European Leagues Co-sign Position Paper on the Impact of the COVID-19 Crisis on the Sport Sector

From europeanleagues.com. Over 40 Sports Organisations operating at European level signed the document to outline the role and importance of Sport in the EU economy. Position Paper presents measures for the sustainable development and promotion of sport in the EU during and following the Covid-19 crisis. IMPORTANCE OF SPORT IN THE EU ECONOMY Sport is an important economic sector in the EU,…

CBI Group Produces 20,000 Units per Day of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Francisco Batista, Administrator for CBI Group. From Gerber Technologies. CBI Group leverages Gerber Technology for Amma – Ind. de Confecções, Lda facility to increase production by 50%. CBI Indústria de Vestuário S.A. leveraged their long-standing partnership with Gerber Technology to successfully convert their production lines to personal protective equipment (PPE). The CBI Group normally specialises…

The special show “Plastics shape the future” at K 2019, Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf, C. Tillmann

Global Exhibitions Day (#GED2020): Why Trade Fairs Are So Relevant

The special show “Plastics shape the future” at K 2019, Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf, C. Tillmann From Messe Düsseldorf. 3 June saw us at Messe Düsseldorf celebrate the Global Exhibitions Day – or for short GED – for the fifth time now. This is the day where the exhibition industry worldwide draws attention to its importance for the economy. This…

A Message of Thanks

The PCIAW® would like to offer our sincere thanks and gratitude for the overwhelming show of support from our members, non-members and friends.  During the Covid-19 pandemic, we have received an overwhelming amount of responses from the businesses and individuals within the professional clothing industry. We would like to commend and celebrate the incredible and…

PCIAW® Ltd Has Been Included in an Early Release Clothing Manufacturing Industry Crisis Report

From www.plimsoll.uk. The British Chamber of Commerce has warned that 6 out of 10 Clothing Manufacturing companies will run out of cash within the next 3 months. However, a new report from Plimsoll has named Professional Clothing Industry Association Worldwide Limited among 196 Strong companies with the strongest balance sheets that are in the best…

AFNOR Releases General Purpose Mask Standard

From SGS.com. The French standards association, AFNOR, has released AFNOR SPEC S76-001 “Masques barrières” or “Barrier Masks” (in English), a guideline that establishes minimum requirements for general purpose (non-medical) woven masks. AFNOR Group designs and deploys solutions based on voluntary standards around the world. The Group serves the general interest in its standardization activities and…

Johnson Service Raises Cash for Prolonged Lockdown Scenario

From Shares Magazine. Shares in textile services and workwear rental firm Johnson Service Group (JSG:AIM) dropped 10% to 128p after it announced plans to raise £85m in new financing through a non-pre-emptive share issue, in order to give it enough liquidity to see out a ‘prolonged lockdown period’ and give it options to grow once the pandemic eases. The placing…