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Job Responsibilities of a Research Analyst in Textile and Fashion Industry

The manufacturing and service industry businesses are moving towards industry 4.0.  All business decision and investment plan are taken based on well-researched data. Many don't trust the talk and online paper without detailed research data. Every industry needs data analyst, research analysts and data scientist to understand the inside of the business and inside of the industry. Here, I have listed down job responsibilities of a research analyst in the fashion industry including textile, apparel and fashion accessories.
In a brief chat with a NIFT alumnus, who is currently working a research analyst in apparel management consultancy company, I come to know a few points about their job roles as a research analyst.  Responsibilities of a Research Analyst Some of the major responsibilities of a research analyst in a textile and apparel consultancy company includes -
to find relevant data related to current scenarios like trade, policies, etc. to analyse whether it is suitable for th…

How to Print on Fabrics at Home

Whether you are breaking into the fashion industry or just want to start a fun new hobby in your free time, printing your own fabrics at home is a lot easier and more affordable than you thought – sated by Imaging Spectrum. It’s surprisingly satisfying as well and a great creative outlet. Now the question is how to print on fabric at home.

The method for printing on fabrics we are going to show you today is one of the most economical that we have come across through our research. That way no matter your budget you can still take part in exploring your new passion.

So without further ado, here is your guide for printing on fabrics right in your own home.
What you’ll need for printing The beauty of this method is that it calls for items that you probably already have in your home. All you will need is a pair of good scissors, freezer paper, an inkjet printer, a fabric of some kind and an iron. We suggest using canvas drop cloth as your fabric of choice because the ink fidelity is ma…

Line Balancing Tool Based on Operator Skill Matrix

In a garment factory, when we see there is enough loading but production is not coming out from the line as per the input, we simply say there is a problem in line balancing.  From the top management to the worker everyone knows a better line balancing can improve line output - but many of them including engineers don't know the right way of balancing a line when there is work pressure, employee absenteeism, low skilled worker etc. In this post, Marthi Bela has shown useful line balancing tool.

1. Funnel effect If we imagine our production line like a tube, then each operation capacity must be close to a circle from the tube (picture 1). The radius of the circles must be similar to the radius of the tube, in order to be the line balanced. If the radius of the circles is different, our tube will become a funnel whit different forms, and the output will be the smallest circle (picture-2) of the funnel or any other form which our line will take it.

Sure, in order to balance the li…

Lab Dyeing Machines for Textiles

In the textile and garment manufacturing, dyeing is an inseparable process. To achieve the desired shade of clothes in the dyeing process, you need to conduct testing (Sample dyeing) instead of going for a bulk production directly. In this post, we have covered a few lab dyeing machines by Testex.

What is a lab dyeing machine? A lab dyeing machine is widely used in textile dyeing factory to stimulate the actual dyeing production process, to improve the relevance of dyeing formula between lab specimen dyeing results and mass production textile dyeing performance.
Why using a lab dyeing machine? Without lab dyeing machines, manufacturers will risk their business by depending on their experience only to get a specific dyeing effect, equipped with lab dyeing machines; they can repeat their dyeing test until they get a wright dyeing formula at a controlled cost.
Few common types of lab dyeing machines and their application. 1. Infrared(IR) Lab Dyeing Machine IR Lab Dyeing Machine is suita…

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