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WRAP at AMFI Recap: Day 1

Editor’s Note: This article was written by Patrick Lamson-Hall for the Sourcing Journal on  Tuesday February 21, 2012, and republished here with the owner’s permission. In the latest sign of Colombia’s rising trade profile, Colombiatex, the international garment and textile fair, generated a record breaking…

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WRAP at Outdoor Retailer Winter Market

Biannually, the Outdoor Retailer Association hosts a trade show in Salt Lake City Utah. The Winter Market, held each January, features apparel and accessories for the outdoorsy type. Whether it’s hiking, skiing, camping or snowboarding—if you enjoy the outdoors, you’re in luck. WRAP attends both…

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WRAP attends CAFAXPO

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Business Opportunities Abound at Colombiatex

Last week, Bangladeshi Country Manager Saifullah Khawaja spoke to a crowd of 200 at the Fabric Apparel Clothing Technology Summit (FACTS). Khawaja discussed WRAP’s 12 Principles and educated attendees on WRAP’s certification process. Khawaja provided a history of social compliance programs and the evolution of…

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WRAP’s Saifullah Khawaja discusses Bangladeshi apparel sector at GARMENTech

We recently visited the South Indian town of Tirupur.  Some people call it the “Manchester of India,” because it is well known for the numerous manufacturing units in the apparel sector.  Over the years, several companies were set up and business flourished.  It can be…

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WRAP on the Surge in Demand for Compliance Certification in Emerging Asian Markets

The workplace has always been an environment of great interest to me. As a recent graduate of George Mason University, studying industrial organizational psychology, I have been exposed to dissecting human behavior within the workplace. Through my academic courses, research, and work experience, I began…

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Flooding in Thailand: Effects and Aftermath

Arlington, Va. and New York, April 22, 2010 – Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production (WRAP) announced today that Anvil Knitwear, a leading manufacturer of sportswear and accessories, is the first company worldwide to receive the organization’s new WRAPe certificate for its textile mill, located in Honduras….

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