Apparel Manufacturing : Sewn Product Analysis
Intended for course work in Fashion, Apparel, or Retailing.This comprehensive text provides in-depth coverage of all facets of the apparel manufacturing process in the global industry. The coverage considers product development from the analysis phase through product standards, specifications and design phases. The primary focus is on inter-related decision-making required for apparel product development. It includes a valuable section on the dimensions of apparel management examines quality management, materials selection, production planning, and the complete financial portion of the business. The integrated roles of merchandising, sourcing, and marketing are emphasized. Coverage of apparel engineering, preproduction operations, and a pertinent discussion of technology and equipment complete this core text, making it an excellent resource for apparel manufacturing courses in two and four-year programs.
- Hardback | 608 pages
- 195.6 x 238.8 x 30.2mm | 1,328.71g
- 08 Dec 1999
- Pearson Education (US)
- United States
- 3rd edition
Table of contents
I. INTRODUCTION TO APPAREL MANUFACTURING. 1. Organization of the Apparel Business. 2. Marketing Strategies. 3. Merchandising Processes. II. PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT. 4. Analysis of Product Development. 5. Product Standards and Specifications. 6. Creative and Technical Design. III. DIMENSIONS OF APPAREL MANAGEMENT. 7. Management of Quality. 8. Materials Sourcing and Selection. 9. Production Planning and Sourcing. 10. Costs, Costing, Pricing, and Profit. IV. FOCUS ON PRODUCTION. 11. Apparel Engineering. 12. Production Management. 13. Preproduction Operations. 14. Stitches, Seams, Thread, and Needles. 15. Equipment for Assembly and Pressing. V. FINDINGS MANAGEMENT. 16. Support Materials. 17. Closures. 18. Trims. Appendix. Glossary. Index.