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ASW 2023 proud to announce COTTON USA, CLO, EUROFINS, R|Elan, LIVA as Valued Partner

17 July 2023

With just six days to go for Apparel Sourcing Week 2023, the excitement is mounting as five new entities have come onboard, adding a new dimension to the most-awaited sourcing event of the year.

ASW welcomes COTTON USA as Session Partner, CLO as 3D Design Partner, EUROFINS as Testing Partner, R|Elan as Lanyard & Badge Partner and LIVA as Networking Partner for its much-anticipated third edition to be held at Hotel Grand Sheraton, Bengaluru on 20th and 21st July.

COTTON USA™ (Session Partner): COTTON USA™ is ‘The Cotton The World Trusts’. Cotton Council International (CCI) is a non-profit trade association that promotes US cotton fibre and manufactured cotton products around the globe with its COTTON USA™ trademark. Its reach extends to over 50 countries through 20 offices around the world. With more than 65 years of experience, CCI’s mission is to make US cotton the preferred fibre for mills/manufacturers, brands/retailers and consumers, commanding a value-added premium that delivers profitability across the US cotton industry and drives export growth of fibre, yarn and other cotton products.

CLO (3D Design Partner): Evolved from the word ‘clothing’, CLO Virtual Fashion is committed to innovating the way it communicates fashion through true-to-life 3D garment simulation technology. The company’s virtual garment solutions and services connect all teams involved in the digital product lifecycle, enabling more direct collaboration and reduced lead time, whilst maintaining the intricacies of garment design. It envisions garment simulation technology to become not only the tool to create virtual garments, but also the platform to provide valuable data about garments, designs and trends, by virtualising every garment on Earth.

EUROFINS (Testing Partner): Eurofins Scientific is a group of international life sciences companies which provide a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries. With € 6.7 billion in annual revenue and over 61,000 employees in ca 900 laboratories across 61 countries, the Group believes it is a world leader in Food, Environment, Pharmaceutical and REACH Services, Sensory and Consumer Research and Sustainability Services.

Eurofins' mission is to contribute to the health and safety of all by providing its customers with high-quality laboratory and advisory services whilst creating opportunities for its employees and generating sustainable shareholder value.

Modern Testing Services (MTS), specialised in Softlines and Hardlines Consumer Products, is part of Eurofins.

R|Elan (Lanyard & Badge Partner): From the house of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), R|Elan™ is the Next Generation of Smart Fabrics offering quality, performance and great functionality and caters to consumers across all apparel segments. R|Elan™ - Fabric 2.0 has a portfolio of unique fabric innovations offering a spectrum of benefits. These smart fabrics have been created from specially engineered fibres and yarns using cutting-edge technological expertise, state-of-the-art R&D and the robust testing systems at Reliance Industries Limited.

LIVA (Networking Partner): Weaving the fashion trend, Liva is a new-age fabric from the Aditya Birla Group, which is fluid and drapes flawlessly adding a beautiful flow to the garment. Its high-quality fabric made using nature-based fibres gives wearer the freedom to move with ease.

Visit ASW 2023 and meet 150-plus garment manufacturers and 50-plus fabric and accessories makers (from across geographical locations) apart from 30-plus sponsors (offering specialised fabrics to sustainable technology along with their exciting products) for the ultimate sourcing experience!

About Apparel Sourcing Week 2024

Apparel Sourcing Week 2024, a two-days Sourcing Show not only provides the Asian manufacturers a platform to showcase their products & manufacturing capabilities to the Brands & Retailers from all over the world including India, but also extends them a chance to attend the multiple seminars (headed by industry experts), workshops, open-house discussions and networking opportunities organised during these three days, which would help the manufacturers get a better understanding of Indian and International Retail and evolving dynamics of sourcing in various markets and retail formats.

About the Organiser

Apparel Resources is well known for its benchmark publications – Apparel Online, StitchWorld and Resource Guide published from India, Bangladesh & Vietnam. These publications have been around in the industry for over 35 years, supporting, guiding and standing by garment exporters and the retail industry globally, providing them a platform to source better.