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Sewn Products Manufacturing Returning to the Americas
As manufacturing opportunities return to the Americas, the SPESA Executive Conference will take another look at re-shoring and near-shoring. Do our companies have what it takes to seize these opportunities?
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Final-Stretch Talks on Huge TPP Trade Deal Open in Atlanta
Trade ministers from the United States, Japan, and 10 other Pacific Rim countries opened final-stretch negotiations Wednesday trying to seal a deal on the world's largest free-trade pact, the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
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Smart and Interactive Textiles Market to Stand at US$3.8Billion by 2020, Up From US$1.53Billion in 2013
The global smart and interactive textiles market is poised for robust growth over the current decade with burgeoning demand from the transportation and healthcare industries, says Transparency Market Research in its latest report. The global market for smart and interactive textiles stood at US$1.53billion as of 2013. The market will register a 14.0% CAGR between 2014 and 2020 to breach US$3.8billion by 2020.
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This Middle Eastern Country is a Surprising Apparel Manufacturing Hub
If you flip through your closet, you're bound to find quite a few tags that read "Made In Jordan": The Middle Eastern country has become an unexpected garment manufacturing go-to for brands like Gap, Macy's, and Victoria's Secret, according to Business of Fashion.
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Why U.S. Apparel Retailers Paid a Higher Cost Per Click
U.S. apparel advertisers spent $289million on the top 2,288 apparel-related keywords running on Google in the United States from January through July, compared with £41.2million or about $63.4million for the same number of apparel keywords running on during the same time period, according to recent data.
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Can Robotics Redefine the Future of Apparel Manufacturing?
As Wal-Mart ramps up its efforts to reshore more US clothing production, the recipient of a $2million grant from the retailer's Innovation Fund talks about progress in developing systems to automate apparel-making.
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Grupo Kaltex Chooses Lectra Fashion PLM
Lectra, the world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using soft materials - fabrics, leather, technical textiles and composite materials - is pleased to announce that Grupo Kaltex has selected Lectra Fashion PLM to help them connect design and product development teams at their US subsidiary Revman International and their Mexican manufacturing division Kaltex Home, in an effort to streamline process and promote a more collaborative work environment.
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AGOA TPLs Announced
The Africa Growth and Opportunity Act ("AGOA") provides for duty-free entry of apparel assembled in the AGOA region of fabric formed in the U.S. of yarn formed in the U.S. It also provided for a Tariff Preference Level ("TPL") equal to seven percent of all U.S. apparel imports for apparel assembled in the AGOA region of fabric from the AGOA region.
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A&E Announces All U.S. Manufacturing Operations Achieve Zero Waste to Landfill
American & Efird announced it has achieved 100% zero waste to landfill in each of its United States manufacturing facilities as well as its two corporate office buildings. This significant environmental achievement is just the latest sustainability milestone, supporting A&E's global Eco*Driven® initiative.
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Textile Industry Called on Obama Administration to Address Critical Issues Affecting U.S. Manufacturers During Chinese Presidential Visit
The National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) called on the Obama Administration to utilize the visit with Chinese President Xi Jinping to highlight the urgent need for substantial economic and trade policy reforms by China in order to help level the playing field for U.S. textile producers and other U.S. manufacturers.
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Gerber Technology Appoints Jeff An as Director of Professional Services for China
Gerber Technology, the world leader in integrated software and automation solutions for the apparel and industrial markets, announces the appointment of Jeff An as director of professional services for Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) in the company's Shanghai office.
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