Apparel Science

Calculate the consumption of knit garments

Consumption and costing is a primary requisite for a merchandiser. Fabric cost bears aprox 40% to 45% of the total cost of any garments so calculation of correct fabric consumption is very important.

Pls see below example of fabric consumption calculation 

1. During the consumption pls used measurement of middle size for calculation or used the size which has most of the qty.

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Calculating Embroidery Thread Consumption

 

Calculating thread consumption is a important part of cost calculation and garment manufacturing. In our earlier post we have written about garment sewing thread calculation. Second impartment area is embroidery thread calculation which we will review here. Embroidery thread calculation depends of some parameters like stitch type, thread type, no of colors, no of stitches in design.

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LEAN MANUFACTURING IN APPAREL INDUSTRY

A systematic approach to identifying and eliminating waste through continuous improvement by flowing the product at the demand of the customer”.

Lean Manufacturing is a systematic approach for achieving the shortest possible cycle time by eliminating the process waste through continuous improvement. Thus making the operation very efficient and only consisting of value adding steps from start to finish. In simple words lean is manufacturing without waste.

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