Fibres & fabrics: Latest news and analysis articles
The European Commission (EC) is being urged to bring forward legislation to enhance due diligence for apparel supply chains – and to introdu...
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As one of the world's leading garment manufacturers, Hong Kong-based TAL Apparel is continually looking to see how it can add value in the apparel supply chain, as chief technology officer Delman Lee tells just-style.
After working for the past seven years on a set of tools to measure the social and environmental impact of apparel and footwear production, the Sustainable Apparel Coalition has shared little evidence to suggest how, or even if, companies are using it. But the group is now ready to tackle transparency head-on with a raft of new activities and products, Jason Kibbey, CEO of the global alliance, tells just-style.
South Korean textile firm Samil Spinning has signed a deal to acquire US speciality yarn maker Buhler Quality Yarns amid fears of trade protectionism in America.
Leather chemicals and coatings company Stahl has inked an agreement with German chemical group BASF to acquire its Leather Chemicals assets, in move it claims accelerates the process of creating a more transparent supply chain.
Product authentication business Applied DNA Sciences (APDN) has unveiled a new supply chain platform to help certify the authenticity and origin of textile, apparel and footwear items.
The Italian maker of the suede-like Alcantara material is to invest EUR300m (US$323.6m) in doubling the capacity of its production facilities in Umbria over the next five years.
Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing has offered an optimistic outlook for the year ahead on the back of "excellent development" in 2016, thanks to higher selling prices for all its fibre products and a better product mix.
Inspection, testing and certification company SCS Global Services (SCS) has been approved by Textile Exchange as a licensed certification body for the Responsible Wool Standard (RWS).
Over the past month, Donald Trump and his team failed to offer any clear plan to ensure Americans would "Buy American, Hire American" - while the British government's attempts to clarify the specifics of "Brexit means Brexit" left no-one better informed. Mike Flanagan has taken a closer look in his monthly Trade Tracker update.
The Bangladesh government was forced to respond late last week to pressure over its crackdown on labour activists after a number of global brands and retailers, including H&M and Inditex announced plans to pull out of the Dhaka Apparel Summit, held at the weekend, in protest.
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