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News Manufacturing General
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
April 23, 2020  

Canada Goose launches sustainable impact strategy

Parka maker has achieved carbon neutrality as of March 2020 through investments in strategic offsetting projects.

News General
March 11, 2020  

2nd Skin acquires textile division of Id pro

The acquisition will help to increase 2nd Skin’s production capacity

News Manufacturing General
June 21, 2017  

Turkish fabric company plans $4M plant investment in North Carolina

The state and Winston-Salem City Council have approved tax incentives for the project.

News Manufacturing General Operations Production
August 3, 2016  

Cambodian garment workers injured in truck crash

33 injuries have been reported, 12 of which are listed as critical.

News Manufacturing General
May 4, 2016  

Gildan enters Mexico with US$110M purchase of Alstyle

Broadens its position in the Western United States where Ennis apparel division has a strong presence.

News Manufacturing Economy General Operations Production
April 2, 2015  

US manufacturing growth slowed in March

Factories report drag from falling oil prices.

News Chemicals Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations
October 17, 2014  

BASF to sell textile chemicals business to Swiss company Archroma

Deal expected to close in Q1 2015.

News Manufacturing General
October 8, 2014  

US Navy experiments with welding clothing seams

Cutting edge way of assembling clothes could reshore more manufacturing.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Technology
June 27, 2013  

US set to suspend Bangladesh trade privileges

Garment plant disaster prompts action to withhold duty-free program.

News Oil & Gas Business Operations Sustainability
June 17, 2013  

Pipeline debates risk impact on oil and gas support services

Could lead to a pull-back of investment over the medium and long term.

News Business Operations Operations Technology
June 13, 2013  

Building inspections in Bangladesh show other factories at risk

$20 billion industry is struggling to regain the confidence of Western clothing companies.