Entries by Karin Broeksma

Lectra appoints Eric Hubert as deputy sales director

Lectra, the world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using soft materials—fabrics, leather, technical textiles, and composite materials—is pleased to announce the appointment of Eric Hubert as deputy sales director, responsible for sales development. Based at the company’s headquarters, in Paris, he reports to Edouard Macquin, Lectra sales director, whose team he has […]

Successful hosting 2013 Annual Meeting of International Fur industry

11-13 Nov.2013, Beijing. China From November 10th to 13th 2013, 2013 China International Annual Fur Conference was held by China Fur Association.CFNA together with Kopenhagen Fur and Department of Commerce of Hebei province. This is the first time for the conference to have worked closely with Kopenhagen Fur as the most renowned international fur auction […]

Fashion Industry Statistics, a complete overview

The international fashion industry: How many people does it employ? What is the total turnover on clothing? How does clothing expenditure relate to other consumption? These and many more questions are answered in Fashion Industry Insights 2013. In this report you can find a breakdown per country, highlighting topics such as consumption expenditure and employment […]

SGIA Expo 2013

[TC]2 recently participated in the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association’s SGIA Expo 2013 held in Orlando, FL October 23-25.  Our 3D body scanner and i-Styling retail solution was part of an integrated demonstration in the Digital Textile Printing Zone.  This zone, one of seven educational areas set up for display, demonstration, and presentations on a variety […]

Taipei IN Style 2014

Taipei IN Style 2014 Splendid House Shows Taipei IN Style (TIS) has recently concluded on Thursday, October 17, 2013 at the Taipei World Trade Center Nangang Exhibition Hall, and the event was growing in scale year after year with the support of the Bureau of Foreign Trade, Ministry of Economic Affairs. It was estimated that […]

Rahul Mehta attended International Down Fair and International Fur Conference in China

IAF’s new Vice President, Rahul Mehta, visited the International Down Fair and the International Fur Conference, both held in China. Mr. Mehta was a key note speaker at the Down Fair. He highlighted the healthy growth of the worldwide market for down feathers and stressed the importance of investing in an industry on the economic […]

IAF welcomes Bali agreement

The International Apparel Federation welcomes the new WTO multilateral trade agreement that has been reached in Bali. The ‘trade facilitation’ package, the prime component of the agreement, is certainly beneficial to the global apparel industry. This industry has probably the most internationalized supply and demand structure in the world, and with a growing market share […]

ACTIF Africa newest member IAF

The IAF is proud to have ACTIF as its newest association member. ACTIF stands for African Cotton Textiles Industry Federation and represents the national associations and Private Industries in 24 African Countries. It is proud, that with this membership from Africa, now all continents are represented in its membership. True to its name, ACTIF is […]

Global Responsibility Survey: The results

As part of its GR action plan, the IAF has held a survey among its members. The response was good and global. The results highlight the strategic importance of Global Responsibility for IAF’s apparel associations and their members. Labour conditions and factory safety weigh most heavily. A majority of respondents that know of Ruggie’s Guiding Principles support […]

IAF and AAFA to Host Free Webinar Series

In a first-ever effort to foster greater collaboration between the E.U. and U.S. apparel and footwear industries, the International Apparel Federation (IAF) and the American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) will host a two part webinar series that explores market access opportunities across the United States and the European Union.  This series will delve into […]