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Manchester Metropolitan University Students Tour The Factory


On the afternoon of Tuesday 7th November 2017, we welcomed 30 fashion students from the Manchester Metropolitan University to the Factory. The visit began with an introduction about the company and a brief explanation of the schedule of the factory visit.

Shortly after the introduction, Production Manager Caroline Ash explained to the group of students the complete stages of the garment life cycle. The students were then taken on a tour of the Factory and Caroline explained each stage of garment production from fabric delivery to quality control and packing.

Following the Factory tour, students were shown the sampling process of making a garment at the Fashion Studio. Including what a tech pack is, to the last stage of creating a final sample .

Overall, the students gained a significant amount of knowledge of the Garment Life cycle and the Production Process.

Here are a few comments below:

“The Factory Tour was a really useful experience and has really developed my product knowledge and factory awareness, thank you so much for the opportunity.” Lily Badger

“Excellent information on how to run an ethical Factory, I really enjoyed the talk and the tour. In general I have gained great insight into how Factories stay ethical.” Kirstie Davies

“The Factory visit has shown me the importance of ethics in factories and the standards they should be up to.” Hannah Murphy

“This has been a very helpful seminar and visit and has provided me with useful information that will aid me with my course and in the industry.” Tristan Levi Royle

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