Workers in the garment factories continue to die every year in various countries owing to fire mishaps and accidents. Lack of Occupational Health and Safety Standards is hurting the working atmosphere inside a garment factory. This issue of SW focuses on the subject and brings out the possible solutions to overcome this challenging situation.
Moving beyond the old methods, the garment manufacturing has recently undergone major technological changes and will keep moving towards Industry 4.0 methods. Based on Ernst & Young report, SW analyses all the prospects of implementing latest technological trends in the garment industry.
Also, this edition highlights how the Sri Lankan apparel giant Hirdaramani Group is turning its factory ‘Smart’ with RES.Q solution. A glimpse can also be seen on the next apparel sourcing country Ethiopia in the current issue.