Author: Prakash Dutt

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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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How to Use AQL in Garment Industry?

What Is AQL (Acceptable Quality Level) AQL is an abbreviation for Acceptable Quality Level. When it comes to quality in the garment export sector, one of the most commonly used terms in AQL (Accepted Quality Level). The majority of acceptance decisions for apparel/garment shipments for the export market are based on AQL-based sample strategies. In the garment industry, before accepting finished items...

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WHOLEGARMENT: 3D-knitted Zero Waste garments

No sewing, no seams, no stitches. That’s seamless. A specific knitting technology that uses specialized circular looms to develop garments that adapt perfectly to the body, making people forget that they are actually wearing them. By eliminating the fabric cutting and sewing process, there is an optimization of the production process making seamless production a lot faster than conventional. There...

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Nine Pillars Of The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4.0) in Apparel Industry

Industry 4.0 is a game-changer in manufacturing environments. The digitization of production would transform how goods are manufactured and sold and the way in which products are serviced and processed. On this basis, it can genuinely claim to mark the beginning of the fourth industrial revolution. While the First Industrial Revolution was set in motion by steam, the Fourth Industrial...

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The 7 QC Tools For Quality Management

Quality management is an integral factor in the growth and sustainability of any business. Efficient quality management, which has the highest impact on customer experience, is essential for any business. The seven essential tools of quality management, also known as 7QC tools, are very effective in quality management and the quality assurance process. So, businesses who want to ensure the...

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Needle Cut & Holes in Garments

Holes and needle cut is a commonly faced problem during garment manufacturing. Specially the garments with knit/jersey fabric, lightweight fabrics, a combination of lightweight/jersey fabric with heavy woven fabric are exposed to a higher risk of getting needle cut or holes during the production process. Wrong selection of machinery, needle, poor Garment handling during the manufacturing process and Extensive washing...

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Sweater: History and Morden Manufacturing

Sweater, outer garment, usually knitted or crocheted, worn on the upper part of the body, either over the head or with buttons on the front or back. Although woolen fabrics had been practiced by hand for about 2,000 years, it was not until the fifteenth century that the first knitted shirts or tunics were produced on the Channel Islands of...

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Down Jacket Basics Part -1

As you are already aware that A down jacket has been insulated with the soft feathers from duck or geese. Down is a very good insulator as the fluffiness of down creates thousands of tiny air pockets which trap warm air and retain heat, thus helping to keep the wearer very warm in cold winter weather. Read More: Down Jacket...