a spinning system in which sliver feedstock is highly drafted and thus creates an open end or break in the fibre flow. The fibres are subsequently assembled on the end of a rotating yarn and twisted in. Techniques for collecting and twisting the fibres into a yarn include rotor spinning and friction spinning.
a silk yarn used for weaving or knitting. The yarn comprises single threads which are twisted, folded two-, three- or four-fold, and finally twisted in the direction opposite to that of the single yarn.
Original brand manufacturing (OBM):
a business model which focuses on branding rather than on design (original design manufacturing—ODM) or manufacturing (original equipment manufacturing—OEM).
Original design manufacturing (ODM):
a business model which focuses on design rather than on branding (original brand manufacturing—OBM) or manufacturing (original equipment manufacturing—OEM).
Original equipment manufacturing (OEM):
a business model which focuses on the manufacturing process rather than on design (original design manufacturing—ODM) or branding (original brand manufacturing—OBM). In the clothing industry, OEMs typically manufacture accordin