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Can Automation Bring Apparel Making Back to U.S.?
An Atlanta startup is using advanced manufacturing technologies to help bring apparel manufacturing back to the United States. SoftWear Automation Inc. has developed robotic sewing technologies to automate apparel manufacturing.
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Intertextile Shanghai 2014 Peaks Number of Exhibitors and Visitors
The world's largest international apparel fabrics and accessories trade fair "Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics- Autumn Edition 2014" was held for four days from Oct 20 to 23, 2014.
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Colombian Government to Host Events in 2015 to Connect Exporters and International Buyers
PROCOLOMBIA is a government agency in Colombia to host important events in 2015 to connect Colombian exporters and international buyers. One of the event expected of next year's first quarter is the 55th Matchmaking Forum where more than 2,000 Colombian companies from the Apparel, Agribusiness, Manufacturing, and Services sectors will be present, showcasing their products that offer several competitive advantages for international importers.
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Methods Workshop to Debut Newly Redesigned Quick TruCost Software at Colombiatex 2015
Methods Workshop LLC, the leading provider of engineering and costing software solutions for the fashion and sewn products industries, is planning the South American debut of its Quick TruCost™ V9 (QTC) early-stage costing software at Colombiatex 2015.
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SunStar Official Announcement
On Dec. 18th, Sunstar has successfully received and processed a takeover bid signaling that the products under the SWF and Sunstar brands will be back into production.
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Tukatech Releases MyBodee V3.0
MyBodee Version 3.0 includes a completely reworked user interface that's easier than ever to navigate. Whether you're a clothing professional, a fitness or sports trainer, or a medical physician, V3 is loaded with new and exciting ways to view and utilize anthropometric and shape data with the hassle of a measuring tape.
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Mexico Announces Comprehensive Program to Fight Unfair Textile and Apparel Imports
The Mexican government announced earlier this month a set of measures aimed at combatting unfair trade practices affecting the textile and apparel sector and enhancing the productivity and competitiveness of domestic manufacturers in the face of mounting foreign competition.
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Material Concepts Now Offers DuPont™ Tyvek™ Air Cargo Covers
Material Concepts, Inc. announces the availability of DuPont™ Tyvek™ Air Cargo Covers. Material Concepts is an authorized DuPont™ Tyvek® Master distributor and a leading supplier of Air Cargo Covers made with Tyvek® in North America. DuPont™ Tyvek™ Air Cargo Covers are used to protect pallets of pharmaceuticals, perishables and other temperature-sensitive products during air transit.
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Lectra Wins EY's 2014 International Company of the Year Award
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 it has won the 2014 International Company of the Year Award for France after receiving the same distinction on September 24 for the country's southwest region.
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US Apparel Manufacturing Moving Forward with New Hub in New York
The new Manufacturing Innovation Hub for Apparel, Textiles + Wearable Tech will provide research, design, development, and manufacturing resources for New York's emerging designers and apparel manufacturers.
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