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Upcoming Events for the Sewn Products Industry

  • Opening 'Tailgate Party' at Texprocess Americas
  • Texprocess Americas 2018 / Techtextil North America 2018
  • SPESA 2018 Executive Conference

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Gerber Showcases On-Demand Workflow Solution at Texprocess Americas 2018 and Transforms Speed-to-Market Manufacturing
At Texprocess Americas (May 22-24), visitors to Booth #1033 will see how they can go from design-to-production, and concept-to-consumer by embracing their digital reality! Gerber Technology, in collaboration with Kornit Digital and Henderson Sewing Machine Co., will highlight how digitalization can make purchase-activated manufacturing and mass customization a reality. Attendees can experience a full end-to-end, on-demand "micro-factory" exhibit that demonstrates how—in today's "see now, buy now" on demand world—manufacturers can digitize their process and increase their overall efficiency, while also reducing their inventory without impacting customer satisfaction or quality.
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C and C

China's Once-Booming Textile and Clothing Industry Faces Tough Times
At the bustling Canton Fair in southern China, second-generation textile manufacturer Pan Jing has drastically marked down her prices. The sign at her booth says it all: "Stock very cheap, factory for sale... stock clearance."
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Ethical Thread: Focus of A&E's Corporate Sustainability Report
American & Efird (A&E), one of the world's foremost manufacturers and distributors of industrial and consumer sewing thread, embroidery thread and technical textiles, released its 2017-2018 Corporate Sustainability Report.
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Lectra's Cloud Applications take the Fashion World by Storm
Lectra, the technological partner for companies using fabrics and leather releases its first of a series of cloud-based applications conceptualized for product development and production teams.
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Pathfinder

Li & Fung Accelerates Creation of Digital Supply Chain with Softwear Automation Partnership
Li & Fung Limited, the world's leading supply chain solutions partner for consumer brands and retailers, announced it has entered into a strategic cooperation agreement with Softwear Automation, Inc., a US company that develops revolutionary sewing technologies for manufacturing automation in the home goods, footwear and apparel industries.
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Gildan's Made-in-USA Apparel Pitch Lacking Customer Traction
Gildan Activewear Inc. launched in August its version of the American Apparel brand with a "you decide" offer to consumers about buying domestically produced product. Nearly nine months into the manufacturing and marketing initiative, Gildan appears to be lacking enough traction that management may be having second thoughts.
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CGS/Juki Partnership at Texprocess Americas Exhibition
CGS – a global provider of business applications enterprise learning and outsourcing services – will be partnering with Juki – the leading sewing machine manufacturer worldwide – to demonstrate its BlueCherry Shop Floor Control and smart factory solutions at the May 22-24 Texprocess Americas in Atlanta.
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Henderson Sewing

Exenta Unveiling Latest Advancements in SFC, PLM, and ERP at Texprocess Americas
EXENTA, the innovator in next-generation information technology solutions for the sewn products industries, will feature the latest advancements in Shop Floor Control (SFC), Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), and ERP at the upcoming Texprocess Americas trade show.
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Gildan Adding Jobs as Demand Surges for its Fashion-Based Product Line
An existing manufacturer in Columbus, Georgia is adding about 80 jobs in the coming months in response to increased demand for fashion products that use its specialty yarns. Gildan Yarns will be hiring production, maintenance, and supervisory staff for its plant. Gildan Activewear, the Montreal, Canada-based company quietly purchased Swift Spinning Mills last July.
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Registration 34th IAF World Fashion Convention Now Open
The IAF (International Apparel Federation) and Modint (Dutch trade association for fashion, interior design, carpets, and textiles) announced that the registration for the IAF's 34th World Fashion Convention to be held October 8th–10th in Maastricht, the Netherlands is open.
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