Archive: 2015


HanesBrands unveils expansion plans in Vietnam

Clothing maker Hanesbrands has announced a major restructuring to relocate plants and jobs to Vietnam, reports VietNamNet Bridge.

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Sritex to invest up to US$100m for retail expansion in Indonesia

One of South East Asia’s largest textile manufacturers, Sri Rejeki Isman (Sritex), will enter the retail business as part of the company’s integration plan for...

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Report uncovers wage theft of migrants working in Thai clothing industry

Clean Clothes Campaign and the MAP Foundation have launched an in-depth study into the working conditions of migrants from Myanmar working in the Thai apparel...

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Canifa launches first Woolmark-certified collection in Vietnam

Vietnamese apparel manufacturer and retailer Canifa has released a range of Woolmark-certified apparel in time for winter in the northern hemisphere and as part of...

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Upholstery fabric producer opens new factory in Lithuania

Textile producer Baltic Textile has opened a new facility for production and administrative functions in Vilkaviskis, Lithuania. The company has invested about LTL4m (US$1.

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Ukrainian consumers cannot afford to buy clothing

With the recent devaluation of the Ukrainian currency (hryvna) and the continuing political crisis in the country, consumers have reduced the amount of clothing they...

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E Miroglio to invest in Bulgarian wool factory

Bulgaria-based textile company E Miroglio will invest BGN30m (US$19m) in upgrading and expanding its wool factory in Sliven.

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Autostop Interiors expands production in Serbia

Autostop Interiors has hired another 40 people in Leskovac, Serbia; 100 employees now produce car floor mats and leather coverings for Toyota’s European vehicles.

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