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Cone Denim creates new denim fabrics using Refibra Beth Wright | 31 May 18

US textile major Cone Denim has partnered with Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing on new sustainable denim fabrics using Refibra branded lyocell fibres.


Cone Denim launches sustainable denim with Thread Beth Wright | 25 Jan 18

US textile major Cone Denim has given its S Gene collection a sustainable boost by partnering with responsible fibre and fabric producer Thread International, which recycles plastic waste collected in Haiti and Honduras to make performance fabric.


Cone Denim gains Oeko-Tex certification in Mexico Michelle Russell | 16 Jan 18

US textile major Cone Denim has achieved Oeko-Tex Standard 100 certification on a number of denim products manufactured at its Mexico operations.


Cone Denim launches stretch denim with Repreve Beth Wright | 29 Nov 17

US textile major Cone Denim  has partnered with yarn manufacturer Unifi on what it claims is the most advanced sustainable dual-core stretch denim on the market.


New fade-resistant black denim features Lenzing Modal and Repreve  Beth Wright | 24 Oct 17

US textile major Cone Denim has partnered with Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing and US yarn marker Unifi on what the trio claim is the industry's first certified fade-resistant black denim, made from Lenzing Modal and Repreve recycled filament fibres.


Cone Denim launches sustainable stretch yarn technology Beth Wright | 23 Jun 17

US textile major Cone Denim is bringing sustainability to stretch with the launch of a new dual-core stretch yarn technology to mark the tenth anniversary of S Gene, and its commitment to developing denims using 100% recycled polyester content.


Invista acquires Cone Denim dual core patent portfolio Michelle Russell | 12 May 17

US-based fibre producer Invista, owner of the Lycra brand, has acquired the dual core patent portfolio of Cone Denim and its parent company International Textile Group (ITG).


Cone Denim brings back Pinto Denim for limited time Leonie Barrie | 8 Sep 16

As part of its year-long 125th anniversary celebrations Cone Denim is bringing back its Pinto Denim for a limited time.


Cone Denim expands US-grown natural indigo range Leonie Barrie | 12 May 16

Following what it says was a "tremendous response" to its natural indigo dyed denim, Cone Denim is expanding the concept.


Cone Denim sells premium denim in smaller quantities Michelle Russell | 26 Jan 16

US textile major Cone Denim has launched an online portal dedicated to offering premium selvage denims in smaller quantities. 


Cone Denim signs up for e3 sustainable cotton Michelle Russell | 2 Dec 15

US textile major Cone Denim has secured more than 1.5m pounds of sustainable cotton through its participation in Bayer CropScience's sustainable cotton programme.


Better Cotton Initiative names McClay CEO Katie Smith | 2 Sep 15

The Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) has appointed Alan McClay as its new CEO to lead the group during its next phase of growth.


Cone Denim launches natural indigo selvage denim Leonie Barrie | 17 Jul 15

Biobased natural dyes from plant based, US farmed indigo are being used in scalable production in the US for what is thought to be the first time in more than a century.


Cone Denim signs up to Better Cotton Initiative Michelle Russell | 5 Jun 15

US textile major Cone Denim has become the latest company to sign up to the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI).


Cone Denim Jiaxing receives Oeko-Tex certification Leonie Barrie | 29 May 15

Cone Denim’s Jiaxing plant in China has received Oeko-Tex Standard 100 certification on selected denim products, confirming they have been produced without the use of illegal, regulated or other known harmful substances.


Flame resistant denim developed for workwear Leonie Barrie | 20 Jan 15

Westex by Milliken and Cone Denim are teaming up to launch flame resistant denim apparel fabrics for the workwear industry.


US: ITG launches Hendry Bishop lifestyle fabrics Michelle Russell | 23 Sep 14

The International Textile Group (ITG) has expanded its line of fabrics to include Hendry Bishop, a range including both the Burlington and Cone Denim brands.


US: Cone Denim unveils yarn with 25% extra stretch Richard Woodard | 15 Aug 14

Denim developer Cone Denim has unveiled its new Level II SGene yarn technology, claimed to be 25% more stretchy than before.


US: Cone Denim develops colour-clever VaraBlue fabrics Michelle Russell | 17 Jun 14

US textile major Cone Denim has developed a denim fabric engineered to achieve unlimited colour options.


US: Cone Denim 3D hub launches eco-friendly stretch Leonie Barrie | 23 May 14

A new and exclusive fabric developed under the direction of Cone Denim's new research incubator combines enhanced stretch with a cotton-like touch - and an eco-friendly element that sees each pair of jeans made with the material containing an average of eight recycled bottles.


US: ITG names Kunberger CEO as Gorga retires Leonie Barrie | 6 May 14

International Textile Group has promoted its chief operating officer Kenneth Kunberger as the company's new president and CEO, following the retirement of Joseph Gorga at the end of this month.


Interview: Innovation backs Burlington’s 90 years in business Michelle Russell | 13 Mar 14

Founded in 1923, North Carolina-based Burlington Industries has spent the last 90 years transforming itself into the world's largest textile manufacturer. Here, president Jeff Peck talks to Michelle Russell about the secrets to the company's success, the ongoing challenges facing the textile industry, and what the future is likely to hold.


NICARAGUA: Textile exports to reach $2.5bn this year Katie Smith | 3 Feb 14

Textile and clothing exports from Nicaragua are set to reach around US$2.5bn this year, due to higher investment and increased production in the free zones.


just-style's most read stories this week... Katie Smith | 18 Oct 13

The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at how the growing retail market in Asia-Pacific may help Sri Lanka to become a regional production hub, Bangladesh garment exports increasing 24% in the first quarter, and an update on the dispute at SL Garment Processing in Cambodia which has been running for more than two months.


NICARAGUA: Grupo Karim's acquires Cone Denim plant Leonie Barrie | 15 Oct 13

Honduras based yarn to apparel manufacturing giant Grupo Karim's has acquired Cone Denim Mills Nicaragua in a $35m deal that will add woven fabric and garments to its already-strong vertical knit operations.


US: Cone Denim expands selvage denim capacity Katie Smith | 23 Jul 13

US textile major Cone Denim is to expand the production capacity at its White Oak mill to meet growing demand for Made in the USA selvage denims.


US: Cone Denim at the cutting edge with Cone 3D innovation Leonie Barrie | 25 Mar 13

US textile major Cone Denim has launched a new initiative that it hopes will take "product innovation to the next level," with a focus on developing cutting-edge fabrics and sustainable innovations.


US: Levi Strauss unveils Waste Less recycled jeans Katie Smith | 17 Oct 12

Denim giant Levi Strauss & Co has launched a collection of jeans combining cotton with polyester fibre made from recycled bottles and food trays, as part of its ongoing sustainable design initiative.


US: Strickland to expand Mount Vernon Mills denim Leonie Barrie | 15 Jun 12

US textile maker Mount Vernon Mills has named Bud Strickland as the director of product development for the company's denim division.


Global news roundup just-style.com | 18 Jan 11

The following is a roundup of apparel and footwear news from the world's local media. just-style has not checked these stories so cannot guarantee their accuracy.

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