This workshop covers avenues for the value engineering of textile goods. Instructors will share a comprehensive overview of the cost relations of various manufacturing processes to help participants learn to identify potential pathways for reducing cost. The presentation will be interspersed with hands-on activities where participants will get to practice recognizing targets for reduction.
- 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. PST
- Relationships between manufacturing processes and cost
- Cost differences in fibers, yarn spinning, knitting and weaving, and dyeing and finishing processes.
- Cost considerations for product construction and import tariffs.
- Learn to identify pathways for reducing the cost of goods.
- Improve communication with mills.
- Receive first-class instruction from industry professionals.
This is an intermediate-level class. Attendees are expected to have a basic understanding of fundamental yarn and fabric manufacturing. It is recommended that you have attended one of our Textile Fundamentals workshops before attending this class.