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Cone Denim tackles water crisis with new fabric Beth Wright | 19 Nov 20

US-based Cone Denim has unveiled a new selvage denim fabric in support of efforts to end the global water crisis and increase access to clean water around the world.


Elevate Textiles on track with emissions reduction Beth Wright | 13 Nov 20

Elevate Textiles, owner of the American & Efird (A&E), Burlington and Cone Denim fabric and thread brands, has reduced its absolute greenhouse gas emissions by 7.7% from 2016 to 2019, in line with its corporate goal of 2.5% per year reduction.


The Self-Clean Jean is Cone Denim's latest innovation Beth Wright | 23 Oct 20

Cone Denim has partnered with antimicrobial solutions provider Noble Biomaterials to develop a new denim fabric using Noble's Ionic+ technology, which harnesses the power of positive ions embedded in yarn fibres to inhibit the growth of bacteria and microbes on the surface of fabric.


Cone Denim offers forensic verification of cotton origin Beth Wright | 18 Sep 20

Cone Denim has partnered with supply chain traceability specialist Oritain in a move it claims makes it the first denim mill globally to provide forensic verification of cotton traceability.


Fashion industry efforts to address global PPE shortages – Update just-style | 27 Jul 20

Texollini, Chargeurs*PCC Fashion Technologies, and Crystal International are among the latest fashion firms to mobilise their production facilities and supply chains to help address the global shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE), including face masks and hospital gowns, amid the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. 


Cone Denim expands Jeanologia technology lineup Beth Wright | 6 Dec 19

US-based Cone Denim is expanding its capabilities with the installation of new Jeanologia finishing technology to boost its production of sustainable and eco-responsible denim.


Cone Denim expands sustainable stretch offering Michelle Russell | 23 Oct 19

US-based Cone Denim has expanded its sustainability offerings with the launch of a new capsule collection of stretch denims designed to reduce synthetic microfibre accumulation in oceans and landfill.


Cone Denim and Crystal collaborate on eco-friendly denim Leonie Barrie | 30 Aug 19

Two leading denim specialists – US based Cone Denim and Hong Kong based manufacturing giant Crystal International – have teamed up on a new range of sustainable denim fabrics.


Cone Denim unveils organic cotton capsule collection Beth Wright | 26 Apr 19

US textile major Cone Denim has unveiled a capsule collection of denims made with 100% organically grown cotton.


Elevate Textiles names Per-Olof Loof as CEO Beth Wright | 5 Apr 19

Elevate Textiles Inc, the parent company of A&E, Burlington, Cone Denim, Gütermann, and Safety Components – and formerly known as International Textile Group (ITG) – has named Per-Olof Loof as president and CEO.


Cone Denim debuts eco-friendly salt-free denim in the US Beth Wright | 3 Apr 19

US textile major Cone Denim has launched the latest offering under its Sustainblue denim collection, utilising Singapore-based dye manufacturer DyStar Group's eco-friendly Cadira dyeing process.


Cone Denim adopts Archroma One Way sustainability tool Michelle Russell | 29 Nov 18

US textile major Cone Denim has partnered with Archroma to expand its sustainability efforts by adopting the chemicals specialist’s One Way sustainability service.


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.

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