Introduction to Apparel Industry

Introduction to Indian Export Apparel Industry and Departmental Structure of the Industry

Introduction to Apparel Industry
‡ Apparel is one of the basic necessities of human civilization along with food, water and shelter. At present, it is amongst the fastest growing industry segment and is also the second largest foreign exchange earner for the country. The apparel industry accounts for 26% of all Indian exports. The Indian government has targeted the apparel and textiles industry segments to reach $50 billion by the year 2015. ‡

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Performance of Indian Apparel Industry
‡ As the world s second largest producer of textile and garments, India s garment exports totaled US$ 10.17 billion during the year 2008-09, giving it an enviable market share of 2.99%. The Americas, EU, much of Asia and Middle East are India s clients. The industry proudly supports 7 million people as part of its workforce, and aims to double this figure by 2011-12; even today it is the second largest provider of employment in the country. For every INR 100,000 invested in the industry, an average of 7 additional jobs created. The Apparel Sector alone contributes to 8% of India s total exports with exports recording a 1% growth over last year. By the year 2011-12, India expects to record a 15% growth in quantity and 20% growth in values In RMG exports, India, today, ranks 6th in the world, with a 2.6% world market share and robust 11% growth
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Some Interesting Facts
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2005. ‡ Trade in these products is now governed by normal WTO rules. the quota restraints of the Multi-Fibre Arrangement (MFA) expired. Session 1.Quotas. Tariffs and the End of the MultiFibre Arrangement ‡ On 1 January. finally bringing to an end four decades of restrictions on trade in textiles and garments among World Trade Organization (WTO) members.Apparel Standards Specifications & Quality Control 5 .

Apparel Industry Departments ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ MERCHANDISING SAMPLING DEPARTMENT FABRIC SOURCING PURCHASING DEPARTMENT FABRIC AUDIT DEPARTMENT ACCESSORY STORES DEPARTMENT PLANNING DEPARTMENT LABORATORY DEPARTMENT MACHINE MAINTENANCE CAD ROOM CUTTING ROOM ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ PRODUCTION DEPARTMENT IED DEPARTMENT EMBROIDERY DEPARTMENT WASHING DEPARTMENT QUALITY ASSURANCE DEPARTMENT ‡ FINISHING DEPARTMENT Session 1.Apparel Standards Specifications & Quality Control 6 .

Process Sequence of Apparel Manufacturing Design / Sketch Pattern Design Sample Making Production Pattern Cutting Spreading Marker Making Grading Sorting/Bundling Sewing/Assembling Inspection Pressing/ Finishing Despatch Packing Final Inspection Session 1.Apparel Standards Specifications & Quality Control 7 .

Apparel Standards Specifications & Quality Control 8 .Apparel Industry Departments ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ MERCHANDISING SAMPLING DEPARTMENT FABRIC SOURCING PURCHASING DEPARTMENT FABRIC AUDIT DEPARTMENT ACCESSORY STORES DEPARTMENT PLANNING DEPARTMENT LABORATORY DEPARTMENT MACHINE MAINTENANCE CAD ROOM CUTTING ROOM ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ PRODUCTION DEPARTMENT IED DEPARTMENT EMBROIDERY DEPARTMENT WASHING DEPARTMENT QUALITY ASSURANCE DEPARTMENT ‡ FINISHING DEPARTMENT Session 1.

developed.Apparel Standards Specifications & Quality Control 9 . ‡ It includes directing and overseeing the development of product line from start to finish. ‡ Merchandisers handle the foreign buyers.A team of merchandisers and marketers work together under a profit controls head.MERCHANDISING ‡ Merchandising is a process through which products are planned. The teams are made according to the buyers being handled. ‡ Marketing and merchandising department . Session 1. executed and presented to the buyer.

A Merchandisers key responsibility ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ Product Development Market and product Analysis Selling the concept Booking orders Confirming Deliveries Designing and Sampling Costing Raw Material Flow Monitoring Production Follow Ups Payments Follows Session 1.Apparel Standards Specifications & Quality Control 10 .

Apparel Industry Departments ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ MERCHANDISING SAMPLING DEPARTMENT FABRIC SOURCING PURCHASING DEPARTMENT FABRIC AUDIT DEPARTMENT ACCESSORY STORES DEPARTMENT PLANNING DEPARTMENT LABORATORY DEPARTMENT MACHINE MAINTENANCE CAD ROOM CUTTING ROOM ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ PRODUCTION DEPARTMENT IED DEPARTMENT EMBROIDERY DEPARTMENT WASHING DEPARTMENT QUALITY ASSURANCE DEPARTMENT ‡ FINISHING DEPARTMENT Session 1.Apparel Standards Specifications & Quality Control 11 .

‡ It is different from bulk production as here each tailor is multi skilled. This department makes samples on the basis of specifications and requirements sent by the buyer in the tech pack Session 1. ‡ Sampling department directly co-ordinates with the merchandising and production department. It is a process by which a small number of garments are made so as to match the buyer requirement and to get approval from the buyer so as to start off the production.Apparel Standards Specifications & Quality Control 12 . ‡ Sampling is done to see how the product will look like when produced in bulk and to check whether there are any discrepancies in the pattern are made according to the buyer s specification.Sampling Department ‡ In any export house. ‡ Sampling is the product development stage. the sampling department is one of the most important departments and it plays a vital in the uplifting of a unit.

‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ Proto Sample: Fit Sample: Pilot Run Sample: Pre Production Sample: Pre Size set Size Set Shipment Sample Sales Sample Session 1.Types of Samples in Sampling Dept.Apparel Standards Specifications & Quality Control 13 .

Apparel Standards Specifications & Quality Control 14 .Apparel Industry Departments ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ MERCHANDISING SAMPLING DEPARTMENT FABRIC SOURCING PURCHASING DEPARTMENT FABRIC AUDIT DEPARTMENT ACCESSORY STORES DEPARTMENT PLANNING DEPARTMENT LABORATORY DEPARTMENT MACHINE MAINTENANCE CAD ROOM CUTTING ROOM ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ PRODUCTION DEPARTMENT IED DEPARTMENT EMBROIDERY DEPARTMENT WASHING DEPARTMENT QUALITY ASSURANCE DEPARTMENT ‡ FINISHING DEPARTMENT Session 1.

Apparel Standards Specifications & Quality Control 15 . ‡ It works in co-ordination with the merchandising department and looks after the delivery of the required goods within the scheduled time and cost.e fabric will be obtained. ‡ A fabric sourcer must have a knowledge about all varieties of fabric in order to execute their function effectively.FABRIC SOURCING ‡ Fabric sourcing department is basically engaged in determining how and where its merchandise i. Session 1.

Apparel Industry Departments ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ MERCHANDISING SAMPLING DEPARTMENT FABRIC SOURCING PURCHASING DEPARTMENT FABRIC AUDIT DEPARTMENT ACCESSORY STORES DEPARTMENT PLANNING DEPARTMENT LABORATORY DEPARTMENT MACHINE MAINTENANCE CAD ROOM CUTTING ROOM ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ PRODUCTION DEPARTMENT IED DEPARTMENT EMBROIDERY DEPARTMENT WASHING DEPARTMENT QUALITY ASSURANCE DEPARTMENT ‡ FINISHING DEPARTMENT Session 1.Apparel Standards Specifications & Quality Control 16 .

the working procedure is the same Session 1.Apparel Standards Specifications & Quality Control 17 .PURCHASING DEPARTMENT ‡ The purchasing department is similar to the sourcing department but the main difference is that the sourcing department works for sourcing the fabrics alone while the purchasing department works for sourcing the accessories and trims. However.

Apparel Industry Departments ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ MERCHANDISING SAMPLING DEPARTMENT FABRIC SOURCING PURCHASING DEPARTMENT FABRIC AUDIT DEPARTMENT ACCESSORY STORES DEPARTMENT PLANNING DEPARTMENT LABORATORY DEPARTMENT MACHINE MAINTENANCE CAD ROOM CUTTING ROOM ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ PRODUCTION DEPARTMENT IED DEPARTMENT EMBROIDERY DEPARTMENT WASHING DEPARTMENT QUALITY ASSURANCE DEPARTMENT ‡ FINISHING DEPARTMENT Session 1.Apparel Standards Specifications & Quality Control 18 .

10 15% shrinkage test for light weight fabrics and mostly 100% for heavy weight fabrics. whether the mentioned length of the roll is correct or not. Session 1. ± Selection of fabric according to AQL 1. ‡ Inspection is done on the following grounds: ± ± ± ± 100% shade segregation is done.5. 15% fabric inspection is done for defects.Apparel Standards Specifications & Quality Control 19 . ± The fabric is checked in full width form only. ± The quantity is checked. 100% width segregation is done.FABRIC AUDIT DEPARTMENT ‡ The main objectives of this department are: ± Analysis of defects in the fabric by various methods.

Apparel Industry Departments ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ MERCHANDISING SAMPLING DEPARTMENT FABRIC SOURCING PURCHASING DEPARTMENT FABRIC AUDIT DEPARTMENT ACCESSORY STORES DEPARTMENT PLANNING DEPARTMENT LABORATORY DEPARTMENT MACHINE MAINTENANCE CAD ROOM CUTTING ROOM ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ PRODUCTION DEPARTMENT IED DEPARTMENT EMBROIDERY DEPARTMENT WASHING DEPARTMENT QUALITY ASSURANCE DEPARTMENT ‡ FINISHING DEPARTMENT Session 1.Apparel Standards Specifications & Quality Control 20 .

Button breaking test Colored laces and tapes are tested for color fastness Color fastness test for elastics Lining fabrics for their dimensional stability Session 1.ACCESSORY STORES DEPARTMENT ‡ The stores receives the raw materials in-house and after this they will have to do the sampling process and then they have to make a list of the tests that are supposed to be carried out for that particular accessories and then they send this to the laboratory.Apparel Standards Specifications & Quality Control 21 . ‡ The lists of accessories and tests that are generally tested are as follows.

Apparel Standards Specifications & Quality Control 22 .Apparel Industry Departments ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ MERCHANDISING SAMPLING DEPARTMENT FABRIC SOURCING PURCHASING DEPARTMENT FABRIC AUDIT DEPARTMENT ACCESSORY STORES DEPARTMENT PLANNING DEPARTMENT LABORATORY DEPARTMENT MACHINE MAINTENANCE CAD ROOM CUTTING ROOM ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ PRODUCTION DEPARTMENT IED DEPARTMENT EMBROIDERY DEPARTMENT WASHING DEPARTMENT QUALITY ASSURANCE DEPARTMENT ‡ FINISHING DEPARTMENT Session 1.

Session 1.Apparel Standards Specifications & Quality Control 23 .PLANNING DEPARTMENT ‡ Planning department has a vital role to play ± in the approval of the order ± helps the merchants to determine the costing of a particular style ± tell the merchants if the company is capable of producing the particular style in the given span of time ± helps them to know the capacity of the production floor.

Apparel Industry Departments ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ MERCHANDISING SAMPLING DEPARTMENT FABRIC SOURCING PURCHASING DEPARTMENT FABRIC AUDIT DEPARTMENT ACCESSORY STORES DEPARTMENT PLANNING DEPARTMENT LABORATORY DEPARTMENT MACHINE MAINTENANCE CAD ROOM CUTTING ROOM ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ PRODUCTION DEPARTMENT IED DEPARTMENT EMBROIDERY DEPARTMENT WASHING DEPARTMENT QUALITY ASSURANCE DEPARTMENT ‡ FINISHING DEPARTMENT Session 1.Apparel Standards Specifications & Quality Control 24 .

LABORATORY DEPARTMENT ‡ The laboratory in the factory is equipped with all the necessary devices and instruments that are required for the testing of both the fabric and the accessory items.Apparel Standards Specifications & Quality Control 25 . which requires some other tests to the external laboratories which are authorized ones with the buyers and the merchant s approval. Session 1. ‡ But. there are several tests which the buyer prescribes for which the machineries are not available in the factory for such tests the factory does not have the right machineries so they send such fabrics or accessories.

Apparel Standards Specifications & Quality Control 26 .Apparel Industry Departments ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ MERCHANDISING SAMPLING DEPARTMENT FABRIC SOURCING PURCHASING DEPARTMENT FABRIC AUDIT DEPARTMENT ACCESSORY STORES DEPARTMENT PLANNING DEPARTMENT LABORATORY DEPARTMENT MACHINE MAINTENANCE CAD ROOM CUTTING ROOM ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ PRODUCTION DEPARTMENT IED DEPARTMENT EMBROIDERY DEPARTMENT WASHING DEPARTMENT QUALITY ASSURANCE DEPARTMENT ‡ FINISHING DEPARTMENT Session 1.

Session 1. machine maintenance is also a very important are to get quality products.Apparel Standards Specifications & Quality Control 27 . ‡ Breakdown and preventive maintenance is primarily aimed toward reduced downtime and increased life respectively. ‡ Proper machine maintenance is also necessary to avoid casualties at the floor. ‡ Unacceptable quality of products often results ill-maintained machines.MACHINE MAINTENANCE ‡ Apart from having quality system and the best practices.

Apparel Standards Specifications & Quality Control 28 . Session 1. Machine configuration chart History card Needle log cards.The function of PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ Care of the fittings Adjusting settings Oil changing Graph maintenance Outward/inward reports Needle weekly reports.

Apparel Industry Departments ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ MERCHANDISING SAMPLING DEPARTMENT FABRIC SOURCING PURCHASING DEPARTMENT FABRIC AUDIT DEPARTMENT ACCESSORY STORES DEPARTMENT PLANNING DEPARTMENT LABORATORY DEPARTMENT MACHINE MAINTENANCE CAD ROOM CUTTING ROOM ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ PRODUCTION DEPARTMENT IED DEPARTMENT EMBROIDERY DEPARTMENT WASHING DEPARTMENT QUALITY ASSURANCE DEPARTMENT ‡ FINISHING DEPARTMENT Session 1.Apparel Standards Specifications & Quality Control 29 .

‡ CAD department is responsible for the following functions: ± ± ± ± ± ± Determining cutting average for costing Making the most efficient cutting marker Development and alteration of patterns Development of size set pattern by grading Embroidery graphics making Digitizing the pattern Session 1.Apparel Standards Specifications & Quality Control 30 .CAD ROOM ‡ Most of the apparel industries has its own CAD department for varied style garments are made with help of some specialized software package.

Apparel Standards Specifications & Quality Control 31 .MARKER Session 1.

Apparel Standards Specifications & Quality Control 32 .BASIC WORK FLOW of CAD ROOM Session 1.

Apparel Industry Departments ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ MERCHANDISING SAMPLING DEPARTMENT FABRIC SOURCING PURCHASING DEPARTMENT FABRIC AUDIT DEPARTMENT ACCESSORY STORES DEPARTMENT PLANNING DEPARTMENT LABORATORY DEPARTMENT MACHINE MAINTENANCE CAD ROOM CUTTING ROOM ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ PRODUCTION DEPARTMENT IED DEPARTMENT EMBROIDERY DEPARTMENT WASHING DEPARTMENT QUALITY ASSURANCE DEPARTMENT ‡ FINISHING DEPARTMENT Session 1.Apparel Standards Specifications & Quality Control 33 .

. from the spreads. ‡ It comes in form of a package file that carries the following details: ± Sampling average.CUTTING ROOM ‡ Cutting department receives the order for cutting a garment style from the production manager. ± Measurement sheet ± Design worksheet of the garment ± Purchase order ± Fabric requisition sheet ± CAD mini marker ± Marker planning. and other trims averages. size ratio and colors in which the patterns are to be cut.Apparel Standards Specifications & Quality Control 34 .length of lay etc. weight of garment (base fabric consumption only). Cutting order is an authorization by the production manager to cut a given amount of styles. Session 1.

Apparel Industry Departments ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ MERCHANDISING SAMPLING DEPARTMENT FABRIC SOURCING PURCHASING DEPARTMENT FABRIC AUDIT DEPARTMENT ACCESSORY STORES DEPARTMENT PLANNING DEPARTMENT LABORATORY DEPARTMENT MACHINE MAINTENANCE CAD ROOM CUTTING ROOM ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ PRODUCTION DEPARTMENT IED DEPARTMENT EMBROIDERY DEPARTMENT WASHING DEPARTMENT QUALITY ASSURANCE DEPARTMENT ‡ FINISHING DEPARTMENT Session 1.Apparel Standards Specifications & Quality Control 35 .

± the style or the garment. ± number of operators required. The production managers help the planning department during planning or allocating a particular line for the style by telling them the capacity of the line and also telling them about the skills of the operators. ± any extra kinds of machines that are to be used for the particular style. ‡ Session 1. ± Pilot Production ± Bulk Production ‡ The production floor will receive the details like. ± the batch for which the style has to be installed.Production Department ‡ The production floor does production in two types.Apparel Standards Specifications & Quality Control 36 . ± target for each day ± Breakup of the production quantity.

Apparel Industry Departments ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ MERCHANDISING SAMPLING DEPARTMENT FABRIC SOURCING PURCHASING DEPARTMENT FABRIC AUDIT DEPARTMENT ACCESSORY STORES DEPARTMENT PLANNING DEPARTMENT LABORATORY DEPARTMENT MACHINE MAINTENANCE CAD ROOM CUTTING ROOM ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ PRODUCTION DEPARTMENT IED DEPARTMENT EMBROIDERY DEPARTMENT WASHING DEPARTMENT QUALITY ASSURANCE DEPARTMENT ‡ FINISHING DEPARTMENT Session 1.Apparel Standards Specifications & Quality Control 37 .

hence they play a vital role in determining the cost of producing a single piece of the garment and they also calculate the cost of the factory for that particular style of garment ‡ The IED department helps the planning department to know the time required for the production of that particular style of the garment by calculating the SAM value Session 1.Apparel Standards Specifications & Quality Control 38 .IED DEPARTMENT ‡ The IED department has to work with many other departments as this department gives the entire idea ± of the garment construction ± and the thread and trims consumption criteria. ± operators skill level categorization ± and other related aspects.

Apparel Standards Specifications & Quality Control 39 .Apparel Industry Departments ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ MERCHANDISING SAMPLING DEPARTMENT FABRIC SOURCING PURCHASING DEPARTMENT FABRIC AUDIT DEPARTMENT ACCESSORY STORES DEPARTMENT PLANNING DEPARTMENT LABORATORY DEPARTMENT MACHINE MAINTENANCE CAD ROOM CUTTING ROOM ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ PRODUCTION DEPARTMENT IED DEPARTMENT EMBROIDERY DEPARTMENT WASHING DEPARTMENT QUALITY ASSURANCE DEPARTMENT ‡ FINISHING DEPARTMENT Session 1.

‡ The embroidery section receives the garments from the sewing floor or from the cutting department and then they start their embroidery process.Apparel Standards Specifications & Quality Control 40 .EMBROIDERY DEPARTMENT ‡ The embroidery section is a department which comes into picture only when the particular style demands. Session 1.

Apparel Industry Departments ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ MERCHANDISING SAMPLING DEPARTMENT FABRIC SOURCING PURCHASING DEPARTMENT FABRIC AUDIT DEPARTMENT ACCESSORY STORES DEPARTMENT PLANNING DEPARTMENT LABORATORY DEPARTMENT MACHINE MAINTENANCE CAD ROOM CUTTING ROOM ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ PRODUCTION DEPARTMENT IED DEPARTMENT EMBROIDERY DEPARTMENT WASHING DEPARTMENT QUALITY ASSURANCE DEPARTMENT ‡ FINISHING DEPARTMENT Session 1.Apparel Standards Specifications & Quality Control 41 .

Denim wash. Stone enzyme wash.staining Session 1.WASHING DEPARTMENT ‡ Once the garment has been finished with all the operations then they are sent to the washing department for the washing or finishing that has to be done for that particular style according to the buyers specifications and hence it plays a vital role in the final feel and the texture of the garment which has to match the specifications of the buyer 100%. Enzyme wash. Desize wash. Softener wash. Bleach wash. Tinting/ T. ± Normal wash/ water wash / dip and dry. ‡ There are different types of washing procedures involved and they are classified as follows.Apparel Standards Specifications & Quality Control 42 . Rubber ball wash.

Apparel Standards Specifications & Quality Control 43 .Apparel Industry Departments ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ MERCHANDISING SAMPLING DEPARTMENT FABRIC SOURCING PURCHASING DEPARTMENT FABRIC AUDIT DEPARTMENT ACCESSORY STORES DEPARTMENT PLANNING DEPARTMENT LABORATORY DEPARTMENT MACHINE MAINTENANCE CAD ROOM CUTTING ROOM ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ PRODUCTION DEPARTMENT IED DEPARTMENT EMBROIDERY DEPARTMENT WASHING DEPARTMENT QUALITY ASSURANCE DEPARTMENT ‡ FINISHING DEPARTMENT Session 1.

Apparel Standards Specifications & Quality Control 44 . ± ± ± ± Pre-production audit: Cutting audit: Sewing audit: End line audit: Session 1.QUALITY ASSURANCE DEPARTMENT ‡ Quality is the major criteria for any product and the same rule applied even to garment industries also. ‡ In order to maintain quality the quality assurance departments has split up their job into different stages of manufacturing and there are classified into four major groups which are as follows.

Apparel Industry Departments ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ MERCHANDISING SAMPLING DEPARTMENT FABRIC SOURCING PURCHASING DEPARTMENT FABRIC AUDIT DEPARTMENT ACCESSORY STORES DEPARTMENT PLANNING DEPARTMENT LABORATORY DEPARTMENT MACHINE MAINTENANCE CAD ROOM CUTTING ROOM ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ PRODUCTION DEPARTMENT IED DEPARTMENT EMBROIDERY DEPARTMENT WASHING DEPARTMENT QUALITY ASSURANCE DEPARTMENT ‡ FINISHING DEPARTMENT Session 1.Apparel Standards Specifications & Quality Control 45 .

Apparel Standards Specifications & Quality Control 46 . ‡ This department includes majorly of the following steps.FINISHING DEPARTMENT ‡ The finishing department is the department which comes after all the departments and it plays an equally important role in the final appearance of the garment. ± ± ± ± ± ± Trimming Inspection Semi pressing Pressing Tagging section Packing ‡ Solid Packing ‡ Ratio Packing ‡ Mixed Packing Session 1.

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