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Introduction to Clothing Manufacture, 2nd Edition

Introduction to Clothing Manufacture, 2nd Edition

Gerry Cooklin , Steven George Hayes (Editor) , John McLoughlin (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-632-05846-4

Sep 2006, Wiley-Blackwell

208 pages

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The revised version of this established textbook provides a unique introduction for students and new entrants to the clothing industry. Profusely illustrated, it sets out a panoramic view of the day-to-day operation of a clothing factory, including management, design, marketing, finance and purchasing as well as quality control and production.


The practical aspects of clothing manufacturing are explained, from the original design to deliveries to retail customers, and each of the basic planning and manufacturing technologies is described with many practical examples of their applications.



The Authors



Gerry Cooklin had over 30 years’ experience in the British and Israeli clothing industries and for 12 years was deputy managing director of the Bagis Group in Israel where he was responsible for technology and development.


Dr Steven G Hayes is Senior Lecturer in Fashion Technology at The Department of Clothing Design and Technology, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester.


John Mcloughlin is a Research Associate at the University of Manchester and an International Technical Consultant to the clothing industry.



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Preface.

Introduction.

Acknowledgements.

Part 1 THE CLOTHING INDUSTRY.

1 Structure of the Clothing Industry.

2 Sectors of the Clothing Industry.

3 Product Types and Organisation.

Part 2 THE ORGANISATION OF A CLOTHING FACTORY.

4 Principles of Management.

5 Design Department.

6 Marketing Department.

7 Finance Department.

8 Purchasing Department.

9 Production Department.

10 Operations Department.

Part 3 MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY.

11 Cutting Room.

12 Fusing Technology.

13 Sewing Technology.

14 Pressing Technology.

15 Production Technology.

16 Warehousing.

Part 4 ENGINEERING AND QUALITY CONTROL.

17 Production Engineering.

18 Quality Systems and Methods.

Bibliography.

Index


  • An introductory textbook is greatly needed for a variety of educational courses.

  • The entire subject of clothing manufacturing is examined and explained in simple and practical terms.

  • Includes many realistic examples of the day-to-day operation of a clothing factory.