future will automatically adjust itself according to the wearer's actual needs.

Mary O’Rourke, Industry Consultant, Dead at 62

An Episcopal Mass for O'Rourke will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Holy Trinity Church, 2998 Bay Ave., Ocean…

Como’s Silk Road

With about 1,200 companies employing more than 17,500 people, the Como region is the world's leading producer…