Product Development Archives | Apparel Resources
Home » Tag » Product Development

# Product Development

Accelerating speed in an ‘industry 4.0’ world!

Brands and retailers need to fundamentally re-invent how they create products and launch them in the market at  earliest if they want to compete for the attention of an increasingly fickle and rapidly changing consumer sentiments. Ed Gribbin, President, Alvanon Inc. suggests some of the ways by which retailers can sustain in a competitive environment. Consumers, more than ever, are inundated with demand for their attention and their attention spans are getting shorter. They’re spending […]

Share: 

True Home Décor: Quest for development never ends

In recent years, most of the small- and medium-level home furnishing companies have been facing hurdles to grow and many of them are happy to maintain their recent level. But Noida- based True Home Décor noted manifold growth in its turnover in last four years and even geared up for further progress. In a candid discussion with Apparel Online, Anand Gupta, Director of the company, with an annual business of US $ 1.5 million, described […]

Share: 

Euromac: Planning to capture Bangladesh market with three new automatic jeans sewing units

“Every exporter in Bangladesh is now in the process of expanding his operations and adopting automation. This is one country that has strongly realized that automation is necessary,” says Johan Grieten, President, Euromac Asia Ltd. The company displayed three new machines for the Bangladesh market at the recently concluded GARMENTECH 2017, namely 2-needle automatic belt loop setter; direct-drive free arm double chain stitch machine for heavy-duty waistband; and automatic bottom hemming machine. The 2-needle automatic belt […]

Share: 

The 12th Edition of Fibres & Yarns: A rare collaboration of fibre and yarn manufacturers for innovative inspirations

While the garment export market is always looking for new product developments along the value chain to create innovative collections that would appeal to international buyers, the domestic players are not far behind. Today, India is home to the ‘world’s youngest population’ and the textile industry is sure to benefit from this fashion-oriented GenNext, as the burgeoning domestic market for garments is being fed by the abundant availability of all types of fibres and yarns, […]

Share: 

Indian spinning industry takes an innovative shift from basic yarn to specialized yarn production

It is a well-known fact that cotton yarn manufacturing constitutes the backbone of the textile industry in India. Yet, many factors in the past few years have unwittingly pushed the spinning industry to a glut situation with over-supply of cotton yarns, in particular. For one, the industry has seen unprecedented investments leading to huge capacity building. Added to this has been unpredictable monsoon which determines the arrival of cotton crops, wavering cotton prices, reduction in […]

Share: 

Lectra introduces new supply chain program

Lectra, the world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using fabrics, leather, technical textiles and composite materials, has unveiled its new, finely-tuned supply chain program. The program guarantees data integrity across digital exchanges to cut development time, boost productivity, improve product quality and fit, reduce time to market, and heighten consumer satisfaction. It ensures a robust and connected supply chain, essential for fashion players to operate efficiently in a high-speed fashion market, with new consumer demands and their need to […]

Share: 

Optitex rolls out new software to simplify textile industry workflow

Optitex, a leading provider of integrated 2D CAD and 3D digital product solutions for the textile industry, is providing O/Pro Cutting Room Optimization Suite and Marker Making Suite, to save time and cost at every step in the textile industry workflow. O/Pro Cutting Room Optimization Suite provides end-to-end visibility of cutting room operation with in-built automated nesting which increase efficiency by 3.5 per cent. Additionally, the software optimizes the minimal required number of tables and […]

Share: 

Orange Blue Inspired… An initiative serving purpose of ‘bottom line’

Conceived just a year back – Orange Blue Inspired, which started manufacturing home line of products 4 months ago, has already shipped 6 styles of its various products. Despite all the difficulties of the market, this small initiative of four friends is in the right direction and expecting good growth in coming years. Working as a small manufacturer as well as a buying house, this unique company has a noble way of working – sharing […]

Share: 

Arnav Resources coming up with new range of multi-coloured two-tone foils

Known for its hot stamping foil, flock powder, flock adhesive, glitter products, etc., Arnav Resources Inc. (Jain Traders), New Delhi, India recently completed its 26 years of existence. The company is continuously growing with new range of products to serve the apparel and home furnishing industries. It has started two more production lines with automatic registration match for its new range of multi-coloured foils. Additionally, it is planning to launch another new array of multi-coloured […]

Share: 

Paras Fashions investing Rs. 8 crore in new factory

Jaipur (India)-based Paras Fashions is working to add a new factory where it will have almost 500 stitching and 50 specialized machines. The company, investing Rs. 8 crore in this initiative, is also working to add newer markets. Offering ladies, kids as well as men’s wear Paras Fashions currently has a good tie-up with job-workers, but at the new factory it will have all the facilities completely in-house. Ravi Kumar Jain, Chief Manager of the […]

Share: 

MK Sweaters playing with blends to create high-value products…

The urgency of beating the competition has led many exporters to innovate, but the same is not restricted to only the big exporters as many mid-level exporters too are creating niches to stay relevant to the buyers. Among these upfront exporters is MK Sweaters, set up in 2003 by two brothers, Md. Salim Rana (Chairman) and Russell Rana (Executive Director). Realizing early that sweaters are among the core products sourced from Bangladesh with a majority […]

Share: 

Tukatech launches Enterprise Edition of TUKA3D system

Tukatech Inc. has launched the Enterprise Edition of its TUKA3D system for virtual product development. This edition will include the same high-functioning 3D development capabilities but at a more affordable price. TUKA3D EE (Enterprise Edition) will not only integrate modules of TUKA3D for virtual product development, TUKAcloud for digital collaboration, but also TUKAdesign EE (Enterprise Edition), which is used to prepare the 2D pattern for 3D development, as well as make adjustments in patterns. Similar […]

Share: 

Design & PD, the way forward for VIYELLATEX

Apparel retailers have little time to spend on designs and are increasingly getting dependent on the factories to support them with new innovations… The retailers at most would throw some ideas; give inspirations and key directions to the factories to work on… The observations of Reji Paulose, Creative Head – Design and Product Development, VIYELLATEX Group, underline the significance of design and development for the Bangladesh apparel industry under the changing dynamics. Despite a new […]

Share: 

AST Knitwear’s careful and conscious shift towards ‘Product Development’

Unassuming and simple, Md. Golam Saroar, Managing Director & CEO of AST Knitwear is one of those entrepreneurs who started small to make it big by virtue of his business acumen, deep understanding of the garment industry that borders on pre-empting the potential markets, trends, products and above all his rare knack to make the right investments. “Initially, we started with 60 machines and used to export garments worth US $ 60,000-70,000/month and now we export […]

Share: 

Union Knopf: Success lies in latest trend designs, quality products and impeccable services

With its innovative corporate strategy and product policy, German origin Union Knopf has developed into one of the leading button and accessory manufacturers in Europe with major marketing and product development base in Hong Kong. The company has in recent years increased its focus on the Indian market aided by the increasing awareness of the consumers towards buttons as not just a mere accessory but also as an important value addition for garments. Speaking exclusively […]

Share: 
1 2 3 7