apparel

Purchase Process

Sourcing fashion garment suppliers in Asia and other continents

Asia is the current hot spot for all fashion garment buyers. High quality and low quality garments are purchased in this region of the world. ... Continue Reading

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Quality Management

Desiccants to protect goods against humidity

Desiccants are made to protect goods against humidity while stored and transported. They can be placed in the product’s individual packaging or in the container ... Continue Reading

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Inspection Process

Measurement and fitting tests for garment inspections

Garment manufacturing is one of the complex form of production. Many factors affect the final aspect of garments: the fabric, the sewing, the design, etc. ... Continue Reading

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Inspection Process

How to control color fastness on garment

Are the fabric properties a factor concerning the textile color fastness? Joanna asked this question on the Quality Control Blog few days ago. The answer ... Continue Reading

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Quality Management

Factors affecting the textile color fastness

The textile color fastness is the capacity of a dyed textile to keep its original aspect without loosing color when being wet, washed or exposed ... Continue Reading

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Testing and Standards

Textile color fastness tests: ISO 105

The first time we started to talk about textile colorfast was in 1916. It is an old story in the textile industry! Since then some ... Continue Reading

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Purchase Process

Ethical manufacturing in Asia: WRAP

Established in 2000, WRAP is one of the largest certification programs focusing on ethical manufacturing. Most of the buyers and suppliers interested in this certificate ... Continue Reading

Quality Alerts

Welcome to China Sourcing Trade Show Season!

With Global Sources starting up at the end of this week, followed by the Canton Fair, HKTDC and more, Southern China and Hong Kong are ... Continue Reading

Quality Management

Production Samples for Textiles

Li & Fung, the largest sourcing company in the world, plans to remove 50,000 production sample prototypes in their creation process of clothes, saving millions ... Continue Reading

Quality Management

PANTONE for Import Color Definition

Today, many buyers are importing goods from Asia with a special attention to the color specifications, especially for industries such as textile, gifts & premium ... Continue Reading