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Gerber Technology Demonstrates Market Leadership, Product Introductions, Industry Participation
Gerber Technology, a world leader in integrated technology solutions in apparel and industrial markets, revealed new products to demonstrate its leadership at industry leading conferences and exhibitions.
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Techtextil/Texprocess 2015: Trade Fair Duo Once Again Distinguished by New Exhibitor and Visitor Records
Around 42,000 visitors from 116 countries made their way to Frankfurt am Main to see the world's biggest spectrum of materials, processes and technologies for the entire textile value chain during the four days of the two leading international trade fairs.
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Alvanon President Ed Gribbin Named to IAF Board
Alvanon, Inc. has announce that its president, Ed Gribbin, has been named to the board of directors of the International Apparel Federation (IAF).
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Coats Group plc Announces Acquisition of GSD Corporate Ltd
Coats Group plc, the world's leading industrial thread and consumer textile crafts business, and SPESA member GSD are pleased to announce that, following the strategic alliance announced in May 2014, Coats has acquired 100% of GSD Corporate Ltd, which becomes a Coats Group company.
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Walmart, Target and Nike Are the Most Profitable U.S. Apparel Companies
WWD's list of the top 25 most profitable companies in the United States includes some no-brainers, such as Nike and Ralph Lauren; however, they were beaten out by others you wouldn't necessarily expect to see on a list of apparel brands.
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Textiles Targeted by Sweeping New China Laws
China's textile dyeing & finishing sector has been singled out by the country's State Council in far-reaching new plans which have been laid out by the State Council's to clean up country's waterways.
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Lectra appoints Céline Choussy Bedouet as Chief Marketing Officer
– Lectra, the world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using soft materials - fabrics, leather, technical textiles and composite materials - is pleased to announce the appointment of Céline Choussy Bedouet as Chief Marketing Officer.
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"Made in USA" California Law
Will California's Made in America statute be amended? The statute has previously prevented California's domestic producers from using the "Made in USA" label unless 100% of the product justified that designation.
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3rd Texprocess Innovation Award 2015 Honors Four Outstanding Developments
Grand awards ceremony during the official opening of Texprocess: the Leading International Trade Fair for Processing Textile and Flexible Materials honored four products with the Texprocess Innovation Award 2015.
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Carlos Arias to Join WINDS Group as Chief Executive Officer
Carlos Arias, currently President and Chief Executive Officer of WWA Advisors (WWA), will leave WWA to become Chief Executive Officer of WINDS Group.
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