Launch: Textile Technologies Project

ttp2logoThis launch will inform companies on how the project will enable them to access the key industry emerging technologies housed within the centre in Carmarthen. The event on 25th February 2014 will be of interest to any business wishing to work on Research and Development, new product development, knowledge transfer, and collaborative projects.

• Printed, knitted and woven textile design-CAD development
• Development of woven Jacquard fabrics-jacquard loom
• Gerber Technology for pattern digitising, manipulation, grading and marker making
• Virtual sampling-CAD printed and woven designs
• Scotweave CAD design development
• Product development and prototyping
• Research and testing of fabrics for potential laser or ultrasonic joining
• Laser cutting, laser etching, and hydro cutting
Digital fabric printing
Launch Event: Keynote Speaker
Prof. Chris Carr, Professor of Textile Technology, Head of School of Design, University of Leeds

Textile Manufacturing in the UK or Turkey or Bangladesh?
A proud Welshman and textiles technologist, with a long track record of working with industry, Chris has recently undertaken research commissioned by Lord Alliance into the relative costs of manufacturing in the UK and the developing world. His presentation summarises the findings of this research and updates further developments.

Programme:
10.00-10.30: Delegate registration Coffee/Tea
10.30-10.45: Introduction to TTP-2, Suzi Park
10.45-11.00: Jacquard Loom, Louise Tucker 11.00-11.20: Textile Manufacturing in the UK, Chris Carr
11.20-11.40: Opportunities for accessing innovation vouchers-Alan Davies Welsh Government
11.40-11.55 Q&A session
12.00 Networking opportunities with other businesses, support organisations, representatives from industry and academic institutions
12.30 Buffet lunch
1.00 Onwards. Company tour of facilities 1 to 1 with TTP-2 team
The Launch is on Tuesday 25th February 2014m  10.00pm to 1.00 pm at Coleg Sir Gar, Jobswell Campus, Carmarthen, SA31 3HY

 

To register for this event please email Juliette.mackenzie@colegsirgar.ac.uk,
Queries please contact Suzi Park or Lynne Abbott on 01554 748238.Welsh Assembly Logo_Europe & WalesTextiles Technology Project

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