The December 2020 issue with theme ‘Alibaba’s Rhino Intelligent Manufacturing Factory is Exemplary!’ tells the readers about the new approach of digitalisation opted by Chinese bigwig that can help apparel business keep pace with increasingly tech-savvy consumers who are not only demanding for diversified and personalised products but also the ability to ‘see now, buy now’! The newly operational intelligent factory of Alibaba Group located at Hangzhou is an exemplary initiative to provide customers what they want, in a way that the industry should want.
Further to this, apparel manufacturing technology suppliers are now seeing normalcy in the business gradually. Post-Covid-19, the factories are moving towards automation as there is a lot of scarcity of workers and, apart from this, the factories have now understood the importance of automation within the factory processes. The article contains the exclusive interviews with Duerkopp Adler, Navis TubeTex and Jack Stock.
Another good read is the interview with Akhilesh Anand, MD, Carnation Creations (India) who has revealed a lot of interesting info about his strategies, new factory, existing units, clients, manufacturing processes, technology integration, market sentiments, product categories that selling good in the market and the reasons for recent investment.