Issue Name: July 2014 Ever since the advent of civilization, man has always attempted to develop upon his methods, processes and tools to improve the productivity of his resources by eliminating waste in order to maximize his earnings and enhance his living standards. This continued pursuit for higher productivity, gave birth to Industrial Engineering. StitchWorld in this issue, under the Tech Talk section, presents a recap of many of the activities of Industrial Engineering and how it can improve the process carried by us over the last decade. Also present are the views from the industry on the conflict of responsibilities between the IE and Quality Production team, in our Tech Byte section. All articles have issue dates mentioned against them, so that those interested to read the detailed article can do so… A detailed review of Texprocess Americas 2014 is another interesting read in the magazine. Held for the second time in Atlanta, Georgia and co-located with JEC Americas, the show created a dynamic synergy of technical textiles, nonwovens, textile machinery, composites, sewn products and equipment under one roof. With over 759 exhibitors from 29 countries, the event attracted around 9,039 visitors, an increase of 45.8% from 2012. But it was obvious that the much hyped ‘Made in USA’ trend is still not a real threat, though it proved good for technology providers with high-end automated solutions.