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Education & Training

  • 24th January 2014

    IAF awarded EU funded Bangladesh project

    The International Apparel Federation (IAF) has been granted an EU funded project together with its two association members BKMEA (The Bangladesh Knitwear Manufacturers and Exporters Association) and HCIA (The Hellenic Clothing Industry Association). ...

  • 23rd December 2013

    Introduction to Knitwear

    The newly revised two day course entitled ‘Introduction to Knitwear’ is primarily intended for buyers and quality controllers of knitted products in order to increase their awareness about the knitting process, make-up skills, knitted structures and qualit...

  • 20th November 2013

    Apprentices key to local textile industry’s future

    Hawick Knitwear has become a finalist in the Scotland’s Modern Apprenticeship Award, organised by Skills Development Scotland (SDS), which aims to encourage young people to start working in the industry. The award ceremony took place in Glasgow last week, wh...

  • 17th October 2013

    Responsible Creation at Première Vision

    The topic of responsible textile creation became the subject of a roundtable discussion for the first time at the Première Vision apparel fabric show, that took place from 17-19 September in Paris. Nearly 200 industry players, such as knitters, weavers, fa...

  • 9th October 2013

    New programme at Karl Mayer Academy

    The textile machinery builder Karl Mayer has announced some of the new courses that will feature in the programme at the Karl Mayer Academy, which specialises in well targeted knowledge transfer. This training centre is based at the company’s headquarters i...

  • 2nd October 2013

    Art and design exposition in Nottingham

    The 2013 Art and Design postgraduate exposition at Nottingham Trent University will feature creative talent from countries including China, India, Brazil, Thailand, Japan, Ireland, Holland, Africa, Turkey and Spain. Over 180 artists and designers will be show...

  • 27th September 2013

    IAF World Fashion Convention focuses on economy and environment

    The 29th edition of the IAF World Fashion Convention that started this week in Kunshan near Shanghai, is taking place in China for the first time in 40 years of its history, drawing attention to the future of the industry and its economic potential. The gener...

  • 10th September 2013

    Groz-Beckert creates space for health and education

    The new EUR 17.5m worth Health and Education Centre GEBIZ opened its doors at Groz-Beckert this month, demonstrating the company’s commitment to education and health. In its ‘Kita Malesfelsen’ day nursery and its ‘Grundschule Malesfelsen’ elementary...

  • 3rd September 2013

    First STeP Certificate for German knitter

    Mattes & Ammann, the Swabian knitted fabrics manufacturer, became the first textile company in Germany and the EU economic area to be awarded the Oeko-Tex Sustainable Textile Production (STeP) certificate in July this year. Prof Dr Stefan Mecheels, head of th...

  • 7th June 2013

    DyStar China sites win eco award

    DyStar has announced that the inaugural winners of the annual CEO ‘Caring for the Future’ Award are its Wuxi Production Site, which executed the best sustainable production practices while continuing to deliver high value products and DyStar China’s sale...

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