Month: July 2017

Trützschler T-Blend ensures guaranteed blending accuracy

When it comes to tuft blending with T-Blend, Trützschler relies on blending accuracy and reproducibility. The self monitoring system convinces with flexible application when blending natural and man-made fibres of different lengths, finenesses and colours. Compared with previous Trützschler tuft feeding installations, the performance of the pans of the new tuft blending system has doubled. The filling process is automatically optimised and weighing is performed more quickly due to a vibration-free threepoint suspension. All of this combined results in increased weighing per unit of time and more volume per discharge. Naturally, the evaluated information is also made available to...

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GMAC opens apparel manufacturing training institute

The Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC) has opened its first garments manufacturing training institute in the country. This is an initiative to increase the productivity of the garment manufacturing units by improving skills of its workers through training. Further, the institution will also increase the scope of employment. Initially, over 160 workers from 14 factories from various parts of the country will be imparted training at the Cambodian Garment Training Institute, according to a report. Singapore-based fashion institute International will impart technical knowledge to the students at the institute. Apart from training the garment workers, the institution...

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Afghanistan exploring measures to revive its textile industry

Afghanistan Government has called on industry owners to present plans and recommendations for ways to revive the textile industry in the country, as it harvest almost 60,000 tonne of cotton a year but there are no factories in the country to process cotton, a Finance Ministry spokesman Ajmal Hamid Abdul Rahimzai said recently. Industrialists have been asked for their recommendations on Kandahar and other textile companies so that the issue is discussed by the high economic council and it should be both in the interests of government and the private sector. But the Industrialists Union has said that government...

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ITF and TEA representatives meet FM Arun Jaitley

Representatives of Indian Texpreneurs Federation (ITF) and Tiruppur Exporters’ Association (TEA) met Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to present three subjects—thank the FM and put forward two appeals on behalf of the industry. Jaitley listened patiently and asked feedback about the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in ground level. The ITF and TEA representatives—PrabhuDamodaran, Raja Shanmugam, Krishna Kumar, and Shrihari—expressed sincere thanks from the industry for the fantastic work by GST Council and the Finance Ministry for lowest slab of 5 per cent without any exemption for cotton textile sector. On behalf of their sector, they...

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Foreign buyers seek low prices post GST on knitwear

Global buyers are regularly calling suppliers in the buzzing town of Tirupur, India’s biggest knitwear hub that boasts Rs. 25,000 cr exports every year.International callers, familiar with GST benefits, are very clear about what it means for them. “They want a cut in prices,” says S Sakhtivel, Secretary of the Tirupur exporters association. The knitwear industry is clear about long-term benefits, but Sakhtivel also has other callers: Exporters want details about tax implications for the industry that has numerous workers and units involved in different parts of the chain such as printing, embroidery, washing, dyeing etc., which are taxed...

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