Entries by Dunja Hoejenbos

2018 Taipei IN Style: Explore Sustainable Fashion and Functional Innovation

Taipei IN Style (TIS) was held from November 8th to 11th and emphasized the “Sustainable Fashion and Functional Innovation” in Taiwan’s high quality textile and apparel industry, which was illustrated by the following four themes: “Sustainable Fashion and Functional Innovation- the Power of Taiwanese Brands”, “International Exposure Projects – Presenting Asia’s Fashion Talents”, “Expanding Fashion […]

Gerber Launches FashionTech Platform 1.0

The personalization economy is creating challenges for fashion and apparel brands trying to keep pace with consumer expectations and needs. To address this need, Gerber Technology is launching FashionTech Platform 1.0, which includes software, equipment and consulting to set-up a purchase-activated fashion model with a digitally integrated e-commerce and on-demand design to print, cut and […]

Michael Hillmose Elected As President of GINETEX

Michael Hillmose has been unanimously elected as President of GINETEX at the last General Assembly of GINETEX held in Porto, Portugal, on 19 October. He will take his new responsibilities on 1 January 2019 for a period of two years. Previously, he was Vicepresident of GINETEX. As President of GINETEX, Michael Hillmose will pursue the […]

Alvanon Launches MOTIF Platform to Foster Online Learning

The MOTIF e-learning platform will connect apparel industry professionals around the world with the skills and expertise they need to transform their businesses, lives and careers   Global fashion innovations company Alvanon is set to launch MOTIF, a unique apparel knowledge and continual e-learning hub that will help solve the skills’ gap within the global apparel […]

Gerber Technology Acquires Avametric

Gerber Technology announced today that it has acquired San Francisco based Avametric. Avametric develops the world’s leading cloth simulation technology and enables fashion brands to deliver highly accurate 3D renderings of their products on customizable avatars for e-commerce and augmented reality (AR) applications.  This move will position Gerber as the leader in 3D for the […]

Yeşim’s signature to “Our power is equality” panel

“Our Power Our Equality” panel, organized by Bursa Platform for Women’s Empowerment formed under the leadership of Yeşim Textile, was held at BUSIAD House with a wide participation. The panel brought together representatives of the business community and non-governmental organizations and presented examples of women’s employment. Bursa Platform for Women’s Empowerment which was created under […]

New global survey highlights unprecedented skills crisis in fashion industry

Big fashion retailers, brands, manufacturers and vendors face a shortage of workers with key, specialised skills, according to new survey data from Alvanon New York – October 4, 2018 – Global fashion innovation company Alvanon has partnered with 13 leading apparel organizations* to survey professionals throughout the fashion industry on the skills gaps, learning and […]

Gerber Acquires MCT Digital Integrating Two Histories of Innovation in Automated Cutting & Finishing

Gerber Technology announced today that it has acquired MCT Digital, adding modular laser cutting technology to their existing industrial strength finishing solution hardware and software portfolio. The addition of MCT’s high-end large format cutting builds on Gerber’s heritage in the sign & graphics and packaging industries, as well as giving Gerber a key technology platform […]