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Icebreaker Deal Brings VF Corp. Deeper Into Natural Fiber Market

VF Corp.’s acquisition this week of Icebreaker Holdings Ltd. is aimed at increasing its position in what it sees as “the growing and underpenetrated natural fiber category.”

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These Companies Are Making Strides to Extend Clothing Life to Curb Textile Waste

With only 15 percent of the 30 billion pounds of textiles produced in the U.S. each year recycled or donated, the industry and government need to develop better means of keeping goods out of the waste stream.

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Invista’s Apparel & Advanced Textiles Unit Being Bought by Shandong Ruyi Investment Holding

Shandong Ruyi Investment Holding has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Invista's Apparel & Advanced Textiles business, which includes the Lycra and Coolmax brands.

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Reverse Resources Report: Technology Can Diminish Textile Waste

Garment manufacturers producing textiles and apparel for many of the world’s major fashion brands are wasting an average of 25 percent of resources through fabric and garment production, a report published today by Reverse Resources shows.

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Global Yarn and Fabric Output Increased in Second Quarter, Led by Brazil and Asia

Global yarn production and fabric output increased in the second quarter and is expected to stay stable in the third quarter and increase in the last three months of the year.

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Pakistan University Invents Disease-Resistant GM Cotton

Pakistan’s Punjab University has signed a memorandum of understanding to provide newly invented disease-resistant cotton seed to farmers in the country through seven multinational companies nationwide.

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New York Textiles Summit to Focus on Material Reuse and Recycling

A group of fashion companies and government groups will discuss textile reuse and recycling at the New York Textiles Summit at New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology on Oct. 31.

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