Nicole Abene

Japanese Textile Mills Are Back in Action After Tsunami-Earthquake Disaster

by , 01/28/12

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Japan has suffered through 2011′s devastating tsunami and earthquake and in the wake of the clean-up, the country wants to be clear – their legendary textile mills have made a comeback.  Fukushima Senkou, a low impact yarn company that uses eco-friendly dyes, was adversely affected by the natural disasters but still able to participate in the inaugural Japanese Textiles Trade Show, organized by the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) in New York City on Thursday.  Click ahead to read about the show and how companies like Fukushima Senkou persevered.

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