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BPD Denim Mills Go Well Beyond Basic

Denim fabric today must have characteristics for performance, sustainability or novelty to grab the attention of buyers and consumers.

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Textile Roundup: Sofileta Gets Fresh With Creora, Turkish Mill to Open N.C. Plant, DuPont Named for Innovation

Creora Fresh teams with Sofileta, DuPont named European Bio-based Materials Company of the Year and Enlightened Equipment takes on DownTek Zero PFC. Creora Fresh Sofileta, an innovative French knitter with expertise in advanced and technical textiles, has partnered with Hyosung to develop a new collection……...

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H&M, Zara, Levi’s Slammed for “Dirty” Viscose Production

A new report from the Changing Markets Foundation, "Dirty Fashion: How pollution in the global textiles supply chain is making viscose toxic,” implicates top European and U.S. brands for allegedly buying viscose fiber from highly polluting factories.

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New Nilit President Aims to Stretch Nylon Franchise

As he gets comfortable in his new role as president of Nilit America Fibers, Bob Ferree has a simple focus in a complex world: expanding the reach of the company's nylon fiber.

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Textile Roundup: Fabric Discovery Center to Reinvent Textiles, India Imposes Cotton Duties, Dupont Launches Tychem

The latest in textiles: UMass Lowell to create a Fabric Discovery Center, India sets import tax on cotton, Dupont rolls out new flame protection fabric.

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US Organic Fiber and Textile Sales Hit Record in 2016

Organic fiber sales in the U.S. broke another record in 2016, hitting $1.4 billion and posting a percent increase from 2015, according to the recently released 2017 Organic Industry Survey from the Organic Trade Association.

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