Essays about: "Textile Thinking"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 16 essays containing the words Textile Thinking.

  1. 1. Textile Value Chains Competitive Advantages of Local Manufacturing in High-Cost Countries

    University essay from Högskolan i Borås/Akademin för textil, teknik och ekonomi; Högskolan i Borås/Akademin för textil, teknik och ekonomi

    Author : Wael Gamaleldin; Najoua Maniar; [2020]
    Keywords : Textile industry; high-cost countries; Sweden; local manufacturing; competitive advantage; value chain; competitive disadvantage; reshoring.;

    Abstract : Background Globalization has forced textile firms to move their manufacturing to low-cost countries to reduce their prices. However, interest in local manufacturing has increased in recent years because of the trend in sustainability and changes in society’s ways of thinking, both of which can bring textile industry manufacturing back to high-cost countries. READ MORE

  2. 2. Kera-Plast : Exploring the plasticization of keratin-based fibers through compression molded human hair in relation to textile design methods

    University essay from Högskolan i Borås/Akademin för textil, teknik och ekonomi

    Author : Romy Franziska Kaiser; [2020]
    Keywords : Compression Molding; Plasticization; Keratin Fiber; Human Hair; Textile Design Methods; Textile Thinking; Textile Activism;

    Abstract : The project Kera-Plast aims to re-loop humans and nature by questioning the current systems and ethics through materiality. Human hair, currently considered as waste, functions as the base for the material exploration fabricated through thermo-compression molding. READ MORE

  3. 3. Waterproof packing for urban outdoor : Development of two waterproof backpacks intended for daily bike commute, urban strolls and travel

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle

    Author : Anton Winnberg; [2019]
    Keywords : Product design; industrial design; waterproof; urban outdoor; backpack; commuting; Produktdesign; industriell design; vattentät; urban outdoor; ryggsäck; pendling;

    Abstract : Everyday, lots of people use some sort of bag to carry their daily equipment around, whether it is between home and work or any typ of spare time activity. This report covers a Master Thesis project in Industrial Design Engineering at Luleå University of Technology. The thesis concerns the development of two waterproof backpacks. READ MORE

  4. 4. Textiles from Ethiopia : Applying the market system approach M4P for sustainable Swedish sourcing

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Ester Renkel; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainable development; systems thinking; sourcing; textiles; Ethiopia; M4P;

    Abstract : This study assesses the applicability of the Making Markets Work for the Poor approach, as described by Sida, to meet sustainability challenges in the textiles- and clothing industry in Ethiopia. While Sweden has been ranked one of the most sustainable countries in the world, exported emissions and impacts have stained this reputation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Weaving the Circle: Exploring the potential and challenges to upcycle post-industrial textile waste of an outdoor apparel company

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Dylan Giordano; [2019]
    Keywords : Post-industrial textile waste; Textile Upcycling; Sustainable Supply Chain Management; Circular Business Models; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The textile industry is known for its complex global supply chains and being subject to a raft of sustainability issues. As renowned apparel brands begin to adopt circular economy principles to close their material loop, upcycling of post-industrial waste streams presents a promising solution. READ MORE