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Fashion brand debuts robotic arm 3D-printed wearable garments
Feb 20, 2024

Fashion designer and owner of brand Procode_Dress Lilach Porges has unveiled a patent-pending robotic arm 3D-printing technology that combines pattern making and fabric sewing with 3D printing to create ready-to-wear garments.

Company uses groundbreaking tech to transform old shoes into remarkable new materials
Feb 20, 2024

The velcro Silver Series shoe can hold its own with Air Jordans in at least one metric: It takes them both up to 40 or more years to decompose. The world’s footwear waste problem has turned into a mission for FastFeetGrinded, located in the Netherlands. The company claims to be recycling more than 2,400 shoes per hour, preventing 7.9 tons of air pollution from being released.

'Withdraw new labour codes': Unions observe workers' resistance day across India
Feb 20, 2024

The Mazdoor Adhikar Sangharsh Abhiyan (MASA), a coordination platform of 17 workers organisations/ unions, staged Workers’ Resistance Day on 8th February, 2024, engulfing the entire country against the allegedly anti-worker policies and to press for the just demands of the working masses in the country.

UFLPA enforcement versus the challenge of tracing cotton’s origin
Feb 20, 2024

There is growing clamour from the US apparel and textile industry to boost enforcement of the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA), however there are a number of challenges that need to be overcome first for verifying cotton's origin, writes Robert P. Antoshak, Gherzi Textile Organization partner and MeiLin Wan, vice president, Applied DNA Sciences.

Bangladesh needs to address export diversification, unskilled labour force
Feb 20, 2024

Bangladesh urgently needs to address export diversification, weak financial institutions, an unskilled labour force, poor foreign direct investment and forex reserves and a low tax-GDP ratio for its graduation, businesses said at a seminar on Saturday.

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