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Levi Strauss Chooses Wool for Denim Manufacture.

By   /  November 30, 2013  /  Fabric  /  No Comments

United States / Australia – San Francisco’s fog may keep things cool year round, but winter is making itself known around the world. That’s why Levi Strauss collaborated with The Woolmark Company to warm up your favorite winter styles using quality merino wool. Products like the classic 501 Jeans, the cold-weather wool Trucker, tees and […]

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INVISTA and Lenzing Work Together to Bring Improved Performance to Denim Fabrics.

By   /  November 30, 2013  /  Enewsletter, Fabric, Yarn & Fibre  /  No Comments

Paris, France – INVISTA, owner of LYCRA® fibre, and Lenzing, a leading producer of man-made cellulosics like rayon, modal, and lyocell, are working together to bring improved aesthetic performance to stretch fabrics. By combining INVISTA’s patented LYCRA® dualFX® fabric technology with

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WACKER Expands Range of Services Offered at its Singapore Technical Center.

By   /  November 30, 2013  /  Chemicals & Dyes  /  No Comments

Munich, Germany – The Munich-based WACKER Group has expanded the range of services which it provides at its Singapore Technical Center. With immediate effect, the service and R&D center in the Southeast Asian sales hub will provide technical support for customers in the consumer and personal care industry as well as in the paper

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SABIC Reaffirms Commitment to India and Innovation.

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Saudi Arabia / India – Prince Saud bin Abdullah bin Thenayan Al-Saud, Chairman of SABIC and Chairman of the Royal Commission for Jubail & Yanbu, officially opened the company’s state-of-the-art SABIC Technology Center in Bengaluru, India in a ceremony which marks a significant milestone for SABIC in India. The center, built with an initial investment of US$ […]

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Chargeurs Wool Completes the Transformation into a Services Business.

By   /  November 30, 2013  /  Yarn & Fibre  /  No Comments

Jiangsu, China – Chargeurs Wool, a topmaker and world leader in the sale of combed wool, has finalized an agreement to sell 25% of its wool combing operations in Zhangjiagang, China to Jiangsu Longjin, led by Michel Ji. The transaction will reduce Chargeurs’ interest in the company to 50%. With this move, Chargeurs Wool is […]

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Buckminster Upholstery Bags International Award.

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Nebraska, United States – Buckminster Upholstery, Falls City, NE, was recognized with the 2013 International Achievement Award for design excellence in specialty fabrics applications, that took place Oct. 24 at the IFAI Specialty Fabrics Expo 2013 and Advanced Textiles Conference & Trade Show, at the Orlando Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. Buckminster Upholstery received an Award […]

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Benetton Group Focuses on Re-Structuring.

By   /  November 30, 2013  /  Apparel & Fashion  /  No Comments

Ponzano Veneto, Italy – Benetton Group’s Board of Directors approved a three-year program that refocuses its business structure around its brands. The program is designed to allow the Group’s brands for significantly improved competitiveness in the market through an innovative rethinking of the structure that supports them and that provides maximum alignment with each brand’s […]

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Nishat Mills Reports on Rise in Revenue of 4.81%.

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Karachi, Pakistan – Directors of Nishat Mills Limited presented the Directors’ Report for the quarter ended 30 September 2013. Operating Financial Results The Company’s profit after tax increased significantly by 47.89% during the current quarter as compared to corresponding quarter of the last year. This was mainly on account of increase in sales by 4.81%. […]

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Lectra Appoints Véronique Larrieu-Pelegry as Marketing Director for France.

By   /  November 30, 2013  /  Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Paris, France – Lectra, the world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using soft materials—fabrics, leather, technical textiles, and composite materials announced the appointment of Véronique Larrieu-Pelegry as marketing director for France. She rejoins Lectra after having created and developed its communications department between

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Thirty Countries Represented at the Second International Exhibition-Fair of Cotton Products in Turkmenistan.

By   /  November 30, 2013  /  Cotton News, Exhibition & Conference News  /  No Comments

Ashgabat, Turkmenistan – The second International Exhibition-Fair of cotton products of Turkmenistan was held at the exhibition center “Sergi Koshgi” in Ashgabat. The forum has been organized by the State Corporation “Turkmenpagta”, the State Commodity and Raw Materials Exchange and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of

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