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  • Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC), a leader in tissue converting, packaging, flexographic printing, bag converting and nonwovens technology, has announced that its Xcut saw, the advanced tissue log saw, can now help reduce the unplanned downtime using predictive maintenance.Image Courtesy: linkedin.comThis latest addition will now empower the operators to track the lifecycle of each component and monitor the performance of others.Besides, the Xcut saw will monitor and collect information f
  • After weeks of factory shutdowns and logistical constraints, China is slowly resuming production, but the effects on global apparel firms may continue for the near future as the virus spreads. Countries such as Vietnam, Cambodia and Bangladesh continue to depend heavily on China for intermediate inputs such as raw materials and non-finished products and services. If the stock imported from China is exhausted, global textile and apparel industries are likely to face the brunt of disruption to the
  • Except for few exceptions, most spinning mills in Bangladesh are closed since 25th March to safeguard from the global healthcare pandemic. Definitely, this would hurt them financially but would save many lives which is a responsible move. On top of that many garments orders have been canceled this month and therefore there is very little delivery pressure from the yarn buyers. Luckily most of the spinning mills are having nominal yarn stock and cotton stock. So, it would not be difficult to star
  • The United States and the European Union are the largest export markets of Cambodia’s garments. Like other Cambodian garment industry also hit hard due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The textile and garment industries of Cambodia has been developing strongly in recent years and play a vital role in the economic growth of the countries.Figure: Like other Cambodian garment industry also hit hard due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Courtesy: betterwork.orgMore than 57 factories had suspended operations due to
  • Bangladeshi spinning mills are facing the brunt of the countrywide curve of movement to contain the Coronavirus cases.Bangladesh Textile Mills Association (BTMA) President, Mohammad Ali Khokon revealed a grim picture in a letter which he prepared to submit to the finance ministry and other government offices next week.Figure 1:Bangladeshi spinning mills are facing the brunt of the countrywide curve of movement to contain Coronavirus cases.“Around TK35billion worth of yarn, fabrics piled in 250 s
  • Outdoor apparel brand Canada Goose has asked around 100 of its factory workers to put parka production on hold for now and devote themselves to making scrubs and patient gowns for Canadian hospitals instead.On March 30, with the rest of their colleagues continuing to make Canada Goose garments (in keeping with the safety protocols demanded by federal, provincial and local health authorities), 100 workers at the company’s facilities in Winnipeg and Toronto began making garments for frontline heal
  • US-based sportswear company New Balance has become the latest to adapt its manufacturing to help with coronavirus efforts by developing, making and delivering masks to hospitals.It published a graphic on LinkedIn stating: "Making shoes yesterday. Making masks today."On March 16, it closed offices, stores and factories “to ensure the health of our associates, customers, and communities”.CEO Joe Preston said: “We must all do our part to help contain the spread of COVID-19. We strongly en
  • BEIJING – Kontoor Brands, which owns the Wrangler and Lee brands, has joined the Green Supply Chain Map in 2020; a move which means the firm will disclose the environmental information of all their suppliers located in China.The online tool, launched in January 2018 by theThe Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and the Institute of Public & Environmental Affairs (IPE),makes the names, addresses and geolocations of supplier facilities readily accessible and provides real-time emissions d
  • LONDON - The Cotton 2040 initative has revealed details of the next stage of its mission to drive a systemic shift to increase the global mainstream uptake of sustainable cotton.With renewed funding from Laudes Foundation, which was formerly known as the C&A Foundation, the organisation is set to launch a new three-year programme of work.In an exclusive interview withEcotextile News, Sally Uren, the chair of Cotton 2040 and also chief executive of Forum for the Future, revealed how it would
  • KARACHI - More than a million garment and textile workers in Pakistan are set to lose their jobs because of the coronavirus crisis and most will get no financial support to ease the blow, according to trade union leaders.In an exclusive interview with Ecotextile News, Nasir Mansoor, deputy general secretary of the National Trade Union Federation in Pakistan, said most factories in the south-eastern Sindh province, the hub of the country's textile and garment industry, had closed because of a
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