Knowledge Program XXII
Date: 31 October 2013 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: Seminar Hall, 1/F, Clothing Industry Training Authority, 63 Tai Yip Street, Kowloon Bay, Kowloon
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org | Annie Leung at 2263 6384, or Daniel Chan at 2330 0813
Seminar on Sustainability Wool Dyeing and Colour Knowledge (Cantonese)
Knowledge Program is a series of seminar on updated information and knowledge relating to all aspects of the textiles and apparel supply chain. These events are suitable for practitioners involved in related business of management, sales and marketing, merchandising, purchasing, product design and development, production and quality assurance, who want to acquire updated information and knowledge.
Colour is a key factor in fashion design and quality assurance. Different light source will cause different result for the lab-dip approval. How can the industry stakeholders pass through this first roadblock?
Chrome dyes used to be the choice of wool dyers for producing deep shades such as black and navy traditionally. However, these dyes require after treatment with a heavy-metal mordant which is detrimental to human health and the environment. The chemicals used are toxic and are classified as Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC). Major brands and retailers have committed to remove Chromium IV as one of the 11 priority chemicals by 2020 as part of their Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) joint roadmap. Legislation will force the change to happen sooner rather than later.
If you’re ready to make the switch in more economical and environmental sustainable, Huntsman Textile Effects can help you by supporting the transition and demonstrate compliance to the ZDHC joint roadmap and the latest government legislation.
Please don’t miss the coming Merino Knowledge seminar to be held at CITA on 31st October 2013 to share the information from the speakers.
Details of the seminar program:
- 1. Who is The Woolmark Company – Ms. Ella Tong, Woolmark Licensee Support Manager, The Woolmark Company.
- 2. Light source – the first roadblock to colour communication – Mr. Andy Fung, Lanco International Limited.
- 3. Turning Risks into Opportunities – How to dye wool sustainably – Ms. Alice Ng, Brand and Retail Marketing, Huntsman Textile Effects.