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Minimising waste and eliminating claims

Innovation in Textiles talks to Mark Shelton, managing director of UK-based Shelton Vision.

7th March 2023

Knitting Industry
 |  Leicester, United Kingdom

Knitted Outerwear

Talking to Adrian Wilson, Mark Shelton outlines the untapped benefits of sharing data from accurate, reliable and consistent automated fabric inspection systems for textile manufacturers and their customers.

Innovation in Textiles (IiT): What are the chief benefits of the Shelton WebSpector?

Mark Shelton (MS): The most obvious is the potential to reduce the cost of labour associated with inspection by increasing throughput speeds to around ten times that of manual inspection. Today there is also a lack of available or willing labour to perform this mundane but previously essential task.

Apart from increased throughput there are other advantages that offer far greater return. Usually the largest of the quantifiable sources is that of optimising the sales value on goods that are produced by minimising waste and eliminating claims.

Read the full interview on Innovation in Textiles

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