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DuPont Protection Technologies Launches “DuPont™ Tyvek® Plus” and “Tyvek® Xpert”.

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Virginia, United States – DuPont Protection Technologies announced the launch of two new products, DuPont™ Tyvek® Plus and Tyvek® Xpert CE certified garments, designed to help keep workers safe and clean on the job. Both Tyvek® Plus and Tyvek® Xpert

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BWMB to Showcase Work at Scotsheep 2014.

By   /  May 31, 2014  /  Exhibition & Conference News, Yarn & Fibre  /  No Comments

London, United Kingdom – The British Wool Marketing Board will be showcasing the work it does on behalf of British sheep farmers at NSA Scotsheep 2014 in Berwickshire. The current strong market for wool achieved significantly higher payments for producers than last year – up 34% on average and farmers marketing their wool through the […]

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Room for Improvement in Textile Industry of Pakistan.

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Pakistan / Netherlands – Lilianne Ploumen, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, has been in Pakistan calling for better working conditions in the textile chain. ‘The spotlight is on Bangladesh, but reports from Pakistan suggest major irregularities in the textile industry. Safety and working conditions are well regulated in many factories, but there are […]

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SCRA Technology Company Wins National Innovation Award.

By   /  May 31, 2014  /  Fabric, Technical Textiles / Nonwovens  /  No Comments

South Carolina, United States – SCRA Technology Ventures’ SC Launch company Alexium Government Solutions has been selected as a National Innovation Awardee for its NYCOLON fabric technology. The award will be presented as part of the TechConnect World Innovation Conference in Washington, D.C. this June. Alexium Government Solutions Awards will be presented at the TechConnect […]

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Revenue of $460.7 Million Recorded at Express, Inc. for Q1 2014.

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Ohio, United States – Express, Inc., a specialty retail apparel chain operating approximately 630 stores, made several announcements. First quarter comparable sales decline 11%; EPS totals $0.06 per diluted share Cost reduction initiatives expected to result in approximately $18 million of annual savings   First Quarter 2014: The Company announced first quarter financial results covering the 13 week

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Guess, Inc. Posts Revenue of $11.7 Million in Q1 Fiscal 2014.

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California, United States – Guess?, Inc., reported financial results for its first quarter ended May 3, 2014. Q1 Fiscal 2015 Net Loss Per Share of $0.03, Compared to Adjusted EPS of $0.14 in Q1 Fiscal 2014 Q1 Fiscal 2015 Revenues Decreased 5% to $523 Million; Decreased 6% in Constant Currency Provides Q2 Fiscal 2015 EPS Guidance

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Ninth Straight Quarter of Comparable Store Sales Growth for Pacific Sunwear of California, Inc..

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California, United States – Pacific Sunwear of California, Inc., announced that net sales from continuing operations for the first quarter of fiscal 2014 ended May 3, 2014, were $171.1 million versus net sales from continuing operations of $166.4 million for the first quarter of fiscal 2013 ended May 4, 2013. Comparable store sales for the first quarter of fiscal 2014 increased […]

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Global Shipments of New Short-Staple Spindles Rise by 10% in 2013.

By   /  May 31, 2014  /  Enewsletter, Featured News, Yarn & Fibre  /  No Comments

Zurich, Switzerland – In 2013 shipments fell in most segments though remained on a relatively high level. In comparison to 2012 global shipments of new short-staple spindles rose by +10% while those of open-end rotors decreased slightly by -2% and those of long-staple spindles dropped by -45%. Also the number of new draw-texturing spindles shipped […]

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Asahi Kasei Completes New Production Facility for Bemberg™.

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Tokyo, Japan – Asahi Kasei Fibers completed the addition of new production facility for Bemberg™ cupro fiber at its plant in Nobeoka, Miyazaki, Japan, and held its opening ceremony on May 29, 2014. Commercial operation of the new facility will begin on June 1, 2014. Background Bemberg™ is a regenerated cellulose fiber made from cotton […]

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Cotton Council International Launches New Brand Identity.

By   /  May 31, 2014  /  Cotton News, Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Washington D.C, United States – Cotton Council International is revitalizing and relaunching its 25-year old flagship brand, COTTON USA. Since 1989, over 50,000 product lines and 3 billion products have proudly carried the name COTTON USA. That translates into about 100 million bales of cotton. “Our brand has been highly successful,” CCI President Jordan Lea said. “However, […]

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