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Factories of the future: Apparel Manufacturing

If we observe traditionally, manufacturing can be termed as the process of converting raw materials into physical products and factories are the structure where this conversion happens. This was the simple goal with which gen x factories worked. Then came the growing need for sustainability and optimization in meeting customer demands which drove…
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Classify The Fault: Defects Due to Dyeing & Printing

So far in this defects series, we have discussed, knit and woven fabric defects, embroidery defects and garment defects in depth. The last article in this series will be the defects that occur during the dyeing and printing process of fabrics. Dyeing and printing processes are either used to improve the aesthetic appeal of the fabric or for…
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Garment Defects

In our defects blog series, we have so far covered the defects occurring in knitted and woven fabrics and also in embroidery. Now, we are going to take up the defects that occur in our final garments, and how can we control or correct them. Garment defects can be caused due to the use of defective fabric, workmanship defects, and handling defects,…
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Embroidery Fabric Defects

Next, in the Defects blog series, we will discuss the defects found in the embroidery. Embroidery is used in garments to enhance their aesthetic appeal, but when defects appear in the embroidery itself, the quality of the garment deteriorates. Embroidery defects can be a result of irregularities in the stitches or the design or both. Based on the…
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Defects In Woven Fabric

After the knit defects post, we will talk about the defects found in woven fabrics. Defects found in fabric ruin the aesthetic appeal and quality of the final garment, making it really important to identify and take corrective measures at the right time. Defects in woven fabric can be a result of yarn imperfections, incorrect weaving process or…
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Classify The Fault: Defects In Knit Fabric

Defects spoil the aesthetics of the fabric and hence causes a gigantic quality issue. In this series of articles, we are going to discuss various defects that can occur in knit and woven fabrics, the embroidery defects encountered and also the dyeing and printing ones. Defects in knits are caused due to the faulty raw material, faulty knitting…
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6 Steps To Avoid Shrinkage Without CPL/Bit Wash

In my last blog ‘5 Reasons Why CPL/Bit Wash Is Robbing You Blind’, we saw how a widely practiced solution like CPL/Bit wash, to counter high shrinkages in knit fabric, is snatching millions of dollars in profit margins away from garment manufacturers. Now let’s figure out the other sensible options we have at our disposal to ensure that the…
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5 Reasons Why CPL/Bit Wash Is Robbing You Blind

Whenever confronted with a crisis, the general human tendency is to firefight our way out of it. Nothing much is wrong with that. But when the crisis becomes a daily occurrence and we still choose to firefight, instead of identifying the root causes fueling it and striving to eliminate them in the first place, we are doing it all terribly wrong.…
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CAD Software DOES NOT Save Fabric

CAD solutions have become a norm. It is a necessity for every factory. Be it to digitize patterns or to have your markers ready in one click! But is your solution provider taking advantage of this dependency? Do you really need to shell out thousands of dollars for CAD 9.1 when you’re running on CAD 9.0? But they said it’ll give you 1% more fabric…
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