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Developments and innovations in the apparel sector, 1st quarter 2008
published in Issue 1, 1st Quarter 2008
Pantone has released the summer 2009 edition of its view colour planner
Fibres, yarns and fabrics for apparel
Brandix and Next have established an organic supply deal
Nilit has joined a number of fibre, yarn and apparel manufacturers to create a collective display for the seamless market
An inventor has developed a method for decorating woven fabrics for luminous clothing using optical fibres
Fabric treatments and finishes
Toray has developed NanoMatrix, a nanoscale finishing technology
Phild has developed a method for spraying or impregnating fabrics for clothing with a solution containing titanium powder which enhances the wearer’s health
Reflex Holding has developed a technique which improves the heat transfer of coloured patterns to fabrics
Manufacturing processes, machinery and information technology
Solarsoft has launched its innovative enterprise resource planning (ERP) software for textile and clothing manufacturers
UPM has announced that it will begin radio-frequency identification (RFID) tag and inlay production in China
Checkpoint Systems has launched Evolve, an information technology platform for inventory management
Two Taiwan-based inventors have developed a computer process for creating a virtual mannequin
An inventor has developed a computer program which corrects garment manufacturing measurements to allow for shrinkage
Sumitex has teamed up with Toppan Printing to develop a washable integrated circuit tag for linens and uniforms
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