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Upcoming Industry Events for Textiles and Sewn Products
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Dual Conferences for the Sewn Products Industry in San Antonio, Texas
Advancements in Manufacturing Technologies (Nov. 2-3) and Annual Executive Conference (Nov. 3-5)
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American Apparel & Footwear Association Takes Aim at Alibaba
The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) has called on the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) to relist Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba in the "Notorious Market" category of 2016 for counterfeit goods.
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A Carter Family Reunion
When your family name is on your school's football stadium, and it also happens to be your first name, autumn Saturdays often include conversations about more than just what's happening on the field.
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Messe Frankfurt Launching Textile Show in Ethiopia
With more and more apparel companies sourcing garments from Ethiopia, including H&M and PVH Corp., trade show organizer Messe Frankfurt has decided to expand its event portfolio to encompass East Africa.
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Lectra Launches Powerful Modaris V8 Solution to Boost Product Development in the Fashion Industry
Lectra, a world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using fabrics, leather, technical textiles and composite materials, launches Modaris V8 to facilitate collaboration during the fashion industry's product development process, and unleash creativity.
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AccuMark Subscription Plan Gives Greater Accessibility to Industry-Leading CAD for Designers
Gerber Technology, a world leader in integrated software and automation solutions for the apparel and industrial markets, is proud to announce that AccuMark is now available as a monthly subscription plan. The plan is offered in 3-month subscription increments.
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3 U.S. Apparel Companies Lead with Green, Ethical Practices
In fashion, the trend of going green and implementing more environmentally friendly initiatives has grown significantly in recent years. This effort for the industry has not gone unnoticed. Three U.S. green businesses based in New York, Arizona and Wisconsin were recently recognized for their ethical apparel with the "People & Planet Award" from Green America.
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Change in Management at PFAFF Industriesysteme und Maschinen GmbH
Robert Keilmann resigned from his position as Chairman of the Management Board at PFAFF Industriesysteme und Maschinen GmbH on August 31, 2016 for personal reasons and amicably left the company by mutual agreement with the shareholders.
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