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Brentwood Associates Announces Sale of Filson Holdings.

By   /  June 20, 2012  /  Apparel & Fashion  /  No Comments

Brentwood Associates (“Brentwood”), a leading consumer-focused private equity investment firm, announced it has completed the sale of Filson Holdings, Inc. (“Filson”), one of the oldest American brands of premium outdoor apparel and accessories, to Bedrock Manufacturing Co. (“Bedrock”).  Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Since acquiring Filson, Brentwood has assembled a talented senior management […]

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Teijin to Exhibit at Asia Nonwovens Exhibition 2012.

By   /  June 20, 2012  /  Exhibition & Conference News, Technical Textiles / Nonwovens  /  No Comments

Teijin Fibers Limited and N.I.Teijin Shoji Co., Ltd., the Teijin Group’s products converting business companies, announced that they will participate in Asia Nonwovens Exhibition (ANEX) 2012, one of the top three exhibitions in the global nonwoven industry, which will be held at the KINTEX exhibition center in Seoul, South Korea from June 13 to 15. […]

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Kenneth Cole Productions, Inc.’s Board of Directors Approves Kenneth D. Cole’s Offer to Acquire the Company for $15.25 per Share in Cash.

By   /  June 20, 2012  /  Apparel & Fashion  /  No Comments

Kenneth Cole Productions, Inc. (NYSE: KCP)  (the “Company”) announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Kenneth D. Cole, Chairman and Chief Creative Officer of the Company and the beneficial holder of approximately 46% of the Company’s outstanding common stock (representing approximately 89% of the voting power), will acquire the Company through KCP […]

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Sears Holdings Names Scott Huckins Corporate Treasurer.

By   /  June 20, 2012  /  Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Sears Holdings (NASDAQ: SHLD) announced today that Scott Huckins will join the company as vice president and corporate treasurer. Mr. Huckins comes to Sears Holdings from RSC Holdings where he served as vice president and treasurer, responsible for global treasury, credit and investor relations activities. “Throughout the course of his career, Scott has led a […]

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Kimberly-Clark Professional Introduces New Foam Hand Sanitizer for Healthcare Workers.

By   /  June 20, 2012  /  Technical Textiles / Nonwovens  /  No Comments

Kimberly-Clark Professional today announced the availability of the new Kleenex Ultra Moisturizing Foam Hand Sanitizer for use in the healthcare setting. With 70 percent alcohol content, it is effective against the most common bacteria that can contaminate surfaces and cause infection. The new foam hand sanitizer leaves hands soft, smooth and less sticky and improves […]

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Dollar General Reports Record First Quarter Financial Results.

By   /  June 20, 2012  /  Apparel & Fashion  /  No Comments

·         Same-Store Sales Increase of 6.7%; Total Sales Improved 13.0% ·         Reported Net Income Up 36%; Adjusted Net Income Up 29% ·         Reported EPS of $0.63, Up 40%; Adjusted EPS of $0.63, Up 31% ·         Company Raises Full Year 2012 Financial Outlook Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today reported record sales, operating profit and net […]

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NSF International Certifies First Product to Flushable Products Certification Program.

By   /  June 20, 2012  /  Technical Textiles / Nonwovens  /  No Comments

SCA’s TENA Flushable Washcloths first to earn certification, helping support safer wastewater systems through eliminating confusion between flushable and non-flushable products in the marketplace NSF scientists conduct flushability testing utilizing a custom-built rig that mimics both US and European plumbing systems. NSF International, an independent global organization that writes standards, and tests and certifies products […]

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Oxford Industries Reports First Quarter Results.

By   /  June 20, 2012  /  Apparel & Fashion  /  No Comments

Oxford Industries, Inc. today announced financial results for its fiscal 2012 first quarter ended April 28, 2012. Consolidated net sales rose 11% to $231.0 million compared to $208.3 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2011. On an adjusted basis, earnings per diluted share from continuing operations increased 5% to $1.12 from $1.07 in the […]

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Virginia-Based Start-Up Company, Eqalix, Inc. Licenses Three Tissue Engineering Technologies Developed at Drexel.

By   /  June 20, 2012  /  Technical Textiles / Nonwovens  /  No Comments

A trio of tissue engineering technologies developed by researchers and clinicians from Drexel University, the University of Pennsylvania and The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia are moving one step closer to becoming viable options for vascular surgery, skin replacement and tissue regeneration. Eqalix, Inc., a start-up company from Reston, Va., has recently acquired the exclusive licenses […]

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Medline Receives Global ISO 14001 Certification.

By   /  June 20, 2012  /  Technical Textiles / Nonwovens  /  No Comments

Prestigious Certification Recognizes Medline’s Commitment to Rigorous International Environmental Standards Medline Industries, Inc., a global leader in manufacturing and distributing health care and surgical products, today announced that the company recently received ISO 14001 certification, a global third-party environmental standard recognizing Medline’s ongoing commitment to sustainability and environmentally-friendly business practices at all levels of its […]

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