Recent trends in the fashion market (including an impressive increase in the number of new collections, product assortments and variants, and the emerging mass-customization model) dictate the need for a new approach. qTransforming Clothing Production into a Demand-Driven, Knowledge-Based, High-Tech Industryq discusses the ramifications of such an approach, which must lead to a drastic shortening of the whole cycle from conception to production and retail, as well as a shift from a labor-intensive to a technology- and knowledge-intensive clothing manufacturing industry. qTransforming Clothing Production into a Demand-Driven, Knowledge-Based, High-Tech Industryq is a collection of short papers from prominent researchers involved with the LEAPFROG (Leadership for European Apparel Production From Research along Original Guidelines) initiative. LEAPFROG proposes a revolutionary industrial paradigm based on research results in scientific-technological fields.Asian countries like China, Vietnam, Indonesia, Bangladesh or India are the sewing rooms of the world. Why? In spite of ... The traditional high-speed sewing machine a with manual manipulation of fabric by an operator a is with about 80% share the basic machine in garment production. ... Textile cutting parts are positioned and fixed tension-free and crease-free onto a 3D mould in their spacious shape.
|Title||:||Transforming Clothing Production into a Demand-driven, Knowledge-based, High-tech Industry|
|Author||:||Lutz Walter, George-Alexander Kartsounis, Stefano Carosio|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2009-09-17|