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Active Apparel Acquires Everlast – Active Apparel Group Inc – Brief Article

Active Apparel Acquires Everlast – Active Apparel Group Inc – Brief Article – Statistical Data Included George O. Horowitz Active Apparel Group Inc., a New York, NY-based designer, marketer and supplier of women’s and men’s activewear, sportswear and swimwear, and the key licensee of the Everlast brand, will acquire the latter in a stock-and-cash deal […]

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TMA Sales Inc

TMA Sales Inc – introduces DS332 decorative scallop attachment TMA Sales Inc. has introduced the new DS332 decorative scallop attachment, which is mounted on new Juki FS and CS series sewing machines. The unit, which can produce at speeds of up to 5,000 spin, is available in two- and three needle versions that can produce […]

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Pattern, Marker Making Program Update

Pattern, Marker Making Program Update – Brief Article Cynthia Istook In the CAD arena, software suppliers have made a number of improvements to their pattern and marker making packages. Look for the pattern making enhancements to save CAD users time and “mouse clicking” in the course of doing their jobs. In marker making, new mathematical […]

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Bright Colors, Ultra-Fine Yarns TOP EXPOFIL – yarn exhibition

Bright Colors, Ultra-Fine Yarns TOP EXPOFIL – yarn exhibition – Brief Article Raye Rudie At this year’s Expofil — the world’s leading yarn show — a record 13,000 attendees from all over the world caught a glimpse of the trends that will dominate the autumn/winter 2000/2001 season. Celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, the show, […]

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Juki Union Special

Juki Union Special – Brief Article Juki Union Special is offering the new LK.1942GA programmable shape tacking and pattern sewing machine. Features include a sewing area of 60 mm by 100 mm; sewing speeds of up to 2,200 spin; an intermediate presser; a triple-capacity hook; and a 10,000-stitch memory capacity. The unit is built with […]

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Magna: master of innovation – Automative Profiles, part 2 – Magna International Inc

Magna: master of innovation – Automative Profiles, part 2 – Magna International Inc – Company Profile Kathleen DesMarteau Since its inception, Magna International Inc. has fostered a corporate culture that encourages the entrepreneurial spirit. This asset promises to propel Magna’s phenomenal growth as the industry evolves to meet new consumer and market trends. Innovation. It […]

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Sewing machine exhibitors respond to high-tech, specialized needs

Sewing machine exhibitors respond to high-tech, specialized needs – 1998 Bobbin World: A Launch Pad for New Products, Partnerships Jordan Kalman From new programmable stitchers to labor-saving attachments, sewing equipment at this year’s Bobbin World responded with vigor to the latest trends in the global sewn products market. Exhibitors reported that the continued exodus of […]

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SCM: in reach for $5M to $25M firms?

SCM: in reach for $5M to $25M firms? – supply chain management Gary Gaffney RESULTS OF A RECENT STUDY OF SMALL- TO MEDIUM-SIZED APPAREL FIRMS REFLECT THE HURDLES THESE COMPANIES CAN FACE IN THEIR SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT EFFORTS. THE GOOD NEWS: THE OBSTACLES CAN BE OVERCOME. For all the talk about supply chain management (SCM), […]

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Thread selection made simple

Thread selection made simple – Update: Denim Ken Sandow Whether manufacturing basic five-pocket jeans or the most creative high-fashion denim garment, selecting the right thread for production requires a structured approach that addresses both performance and aesthetics. An analysis of any finished garment will reveal that thread represents only a small percentage of the total […]

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Absenteeism — Causes and Cures

Absenteeism — Causes and Cures Gene Levine QUESTION: “We have tried several times to reduce our excessive absenteeism from 12 percent to 6 percent without success. What suggestions can you offer to get us where we want to be?” MS via the Internet ANSWER: My first suggestion is that your absenteeism goal should be 3 […]