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3D printing of machine parts: A research initiative by NIFT

Spare parts and attachments are the vital components of a sewing machine which keep it running. In a conventional scenario, where machine sellers do not often stock original spare parts, machine agents come into play. Machine agents play a significant role between technology providers and technology users by providing machines and its spare parts. However, they only keep in stock the commonly used components, which is the case why apparel manufacturers often face a difficult […]

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Start-up venture Amazish opts for Uditya Tech’s GEMSWEB

New Delhi (India)-based software solution provider, Uditya Tech Pvt. Ltd., is happy to announce that Amazish has opted for GEMSWEB software at its facility. GEMSWEB is a web-based apparel ERP is the most user-friendly and most economical garment manufacturing software and is getting an overwhelming response from the industry. “I was looking for a software to streamline our rapidly expanding Garment manufacturing business and since I am always on the move, I wanted a web-based system […]

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India’s ATDC launches ‘Recognition of Prior Learning’ programme in Punjab

Apparel Training and Design Centre (ATDC), India’s largest quality vocational training provider in the garment industry, has launched “Recognition of Prior Learning” (RPL) Programme under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana ( PMKVY) 2.0, the flagship scheme of the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, at the factory premises of KG Exports in Ludhiana, Punjab, on 8th, May, 2017. RPL is a robust platform to provide recognition to the skills acquired through informal learning and bring […]

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TYPICAL bringing the best in sewing technology

To stand apart from its Chinese counterparts, TYPICAL has always given special thrust to innovation, driven by skilled German workers and engineering techniques. Their R&D centre in Germany is bringing together the most innovative sewing solutions for a wide range of products. Currently, the manufacturing market is getting shifted from Southern China to ASEAN Countries and this shift is being led by apparel and textile industry. The major shift is in the mass manufacturing market, leaving […]

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CII-Avantha to organize training programme on Root Cause Analysis

CII – Avantha Centre for Competitiveness for SMEs, an India-based consultancy, is organizing a two-day Training Programme on ‘Root Cause Analysis and Advanced Problem Solving Tool’ on 16th – 17th May 2017 in Chennai, India. The training programme will cover advanced problem solving tools such as relations diagram, affinity diagram, and more. Root Cause Analysis (RCA) is a problem-solving method aimed at identifying the root causes of problems. It is believed that problems are best solved by attempting to correct […]

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Tukatech to expand its reach in Indian apparel SME sector

Tukatech, leading provider of fashion technology solutions, is mulling over expanding its market share in India’s apparel industry. “Having served to almost all hi-end international and national brands, our focus is now to bring the technology to the small and medium apparel industry,” said Ram Sareen, Founder and CEO, Tukatech. The company wants to empower the SME sector in apparel industry with its latest innovation — TUKA3D Enterprise Edition. It helps in increasing the efficiency in […]

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India’s Amity University holds conference on fashion, apparel & textile industry

Amity University, Noida (India), recently organized a national conference on Fashion Apparel & Textile – an annual event that witnessed participation of leading players in the industry and faculty members from reputed institutes across the world. The conference majorly focused on: Sustainable to Innovative Fashion and Textile: Road to Success, Innovation in Marketing & Merchandising; Skill Development in Textile & Apparel Sector, Innovative Technologies in Textile  and Garment Sector; and Sustainable Textiles. Prof. Pradeep Joshi, […]

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Telangana (India) gets Juki Sewing Machine Training Centre

K T Rama Rao, IT Minister of Telangana, India recently inaugurated Juki Sewing Machine Training Centre at Textile Park in Sircilla District of the state. Darnala Lakshma Reddy, Chairman, SES; D Krishna Bhaskar, District Collector; Yasmine Basha, Joint Collector; Shyam Lal Prasad, District Revenue Officer; and Srinivas Reddy, Additional Director of the Handloom & Textile Department were also present at the inauguration ceremony. With a setup of 40 sewing machines, about 200 women will be […]

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Indian apparel exporters divided on FTA with UK/EU

Indian textile and apparel industry has been from a long time looking to have a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the EU, but now after Brexit it is being said that India should prefer to have FTA with the UK because discussion with the EU is taking a lot of time. Negotiations have now started with the UK and the deal will take effect when the island nation exits the EU. Britain will work for […]

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Odisha Skill Development Authority (India) to team up with NIFT-TEA Institute

Odisha Skill Development Authority (India) will team up with the Tirupur knitwear industry stakeholders to ensure ‘specifically trained manpower’ from Odisha for apparel production. The skill development authority would take help from the NIFT-TEA Knitwear Institute to build knitwear industry-specific lessons into the training programmes which it had already been running through various institutes in Odisha, India. The experts from NIFT-TEA Institute will visit Odisha to oversee the existing training programmes for textile industry and […]

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Garment exports from India soar in April-Jan. 2016-17

Exports of readymade garments from India witnessed a positive growth of 4.5 per cent in INR terms and 1.0 per cent in USD terms during April-January, 2016-17, as compared to the same period of previous financial year, informed Minister of State, Textiles Ajay Tamta in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha (House of the People), the Lower house of India’s bicameral Parliament. During the above mentioned period, India exported readymade garments to […]

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These factors are affecting apparel industry in India

‘Overvalued rupee’ combined with ‘higher input costs’ due to ‘rise in cotton prices’ has hit apparel industry – recognized as the largest employment generator after agriculture in India. The sector offers direct or indirect employment to 10.5 crore persons who includes marginalized, unskilled and women in the country. “The growing cotton prices and rupee appreciation is not only going to nullify the intended impact of the package, but also weaken India’s position against our competitors, […]

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At tangent… Is ‘Lean’ the solution to increase efficiencies?

The tide is ‘surprisingly’ turning in favour of Indian apparel industry, not because of its good performance, but due to the ‘adversities’ faced by the competition… Bangladesh is struggling with political and labour unrest, coupled with the compliance issues; and China, Vietnam and Cambodia all are dealing with the same problems, like labour shortage and high labour wages. Piyush R Vyas, an old industry hand and currently a Management Consultant, writes… Whenever a discussion starts […]

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India’s Pratibha Syntex wins C&A’s ‘Best Global Supplier Award’ for 2016

Pratibha Syntex (Indore), a well-known Indian apparel exporter and a leading manufacturer and exporter of knitted garments and speciality yarns, has bagged the ‘Best Global Supplier of the Year Award’ for 2016 by C&A at their Global Supplier Summit in Hongkong. Martijn van der Zee, Chief Merchandise and Sourcing Officer, C&A, presented the award to Shreyaskar Chaudhary, Managing Director of Pratibha Syntex. The company has been a recipient of prestigious awards in the past for […]

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A better future for women in apparel industry

One may not agree that women have better working environment, safety round the clock and bright career opportunities in apparel industry, but the way International Women’s Day was celebrated in Indian garment factories as well as on an international platform, shows how things are improving holistically and the industry is willing to give more respect and recognition to women. For sure, there are more promising positions now for women in the apparel industry. Most of […]

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