News: ASBCI News

13 Jul

2021

James Heal launches new website for Performance Testing


ASBCI member James Heal launches new website for Performance Testing.

12 Jul

2021

ASBCI Association News Update Issue 8 July 2021


The ASBCI are pleased to bring you Issue 8 of the ASBCI's Association News Update.

09 Jul

2021

ASBCI In Association Magazine - Call for content: tell us what recovery looks like to you


The ASBCI invites members to contribute to the next edition of the In Association magazine, tell us what recovery looks like to you.

05 Jul

2021

Sign up for the Final of the Golden Shears 2021


The Final of the Golden Shears 2021 will be taking place online on 5th July. You can register interest here.

24 Jun

2021

Latest news from ASBCI member, Verivide


ASBCI member Verivide have some great news! A recent office move, new recruits and a brand new website!

17 Jun

2021

SGS Collaborates with ISEA on New Docuseries about PPE and Safety of Workers


The International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) releases a new docuseries about personal protective equipment (PPE) that features SGS experts speaking on the subject with a unique perspective on the industry and the innovation taking place to protect workers and save lives.

16 Jun

2021

ASBCI’s Beyond 2020 webinar series recordings now available to view


As part of the ASBCI's 'Beyond 2020' event series, the recordings from the 2 webinars which took place earlier this year ahead of our May conference are now available to view.

14 Jun

2021

ASBCI Member, James Heal are recruiting!


ASBCI member, James Heal are currently recruiting for the position of Technical Marketing Executive. If you are interested or know someone who would be interested, further details available here.

26 May

2021

ASBCI's May edition of In Association e-magazine is out!


We are delighted to bring you our May 2021 issue of In Association. We thank you for your content contributions and support with advertising, we hope you enjoy reading the informative articles and we look forward to receiving your feedback.

25 May

2021

Beyond 2020: Survival of the Smartest conference recording now available


The ASBCI's first online conference Beyond 2020: Survival of the Smartest took place on 12th May 2021. The recording is now available to view on demand.

20 May

2021

Freudenberg shoe components certified to Global Recycled Standard


Freudenberg Performance Materials has completed the Global Recycled Standard certification process for its shoe components manufactured in Asia.

17 May

2021

ASBCI'S Spring Conference - Beyond 2020 – survival of the smartest


The rise of customisation and on-demand and the demise of wasteful mass production business models were among the predictions made by speakers at the ASBCI’s Survival of the Smartest digital conference held on May 12, 2021.

29 Apr

2021

ASBCI Association News Update Issue 7 April 2021


The ASBCI are pleased to bring you Issue 7 of the Association News Update.

22 Apr

2021

Chargeurs*PCC launches Sustainability 360 brand


The Sustainable 50 collection from Chargeurs*PCC Fashion Technologies has become Sustainable 360™, a new stand-alone brand from the interlinings manufacturer that reflects its commitment to sustainability and corporate social responsibility.

20 Apr

2021

Textile Supply Opportunity – Single use PPE & Protective Medical Consumables


If this textile supply opportunity would be of interest to your organisation please find further details available here.

05 Apr

2021

Eurofins’ organic cotton identification service passes ISO/IWA 32:2019 proficiency test


The Organic Cotton Identification Service from Eurofins Softlines & Leather and Eurofins GeneScan has received global recognition by passing the first-of-its-kind proficiency test of ISO/ IWA 32:2019 standard ‘Screening of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in cotton and textiles.

26 Mar

2021

ASBCI Association News Update - Issue 6 March 2021


Welcome to Issue 6 Association News update.

24 Mar

2021

ASBCI Rep wanted for BSI Sub-Committee


BSI has invited the ASBCI to nominate a representative to sit on its TCI/100/2 Community Face Coverings sub-committee. Please get in touch for further details if you would be interested.

17 Mar

2021

Environment Agency (DEFRA) - Nonylphenol chemical update for the Textile Sector - REACH Regulations


Notification from the Environment Agency of a recent restriction for the placing on the market of textile articles containing Nonylphenol Ethoxylates (NPEs), this applied from 3 February 2021.

12 Mar

2021

Now Live - ASBCI - Recording of Smart Consumers Beyond 2020 Webinar


The recording of the ASBCI’s free webinar; ‘Smart Consumers Beyond 2020 – the post pandemic digital opportunity’, is now available to watch online>>>

19 Feb

2021

ASBCI's February 2021 In Association e-magazine is out!


We are delighted to bring you our February 2021 issue of In Association. We thank you for your content contributions and support with advertising, we hope you enjoy reading the informative articles and we look forward to receiving your feedback.

08 Feb

2021

Surgical Pouch: Production Manager Required


ASBCI member UK Retail Connect introduces a job opportunity from Surgical Pouch.

29 Jan

2021

Don’t Miss Alvanon at ISPO Munich: "The Future of Digital Bodies"


The world's most important sports fair is taking place as an online event for the first time this year. From February 1st to 5th, more than 500 international companies will be showing new products and innovations at ISPO Munich Online, under the theme ‘Sports is stronger’.

25 Jan

2021

Freudenberg Performance Materials Apparel plans competence centers in Europe


Freudenberg Performance Materials Apparel is planning to bundle its technologies in competence centers in order to enable its European interlining business to thrive in future and to better fulfil the needs of European customers.

25 Jan

2021

Weekly Legal Briefing from ASBCI member, Chadwick Lawrence


The Employment Team at ASBCI member, Chadwick Lawrence has embarked on a new initiative to publish a weekly legal briefing which will look to comment, report and share guidance on the topical issues in the world of employment law, regulatory law and HR.

21 Jan

2021

New rules for business with Europe are here!


Use the Brexit checker tool to get personalised actions to keep your business moving.

20 Jan

2021

Bureau Veritas' Q1 2021 webinar series is now live!


ASBCI member, Bureau Veritas have announced details of their online training sessions which have been created with their global panel of technical specialists, sharing their guidance and insights from Bureau Veritas’ experience.

15 Jan

2021

Senior Posts at the University of Manchester


The Fashion Business & Technology group at the University of Manchester is currently seeking to appoint to two senior posts.

14 Jan

2021

Register for your ticket to Hyve Group's Fashion Together!


ASBCI Premier Member, Hyve Group announce Fashion Together returns on 23rd February 2021!

14 Jan

2021

ASBCI Association News Update - Issue 5 January 2021


Welcome to Issue 5 of the ASBCI's Association News Update.

12 Jan

2021

The LYCRA Company Announces Gold Level Material Health Certificates for 25 products


The Lycra Company has been awarded Material Health Certificates at the Gold Level by the Cradle-to-Cradle Products Innovation Institute.

12 Jan

2021

ASOS announce plans to invest £90 million in a new fulfilment centre in Lichfield, Staffordshire


ASBCI Premier Member ASOS has announced plans to invest £90 million in a new fulfilment centre in Lichfield, Staffordshire, and to employ 2,000 people at the site over the next three years.

08 Jan

2021

New Course Alert - Fashion Supply Chain: Concept to Consumer


This new online course, 'Fashion Supply Chain: Concept to Consumer' from ASBCI premier member, Motif provides the opportunity to understand the inner workings of a complex and globally dispersed supply chain.

06 Jan

2021

ASBCI 2021 Digital Yearbook Launch


We are delighted to bring you the ASBCI 2021 Yearbook which is available in digital format for the first time!

21 Dec

2020

Bureau Veritas launches "understand Brexit"


ASBCI member, Bureau Veritas has launched an interactive guide to supplying goods into and out of the UK after Brexit.

01 Dec

2020

Lecturer Vacancies at the University of Manchester


ASBCI premier academic member, The University of Manchester Fashion Business & Technology group is currently advertising 3 lecturer vacancies..further details available here.

24 Nov

2020

Alvanon's Summary of their 3D Tech Festival 2020 - Executive Summary Report now available


ASBCI Premier Member, Alvanon have compiled this executive summary report to help you and your team formulate a playbook for your digital product strategy. This is the tip of the iceberg, but the transition into a digital way of working has to begin somewhere.

17 Nov

2020

ASBCI's November In Association e-magazine is out!


We are delighted to bring you our November issue of In Association. We thank you for your content contributions and support with advertising, we hope you enjoy reading the informative articles and we look forward to receiving your feedback.

17 Nov

2020

Editorial & Advertising deadline for the ASBCI's February 2021 In Association Magazine


In Association is the quarterly digital magazine of the ASBCI, providing a platform for members to share key learnings, research, and technical and commercial insights from all stages of the supply chain and input from academia. Advertising space available.

13 Nov

2020

UK Transition Campaign: Update from ASBCI


The ASBCI has been contacted by the Cabinet Office and PR agency 32Red in connection with the Government’s public information campaign to raise awareness and understanding of what is required, and to encourage businesses to check the guidance and make the necessary changes to prepare. We are delighted to share the keys points they wish to communicate...

20 Oct

2020

James Heal Launch Online Test Materials Shop for UK Market


ASBCI member James Heal, the world leader in the design and manufacture of textile testing instruments and test materials for quality control, have announced the launch of their new online shop.

08 Oct

2020

New Course Alert: 'Basics in CLO 3D' is Live on MOTIF


A new highly practical online course from ASBCI member, Motif is now available to book. Check out the details here.

07 Oct

2020

The ASBCI Garment Costing Webinar is now available to view


If you missed the ASBCI's very successful Garment Costing webinar which took place in July, catch up now with the recording.

07 Oct

2020

Intertek's Ethical Sourcing Podcast featuring ASBCI Chairman, Dr Alistair Knox now available to view


The first podcast in Intertek's Ethical Sourcing Forum which features a contribution from ASBCI Chairman, Dr Alistair Knox is now available to view.

01 Oct

2020

ASBCI Association News Update Issue 4


We are delighted to bring you Issue 4 of the ASBCI Association News Update which includes a list of digital events for this month for you to add into your diary.

25 Sep

2020

October 2020 webinars with ASBCI member, Bureau Veritas


For the last part of 2020, Bureau Veritas bring you an exciting range of webinars split over 3 months. Each webinar offers multiple dates, giving you the flexibility to plan these around your schedule.

25 Sep

2020

Alvanon's 3D Tech Festival & Chill: Catch up content streaming now!


ASBCI Premier Member Alvanon have released catch up content from their recent highly successful 3D Tech Festival.

25 Sep

2020

De Montfort University’s (DMU) Art and Design Degree Show 2020


ASBCI Premier Academic Member, De Montfort University will be launching an online showcase on Instagram highlighting some of the spectacular work by the class of 2020 from across their art, design, architecture, fashion and textiles courses from Monday 28 September to Thursday 1 October.

17 Sep

2020

Regulatory Bulletins from ASBCI member, Bureau Veritas


We are delighted to share a range of Regulatory Bulletins from ASBCI member Bureau Veritas.

16 Sep

2020

Eurofins CPA become full APSCA Member Firm and Sedex AAC


ASBCI member, Eurofins CPA become a Full Member Firm of Association of Professional Social Compliance Auditors (APSCA) and have been approved as a Sedex Affiliate Audit Company (AAC)!

14 Sep

2020

Alvanon/Motif provide Info for the 3D Tech Fest This Week


ASBCI Premier Member, Alvanon are hosting a totally online, virtual festival focused on 3D Technology in the apparel industry this week. Full instructions are provided here to enable you to tune in.

14 Sep

2020

ASBCI's Association News Update - Issue 3


We are delighted to bring you Issue 3 of the ASBCI Association News Update which includes a list of digital events for this month for you to add into your diary.

03 Sep

2020

ASBCI members Eurofins announce a series of Virtual Training Sessions throughout September


This September, Eurofins have prepared a series of virtual training events on environmental subjects that will equip every participant with the practical knowledge they need to reach the environmental and sustainability goals of their companies and organisations.

14 Aug

2020

EXCLUSIVE discount for ASBCI members - Johnson Cleaners Garment Testing


ASBCI has partnered with Britain's leading GreenEarth dry cleaner, Johnson Cleaners, to offer ASBCI members an exclusive 15% discount textile testing.

03 Aug

2020

Launch of ASBCI's In Association e-magazine


The ASBCI are proud to launch the new quarterly e-magazine, In Association. A big thank you to our members for content contributions and support with advertising as well as our magazine team who made this happen.

23 Jul

2020

"Covid-19 Prevention in the Workplace" New Course Alert from Motif


This highly practical online training covers all the key aspects of health and safety measures to resume operations safely in the factory and workplace. It is based on the Eurofins I AQM Standard for “COVID-19 PREVENTION IN THE WORKPLACE”. This standard has been developed based on recommendations / guidelines issued by the World Health Organisation, OSHA, and other relevant organisations promoting health, hygiene and safety best practices in the workplace to avoid the spread of the COVID-19 disease.

17 Jul

2020

ASBCI Premier Members Lectra offer on demand webinar: 'Today’s challenges in pattern development'


We are delighted to announce details of an on-demand webinar; “Today’s challenges in pattern development”, from ASBCI Premier Member Lectra. This can be downloaded at any time.

08 Jul

2020

ASBCI members Eurofins Launches the Tested Quality Seal for Community Masks


Eurofins launches the Tested Quality seal for Community Masks.

03 Jul

2020

Eurofins Softlines & Leather laboratory in Spain receives EU Notified Body accreditation


Eurofins Softlines & Leather laboratory in Spain has received EU Notified Body accreditation (2865), and is capable to provide certification for protective clothing, safety shoes and protective gloves against a wide scope of risks, including harmful biological agents, chemical agents, mechanical risks, heat or fire, cold, electric shock, etc.

29 Jun

2020

ASBCI's Association News Update - Issue 2


We are excited to bring you Issue 2 of the ASBCI Association News Update which features our heartfelt ‘Thank Yous’, to you our members for your support with various initiatives during lockdown. There is also a round-up of our latest key activities and news stories.

29 Jun

2020

ASBCI - Chairman's Update - Covid-19 Subscription Statement


ASBCI Chairman, Dr Alistair Knox provides a further update for members.

17 Jun

2020

ASBCI member and President of AAPN to speak at first Fireside Chat in the American Ingenuity Series


Ed Gribbin, will discuss how AAPN reached across association boundaries to unite, connect and motivate hundreds of industry stakeholders to meet critical medical product needs. Ed will discuss how this initiative began, where it stands today and what the future looks like as many companies have committed to ensuring the establishment of a permanent Made in USA and Made in the Americas supply chain for critical medical supplies.

28 May

2020

ASBCI Member Freudenberg releases data sheets relating to face coverings


On behalf of ASBCI members Freudenberg we are delighted to share their news and data sheets relating to face coverings.

21 May

2020

University of Manchester - Lecturer Vacancies


On behalf of ASBCI premier academic member University of Manchester, we would like to notify you that they are currently recruiting for 3 new full-time, permanent, lecturer posts in their Fashion Business & Technology group.

19 May

2020

ASBCI Member, Motif invite you to join their in-depth online Live Masterclass Series


Starting on 27th May, ASBCI Member, Motif will be running an online Live Masterclass series. which will cover "Emerging from the Crisis: Process & Development for SMEs." If you're an apparel product developer, designer, technical designer, patternmaker, buying or sourcing collaborator in a Small or Medium Enterprise, don't miss this highly practical series.

11 May

2020

ASBCI's Association News Update Launch of Issue 1


We are delighted to announce the launch of the ASBCI Association News Update which features a round-up of our latest key activities and news stories.

01 May

2020

ASBCI Garment Costing Technical Handbook now available as an E-book


The ASBCI’s popular guide to Garment Costing has been released as an ebook and is available on Amazon for just £9.99. This technical handbook provides a step-by-step explanation of the garment costing process.

30 Apr

2020

Vetigraph Fashion Digital Solutions provide FREE PPE Patterns


To help in the current Covid-19 outbreak, ASBCI Member, Vetigraph Fashion Digital Solutions are providing FREE patterns for PPE which you can download here.

29 Apr

2020

Covid-19 Returning To The Workplace - update


ASBCI Member, Chadwick Lawrence provide guidance for businesses returning to the workplace.

24 Apr

2020

A message of support from Kenneth Cupitt at The Guild of Cleaners & Launderers


ASBCI's reciprocal members, The Guild of Cleaners & Launderers offer a message of support surrounding the shortage of PPE within the NHS and Care Services.

10 Apr

2020

An Update From The ASBCI


ASBCI Chair Alistair Knox, provides an update to all members.

31 Mar

2020

ASBCI Members, Eurofins announce a series of free webinars during the month of April


ASBCI members, Eurofins are offering a series of free webinars covering environmental topics which are critical in the textile and leather industry. Stay connected virtually!

30 Mar

2020

Fashion & Textiles Children's Trust offers support for families affected by Coronavirus


The Fashion & Textile Children's Trust (FTCT) offers support to families who are financially affected by Coronavirus.

30 Mar

2020

ASBCI Members, UL Consumer & Retail Services announce a series of Webinars


ASBCI Members UL Consumer & Retail Services are delighted to announce that they will be holding a series of webinars, updates and recent regulatory news.

23 Mar

2020

ASBCI Premier Members Alvanon launches The Alvanon Digital Event: New Realities (Webinar Series)


Alvanon is rising to the challenge and doubling down on its mission to open, inform and connect the global apparel industry. It is in a unique position navigating COVID-19 with its Hong Kong and Shanghai team and clients since January. We would like to shed some light and offer some reassurance with three upcoming webinars with Alvanon’s CEO and our key industry executives to help navigate this tumultuous market.

19 Mar

2020

ASBCI Support For Our Members


An update from ASBCI Membership and Marketing Director, Garry Knox

20 Nov

2019

ASBCI Premier Members, Hyve Group announce their 'Jacket Required' Event in London 22 & 23rd January


Jacket Required is the only dedicated menswear trade show in the UK. Held in the historic Old Truman Brewery, Jacket Required is located in the heart of East London and is synonymous with Shoreditch style.

11 Oct

2019

Second global ‘State of Skills’ survey launched by ASBCI Premier Members, Alvanon


Is the apparel and textile industry’s workforce gearing up fast enough for current and future challenges? Don’t miss the chance to voice your opinion!

04 Oct

2019

ASBCI Technical Seminar Review


The importance of hazard identification in product design, understanding foreseeable use, and mitigating the commercial risks of global supply chains were just some of the topics discussed at the interactive and educational technical seminar on effective risk management organised by the ASBCI and sponsored by TÜV SÜD.

09 Sep

2019

GreenEarth Cleaning to Hold Affiliate Workshop


ASBCI member GreenEarth is to welcome its affiliates to its workshop in Kansas City, Missouri, on 20th September, covering off topics such as 'Sustainable Fashion' and 'Technical Insight'.

30 Aug

2019

ASBCI Premier Members, Alvanon launches China Adults & Kids series


This week, in two private events for select brands and retailers in Shanghai and Hong Kong, Alvanon launched their brand new Standard China Series for Adults and Kids.

25 Jun

2019

ASBCI members GreenEarth working to reduce micro-plastic fibers entering the waterways.


Ron Benjamin, Co-founder of GreenEarth Cleaning held a Press Conference during the recent Clean Show to introduce their partnership with Plastic Soup Foundation International and PlanetCare Limited, in working to reduce micro-plastic fibres entering the waterways.

10 Jun

2019

ASBCI Premier Members, Alvanon to support new UK Sustainability Symposium


ASBCI Premier Members, ALVANON to support NEW UK SUSTAINABILITY SYMPOSIUM 'Techstyle Futures: Innovations for Global Change (UK Edition)'

23 Jan

2019

New ASBCI Handbook Demystifies Garment Costing


The new ASBCI technical handbook seeks to explain the complex process of garment costing by outlining the various factors that affect the cost of a garment through all the different stages of production.

07 Feb

2018

GreenEarth Sustainable Aftercare Briefing - Exclusive ASBCI member access


ASBCI member GreenEarth Cleaning will be holding a briefing on the Sustainable Care of Garments and Textiles on 12th April in London and ASBCI members have exclusive access to booking their places.

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