VITAS to host seminar on sustainable textile industry

Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association (VITAS) together with the Korea Institute of Industrial Technology (KITECH) will host a seminar on sustainable textile industry on July 13, 2017. The seminar on 'smart manufacturing system for sustainable textile industry' will be a boost for textile industries in Vietnam to become a part of industrial revolution 4.0.

The seminar that will be held in Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam, is a part of the joint collaboration between the governments of Vietnam and Republic of Korea, said the organisers at a media conference. A memorandum of understanding was signed by both the countries in December 2016.

It is expected that the textile industry will benefit from the smart manufacturing solution in terms of cost efficiency, increase in production, efficient human resources and cordial working condition.

The seminar aims to increase the capacity of the textile industry by fulfilling the demands of the digital world and industrial revolution 4.0, said Park Jun Ho, senior researcher and former director of KITECH Vietnam office.

Under the Republic of Korea, KITECH is the only research and development (R&D) institute in the textile industry, with representative offices in the US, China, Indonesia and Vietnam. (RR)

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