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Elevate Textiles in responsibly sourced fibre pledge Beth Wright | 27 Sep 19

Elevate Textiles has outlined a series of new sustainability targets, including a goal for its Elevate brand products to be manufactured using at least 80% sustainably sourced cotton and 50% recycled polyester content by 2025.

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.

ITG rebrands as Elevate Textiles after A&E integration Beth Wright | 23 Jan 19

International Textile Group (ITG) is to rebrand as Elevate Textiles Inc following the integration of sewing and embroidery thread major American & Efird (A&E) and ITG last year.

Burlington launches next generation Xalt fabrics Katie Smith | 4 Jan 16

Performance textile manufacturer Burlington Industries is to reintroduce what it describes as the next generation of its Xalt waterproof, windproof, breathable fabric.

Burlington Industries secures $8.4m performance fabrics deal Katie Smith | 16 Dec 15

Performance textile manufacturer Burlington Industries is to supply micro denier polyester fabrics to the US army for use in physical training (PT) shorts in a deal worth US$8.4m. 

Burlington to embed antimicrobial protection into fabrics Katie Smith | 26 Feb 15

Burlington, a division of International Textile Group, is partnering with fibre and yarn manufacturer PurThread Technologies to embed antimicrobial and anti-odour protection into its fabrics.

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: Burlington introduces merino FX performance fabrics Leonie Barrie | 6 Aug 14

Burlington, a division of International Textile Group, has introduced a collection of season-less performance merino fabrics designed for outdoor apparel.

US: Burlington develops 'Just US' worsted wool fabrics Michelle Russell | 23 Jun 14

Burlington, a division of International Textile Group, has developed a line of worsted wool fabrics woven and finished in the US.

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.

The Flanarant: China's competitiveness buoyed by Asia challenges Mike Flanagan | 13 Nov 13

Despite a decision eight years ago by Japanese brands and retailers to cut the amount of clothing sourced from China, garment imports from the country are on the rise. Mike Flanagan believes the reasons should resonate with buyers in the US and EU too.

US: Burlington wins $5.3m Air Force fabric contract Leonie Barrie | 16 Sep 13

Performance fabric maker Burlington Industries has been awarded a $5.3m contract to supply micro denier polyester fabrics to the US Air Force for use in physical training (PT) shorts.

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: Crailar and Cone Denim in fibre partnership Richard Woodard | 13 Mar 13

Leading American denim mill Cone Denim has signed a marketing and development agreement with fibre developer Crailar Technologies.

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.

US: ITG cuts denim jobs, idles Nicaragua plant just-style.com | 29 Apr 09

International Textile Group Inc has cut 100 jobs at its denim manufacturing plant at White Oak near Greensboro in North Carolina, amid a slowdown in demand from jeans brands and retailers.

US: ITG to combine Burlington and Cone Denim units just-style.com | 18 Dec 08

International Textile Group Inc is realigning its Cone Denim and Burlington WorldWide divisions to create a single business group called ITG Apparel & Specialty Fabrics.

VIETNAM: ITG-Phong Phu textile complex opened just-style.com | 5 Dec 08

Vietnam's Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai has today (5 December) official opened a new US$80m garment complex in the country.

US: Unifi Repreve recycled yarn launched in nylon just-style.com | 16 Jul 08

Yarn maker Unifi Inc is launching a nylon 6,6 version of its Repreve branded yarn, which is made solely from recycled materials.

US: International Textile Group names Moore as CFO just-style.com | 20 May 08

International Textile Group Inc has named Willis C ‘Billy’ Moore as its executive vice president and chief financial officer, replacing Gary L Smith who is leaving the company to pursue other career opportunities.

NICARAGUA: Cone Denim opens new production plant just-style.com | 24 Apr 08

Cone Denim has become what is thought to be the first global denim fabric manufacturer to have operations in Central America after opening its new plant in Nicaragua yesterday (23 April).

INDIA: RSWM agrees denim deal with ITG just-style.com | 23 Jan 08

Indian yarn and fabric maker RSWM Ltd (Rajasthan Spinning & Weaving Mills) has signed a deal with the Cone Denim division of International Textile Group Inc to develop and market denim fabrics.

NICARAGUA: Cone Denim secures loan for new factory just-style.com | 20 Dec 07

Production at Cone Denim Nicaragua’s new factory is set to begin in the next few months after the company secured a US$37m loan with local financial institutions.

US: Cone Denim to axe 150 jobs just-style.com | 24 Oct 07

Cone Denim, a unit of International Textile Group Inc (ITG), is planning to lay off about 150 workers at its White Oak plant in Greensboro in early December.

US: Burlington WorldWide signs fabric deal with OCM India just-style.com | 13 Sep 07

A new commercial partnership announced yesterday (12 September) between US fabric maker Burlington WorldWide and Indian worsted wool fabric maker OCM India will provide an additional source of suiting products for the US and European markets.

VIETNAM: Phong Phu to spend US$10.7m boosting production just-style.com | 4 Sep 07

Phong Phu Fabric Joint Stock Company has approved an investment plan to spend VND170.98bn (US$10.68m), mainly on a denim fabric plant and its quality management system.

US: International Textile Group widens Q2 loss to $17m just-style.com | 21 Aug 07

International Textile Group Inc has widened its second quarter losses to $17m, from $7m in the same period last year, despite increased sales from recent acquisitions.


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