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Seam Engineering
Seam Engineering

One of the forgotten elements in sewing manufacturing is seam engineering. For example, a typical pair of branded five pocket jeans retailing for $30 to $75 is sewn with approximately 250 yards (200 ...

Hong Kong Clothing Industry
Hong Kong Clothing Industry

Textile quotas were eliminated among WTO members at the first day of 2005 in accordance with the Agreement on Textiles and Clothing (ATC). However, resistance to quota removal spread in the US and...

The Battle for Customer Loyalty
The Battle for Customer Loyalty

Despite the sea of changes taking place in the retail sector, some stability has also been observed. Though retailers still have to struggle to out shine their products as compared to their...

Chitosan Coated Cotton Yarn And Its Effect On Antimicrobial Activity
Chitosan Coated Cotton Yarn And Its Effect On Antimicrobial Activity

A new cotton yarn with a chitosan coating was prepared by the oxidation of a cotton thread with sodium periodate at 60ºC in water and subsequent treatment with a solution of chitosan in aqueous...

Plasma Treatment of Textile Fibers
Plasma Treatment of Textile Fibers

Abstract: Low-temperature plasma technology—both glow discharge under reduced pressure as well as barrier discharge under normal pressure—are well established in different industrial applications....

Productivity of a Spinning Mill
Productivity of a Spinning Mill

All spinners wish that the spinning productivity of their mill (ring frame production in gms/spindle shift) has the optimum level of efficiency. Though there are many aspects that limit the actual...

Indian Fashion Industry
Indian Fashion Industry

With the end of the 20th century came the end of all hype which has created a more practical and pragmatic environment and has given a more stable picture of the fashion business. In the 50s, 60s and ...

PLUS POINTS of PLUS SIZE clothing
PLUS POINTS of PLUS SIZE clothing

Nowadays consumers have started concentrating more on their taste buds rather than consuming figure conscious food. This has resulted in changing of their body shapes, which has led them to shift...

An analysis: New generation cotton fibre
An analysis: New generation cotton fibre

From birth to the last breath, cotton is associated to us as a textile fibre in one way or another. It has received recognition in terms of value and a basic necessity all over the world. The...

Latest methods of Cotton Bleaching
Latest methods of Cotton Bleaching

It has now been 200 years since the invention of chlorine in 1774 by Scheele, and ensuing studies on its bleaching action developed in the earlier methods for bleaching for linen and cotton. With an...

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A few years later, the same process is now taking place in textile printing, and this has never...
Posted by
Gabi Seligsohn
Why do I ask if India can afford to miss the bus again? Because whether we like it or not, whether...
Posted by
Rahul Mehta
Is your business ready for Textiles 4.0? Before you can say, 'Yes', 'No', 'May be' or 'I don't...
Posted by
Aseem Prakash
Indians are too enamoured of Hollywood. We can’t help it. We have been conditioned this way. The...
Posted by
Anurag Batra
The focus in research and development (R&D) is now more and more set on new sustainable products...
Posted by
Fanny Vermandel
Imagine a cricketer, once an exciting player but now aged 45, having put on oodles of weight, too...
Posted by
Rahul Mehta
It was not very long ago that people who shopped online in India were considered 'ahead of time'....
Posted by
Arun Sirdeshmukh
A recent PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) survey concluded that a majority of US companies are having...
Posted by
Bill D’Arienzo
Luxury is a lifestyle, and fashion is just a minuscule part of it. Businesswise-the most visible or ...
Posted by
Abhay Gupta
Effective quality management starts with a quality policy. Effectiveness is the extent to which...
Posted by
Pradip Mehta