manufacturing

Alvanon's 'The State of Skills in the Apparel Industry' 2018 Report

Alvanon's 'The State of Skills in the Apparel Industry' 2018 Report

Alvanon’s global survey highlights an unprecedented skills crisis in the fashion industry, with 62% of respondents struggling to fill skilled roles. The report data reveals a ‘war for talent’ across the supply chain, with big fashion retailers, brands, manufacturers and vendors, facing a shortage of workers with key, specialised skills… Do you agree?

Makers Meeting | NMBQ & TOPKNIT

Makers Meeting | NMBQ & TOPKNIT

Last month we had another Makers Meeting, this time with local knitters Topknit and CMT/Screen-printers NMBQ! Thanks to the CTF members who joined us and for both NMBQ and Topknit for opening their factory doors. Take a peek at some of the action!

Member Spotlight | Stewart & Heaton Clothing Co.

Member Spotlight | Stewart & Heaton Clothing Co.

Meet Stewart & Heaton! The Australian owned & operated company are going on strong 25 years in the areas of protective apparel & Total Apparel Management (TAM) services to the government & private sector. S&H provide hundreds of local jobs and have built close relationships to various suppliers across the Australian Supply Chain. In addition, S&H are proud members of the Council of Textile & Fashion, actively supporting the growth of the Australian Industry, with managing director Simon Stewart sitting on our board.