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Sunday, November 19, 2017
Cambodia garment factory investment growing  (2017-11-16)
  The Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) has given the green light to over US$11m worth of projects to open garment factories in the country.
Single-source RFID solution offers real-time monitoring  (2017-11-16)
  RFID technology firm PervasID has developed what it says is single-source RFID solution that will deliver hugely reduced costs and provides real time monitoring for retailers.
Bangladesh Alliance in talks over new safety organisation  (2017-11-15)
  With just six months to go before the curtain falls on the Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety, country director Jim Moriarty tells just-style he is "pretty confident" the group will finish the vast majority of remediation across its affiliated factories in 2018 and says "steady headway" is being made to create a new safety organisation in Bangladesh.
Adidas adds Parley Ocean Plastic to Originals line  (2017-11-15)
  As part of its long-standing partnership with sustainability group Parley for the Oceans, German sportswear giant Adidas has unveiled a shoe from its Originals range made with Parley Ocean Plastic.
Wrangler helps develop denim foam-dyeing process   (2017-11-15)
  The Fiber and Biopolymer Research Institute of Texas Tech University has developed a new foam-dyeing process it says is poised to transform denim manufacturing.
PTC unveils new ThingWorx service app  (2017-11-15)
  Software firm PTC has launched a new app based on its ThingWorx Internet of Things (IoT) platform, designed to accelerate its customers' service transformation initiatives.
Centric Version 6.2 focuses on supply chain management  (2017-11-15)
  Centric Software has released the latest version of its product lifecycle management (PLM) solution, which focuses on high-volume product development efficiency, supply chain management and user productivity.
Vietnam garment sector urged to invest in technology  (2017-11-15)
  Investing in new technology to reduce production costs will help Vietnam's textile and apparel industry increase its competitive edge, the country's industry association has said.
US trade associations call for NAFTA to keep trucking rules  (2017-11-15)
  The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) and the American Cotton Shippers Association are among 100 state and national trade associations to sign a letter calling on the US government's trade agency to preserve trucking provisions in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) during modernisation negotiations.
Unifi sets recycling target for Repreve fibre  (2017-11-15)
  US yarn manufacturer Unifi has set itself a target to recycle 20bn plastic bottles by 2020 and 30bn by 2022, as it revealed it has recycled more than 10bn to date.
UKFT becomes skills body for textile and fashion sector  (2017-11-15)
  The UK Fashion & Textile Association (UKFT) has become the sector skills body for the country's fashion and textiles industry, taking over from Creative Skillset with immediate effect.
Clarks invests in software to aid transformation  (2017-11-15)
  UK footwear manufacturer Clarks has invested in JDA Retail Planning and Intelligent Fulfillment software as part of its global business transformation initiative.
Five-year tannery programme to clean up Ganges  (2017-11-15)
  Sustainable supply chain campaigner Solidaridad has teamed up with leather chemicals and coatings company Stahl, non-profit PUM Netherlands and a number of Indian partners to launch a public-private partnership aimed at cleaning up the Ganges river.
Shipping giant CMA switches to sustainable fuel  (2017-11-14)
  French shipping giant CMA CGM is to equip its nine future containerships with engines using liquefied natural gas (LNG) as part of a commitment to become more sustainable.
APEC leaders call for open trade and strengthening of WTO  (2017-11-14)
  Asia-Pacific leaders have pledged to work together to make trade more inclusive, support improved market access opportunities, and address unfair trade practices.

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