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US: ITG names Kunberger CEO as Gorga retires

6 May 2014 | Leonie Barrie

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.... read more


UK: New fibre technology advances breathable textiles

6 February 2013 | Richard Woodard

Scientists in the UK are claiming a significant advance in the breathability of textiles – by imitating the properties of a pine cone.... read more


US: ITG to combine Burlington and Cone Denim units

18 December 2008 | just-style.com

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


US: Unifi Repreve recycled yarn launched in nylon

16 July 2008 | just-style.com

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


US: International Textile Group names Moore as CFO

20 May 2008 | just-style.com

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.... read more


US: Burlington WorldWide signs fabric deal with OCM India

13 September 2007 | just-style.com

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.... read more


VIETNAM: Phong Phu to spend US$10.7m boosting production

4 September 2007 | just-style.com

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.... read more


VIETNAM: International Textile Group to invest up to $100m

21 June 2007 | just-style.com

WL Ross & Co and its majority owned unit, International Textile Group Inc (ITG) are to deepen their investments in Vietnam by up to $100m after signing several agreements in New York late on Tuesday (19 June).... read more


Is Vietnam the up-coming Asian Tiger?

30 April 2007 | just-style.com

Since Vietnam’s accession to the WTO at the beginning of this year, investors have been queuing up to take advantage of the country’s low costs and free trade status. However, one dark cloud on the horizon is the decision by the Bush administration to monitor and possibly self-initiate anti-dumping cases against US apparel imports from Vietnam, as Jozef De Coster reports from Ho Chi Minh City.... read more


US: ITG to buy industrial fabrics maker BST Safety Textiles

12 March 2007 | just-style.com

International Textile Group Inc is to pay $84m in stock to an investment fund affiliated with WL Ross & Co to buy industrial fabrics maker BST Safety Textiles (BST).... read more


US: ITG to expand Hoke County plant

3 October 2006 | just-style.com

International Textile Group (ITG) is to expand a plant in Hoke County after landing US$100,000 worth of state incentives.... read more


US: ITG to expand hi-tech fabric focus with auto unit merger

4 September 2006 | just-style.com

Private equity firm WL Ross & Co is to merge its International Textile Group and Safety Components International units to form a new automotive safety components business with combined sales of nearly US$1bn.... read more


US: ITG to shutter Burlington Hurt plant

17 August 2006 | just-style.com

International Textiles Group (ITG) will close Burlington Worldwide Hurt Plant by spring next year, affecting 500 workers.... read more


US: ITG to build US$80m cotton complex in Vietnam

7 June 2006 | just-style.com

International Textile Group Inc (ITG) is planning to extend its reach into Vietnam by building a cotton manufacturing complex in Da Nang, about 600 miles from Hanoi.... read more


NICARAGUA: New Cone Denim plant creates 750 jobs

18 April 2006 | just-style.com

International Textile Group's Cone Denim business is set to create 750 new jobs by setting up a 28-million-yard-capacity denim plant.... read more


US: Burlington joins with TrapTek for coconut fabric

8 February 2006 | just-style.com

Textiles group Burlington WorldWide is partnering with fibre company TrapTek for a range woven fabrics derived from coconut.... read more


USA: Burlington WorldWide Unveils Smart Fabric Technology

27 January 2005 | just-style.com

Burlington WorldWide has teamed up with Outlast Technologies and Ciba to develop a new finishing application that allows fabrics to adjust to changes in temperature.... read more


USA: Burlington WorldWide To Buy Wool Firm Cleyn & Tinker

14 December 2004 | just-style.com

International Textile Group’s Burlington WorldWide division has signed a deal to acquire the business of worsted wool manufacturer Cleyn & Tinker.... read more


USA: Burlington Bidders Handed July 10 Deadline

8 April 2003 | just-style.com

Textile maker Burlington Industries Inc on Monday said a bankruptcy court had extended its period of exclusivity to solicit acceptances of its reorganisation plan to July 31 and set a July 10 deadline for potential bids.... read more


INDIA: Burlington Explores Fabric Sourcing Base Idea

12 March 2003 | just-style.com

US textile giant Burlington Industries Inc is planning to make India a key sourcing base for fabrics, it was reported on Wednesday.... read more


USA: Burlington Wins $5.53m Air Force Deal, Management Changes

9 October 2002 | just-style.com

The apparel fabrics division of Burlington Industries has won a $5.53 million contract to provide cloth for the US Air Force, according to the US Department of Defense. News of the new contract, which will be carried out in the company's factories in Raeford and Cordova, NC, and in Hurt, Va, coincided with an announcement from Burlington that it is launching a new management structure for apparel fabrics that will accelerate the organisation's global focus and new business model.... read more


ISPO calls the sportswear shots

14 August 2002 | just-style.com

Simple styling, ultra light weight and hi-tech fabrics and treatments compete for attention in summer 2003 with classical, retro looks in natural materials inspired by the hippie era. Penny Leese reports from Europe’s biggest sports fair - ISPO - held twice a year in Munich. ... read more


USA: Troubled Burlington Axes 4,000 Jobs

11 January 2002 | just-style.com

Troubled textile giant Burlington Industries Inc on Friday said it plans to axe up to 4,000 workers in the US and Mexico as it bids to streamline its apparel and fabrics business while under Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The North Carolina-based firm says it plans to slash manufacturing capacity by closing down or selling off five factories within the next six months as part of a major reorganisation.... read more