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SA8000 Standard For Garment Industry

What is SA8000 The first global and voluntary ethical standard on corporate social responsibility is called social accountability (SA8000). The standard was first published in late 1997, and it was later revised in 2001. Its goal is to ensure ethical sourcing and production of goods and services by ensuring the rights of workers involved in production processes and promoting workplace...

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Fashion Transparency Index 2021 Shows ‘Very Slow Progress’

Fashion Transparency Index 2021 According to the Fashion Transparency Index 2021, the majority of the world’s largest fashion brands and retailers earned less than 23% overall transparency for their supply chain, carbon emissions, livable wages, and purchasing practices. The vast majority of big fashion firms (99%) do not reveal the number of workers paid a living wage in their supply...

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A Plant-Based Nonwoven Fabric for Sensitive Skin

Suominen, a Finnish nonwoven fabric company, has introduced Biolace Ultrasoft, a nonwoven fabric for personal care and infant items manufactured from plant-based biodegradable and compostable raw ingredients. Biolace Ultrasoft is the most recent addition to Suominen’s sustainable product portfolio, and it is a continuation of the Biolace product line, which was introduced over a decade ago. Biolace Ultrasoft was created...

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“Green Button” Germany’s New Sustainability Standard

In 2019, the German government introduced the Green Button. It is a government-run certification label for sustainably manufactured textiles in line with social and environmental criteria, placed on the market by companies committed to the fulfilment of their due diligence obligations. The government stipulates the requirements and conditions for the Green Button. The Green Button is awarded on behalf of...

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GPT And FPT Testing

What Are GPT and FPT? GPT and FPT are terms that are frequently used in the garment and textile industries. Basically, the GPT term is most commonly used in the garment industry, while the FPT term is most commonly used in the textile industry. We can easily understand GPT and FPT after reading this article. Each buyer establishes guidelines for...

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How to Calculate Button Size

This article will explain How To Calculate Button Size by Ligne. You will learn how to take measurements of various button shapes and sizes and translate the button size from cm/mm to ligen and vice versa. What is Button Size? Button sizes are recognized worldwide with “L” or “ligne” which is a French term to measure length. A ligne measurement...

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How to Calculating Production Floor Capacity

Production Floor Capacity Calculation The capacity calculation is an important topic in the garment industry. For industrial engineers, supervisors, and production managers it is very important to know the production floor capacity to plan their production efficiently.  Calculation of production floor capacity is extremely straightforward however you should know the line efficiency. This article will help you to understand How to Calculate...

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World’s First FDA-Approved Transparent N99+ Mask with UV-C Sterilizing (anti-fogging and face recognition on phone)

Face masks have become an essential part of daily life due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the “new normal” that followed. In many countries people can’t enter various establishments without a mask. While masks help prevent the spread of the coronavirus, there are some disadvantages, such as identity, difficulty in breathing, non compatibility with facial recognition apps, difficulties with younger...

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Choose Your Mask Wisely

The use of masks is part of a comprehensive package of the prevention and control measures that can limit the spread of certain respiratory viral diseases, including COVID-19. Masks can be used either for protection of healthy persons (worn to protect oneself when in contact with an infected individual) or for source control (worn by an infected individual to prevent...

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A Mask Which Can Destroy Covid-19

Livinguard is a hygiene technology company with a laser focus of reinventing hygiene in the 21st century by bringing our technology to where it is most needed. The Swiss company, announced on May 8, 2020 that its technology for disinfecting textiles has been shown, through scientific testing, to destroy Human coronavirus 229e. The new research revealed that textiles treated with...