Author Archives: Mayedul Islam

Comfort and Durability in High Performance Apparel

Durability and Comfort in High Performance Apparel: Clothing is a basic need for human beings that provides protection to the body from environmental and climatic hazards. Extreme conditions require characteristic properties that are application-specific rather than just a basic need. High performance is a desirable attribute for professionals and comfort improves activity competence. A garment… Read More »

Advanced Knitting Technologies for High-Performance Apparel

Knitting High-Performance Apparel: Advanced high-performance apparel currently consists of two sectors, sports and fitness and protective clothing. In its broadest sense, it can be defined as apparel or clothing that is designed to perform or function for a specific purpose—which in every practical sense could also be expanded to include health and well-being, which bridges… Read More »

Fire-Proof Clothing Versus Fire-Resistant Clothing

Fire-Proof VS Fire-Resistant Clothing: In industries where the workers are exposed to risk situations or workplace hazards, it is a requirement by law for employees to wear special kind of protective clothing in order to ensure personal safety and protection. These laws and the level of protection to be observed in different professions are governed… Read More »

Applications of Microchip Technology in Textile Materials

Microchip Technology in Textile Materials: The successful uptake of any technology is, of course, dependent on the cost of production. One thinks of the cost advantages achieved by the development of knitting machines in the 16th century and the technological advances of the industrial revolution. Electronic textiles or microchip technology in textile materials are today… Read More »

List of Wastage Area in Textile and Clothing Industry

Wastage Area or Waste of Garment Industry: Wastage is an important factor in textile and readymade garment sector. Effective cost reduction of apparel can be done by identifying the particular areas of wastage clearly and taking necessary steps to control and reduce the wastage. As its importance, this article has presented all the wastage area… Read More »

SWOT Analysis of Garment Manufacturing Industry

SWOT Analysis of Clothing Industry: A huge number of not standardized fashion products, not harmonized sizes and quality of production are a danger for gaining access to the global market. SWOT analysis can be of a special importance in apparel manufacturing industry when used for designing a new article of clothing, i.e. collection. This article… Read More »

How to Achieve Good Quality Apparel in Garment Industry?

Quality Control in Apparel Industry: In the apparel manufacturing industry, quality control is practiced right from the initial stage of sourcing raw materials to the stage of final finished garment. For textile and garment industry product, quality is calculated in terms of quality and standard of fibers, yarns, fabric construction, color fastness, surface designs and… Read More »

Environmental Impacts of Denim or Blue Jeans

Is Blue Jeans or Denim Environmentally Friendly? Denim, especially blue jeans, is the biggest single textile product type sold around the world. This is because of its popularity in all geographic regions, social strata and age groups. The production chain is optimized for bulk production and with the capacity to meet this global demand. This… Read More »

How to Measure Fabric Color Fastness in Textile and Apparel Industry?

What is Color Fastness in Textile? Color fastness is defined as strength of the clothes against fading or running out of clothing colors. It is a very important factor in assessment of quality of clothing. Clothes that don’t bleed color are always consumer’s favorites. You may also read What Types of Quality Control Tools & Equipment… Read More »

9 Steps of Import Procedure in Apparel and Textile Business

What is Import in Textile and Apparel Business? Import trade refers to the purchase of goods from the foreign country. The procedure for import trade or import procedure differs from country to country, depending upon the import policy, the statutory requirements and customs of different countries. In almost all the countries of the world, import… Read More »