Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) conceptualized the
Apparel Training & Design centres
(ATDC) to meet the industry's growing requirement for a steady supply to
trained workforce and professionals with domain expertise especially in
apparel manufacturing technology. AEPC having strong linkages with the
industry and serving over 90 % of export value in the apparel sector,
has promoted and aided the reach of ATDC to almost all apparel
manufacturing Hubs across the country. The
Apparel Training and Design Centre was registered as a Society under
societies Registration Act on February 15, 1991 at Delhi. The key
Objectives are To provide skilled manpower to the industry in order to
improve the technical edge in manufacturing as per international
parameters To generate employment opportunities for weaker sections of
Society by providing them training in the field of Apparel making and
allied areas. To upgrade the technical skills for the human resource
employed in Garment Industry.
- Training for Apparel Industry
British Textile Technology Group :
(BTTG) is an independent research and technology center with roots in the
textile industry but providing a wide range of services applicable also in many
other spheres of industry and commerce. Specialist topics include textiles,
materials science, biotechnology, environmental science, carpets and cleaning,
geotextiles and fire technology. The overall aim is to work in partnership
with clients to move their business forward through expert consultancy,
research, testing, training and certification services.
Fashion Business Inc.:
the Fashion Business Inc, provides seminars and courses to help educate
members of the fashion industry.
EDI Academy Inc: The EDI Training
courses offered by the EDI Academy may be an excellent door opener for
individuals starting out in the EDI industry. They can also be outstanding
knowledge transfer sessions for best practices and successful EDI
implementations for seasoned EDI professionals. These courses provide an
opportunity for anyone whose work requires understanding and use of EDI to
gain better knowledge of EDI fundamentals and best practices. What makes
this course unique is the application of real world examples from various
companies and industries. After completing these courses, class members will
gain better comprehension of EDI fundamentals and they will also be provided
with coaching on how to overcome major EDI challenges and apply the learned
best practices. Address: 8880 Rio San Diego Dr Suite 505 San Diego, CA 92108
Phone 858-605-0412 Contact: Michael Kotoyan
Heart-Hunters Consulting President Valerie B Cooper offers her
clients over 30 years of hands-on garment industry experience. HHC
offers a wide range of services:, start up ventures, feasibility
studies, business plans, troubleshooting & fine tuning for ongoing
ventures, remote & on site workshops, sourcing of textiles &
contractors, quality assurance, vendor compliance, environmentally
sustainable & socially compliant garment manufacturing alternatives.
Heart-Hunters Consulting is your solution for support in all areas of
product development ; let them take your company to the next level of
achievement. Now with operations in Los Angeles, Miami, New York and
London. Contact: Valerie Cooper at
[email protected] Phone 479-442-7284 or
- Fashion Industry Consulting
- Sourcing & Quality Assurance / Vendor Compliance Consulting
Training (workshops & seminars)
Liza D Productions: Liza D Productions specializes in Pattern making and
sample making. They also take you through production.
Clients include leading manufacturers, retail
chains, celebrities, project runway winners, and sport stars. Liza
specializes in designers new to the industry, guiding them through each process
clearly. Liza D Productions has enjoyed many of
her start up clients go on to be great success. Production is set up
domestically. They do help set clients up over seas as
well. In addition to the services mentioned above,
Liza D provides a 2 Day Seminar. The fashion business is cutting edge,
and has been structured more to confuse new comers then nurture their
talents and potential. If you don't know how to sell what you hope to make,
how do you get started? Liza will take away the mystery of garment
manufacturing. You will understand the pros of domestic manufacturing and
the cons of overseas manufacturing and how it applies to your business. You
will learn the secrets of sourcing for fabrics, contractors, manufacturers,
sales agents, trade shows and the process of starting your business- all in
an intensive 2-day workshop. Liza turns theory into practice. Her no
nonsense approach to starting a business is precise, particular and most
important do-able. This weekend is designed for anyone from young designers
starting out on their first business venture to industry professionals
seeking a fresh perspective on the realities of the garment business, or
professionals looking for a new career. Whether you are a clothing designer,
handbag designer, Jewelry designer, this course is a MUST. If you are
interested in retail, this course will give you the tools you need to do
private label, retail costing, budgeting and the basics of getting started
and increasing sales steadily. Contact Liza for information on where
and when the seminars take place. Address 15 Leroy St #9 New York New York
10014 Phone 917-509-6181 Fax 212-243-3228 Email:
[email protected] Contact: Liza D
- Pattern Making
- Sample Making
Nonwovens Cooperative Research Center: The mission of the Center is to become a national, pivotal resource:
- To carry out fundamental and applied research in science
and technology of the nonwovens industry.
- To educate and train scientists and technologists to
stimulate and sustain the industry's future growth.
- To develop diverse mechanisms for active technology
transfer to the industry.
- To encourage and coordinate new research and development
among interested academic researchers at U. S. universities.
- To assist in the economic development of the local &
Center for Applied Competitive Technologies) / Garment
2000: They are a grant funded program that provides training and support to the Northern California Apparel Industry.
They serve both businesses and employees through technical assistance and classroom training.
Garment 2000, housed at City College of San Francisco provides training and technical assistance to individuals and to businesses within the apparel sector.
They host a demonstration center with state-of-the-art equipment for use in our training.
Screen Printing Technical Foundation
TC Squared [TC]2
Textile Clothing Technology Corporation. Spoolio: CD rom education tool.
Human Resources Council: you
can receive training for the manufacturing of yarn, weaving process,
knitting process, dyeing, finishing etc. Phone # 613 230 7217 e-mail: [email protected]
Werner Infotex (a service of Werner International): global market intelligence service offering manufacturers, importers, exporters and retailers of yarns, fabrics, apparel and other textile-related products access to informational databases.
Good resource for research.
Wool Research Organization of
New Zealand (Inc.): WRONZ is the premier laboratory concerned with the
science and technology of New Zealand wool. WRONZ aims to maximise the flow of
new technologies which can be tailored to create advantages for the businesses
which depend on New Zealand wool for their livelihood. By this process WRONZ
aims to create new international demand for New Zealand wool and to increase the
value added on-shore