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ATDC (India) 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.
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.
Fashion First Workshops is a Fashion Design and Sewing Program for children. Their purpose is to inspire students to learn the fundamentals of sewing, which is the art that has disappeared from our schools. Their students take on the role of a fashion designer and use their own creativity to design, make and model their very own project. They not only foster their creativity but, they also build self esteem. They teach students grades 1-12 the fundamentals of sewing to help explore their creativity. Their students (future Fashion Designers) start with the sketch (croquis) and technical details, choose and render the fabric, learn the proper way to make a pattern, including measuring each other, and understand the importance of this process to the final FIT of the garment. They learn how to pin and how to use a sewing machine to create the entire garment, including the final fitting. Finally, on the last day of their fashion design sewing classes, we hold their very own Fashion Show.
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 : Heart-Hunters Consulting President Valerie B Cooper offers her clients over 35 years of hands-on garment industry experience. HHC provides a wide range of services: R&D on textiles, R &D on soft & hardlines, startup ventures, feasibility studies, business plans, troubleshooting & fine tuning for ongoing production-big and small, remote & on -site QC & production management, sourcing of textiles & contractors, full package production, factory matchmaking, vendor compliance, environmentally sustainable & socially compliant garment manufacturing alternatives. Heart-Hunters Consulting is your solution for support in all areas of R&D,sourcing, product development & production. Let them take your company to the next level of achievement. We also offer small batch production for better goods. Now with operations in Los Angeles, Miami, New York and Dallas. Contact: Valerie Cooper at firstname.lastname@example.org Phone 479-601-1465 or 818-676-9454 R&D for Textile & Product Development Production Management Factory Match Making Services Small Batch for Better Goods Sourcing & Quality Assurance
MODATEX (Portugal) – A Professional Training Centre for the Textile, Clothing, Apparel and Wool Industry – was created in 2011 through Executive Order no. 135/2011 of 4 April, based on a protocol signed between the Institute of Employment and Professional Training (IEFP, IP), the Association of Textile and Clothing Industries of Portugal (ATP), the National Association of Apparel and Clothing Industries (ANIVEC / APIV) and the National Association of Manufacturers of Wool (ANIL). This nationwide centre – has its Head office in Porto, delegations in Lisbon and in Covilha, branches in Vila das Aves and Barcelos – objectively contributes to a better strategic and operational coordination of training in the industry to respond more effectively to the needs of qualification and improvement of people and organizations, as well as, providing technical support to all players of Textile and Apparel Industry.
Nonwovens Cooperative Research Center: The mission of the Center is to become a national, pivotal resource:
Screen Printing Technical Foundation
(SPTF) - training and seminars regarding printing.
TC Squared [TC]2 Textile Clothing Technology Corporation.
Werner International (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