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    Coats acquires Texon


    Coats Group, a U.K.-based manufacturer of industrial yarns, has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Texon, a supplier of components and materials for footwear, accessories and apparel for Nike, Adidas and other brands, for an enterprise value of $237 million and a total cash value of $211 million after deductions ...

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    New French sales rep for Polygiene


    Source: Polygiene Jean Charles Marchionni, new Polygiene sales Agent France Polygiene is expanding its Central European team. From July 1, French sports and outdoor industry veteran Jean Charles Marchionni will start as a new sales agent for the Swedish group. Marchionni is well-known in the industry as ...

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    U.S. startup AlgiKnit secures $13 million in Series A funding


    AlgiKnit, a North Carolina-based startup with secondary offices in New York City that develops sustainable textiles from seaweed, has received $13 million in a Series A financing led by Collaborative Fund. New investors include H&M CO:LAB, the investment arm of Swedish apparel retailer H&M Group, Starlight Ventures and Third Nature ...

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    The Lycra Company announces new ownership


    A group of financial institutions, including Lindeman Asia and Lindeman Partners Asset Management, has assumed full capital control of The Lycra Company.

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    Closed paper mill in Finnish Lapland becomes Infinited Fibers' new factory


    After talking earlier this year of plans (as reported by our sister publication, The Outdoor Industry Compass) to invest some €220 million in a new regenerated textile fiber factory – though no site had reportedly been found at the time – fashion and textile technology company Infinited Fiber Company now ...

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    Unifi announces share repurchase program, leadership and board updates


    Unifi, the U.S.-based manufacturer of recycled and synthetic yarns, including Repreve, announced that it repurchased 500,000 shares of its common stock from certain entities affiliated with Impala Asset Management LLC for $6.8 million. The repurchase was made under Unifi’s previously announced share repurchase program. Accordingly, Unifi repurchased a total of ...

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    Polygiene hires new CFO


    Source: Polygiene Group Niklas Blomstedt, new Polygiene CFO Niklas Blomstedt has been appointed Polygiene Group’s new chief financial officer, replacing Nina Forsvall. He brings a solid background in finance, having worked at Ericsson and Haldex, among others. Most recently, he served as VP and head of finance ...

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    Puma and Sympatex start product partnership


    Improving the recyclability of products is one of the goals Puma has set out in its sustainability report, as is a reduction in its carbon footprint. As part of the evolution of the company’s strategy, the German brand has now partnered with materials provider Sympatex to develop and use more ...

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    Mips with new strategy, updated financial targets


    At Capital Market Day 2022 in Stockholm on June 9, Swedish helmet technology and “Brain Protection System” (BPS) manufacturer Mips AB unveiled its new long-term strategy with updated financial targets and strategic priorities for the coming years. The reason for revising the company’s strategy and long-term financial targets is not ...

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    Youngone wins ISPO Textrends with new synthetic insulation


    For its new synthetic insulation material Ecoloft ActiVe SR that incorporates 35 percent bio-based Sorona, 55 percent recycled polyester and a 10 percent share of virgin polyester, the Korean company Youngone has received the ISPO Textrends Award 2023/24. The new insulation is a vertical, overlapping fiber construction that aims for ...

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    Thermore launches recycled version of EVOdown hybrid insulation


    Italian ingredient brand Thermore, which specializes in the research, development and production of thermal insulation for apparel, has launched a recycled version of EVOdown, a wrapped type of blow-in fiber made from 100 percent recycled fibers from PET bottles. According to the manufacturer, EVOdown bridges the gap between free fibers ...

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    Pangaia and Spiber launch sweatshirt made from brewed protein fibers


    Pangaia has released a limited-edition sweatshirt, made in partnership with Japanese biomaterials manufacturing group Spiber, featuring biotech Brewed Protein fibers and organic cotton. Spiber’s Brewed Protein materials are made from plant-derived biomass using a proprietary fermentation process. Brewed Protein polymers can be transformed into various forms, from delicate filament fibers ...

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    New global director for apparel at Amann Group


    Source: Amann Group Jochen Lagemann, Global Director Business Unit Apparel & Specialities Amann Group, a German manufacturer of high-quality sewing threads, embroidery threads and smart yarns, announced that Jochen Lagemann joined the company as global director of its business unit Apparel & Specialities on May 30, 2022. ...

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    CoDi to acquire PrimaLoft


    Compass Diversified (CoDi), the Connecticut-based owner of several sporting goods brands, including Boa Technology, 5.11, Marucci Sports and Velocity Outdoor, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the equity of PrimaLoft Technologies Holdings, Inc, the parent company of the PrimaLoft business and brand, at an enterprise ...

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    Polygiene hires Frank Stevens as its first COO


    Source: Polygiene Frank Stevens The Swedish Polygiene Group has hired Frank Stevens in the newly created role of chief operating officer, aiming to facilitate scalability and support processes within the company. Stevens is a textile chemicals specialist with more than 30 years of experience in the industry. ...

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    Difference in understanding of concussion causes and potential risk reduction in the U.S. and Germany


    A survey conducted by consumer survey firm Nielsen and commissioned by Mips, the Swedish helmet safety technology company, has found that a wide gap exists between Americans’ and Germans’ knowledge of concussions and how to reduce the risk of concussions through helmet use. Nielsen surveyed a representative sample of 1,000 ...

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    Bemis acquires French company Protechnic


    Bemis Associates, a U.S. manufacturer of thermoplastic films, tapes and adhesives for bonding catering to various industries, including sportswear, outerwear and intimates, has acquired France-based manufacturing company, Protechnic. The two companies have complementary products and technologies and a strong alignment in their corporate values and culture. Protechnic’s focus on global ...

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    Mips reports excellent first quarter


    In the first quarter of fiscal 2022, Swedish helmet technology and Brain Protection System (BPS) manufacturer Mips AB reported preliminary net sales of SEK 137 million (€13.22 million), an increase of 65.1 percent year-on-year. Organic growth amounted to 48 percent during the quarter. It is mainly based on the success ...

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    Polygiene posts higher net sales in Q1, sees decline in operating profit


    Polygiene reported a rise in first-quarter sales, despite ongoing difficulties due to inflation, supply-chain constraints and the war in Ukraine. The Swedish firm reported net sales of 45.1 million Swedish kronor (€4.3m) for the three months to March 31, an increase of 7.5 percent compared to the same period last ...

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    JP Modatex premiers stretch linen with DuPont Sonora fibers


    JP Modatex, an Indian manufacturer of premium and specialty ring spun yarns for apparel and home textiles, has managed to blend linen fibers with DuPont’s Sonora stable fibers, a partially plant-based polymer material, to create ring-spun linen-based yarns and fabrics that offer comfort stretch. As linen is so far impossible ...