Entries by Dunja Hoejenbos

IAF Urges Solidarity in Apparel Supply Chain

In the face of the Covid-19/Coronavirus crisis, the International Apparel Federation (IAF) calls on the apparel supply chain and its stakeholders to enact sufficient supply chain solidarity. As stores close around the globe and orders stop, loss of income throughout the supply chain is unavoidable. No buyer can be expected to sacrifice its own existence […]

Summary Webinar ‘Impact of COVID-19 on Textile & Apparel Industry’

Summary Webinar ‘Impact of COVID-19 on Textile & Apparel Industry’ by Mr. Kashif Waheed (General Manager Projects at Pegasus Consultancy). On May 7, 2020, Pegasus Consultancy in collaboration with the International Federation of Apparels (IAF) and Pakistan Readymade Garments Manufacturers & Exporters Association (PRGMEA) successfully organized a webinar on the topic ‘Impact of COVID-19 on […]

Gerber Technology Brings Together Industry Suppliers to Increase Production and Availability of PPE

COVID-19 represents an unprecedented challenge for the world, requiring everybody to work together. In response, Gerber Technology created a Global PPE Task Force and has since brought together more than 600 manufacturers, technology partners, and industry coalition partners to make PPE products available broadly around the world. Leading companies, such as Coats for threads and […]

In Memoriam Philipp Moll – A Life for the Technology of Sewing

“Further automation of sewing processes is the only chance of survival for the German and the Western European apparel industry”, said Philipp Moll in an interview article with German daily newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. That was in 1995. Spoke it and set out to prove – the joining of two-dimensional cut parts into three-dimensional shells […]

Open letter to G20 Employment Ministers from leaders of global industry organisations

We, the leadership of major global industry associations, call on G20 Employment Ministers, ahead of their extraordinary meeting on 23 April 2020, to urgently remove bottlenecks to economic relief and increase financial assistance to enterprises worldwide in response to the COVID-19 crisis. The International Organisation of Employers (IOE) joins with the International Air Transport Association […]