Technology Advancement for Knitwear Manufacturing

As material properties are unique, manufacturers have long searched for a solution to give their knitwear products a stable dimension, soft hand-feel and low pilling propensity. In this regard, two seminars on the topic “Technology Advancement for Knitwear Manufacturing” were held on 29 January and 22 March at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University by The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel. Experienced researchers and industry practitioners were invited to shed light on the technology development of knitwear production...

Factory Visit to Know More about the Industry

A lot of Hong Kong textile manufacturers have moved their plants to the Mainland to leverage the mainland booming industry. The extension service of The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel aims to understand industry needs and help them tackle technical issues. Therefore, HKRITA staff have been visiting Hong Kong factories stationed in the Mainland and also local academic or research institutes to explore collaboration opportunities since June 2007...

EPAS – A TeleFitting System for Decisions on the Spot without Travelling

Imagine how much time we can save if the overseas clients can join fitting sessions and take decisions immediately without sending the samples back and forth! Imagine how much efficiency we can achieve if an ad hoc problem comes up during production in a remote factory and we can address the problem immediately without travelling...

"Development of Intelligent Impact Protectors Based on 3D Auxetic Fabrics" is a new platform research project which has just been approved with HK$4.382 million in funding support.

It is a research and development project under the Guangdong-Hong Kong Technology Cooperation Funding Scheme which aims to facilitate economic development in the Greater Pearl River Delta region.

Exchange encourages development.

Techno-Xchange welcomes HKRITA members to contribute articles on latest technology developments in their companies. If your company would like to publish any new technology development or innovation, please email us the write-up with focus on the technology development, its application and benefits to the industry. For details, please click here.

  Interstoff Asia Essential - Spring 2010
17-19 Mar 2010

Interstoff Asia Essential is one of Hong Kong’s most important exhibitions to showcase the latest apparel fabrics to the industry players from around the world. The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel has taken this opportunity to display our recent R&D achievements to the global buyers and sellers...
The 11th China (Dongguan) Int'l Textile and Clothing Industry Fair
29 Mar - 1 Apr 2010
Advanced Functional Apparel Technology
17-19 Mar 2010

Hong Kong Fashion Week for Fall/Winter

18-21 Jan 2010

New Generation Warehouse and Inventory Management System: A 2D Barcode and RFID-enabled Mobile System for Textiles and Garment Industries

15 Jan 2010

  Visit Hong Kong Hide & Leather Traders' Association Ltd
23 Feb 2010
HKRITA Visits Hanin Garment Manufactory
12 Jan 2010

19 Apr 2010 Seminar on Low Pressure Plasma Assisted Dyeing Process (in Chinese only) Rm 1006, 1/F, HKPC Building, 78 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon
19 Mar-15 May 2010 Training Course on Core-Sized to Plus-Sized Intimate Apparel Design and Prototyping 1/F, HKPC Building, 78 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon

31 May -6 Jun 2010

Overseas Training on Knowledge Transfer of Design & Manufacturing Technology from Brassiere Industry to Functional Garment Industry in Istanbul

Istanbul, Turkey

22-26 Jun 2010 ITMA ASIA + CITME 2010 Shanghai New International Expo Centre, Shanghai, China

8 - 15 Aug 2010

Overseas Training on Functional Bra Design of Super Big Cup for Lingerie Industrialists in United Kingdom

United Kingdom

3 - 9 Sep 2010

Overseas Training on Latest Fast Fashion Market(FFM) Technology of Lingerie Industry in Paris

Paris, France

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