Hundreds of small-scale knitwear manufacturers in Bangladesh maybe be forced to invest heavily or consolidate their operations through mergers in order to comply with new safety standards in the wake of recent industrial accidents.
In recent years ? notably as a result of its acquisition of the global Michael Thierry Group in 2010 ? Johnson Controls has developed unique expertise in automotive fabrics, including world-class capabilities in coating, weaving, knitting, fine trimming, colouring and lamination, and has become the market leader in the trim cover industry.?
CAREER OPPORTUNITY: Consultant for Clean by Design Initiative ? Natural Resources Defense Council
The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), one of the nation?s largest and most effective environmental organizations, is seeking a consultant to work in its Clean by Design initiative in close coordination with the Council of Fashion Designers (CFDA). ?Clean by Design addresses the environmental impacts of the apparel/fashion industry, with particular emphasis on the environmental impacts of textile dyeing and finishing abroad.
This year's Planet Textiles Conference is to be held 22nd October 2013 in Shanghai. Jointly organised by Ecotextile News and Messe Frankfurt, Planet Textiles tackles the crucial issues of sustainability in the global textiles sector.