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Seminar on sustainable textile industry to be held in HN

Update: June, 01/2017 - 05:00
A textile production line. - Photo
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI – A seminar titled “Smart manufacturing system for sustainable textile industry” will be organised in Hà Nội on July 13. 

The seminar, to be held annually, will be co-organised by the Việt Nam Textile and Apparel Association (VITAS) and the Korea Institute of Industrial Technology (KITECH).

It is part of the bilateral co-operation between the governments of Việt Nam and the Republic of Korea (RoK), which was approved in the Memorandum of Understanding signed in Seoul in December 2016. 

According to the organisers, the seminar aims to help Việt Nam’s textile businesses become more proactive in joining the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The smart manufacturing solution for the textile industry is expected to benefit businesses in terms of productivity, cost reduction, efficient human resource management and working climate improvement. 

Park Jun Ho, senior researcher and former director of KITECH Việt Nam Office, said the seminar seeked to improve businesses’ capacity, meeting the requirement of the digital era and the Fourth Industrial Revolution, adding that it would serve as an annual training event, jointly sponsored by KITECH and VITAS.

KITECH is the sole research and development institute of the RoK Government in the textile industry. It currently has representative offices in the United States, China, Indonesia and Việt Nam. – VNS


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