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September 17, 2020  

Inventor of breathable-yet-waterproof Gore Tex fabric, dead at 83

Gore discovered a new form of a polymer in 1969 at a company lab in Newark, Del.

News Manufacturing General Production
July 3, 2020  

Le Chateau starts producing 500,000 hospital gowns in Canada

Clothing retailer and manufacturer will use its Canadian production facilities to produce the order.

News Manufacturing General
February 5, 2020  

Gildan receives distinction in the 2020 SAM Sustainability Yearbook

The clothing manufacturer achieved a mark between 5% and 10% of the top scores in the Textiles, Apparel and Luxury Goods category

News Manufacturing General
December 9, 2019  

Meet apparel companies holding out against offshore manufacturing

Canadian clothing makers are not only holding out against the offshore tide, they’re growing production by targeting niches.

News Manufacturing General
September 12, 2019  

Roots reports nearly $9.7M Q2 loss amid challenging foot traffic

New distribution centre is operating is at 60% of where Roots wants its capacity to be.

News Manufacturing General
May 1, 2019  

Gildan increasing its manufacturing footprint in Bangladesh [UPDATED]

It purchased a large land parcel to build a vertically integrated plant.

News General
March 27, 2019  

Lululemon Q4 profit soars 80%, beating analyst expectations

The Vancouver-based clothing maker anticipates continued strength.

News Manufacturing General
October 29, 2018  

American Apparel stages comeback with a few twists and a Canadian owner

Gildan Activewear won an auction to buy American Apparel, after it entered bankruptcy protection.

News Manufacturing General
April 12, 2018  

Trump declares trade war on Rwanda over its tariffs on used US clothes

US to suspend duty-free status for Rwanda garments under the trade the African Growth and Opportunity Act trade program.

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April 5, 2017  

Plant that makes Major League Baseball jerseys under new ownership

The league announced in December that Under Armour will begin supplying its uniforms in 2020.

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March 8, 2017  

Clothing manufacturer Nygard fined $50K for illegal dredging in Bahamas

Supreme Court Justice found him in contempt of court for violating a 2013 order to stop.

News Manufacturing General
January 12, 2017  

Tilley Endurables expands its line with new toques, baseball caps

Canadian manufacturer of Grandpa’s sailing cap is wooing younger customers.

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January 10, 2017  

Montreal’s Gildan Activewear acquires American Apparel brand in US$88M deal

Acquisition includes IP right and certain manufacturing equipment, but not American Apparel’s stores.

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November 15, 2016  

Gildan signs deal to buy American Apparel brand for $66M

Agreement doesn’t include American Apparel’s retail store assets.

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April 27, 2016  

Competition Bureau seeks $4M penalty against Moose Knuckles

High-end clothing-maker rapped over alleged misleading made in Canada claims