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Former Burlington Executive Named To International Trade Post
James C. Leonard, former manager of economic analysis and director of government relations for Burlington Industries, has been named deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Textiles, Apparel and Consumer Products. In that post, which has been vacant for more than a year, Leonard will be an adviser to the secretary of commerce on textile and apparel trade issues. He also will serve as chairman of the Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, which administers the governments textile import quota program. The Commerce Department post and that of Special Textile Negotiator are the two of the most important federal government positions involving the textile and apparel industries and importers. The job of Special Textile Negotiator was recently filled by David Spooner, former legislative director for Rep. Sue Myrick (R-NC). Both Spooner and Leonard have considerable experience in dealing with textile international t
March 1, 2002

Techtextil Industry Hotspot
Janet Bealer Rodie, Assistant Editor
March 1, 2002

Gene Cone President Johnston Industries Addresses The Atlanta Textile Club
Atlanta, 3/12/02 Gene Cone, President and CEO of Johnston Industries in Columbus, Ga., addressed the membership of the Atlanta Textile Club (ATC) at lunch on Monday, March 11. Echoing statistics from the American Textile Manufacturers Institute (ATMI), Mr. Cone said, "The textile industry had lost over 160,000 jobs since 1997, 65,000 of these last year. And over 200 companies have closed since then, 100 of them last year". But he was also positive about his company. "We cannot compete on cost or price. There is no magic bullet. We have to understand this business, take ownership of our company, work as hard as the immigrants who made this country great." He outlined five strategies: make Johnston Industries a world-class, global player; focus on solving the customers problem; innovative, new, unique products; excellence in every person in the company; and partnership with customers, suppliers a
March 1, 2002

Set For Success
Virginia S. Borland, New York Correspondent
March 1, 2002

National Spinning Acquires Glen Raven Yarn Facility
March 1, 2002

Greenwood Mills Seeks To Sell Plants
March 1, 2002

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March 1, 2002

Springs Acquires Beaulieu Business
March 1, 2002

DuPont Launches New Legwear Concepts To Meet The Needs Of The Contemporary Consumer
GREENSBORO, N.C., March 13, 2002 DuPont Textiles and Interiors (DTI) continues to meet the needs of consumers by the development of four new visions for legwear including new hosiery products, styling concepts and marketing platforms, unveiled Wednesday at The Grandover ResortandConference Center. These concepts emanate from consumer market research conducted by RISC and other independent organizations, interpreted by DuPont research and development.The new legwear concepts, all illustrated by commercial and prototype garments, are as follows:Its Even Better Than Bare - applies beauty-enhancement principles developed by the cosmetic industry to hosiery, combining a flawless sheer finish and subtle skin tone enhanced with the use of new DuPont Tactel® Duo bi-component yarn. An advertising campaign in support of this bare hosiery will debut in major markets around the world in Fall 2002. Dangerous Curves - consist
March 1, 2002

Xiameter E-Business Model Offers Lowest-Base Price Silicone Products To Textile Market
New Dow Corning Business Leverages Web To Maximize Profits, Win Price Competition And Offer New Customer Choice In Products For Textile Production(Midland, Mich. - March 5, 2002) Dow Corning Corp. announced today the launch of a new web-enabled business model using a new brand: XIAMETER. For the serious buyer of silicon-based materials, Xiameter offers dynamic, lowest-base pricing; guaranteed shipping dates; clear order requirements and payment terms; and real time order and inventory control and confirmation for purchasers of commonly used silicon-based fluids, resins, antifoams, and emulsions for textile manufacturers, finishers and clothing manufacturers.Xiameter, the new measure of value from Dow Corning, was created for the customer who is experienced in purchasing and using silicone products in applications where additional sales, design, and support services are neither needed or wanted. Through web-based regis
March 1, 2002