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List Of Craft Registred Under Geographical Indication Handicrafts

 LIST OF CRAFT REGISTRED UNDER GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATION HANDICRAFTS
Sl.No Geographical Indication Type State
1 Bobbili Veena Handicraft Andhra Pradesh
2 Shadow Puppets Of Andhra Pradesh Handicraft Andhra Pradesh
3 Budithi Bell And Brass Craft Handicraft Andhra Pradesh
4 Machilipatnam Kalamkari Handicraft Andhra Pradesh
5 Kondapalli Bommalu Handicraft Andhra Pradesh
6 Srikalahasthi Kalamkari Handicraft Andhra Pradesh
7 Muga Silk Of Assam (Logo) Handicraft Assam
8 Muga Silk Handicraft Assam
9 Bhagalpur Silk Handicraft Bihar
10 Sujini Embroidery Work Of Bihar Handicraft Bihar
11 Khatwa Handicraft Bihar
12 Madhubani Paintings Handicraft Bihar
13 Bastar Dhokra (Logo) Handicraft Chhattisgarh
14 Bastar Iron Craft Handicraft Chhattisgarh
15 Bastar Wooden Craft Handicraft Chhattisgarh
16 Bastar Dhokra Handicraft Chhattisgarh
17 Patan Patola Handicraft Gujarat
18 Kachchh Shawls Handicraft Gujarat
19 Surat Zari Craft Handicraft Gujarat
20 Tangaliya Shawl Handicraft Gujarat
21 Kutch Embroidery Handicraft Gujarat
22 Agates Of Cambay Handicraft Gujarat
23 Sankheda Furniture Handicraft Gujarat
24 Kullu Shawl (Logo) Handicraft Himachal Pradesh
25 Kinnauri Shawl Handicraft Himachal Pradesh
26 Chamba Rumal Handicraft Himachal Pradesh
27 Kullu Shawl Handicraft Himachal Pradesh
28 Khatamband Handicraft Jammu & Kashmir
29 Kashmir Walnut Wood Carving Handicraft Jammu & Kashmir
30 Kashmir Papier Mache Handicraft Jammu & Kashmir
31 Kashmir Sozani Craft Handicraft Jammu & Kashmir
32 Kashmir Pashmina Handicraft Jammu & Kashmir
33 Kani Shawl Handicraft Jammu & Kashmir
34 Hand Knotted Carpet Handicraft Jammu And Kashmir
35 Kinnal Toys Handicraft Karnataka
36 Sandur Lambani Embroidery Handicraft Karnataka
37 Karnataka Bronze Ware Handicraft Karnataka
38 Navalgund Durries Handicraft Karnataka
39 Ganjifa Cards Of Mysore (Karnataka) Handicraft Karnataka

 

Media Scan 3 August 2020

  • “To make sustainable businesses Brands and buyers should be more responsible to do ethical buying...

    Brands and buyers should be more responsible to do ethical buying practices to make businesses sustainable, said speakers at a webinar. They also advocated for mandatory government endorsement for future apparel contacts so that the textile suppliers and workers could resort to multilateral resolution if any brand declared itself bankrupt amid the virus fallout. The The post “To make sustainable businesses Brands and buyers should be more responsible to do ethical buying […]

  • Pandemic and trade war top concerns for US fashion firms

    The economic and personal impact of the Covid-19 global pandemic, and the protectionist trade policy agenda in the US are the biggest concerns facing today's US fashion industry executives. Unsurprisingly, they are contributing to a more conservative outlook for the future.

  • Fabletics collaborates with Madelaine Petsch for capsule collection focused activewear

    US-based activewear brand Fabletics has collaborated with actress Madelaine Petsch for a limited-edition capsule collection focused on activewear. Encouraged by the actress’s favorite runway trends, the capsule features fashion-forward details combined with all the support and benefits of Fabletics sports bras and leggings. Madelaine Petsch said in a statement, “After The post Fabletics collaborates with Madelaine Petsch for capsule collection focused activewear appeared first on […]

  • Virtual reality showrooms fast replacing physical in post-Covid era

    The Covid-19 outbreak has forced the industry to think on its feet and virtual reality showrooms are fast replacing their physical counterparts.

  • Hugo Boss Q2 sales knocked by Covid store closures

    Temporary store closures as a result of the global Covid-19 pandemic weighed on German luxury fashion brand Hugo Boss in the second quarter where group sales more than halved on last year.

  • Sourcing shift results in sustainability challenges for Columbia Sportswear

    Outdoor apparel and footwear company Columbia Sportswear saw sustainability and social responsibility pressured during 2019 as a result of a shift in its sourcing strategy.

  • New Higg MSI enables deeper dive into material assessment

    The Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) and Higg Co have released the latest version of the Higg Materials Sustainability Index (Higg MSI) which can calculate the environmental impacts of millions of possible material manufacturing variations. 

  • Covid resurgence tests US economic recovery

    Despite broad indications that the economy has begun to recover as businesses reopen from the coronavirus pandemic, conflicting data makes it difficult to say how steadily the comeback will continue, an economist has warned.

  • Freudenberg Performance Materials partners with NC State

    Germany-based Freudenberg Performance Materials has collaborated with the Nonwoven Institute of North Carolina State University to produce face masks for North Carolina government organizations, UNC system universities and North Carolina hospitals.   Both the organizations will align their expertise and supply chains to bring PPE to healthcare professionals and universities as soon as possible.The production … Read More

  • Lever Style to acquire knitwear manufacturer Vista Apparels

    A subsidiary of fashion supply chain manager Lever Style Corp has entered into a sale and purchase agreement to acquire certain assets of Hong Kong knitwear manufacturer Vista Apparels.

  • Covid-19 to weigh on cotton prices into 2020/21 season

    Global cotton consumption in 2019/20 is set to suffer a 12% decline as demand plummets due to the Covid-19 pandemic, with the crisis expected to weigh on cotton prices into the 2020/21 season.

  • Walmart’s Myntra expands its fashion brand in the Middle East with 5X growth aim

    Walmart-owned Bangaluru based company Myntra has gone international joining up with the Middle East real estate giant Emaar Group’s e-commerce platform Noon.com and fashion portal Namshi.com to offer fashion-forward brands in the region. These brands and styles were chosen based on regional trends and consumer preferences. Both Noon and Namshi The post Walmart’s Myntra expands its fashion brand in the Middle East with 5X growth aim appeared first on Textile News, Apparel News, RMG […]

  • PVH Corp. announced plans to streamline its North American operations by closing 162 stores

    PVH Corp. announced plans to streamline its North American operations to better align its business with the evolving North American retail landscape, which has been accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Company’s actions include exiting its 162 outlet store Heritage Brands Retail business and reducing its office workforce by approximately 450 positions or 12%. The The post PVH Corp. announced plans to streamline its North American operations by closing 162 stores appeared first on […]

  • South Asian apparel exporters hope to recover by the end of this year

    Apparel and textile exports from the South Asian nations are showing signs of gradual recovery from the impact of COVID-19 as the global retailers started taking shipments of goods on hold or canceled and lockdown eased. After the outbreak of COVID-19 in March, the apparel and textile goods exports of The post South Asian apparel exporters hope to recover by the end of this year appeared first on Textile News, Apparel News, RMG News, Fashion Trends.

  • Asian markets in China, India and Japan will help Bangladeshi clothing exporters to increase...

    Experts agree that Asian markets in China, India and Japan will help Bangladeshi clothing exporters increase exports in the coming days with recent export changes at traditional US and EU strongholds. Whilst China boasts a size-only domestic market next to the US, the Indian fashion department will hit 115 billion dollars by 2026. In 2019, The post Asian markets in China, India and Japan will help Bangladeshi clothing exporters to increase exports in the coming days appeared first on Textile […]

  • VF Corp names Winnie Ma as first Greater China president

    Apparel giant VF Corp has appointed Winnie Ma to the newly created role of president of Greater China as part of its efforts to strengthen and accelerate its business strategy in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region.

  • IPC APEX EXPO- AFFOA Member Opportunity
  • Cambodia drafts five-year garment sector roadmap

    Cambodia's government has set out plans to launch a five-year development strategy for the country's garment, footwear and travel bag industry to improve its competitiveness.

  • Digital map shows Bangladesh factory closures since pandemic

    A digital mapping technology that tracks the development of readymade garment factories in Bangladesh has revealed 9% of facilities surveyed have permanently closed following the Covid-19 pandemic.

  • John Lewis launches new framework for UK suppliers

    John Lewis & Partners is rolling out a new progressive supplier engagement programme to all of its 120 UK manufacturing suppliers in a move that replaces traditional ethical audits and aims to create more rewarding jobs for the people who make John Lewis own brand products.

Cilllia – 3D Printed Hair Structures for Surface Texture, Actuation and Sensing

Looking into the Nature, hair has numerous functions such as to provide warmth, adhesion, locomotion, sensing, a sense of touch, as well as it’s well known aesthetic qualities. This work presents a computational method of 3D printing hair structures. It allows us to design and generate hair geometry at 50 micrometer resolution and assign various functionalities to the hair. The ability to fabricate customized hair structures enables us to create super fine surface texture; mechanical adhesion property; new passive actuators and touch sensors on a 3D printed artifact. We also present several applications to show how the 3D-printed hair can be used for designing everyday interactive objects. Continue reading Cilllia – 3D Printed Hair Structures for Surface Texture, Actuation and Sensing

Innovating textile coating

If you’ve ever worn anything water-repellent, absorbent, flame retardant or odour free, it’s possible it’s had a coating applied to it. The Innovative Manufacturing CRC is co-funding a project to adapt newly-discovered coating technologies from the lab for the textile production line that will make the coating process more efficient and the coatings more durable.

On ABC Mornings with Laura Tchilinguirian: David Chuter, CEO and Managing Director at the Innovative Manufacturing CRC, with Tony Peacock, CEO at CRC Association, Director and Advisory Board Member Hawker, Australian Capital Territory, Australia. Continue reading Innovating textile coating

Media Scan 1 August 2020

  • “To make sustainable businesses Brands and buyers should be more responsible to do ethical buying...

    Brands and buyers should be more responsible to do ethical buying practices to make businesses sustainable, said speakers at a webinar. They also advocated for mandatory government endorsement for future apparel contacts so that the textile suppliers and workers could resort to multilateral resolution if any brand declared itself bankrupt amid the virus fallout. The The post “To make sustainable businesses Brands and buyers should be more responsible to do ethical buying […]

  • Pandemic and trade war top concerns for US fashion firms

    The economic and personal impact of the Covid-19 global pandemic, and the protectionist trade policy agenda in the US are the biggest concerns facing today's US fashion industry executives. Unsurprisingly, they are contributing to a more conservative outlook for the future.

  • Fabletics collaborates with Madelaine Petsch for capsule collection focused activewear

    US-based activewear brand Fabletics has collaborated with actress Madelaine Petsch for a limited-edition capsule collection focused on activewear. Encouraged by the actress’s favorite runway trends, the capsule features fashion-forward details combined with all the support and benefits of Fabletics sports bras and leggings. Madelaine Petsch said in a statement, “After The post Fabletics collaborates with Madelaine Petsch for capsule collection focused activewear appeared first on […]

  • Virtual reality showrooms fast replacing physical in post-Covid era

    The Covid-19 outbreak has forced the industry to think on its feet and virtual reality showrooms are fast replacing their physical counterparts.

  • Hugo Boss Q2 sales knocked by Covid store closures

    Temporary store closures as a result of the global Covid-19 pandemic weighed on German luxury fashion brand Hugo Boss in the second quarter where group sales more than halved on last year.

  • Sourcing shift results in sustainability challenges for Columbia Sportswear

    Outdoor apparel and footwear company Columbia Sportswear saw sustainability and social responsibility pressured during 2019 as a result of a shift in its sourcing strategy.

  • New Higg MSI enables deeper dive into material assessment

    The Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) and Higg Co have released the latest version of the Higg Materials Sustainability Index (Higg MSI) which can calculate the environmental impacts of millions of possible material manufacturing variations. 

  • Covid resurgence tests US economic recovery

    Despite broad indications that the economy has begun to recover as businesses reopen from the coronavirus pandemic, conflicting data makes it difficult to say how steadily the comeback will continue, an economist has warned.

  • Freudenberg Performance Materials partners with NC State

    Germany-based Freudenberg Performance Materials has collaborated with the Nonwoven Institute of North Carolina State University to produce face masks for North Carolina government organizations, UNC system universities and North Carolina hospitals.   Both the organizations will align their expertise and supply chains to bring PPE to healthcare professionals and universities as soon as possible.The production … Read More

  • Lever Style to acquire knitwear manufacturer Vista Apparels

    A subsidiary of fashion supply chain manager Lever Style Corp has entered into a sale and purchase agreement to acquire certain assets of Hong Kong knitwear manufacturer Vista Apparels.

  • Covid-19 to weigh on cotton prices into 2020/21 season

    Global cotton consumption in 2019/20 is set to suffer a 12% decline as demand plummets due to the Covid-19 pandemic, with the crisis expected to weigh on cotton prices into the 2020/21 season.

  • Walmart’s Myntra expands its fashion brand in the Middle East with 5X growth aim

    Walmart-owned Bangaluru based company Myntra has gone international joining up with the Middle East real estate giant Emaar Group’s e-commerce platform Noon.com and fashion portal Namshi.com to offer fashion-forward brands in the region. These brands and styles were chosen based on regional trends and consumer preferences. Both Noon and Namshi The post Walmart’s Myntra expands its fashion brand in the Middle East with 5X growth aim appeared first on Textile News, Apparel News, RMG […]

  • PVH Corp. announced plans to streamline its North American operations by closing 162 stores

    PVH Corp. announced plans to streamline its North American operations to better align its business with the evolving North American retail landscape, which has been accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Company’s actions include exiting its 162 outlet store Heritage Brands Retail business and reducing its office workforce by approximately 450 positions or 12%. The The post PVH Corp. announced plans to streamline its North American operations by closing 162 stores appeared first on […]

  • South Asian apparel exporters hope to recover by the end of this year

    Apparel and textile exports from the South Asian nations are showing signs of gradual recovery from the impact of COVID-19 as the global retailers started taking shipments of goods on hold or canceled and lockdown eased. After the outbreak of COVID-19 in March, the apparel and textile goods exports of The post South Asian apparel exporters hope to recover by the end of this year appeared first on Textile News, Apparel News, RMG News, Fashion Trends.

  • Asian markets in China, India and Japan will help Bangladeshi clothing exporters to increase...

    Experts agree that Asian markets in China, India and Japan will help Bangladeshi clothing exporters increase exports in the coming days with recent export changes at traditional US and EU strongholds. Whilst China boasts a size-only domestic market next to the US, the Indian fashion department will hit 115 billion dollars by 2026. In 2019, The post Asian markets in China, India and Japan will help Bangladeshi clothing exporters to increase exports in the coming days appeared first on Textile […]

  • VF Corp names Winnie Ma as first Greater China president

    Apparel giant VF Corp has appointed Winnie Ma to the newly created role of president of Greater China as part of its efforts to strengthen and accelerate its business strategy in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region.

  • IPC APEX EXPO- AFFOA Member Opportunity
  • Cambodia drafts five-year garment sector roadmap

    Cambodia's government has set out plans to launch a five-year development strategy for the country's garment, footwear and travel bag industry to improve its competitiveness.

  • Digital map shows Bangladesh factory closures since pandemic

    A digital mapping technology that tracks the development of readymade garment factories in Bangladesh has revealed 9% of facilities surveyed have permanently closed following the Covid-19 pandemic.

  • John Lewis launches new framework for UK suppliers

    John Lewis & Partners is rolling out a new progressive supplier engagement programme to all of its 120 UK manufacturing suppliers in a move that replaces traditional ethical audits and aims to create more rewarding jobs for the people who make John Lewis own brand products.

Italian Textile Machinery: Orders Intake Drops In Second Quarter 2020

The index of orders intake for Italian textile machinery, as compiled by ACIMIT, fell by 47% for the period April-June 2020, compared to the same period in 2019, with orders falling both abroad and in Italy.

A 44% decrease in orders was recorded on foreign markets, whereas the domestic market showed a 62% drop compared to the second quarter of the previous year.
ACIMIT President Alessandro Zucchi commented, “The lockdown of production units in April heavily influenced the orders intake, and a deep concern remains for the upcoming months.” Continue reading Italian Textile Machinery: Orders Intake Drops In Second Quarter 2020

Burberry debuts luxury’s first social retail store in Shenzhen, China, powered by Tencent technology

31 July 2020

Burberry announces luxury’s first social retail store in China’s technology hub Shenzhen, blending the physical and social worlds in a digitally immersive retail experience – a store of tomorrow for today.

Powered by Tencent technology, the store, which will open in the new Shenzhen Bay MixC development on 31 July 2020, is a space of exploration, designed to inspire and entertain luxury customers, where they can interact with our brand and product in new and exciting ways, in person and on social media. Continue reading Burberry debuts luxury’s first social retail store in Shenzhen, China, powered by Tencent technology

20th-Century Slavery Was Hiding In Plain Sight in El Monte, California

The El Monte sweatshop case exposed a web of corruption—and the enslavement of more than 70 Los Angeles-area garment workers

By Erin Blakemore
Smithsonianmag.Com | July 31, 2020, 10 a.m.

On August 2, 1995, a multi-agency task force led by the California Department of Industrial Relations raided a fenced seven-unit apartment complex in El Monte, California, a small community near Los Angeles.

(NMAH, Phillip Bonner, US Immigration and Naturalization Service)

On August 2, 1995, police officers raided a fenced seven-unit apartment complex in El Monte, California. They arrested eight operators of a clandestine garment sweatshop and freed 72 workers who were being forced to sew garments in virtual captivity. Smuggled from Thailand into the United States, the laborers’ plight brought a national spotlight to domestic sweatshop production and resulted in increased enforcement by federal and state labor agencies. The publicity of the El Monte raid also put added pressure on the apparel industry to reform its labor and business practices domestically and internationally. Read the full post by the author….

(Courtesy: Smithsonian Magazine)

Roland EJ-640 DECO Water-based Decoration Printer: Now Available at a List Price of £17,999

The EJ-640 DECO. Designed for décor.

The EJ-640 DECO is the most economical décor solution on the market, with the potential to reduce your costs by an average of up to 50% on ink alone. Cut your costs even further – the EJ-640 DECO delivers truly stunning results on more economical media so you can reduce overheads with no compromise on quality.

Whether you’re a print service provider or web-to-print graphic supplier looking to expand into new profitable applications; a wallcovering manufacturer wanting to differentiate with on-demand, eco-luxe collections; a designer looking to bring production in-house to reduce lead times; or an interior decorator with an eye on the latest trends, the EJ-640 DECO is compatible with a range of medias to create a host of stunning décor applications to make home, corporate and public spaces unique. Continue reading Roland EJ-640 DECO Water-based Decoration Printer: Now Available at a List Price of £17,999