Determination of generated textile waste in clothing companies of different technological level

Zhezhova, Silvana and Demboski, Goran (2011) Determination of generated textile waste in clothing companies of different technological level. Textile Science and Economy. ISSN 978-86-7672-150-4


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During the last decade, the clothing manufacturing companies have being exposed to high competition from the low labor countries and to constant increasing of production costs. This in turn, for the manufacturing companies aiming to increase competitiveness and profitability, imposes the issue of better utilization of the existing resources. The material costs in clothing manufacturing represent more than 50% of the price of the garment. The technique of processing cutting orders and planning economic cutting lays are of utmost importance for better utilization of materials and for increasing the efficiency of cutting process. In this paper, the influence of the level of applied technology on the percentage of generated textile waste has been analyzed in two representative clothing manufacturing companies. The aim of this work is to provide additional information regarding the planning of cutting orders, generated textile waste and existing condition of utilization of textile materials in Macedonian apparel industry. Key words: clothing manufacturing companies, textile waste, cut order planning, CAD system, material costs and labor costs.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Engineering and Technology > Environmental engineering
Engineering and Technology > Materials engineering
Divisions: Faculty of Technology
Depositing User: Silvana Zezova
Date Deposited: 01 Mar 2013 08:57
Last Modified: 05 Feb 2018 10:37

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