Are You Wasting Fabric In Cutplan?

Production planning in sewn product manufacturing is very important. An experienced planner survives the most uncertain environment. His duty is to plan resources and material in an way that he can optimize utilization, save time and cost. Cut planning and marker making being the core of production planning, ensures maximum utilization of fabric.…
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8 Ways To Minimize The Fabric Losses In Your Factory

In my previous article, I elaborated on the 8 Fabric Losses Your Factory Faces Today. These losses in the factory can be minimized by adapting simple practices, to ensure maximum utilization of your biggest investment, the fabric that you buy. Endloss 1. Standardise Endloss – Endloss for one lay must be standardised and set to a minimum as per the…
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8 Fabric Losses Your Factory Faces Today

Fabric is the core of apparel manufacturing making up to 70% of the total cost of the garment. Several studies have been carried out with the aim to reduce fabric wastage in the production process. In order to eliminate this fabric waste, it is essential to first identify the different types of wastes, secondly, segregate them into essential and…
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Cut to Ship Ratio – An Incomplete Judge.

One of the most well defined parameters used today to identify the efficiency in processes of factories is Cut to Ship Ratio. Cut to Ship Ratio: is the percentage of garments shipped out of total no of garments cut for the order. It is meant to show a bird’s eye view of the entire system. A number close to 98% will be considered very good. This…
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6 Metrics To Track Your Factory Cutting Today!

Cutting is considered to be the most important operation in apparel manufacturing because firstly, it handles the costliest material resource – the fabric. Secondly, the spreading and cutting process is irreversible; the concept of repair or alteration does not work here. Further, and most importantly, due to over-emphasis on measuring sewing…
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