Category: Technology

Some of the latest apparel manufacturing technologies

Indian garment exports has clocked 18 per cent growth since January 2017 after having remained stagnant for past three years and we hope that similar trend may continue for remaining period this year. Last year apparel exports were to the tune of $17 bn and this year growth is expected to be between 17-20 per cent from April to March 2017- 2018.The growth in exports will be supported by its expectations of increase in the global apparel trade and partly due to benefits of depreciated rupee. Moreover, the country’s emerging position as a preferred supplier for valueadded garments has...

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First Shirt Technology Center in China by Freudenberg

The new Freudenberg Shirt Technology Center supports customers to create perfect collars (c) 2017 Freudenberg. Freudenberg Performance Materials opened its first Shirt Technology Center in China at the Nantong facility in June. The world’s leading specialist in woven, knitted and nonwoven interlinings is thus expanding its service and support for shirt manufacturers in the country. The support offered by the center covers the fit, processing and uses of interlinings and collars. Together with their customers, the Freudenberg specialists develop perfect collars and interlinings meticulously designed down to the last detail. The center provides shirt manufacturers with complete sample collars,...

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Sewbots filling automation gap in garment manufacturing

Making clothes has always been a labour-intensive activity. The industrial revolution mechanised and automated textile production in the 18th century, whilst the invention of the sewing machine in the following century moved the bottleneck to the cutting room. Computer controlled cutting machines solved this problem, however, the task of assembling the garment is still mainly left to the manual labour. An Atlanta, US, based brand SoftWear Automation, launched in 2012, aims to change this by creating autonomous ‘sewn good’ worklines for home goods, footwear and automotive sectors. With its patented Sewbots fully automated technology, the company aims to geographically...

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Ahmedabad to witness its biggest ever garment technology show in GTE 2017

Ahmedabad which is emerging as a preferred destination for sourcing garments from all over India; will play host to its biggest ever garment, knitting and printing technology exhibition – Garment Technology Expo 2017. Into its silver jubilee edition, GTE 2017 will be held from August 18-20, 2017 at the Ahmedabad Education Society Ground on Drive-In Road, Ahmedabad. GTE 2017 will see around 260 exhibiting companies and brands showcasing a rich mix of technologies in apparel manufacturing, knitting and printing. The trade show will see renowned Indian and international companies from across the textile and apparel value chain exhibiting like,...

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Lectra Fashion PLM gears fashion companies up for fourth industrial revolution

Lectra, the world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using soft materials—fabrics, leather, technical textiles and composite materials— has announced the launch of Lectra Fashion PLM 4.0, the first-ever product lifecycle management solution designed to help fashion and apparel companies navigate the fourth industrial revolution and thrive in the digital era of fashion. With digitalisation transforming the way consumers shop, today’s fashion companies are playing a neverending game of catch-up, as they compete for the attention of a generation of connected, fickle-minded millennial who want it all: Personalisation, sustainability, quality and speed, accessible at all times, across...

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