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SaigonTex 2018

Thursday 12th April, 2018

Shelton Vision are in Ho Chi Minh City with our new agents Hoshima, exhibiting at the SaigonTex 2018 event. Vietnam and the surrounding areas are well known for producing sportswear garments and apparel on a massive scale. The textile mills in Vietnam employ over 20% of the population. This makes the textile industry essential for […]

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Surface defect detection

Thursday 22nd March, 2018

Defect detection plays a vital role in the textile industry. Quality is a key component for both manufacturers and consumers. The quality of the fabric can be improved by decreasing defects in the fabric. Customers expect high-quality products in the shortest amount of time possible. Shelton’s surface defect detection systems increase throughput and reduce waste, […]

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Fabric inspection systems for the apparel industry

Tuesday 20th February, 2018

Fabric quality conformance plays an important part in the garment value chain. If the garment maker is unaware of defects in fabric and begins manufacturing, the cost is not just the ‘seconds’ garments produced. Real costs include the delay in shipping the full amount of first quality garments to their customer, re-equipping sewing lines and […]

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Quality assurance testing for textiles

Monday 22nd January, 2018

Quality control in textiles is concerned with being certain a product meets performance standards and customer expectations. The expectations of customers and the increasing requirements for quality control have grown in parallel with the advances in vision inspection technology. Quality assurance testing software Shelton uses state of the art imaging hardware and write bespoke machine […]

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Industry 4.0 – Create your own ‘smart factory’

Tuesday 9th January, 2018

Industry 4.0, with its focus on automation, customisation, ‘virtual’ product development and digitally integrated supply chains, is beginning to make an impact on the interactions and processes of the textile and apparel industry. The textile and apparel industry used to be a very labour-intensive, the recent advances in technology have made it a more machine-driven […]

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