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Google and Cintas collaborate on smart workwear Beth Wright | 17 Jun 16

Workwear maker Cintas Corp has become the latest company to join Google's Project Jacquard, in a partnership that aims to produce uniforms enhanced with smart garment technology.

US: Hampshire Group promotes Price to COO Katie Smith | 31 Mar 14

Fashion apparel maker Hampshire Group has promoted senior vice president of operations, David Price, to the role of chief operating officer.

US: Cochran named as new Delta Apparel COO Richard Woodard | 29 Jan 13

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.

US: Crailar wins flax labelling on products Leonie Barrie | 12 Jul 12

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.

US: Crailar to blend with Lenzing fibres on new yarns Katie Smith | 11 May 12

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.

US: Crailar Flax earns USDA Certified Biobased label Petah Marian | 23 Apr 12

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.

US: PVH Corp to evaluate Crailar fibre Leonie Barrie | 10 Apr 12

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.

US: Crailar fibre edges closer to full phase production Leonie Barrie | 15 Mar 12

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.

US: NAT enters Tuscarora partnership to produce Crailar Flax Petah Marian | 31 Jan 12

Naturally Advanced Technologies has announced a partnership with Tuscarora Yarns to explore a range of blended yarns using Crailar Flax.

US: WRAP CEO Steve Jesseph to retire Leonie Barrie | 30 Nov 11

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.

Global news roundup | 10 Jun 11

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.

just-style management briefing: Innovation is key to sustainable success | 3 Mar 11

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.

US: Cintas introduces eco-friendly scrub apparel line | 1 Feb 11

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.

CAMBODIA: US importers urge end to labour disputes | 1 Oct 10

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.

BANGLADESH: US importers urge end to labour disputes | 8 Sep 10

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.

US: Cintas launches larger sized apparel line | 2 Mar 10

Workwear company Cintas Corporation has launched women’s sized professional apparel designed for sizes 16W to 32W.

US: Carhartt and Cintas launch rental uniform | 8 Feb 10

US uniform supplier Cintas Corporation has partnered with premium workwear brand Carhartt for the first time in a uniform rental programme.

US: Unemployment takes toll on uniform supplier Cintas | 23 Dec 09

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.

US: Cintas Q3 profit drops 12% amid workplace cuts | 19 Mar 09

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.

US: Gerber launches AccuNest Expert Edition | 14 Aug 06

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.

US: Cintas buys Van Dyne Crotty assets | 13 Feb 06

Uniform programs provider Cintas said it has acquired certain assets of privately held uniform rental company Van Dyne Crotty.

USA: Cintas Q1 Revenues Increase 10.4% | 22 Sep 05

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.

USA: Cintas Corp Files Lawsuit Against UNITE Union | 25 Feb 04

Uniform maker Cintas Corp has filed a multiple-count lawsuit against the Union of Needletrades, Industrial & Textile Employees (UNITE).

USA: Cintas Reveals Rise In Q1 Sales, Profit | 18 Sep 03

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.

USA: Cintas Pomotes William Gale To SVP Finance | 17 Jul 03

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.

USA: Cintas FY Profit Up 6% On Record Revenue | 15 Jul 03

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.

USA: Cintas Promotes Scott Farmer To CEO | 10 Jul 03

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.

USA: Cintas Hit With Lawsuit, Q3 Profit Up | 20 Mar 03

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.

USA: Cintas Rolls Out Web Collaboration Platform | 24 Feb 03

Corporate identity uniform supplier Cintas Corporation has successfully rolled out Essentus VisionLink, the web collaboration platform from Jesta IS Inc.

USA: Cintas Updates FY Revenue, Earnings Outlook | 18 Feb 03

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.


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