Tag : manufacturing
UK denim manufacturing is making a tentative comeback
M&S and UKFT launch university 'masterclasses'Subscription
The UK Fashion and Textile Association (UKFT) has announced it is set to roll out a series of manufacturing “masterclasses” to UK universities, with the support of Marks & Spencer.
Obituary: Leeds tailoring veteran Bobbie CaplinSubscription
Garment manufacturing stalwart Bobbie Caplin died from heart failure on 23 August, days after celebrating his 85th birthday.
The debate over how to eradicate poor employment practices in some UK factories flared up again this week, prompting retailers and manufacturers to call for more support from the government.
Levi’s denim supplier JD United sold Subscription
JD United, which supplies denim to retailers including Primark, Gap and Levi Strauss, has been sold to Taiwan-listed manufacturer Roo Hsing Co for an undisclosed sum.
26 Bangladesh Alliance factories improve safetySubscription
The Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety has said 26 affiliated Bangladeshi factories have completed action plans to improve their safety.
All Bangladeshi clothing factories to be mapped Subscription
A new initiative to improve transparency in the Bangladeshi garment manufacturing industry by mapping out every clothing factory in the country launches today.
Christopher Nieper, managing director of Derbyshire manufacturer David Nieper explains how the next generation hold the keys to Britain’s manufacturing future
How to navigate Myanmar's ethical mazeSubscription
Myanmar is becoming an increasingly attractive sourcing destination, but retailers should insist strongly on ethical compliance when doing business there
Clarks resumes volume manufacturing in the UKSubscription
Clarks is creating a new manufacturing arm in Somerset, which will have the capacity to produce up to 300,000 pairs of its Desert Boots per year.