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Learner's Digest to Textile Finishing

This post is contributed by Arnab Sen.

A learner recently asked me,
“When I stepped into the textile industry for my internship, I was asked how to detect a good fabric from a bad one. What would be the correct answer?”  I said, “Nothing in textiles can be classified as good or bad. Even the roughest of fabric can be chosen for rugs, and the weakest of them as a filter cloth. So, it entirely depends on the end-use.”

An Unconventional Line Layout for Garment Production (Images)

In this layout sewing machines are placed in zig-zag form and a wide table (same height of sewing table) is placed for material handling. The same table is used for garment checking. See the following figures.

Step by Step Guide to T-Shirt Manufacturing for Business

Are you interested in starting T-shirt business? Whether it is a manufacturing business or planning for starting your own t-shirt brand, you need to learn t-shirt manufacturing process. From design a t-shirt to shipping the t-shirt to retail store.

Plan-Do-Check-Action (PDCA) - A Method for Controlling and Improving Processes and Products Continuously

PDCA is the core activity of management. This was introduced to Japanese in 1954 by Deming. Grasping the situation to develop problem consciousness is required at each step of PDCA cycle.

PDCA an acronym for PLAN, DO, CHECK, ACT.

Just in Time (JIT) – Concepts and its Benefits in Manufacturing

by Vijayalaxmi Meharwade
What is JIT?
JIT is an opposite form of JIC (just in case). JIT is an example of pull system whereas JIC is an example of push system.

JIT means producing the right part in right quantity, at the right time, thus reducing manufacturing waste. The objective is to produce a continuous flow of value so that the customer can pull. JIT supports quick response to customer, better sense of takt time and abnormality control. The JIT system comprises kanban and production leveling or heijunka.

7 Things You Need to Balance a Stitching Line

Every garment factory is unique. They follow some kind of systems for managing shop floor production. Line balancing is one of such tools. Traditionally line balancing is done once at the time of line setting, based on historical data. Now factories have sophisticated system to capture production data from every workstation in the sewing line as well as floor on real time (e.g. INA system, Bluecherry).

Real time data means getting production information as soon as production happens. When you find imbalance in line, you can take action immediately to balance the line by having following 7 things.

NIFT Admission 2016: Fee Structure for Batch 2016-20

National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) is one of the premier fashion institutes of Design, Management, and Technology, developing professionals for taking up leadership positions in fashion business in the emerging global scenario.

At present, NIFT has fifteen professionally managed domestic centers at Bangalore, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Gandhinagar, Hyderabad, Jodhpur, Kangra, Kannur, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi, Patna, Raebareli and Shillong.

Recently NIFT has revised its fee structure for all students seeking admission in 2016-17. See the detailed fee structure (Revised fee/Refund) for all UG and PG courses. (click on the image to enlarge)
For more details on admission see this page:

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