29 January 2013
Steven Cochran has been named as the new president and COO of Delta Apparel, with Robert Humphreys continuing as the company’s chairman and CEO.
12 July 2012
A decision by the US Federal Trade Commission that products made from Crailar natural fibres can be labelled as "flax" rather than "linen" is seen as an important step in emphasising the material's unique nature to consumers.
11 May 2012
Naturally Advanced Technologies (NAT), which produces and markets Crailar flax-based fibres, is teaming up with Austria-based Lenzing Group to look at potential new applications in fashion and sportswear.
23 April 2012
Naturally Advanced Technologies Inc has been awarded the USDA Certified Biobased Product Label for its Crailar fibre, which is made from flax and other bast fibres.
10 April 2012
One of the largest global apparel companies with brands including Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Van Heusen, Izod, Arrow and Bass, PVH Corp is to evaluate the use of the new Crailar fibre in its dress and sports shirt lines.
15 March 2012
Naturally Advanced Technologies Inc, producer of the Crailar fibre made from flax and other bast fibres, is getting closer to its first full phase of production and says improvements in its cycle time open up new opportunities for third-party manufacturing.
31 January 2012
Naturally Advanced Technologies has announced a partnership with Tuscarora Yarns to explore a range of blended yarns using Crailar Flax.
30 November 2011
Steve Jesseph, the CEO of social and environmental training and certification group Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production (WRAP), is to retire at the end the year.
10 June 2011
The following is a round-up of apparel and footwear news from the world's local media. just-style has not checked these stories so cannot guarantee their accuracy.
3 March 2011
In the green clothing and textiles market, the requirement to create sustainable and marketable eco-friendly products is becoming increasingly competitive. Out-of-the-box innovation is immensely valuable in such a sector where companies seek to balance environmental marketing against increased costs - if green production can be achieved for lower costs, then major labels can and do take notice.
1 February 2011
Workwear maker Cintas Corporation has launched a new eco-friendly scrub apparel line, which it claims to be the first of its kind for the healthcare industry.
1 October 2010
A group of US apparel and footwear makers and importers has written to the Cambodian government to express its concerns at reports of violence and intimidation against garment workers and trade union leaders who took part in last month's pay strikes.
8 September 2010
A group of US apparel and footwear makers and importers is urging the Bangladesh government to step in to resolve the on-going wage issue in the country’s ready-made garment industry, amid worries that the dispute may damage their reputations.
2 March 2010
Workwear company Cintas Corporation has launched women’s sized professional apparel designed for sizes 16W to 32W.
8 February 2010
US uniform supplier Cintas Corporation has partnered with premium workwear brand Carhartt for the first time in a uniform rental programme.
23 December 2009
Rising levels of unemployment in the US continue to take their toll on uniform and corporate clothing supplier Cintas Corporation, although the firm says it is seeing signs that business has stabilised.
19 March 2009
Third quarter profit at uniform maker Cintas Corporation has fallen by 12% as staff reductions and company closures meant its customers cut back on their workwear purchases.
14 August 2006
Technology company Gerber has introduced an 'Expert Edition' of its AccuNest product, the latest version of its new series software products for automatically generating markers.
13 February 2006
Uniform programs provider Cintas said it has acquired certain assets of privately held uniform rental company Van Dyne Crotty.
22 September 2005
Uniform maker Cintas Corporation on Tuesday reported a 10.4 per cent rise in first quarter revenues of $823.5 million, up from last year’s $746 million.
25 February 2004
Uniform maker Cintas Corp has filed a multiple-count lawsuit against the Union of Needletrades, Industrial & Textile Employees (UNITE).
18 September 2003
Corporate apparel firm Cintas Corp on Thursday posted a seven per cent hike in first quarter pre-tax profit before a one-time charge from the year-ago period on the back of higher sales. The company said net income and earnings per share, after the one-time charge, were $63.3 million and 37 cents, respectively, up three per cent from the same period last year.
17 July 2003
Leading corporate identity uniform firm as Cintas Corp on Wednesday announced the promotion of CFO William Gale to senior vice president - finance, effective immediately. The Cincinnati-based company said in a short statement Gale joined it eight years ago and will continue to be CFO as well as take additional responsibility for the company's corporate development.
15 July 2003
Corporate identity uniform firm Cintas Corp on Tuesday posted a six per cent rise in annual profit to $249 million from $234m in the year-ago period on the back of a sharp rise in revenue.
10 July 2003
Uniform supplier Cintas Corporation has promoted Scott D Farmer to chief executive officer and president with immediate effect. Current CEO Robert J Kohlhepp is now vice chairman.
20 March 2003
Corporate identity uniform provider Cintas Corp on Thursday posted a six per cent rise in third quarter net profit to $59 million from the year-ago period just hours after being hit with a class action lawsuit. The Cincinnati-based company said in a statement revenue for the 13 weeks to February 28 rose 22 per cent to $664m from $545m and reaffirmed its full year revenue outlook of $2.675 billion to $2.725bn versus $2.27bn last year.
24 February 2003
Corporate identity uniform supplier Cintas Corporation has successfully rolled out Essentus VisionLink, the web collaboration platform from Jesta IS Inc.
18 February 2003
Corporate identity uniform provider Cintas Corp on Tuesday updated its revenue and earnings guidance for its fiscal year to May 31 due to lower-than-expected revenue and earnings over the holiday season.
14 October 2002
Corporate uniform supplier Cintas Corporation today said it has promoted three executives to better meet the growing needs of an expanding customer base. In their new roles, Mike Gaburo, Bill Goetz and Jay Bruscato will build on the marketing and service expertise they've developed as managers at Cintas.
19 September 2002
Leading corporate clothing and uniform producer Cintas Corp today posted a nine per cent climb in first quarter net income to $61.6 million from $56.5m in the year-ago period.