Author: apparelscience

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How Can The Garment Factories in Bangladesh Build Better From COVID-19?

The ILO, in collaboration with employers and business membership organizations (EMBOs), hosted a virtual roundtable to explore the introduction of the Factory Improvement Toolset (FIT) to assist Bangladesh’s garment factories during and after COVID-19. More than 7 out of 10 garment manufacturers in Bangladesh witnessed order cancellations and cuts as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, jeopardizing workers’ lives and...

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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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Bangladesh The Hub Of Green Garment Factories

As per the BGMEA sustainability report 2020, Bangladesh has the highest green garment factories certified by the US Green Building Council (USGBC) globally. Bangladesh’s RMG industry has more than 140 green garment factories and more than 500 green garment factories in the pipeline to achieve a green factory status.

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5 Steps To Assure The Garment Quality

Assume you’re a customer at a clothing store where you shop frequently. You buy a size medium jacket, expecting it to fit like a previous medium-sized jacket you purchased there. When you get home, however, the shirt does not fit as expected. You’re going to return the shirt, right? You might even be hesitant to return there in the future....

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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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Bangladesh Ranks Second In Supply Chain Ethical Practices

According to a first-quarter report released last week by supply chain audit firm QIMA, Bangladesh ranked second in a list comparing ethical auditing practices of major countries undergoing industrialisation, and that too during the 2020 pandemic period. For the country’s placement, the Hong Kong-based entity cited good practices by local suppliers in the global supply chain. The survey was primarily...

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Folders and Binders Guide

Folders are the additional attachments for sewing machines and used frequently in factories to maintain quality, improve productivity and to reduce operator training time. It helps to achieve accuracy and consistency in the operation. We collected some videos which can help you to select correct folders for your garments. There are 29 videos in this playlist, please click the playlist...

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Quality Inspection in Apparel Industry

When a buyer purchases items from a supplier, a quality inspection may/will be performed to confirm the quality of the product before it leaves the manufacturing unit The quality inspection occurs so that a buyer can verify that the product is within prescribed tolerances in order for the product to be useful. For example, a company may purchase denim, but...