INDIA: Technology research centre launches in Gurgaon
A technology innovation research centre, which will carry out applied research to improve apparel production techniques and practices, is being set up in Gurgaon, India.
The facility has been set up at the Apparel Training & Design Centre (ATDC)-Training of Trainers' Academy by the Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) and Juki India.
It will be launched by Textiles Secretary Kiran Dhingra tomorrow (17 January).
"The ATDC-Juki Tech Innovation Centre is an important initiative to strengthen the apparel industry, especially the SMEs, to adopt new technologies for increasing productivity, efficiency and quality for better price realisation and better global competitiveness," the AEPC said in a statement.
The news comes after the AEPC opened an ATDC in in Adugodi, Bangalore last month to train unskilled workers within the country's textile industry.
- What Marks & Spencer's numbers mean for clothing
- Supply chain weighs on Kering's green footprint
- Tanzania adds to Africa’s apparel sourcing mix
- Where next for 3D design and prototyping?
- Balance essential in garment supply chain
- AGOA delays drag on sourcing decisions
- American Eagle Outfitters Q1 earnings soar
- Gap brand sales continue to fall short
- Apparel industry Q1 results in brief
- Chico's chief executive Dyer to retire