Fabric loss in garment manufacturing

S. H. Chan, S. F. Ng, T. Y. Lo, Chi Leung Hui

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This paper was presented at the International Conference Textile Science '98 in Liberec, Czech Republic. It reports on a study which developed a systematic method to provide a practical way for measuring fabric loss. Experiments in a local shirt factory demonstrated the types of fabric losses in the cutting room. With such data, management can take practical steps to reduce waste.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages2
Specialist publicationTextile Asia
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 1998

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Business and International Management
  • Chemistry (miscellaneous)
  • General Business,Management and Accounting
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering


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