The revised version of this established textbook provides a unique
introduction for students and new entrants to the clothing
industry. Profusely illustrated, it sets out a panoramic view of
the day-to-day operation of a clothing factory, including
management, design, marketing, finance and purchasing as well as
quality control and production.
The practical aspects of clothing manufacturing are explained,
from the original design to deliveries to retail customers, and
each of the basic planning and manufacturing technologies is
described with many practical examples of their applications.
Gerry Cooklin had over 30 years' experience in the British and
Israeli clothing industries and for 12 years was deputy managing
director of the Bagis Group in Israel where he was responsible for
technology and development.
Dr Steven G Hayes is Senior Lecturer in Fashion Technology at
The Department of Clothing Design and Technology, Manchester
Metropolitan University, Manchester.
John Mcloughlin is a Research Associate at the University of
Manchester and an International Technical Consultant to the
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