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.
Canada Goose launches sustainable impact strategy
Parka maker has achieved carbon neutrality as of March 2020 through investments in strategic offsetting projects.
2nd Skin acquires textile division of Id pro
The acquisition will help to increase 2nd Skin’s production capacity
Turkish fabric company plans $4M plant investment in North Carolina
The state and Winston-Salem City Council have approved tax incentives for the project.
Cambodian garment workers injured in truck crash
33 injuries have been reported, 12 of which are listed as critical.
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.
US manufacturing growth slowed in March
Factories report drag from falling oil prices.
BASF to sell textile chemicals business to Swiss company Archroma
Deal expected to close in Q1 2015.
US Navy experiments with welding clothing seams
Cutting edge way of assembling clothes could reshore more manufacturing.
US set to suspend Bangladesh trade privileges
Garment plant disaster prompts action to withhold duty-free program.
Pipeline debates risk impact on oil and gas support services
Could lead to a pull-back of investment over the medium and long term.
Building inspections in Bangladesh show other factories at risk
$20 billion industry is struggling to regain the confidence of Western clothing companies.