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Why Factories Should be Sustainability Leaders, Not Followers

The fashion industry is among the most polluting industries in the world and demand for inexpensive fast fashion products is increasing the burden on the natural environment. Globally, environmental scientists, researchers, watchdogs and activists are exerting pressure on fast-fashion retailers to be more responsible and sustainable while producing clothing. What’s more, sustainability and climate change issues are…

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The 50th anniversary of Apollo Eleven

Astronauts from three different countries blasted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Saturday, July 20, 2019 – the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 – heading for the International Space Station. Onboard were Colonel Andrew Morgan of the U.S. Army, Russian Air Force Colonel (retired) Alexander Skvortsov of Roscosmos and Italian Air Force Colonel Luca…

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How back of hand impact protection boosts your bottom line

Prevention is a key factor for any organization seeking continual improvement in its occupational health and safety performance. Prevention is also the principal objective within the world’s first occupational health and safety management system standard, ISO 45001, published in March 2018. Calculations by the International Labor Organization in 2017 show that 2.78 million fatal accidents occur…

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To ‘Future-Proof’ Business, Fashion Must Pivot Toward Sustainability

The mounting pressure for the fashion industry to adopt sustainable methods for sourcing and manufacturing was evident at Project New York last week, where trend forecasters, consultants and retailers hashed out what’s next for sustainable fashion. Here, three industry insiders share the various paths brands and retailers can take toward a more sustainable future. At WGSN, senior…

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The Functional Apparel Market Spurs a New Sportswear Trend in High Streets

The demand within the global functional apparel market is rising on account of advancements in the field of sports and athletics. Transparency Market Research (TMR) finds that functional apparels have become immensely popular across multiple domains and industries. This majorly owes to the rising level of standardization across various industries. Functional clothing has especially been in high…

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New Hot Swap Programme from Kamber Reduces Machine Downtime for Manufacturers

Kamber Narrow Fabric Machinery, LLC, a global trader and specialist in pre-owned weaving, braiding and knitting machinery, announces a new Hot Swap program for manufacturers.  The program offers manufacturers the opportunity to have their narrow fabric needle looms completely refurbished with a full one-year warranty and with zero minutes of downtime with their current machines.…