Describes the strategies & technologies that have propelled Japan to the forefront of apparel textile innovation. Practically every facet of the industry is covered from technological advances in fiber & yarn mfg., fabric making, apparel design & prod., & the development of related equip. to the economics of offshore production & the role of govt. Presents an overview of the bus. environment & a perspective on the potential impact of offshore moves on the future; & attempts to predict the focus of research on the future & the effects of an increasingly cost-conscious domestic consumer & overseas mfg. operations. Tables, diagrams & photos.
|Publisher:||DIANE Publishing Company|