Sewn Products Industry Engages in Positive Reshoring Discussions at SPESA Executive Conference
Sam Simpson, vice president, Strategic Global Accounts for Gerber Technology, Tolland, Conn., was elected chairman of SPESA (Sewn Products Equipment & Suppliers of the Americas) during its annual Executive Conference in San Antonio, Texas this month.
He succeeded Mel Berzack of Sewn Products Equipment Co., Jefferson, Ga., who served two years.
Disruptive Technologies Driving Reshoring Effort
Members of the sewn products industry gathered in San Antonio, Texas for the Advancements in Manufacturing Technologies Conference, the seventh in the series.
The event is designed to help manufacturers of sewn products improve their quality and manufacturing efficiencies while, at the same time, reducing their lead-times required for production. The conference showcased the technical knowledge and expertise of leading equipment and technology suppliers in a non-commercial, educational-only event.
Minnesota Knitting Mills Receives 2016 Minnesota Excellence Award
Minnesota Knitting Mills, Inc. has been selected for the 2016 Minnesota Excellence Award amongst all its peers and competitors by the American Economic Institute (AEI).
HSM Announces the Purchase of Atlanta Attachment Company and Subsidiaries
HSM, a global manufacturer of integrated solutions and highly engineered products and components to the furniture, bedding, and transportation industries based here, has announced the purchase of Atlanta Attachment Company and Subsidiaries.
Champion Thread Promotes Matt Poovey to President
Champion Thread Company, a leading global supplier of industrial sewing threads, engineered yarns, and other textile and sewn products supplies, announces the promotion of Matt Poovey to President.
Lectra Equips Ruyi Group with Smart Technology to Upgrade and Optimize its Cutting Rooms
Lectra, a world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using fabrics, leather, technical textiles and composite materials, brings state-of-the-art digital and automated cutting technology to support Ruyi Group's intelligent cutting line and the company's alignment with the country's 'Made in China 2025' initiative.
Omega Apparel Launches Authentically AmericanTM Brand
Omega Apparel has launched their flagship brand, Authentically AmericanTM, a patriotic clothing line with a mission to give back to the military and help rebuild the U.S. apparel industry.
Gerber FashionTech Consultant is named Apparel Top 30 Under 30
Gerber Technology, the world leader in integrated software and automation solutions for the apparel and industrial markets, congratulates Danit Peleg, innovation technology consultant for Gerber, on her receipt of Apparel Magazine's Top 30 under 30 selection.
Taiwan-Based Sports Apparel Maker Adding 610 Jobs in North Carolina
A Taiwan-based maker of high-performance sports apparel plans to establish a 610-job manufacturing plant in Forest City, North Carolina.
Human Solutions Shows Off its 3D Body Scanning Solutions for Apparel Industry
Human Solutions, together with its partner company VITRONIC, have taken part in the 7th International 3D body scanning Conference in where they have especially focused on the use of measurement technology in the apparel industry.