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IAF 2017: ABIT to Host the 33rd Edition unpublished edition of the world convention
Brazil will host for the first time the next edition of the International Apparel Federation's (IAF) global fashion convention, which will take place on October 17–18 at the Grand Hyatt Rio de Janeiro Hotel.
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Trox to Decrease Time to Market by Leveraging Existing Styles with Selection of Gerber's YuniquePLM Software
Gerber Technology, the world leader in integrated software and automation solutions for the apparel and industrial markets, announced today that Trox AB has selected YuniquePLM to help get control of their entire product development process.
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Texprocess Americas Wins Award Two Editions in a Row
Trade Show Executive Magazine has awarded Texprocess Americas two awards for the Fastest 50. Each year winners are selected based on the highest percentage of growth in each of the following categories; net square feet of paid exhibit space, number of exhibiting companies and number of attendees.
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Modaris 3D Galvanizes the Development of Collections for Cache Cache
Lectra, the world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using fabrics, leather, technical textiles and composite materials, equips women's brand Cache Cache (Beaumanoir group) with Modaris 3D to ramp up product development and facilitate exchanges between sub-contractors.
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Size NorthAmerica is on the Road
The new representative anthropometric serial measurement survey in the United States and Canada is gathering momentum – two sites are now fully ready to scan test persons and a truck designed to function as a mobile measuring station will start its tour through the United States in the next days.
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Gildan Completes Acquisition of American Apparel
Montreal-headquartered Gildan aims to start selling American Apparel products to the wholesale market, including promotional product distributors, by the end of February. The announcement comes after Gildan formally completed the acquisition of the fashion basics brand last week.
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Amazon Expected to Introduce Line of Private-Label Intimate Apparel
Amazon is expected to roll out a line of intimate apparel in the next few weeks, marking its first move into manufacturing undergarments and posing a threat to Victoria's Secret owner L Brands and others.
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Bangladesh Apparel Exports to US Decline
Bangladesh's apparel exports to the US, its single largest destination, declined 1.96 percent year-on-year to $5.49 billion, due to the volatile US economy and the recent presidential election.
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Taiwanese Textile Firms Look to Production in US
Several major textile manufacturers are to make products in the US, echoing US President Donald Trump's pledge to push for goods labeled "Made in the USA."
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Under Armour is Betting High-Yech "Made in U.S.A." Apparel Manufacturing will Revive its Growth
The 20-year-old Baltimore-based maker of running shoes, leggings and high tech materials has been experimenting with innovative manufacturing techniques in the hopes of chasing customers.
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