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Industry Leaders and Academics Look to the Future of Textile Manufacturing in New York

With gains in productivity and job losses overseas, employment in the textile and apparel industries in the United States has decreased 15 percent since 1997. Academics and industry leaders joined together for a discussion on reviving textile manufacturing in New York and examining trade policies. The event was sponsored by the Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science and the Columbia Business School.

Bob Zane
 
Bob Zane

Providing Superior Value, Product, Service Should Be Our Concern, Says Bob Zane

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Bruce Greenwald
 
Bruce Greenwald

Productivity Growth and Job Losses Overseas Account for Some of the Decrease in Manufacturing Jobs from 1980-1998, Says Bruce Greenwald

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Bruce Pernick
 
Bruce Pernick

Knitting Textile Industry in the United States May Worsen Before Leveling Off, Says Bruce Pernick

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Fiorenzo Sandonini
 
Fiorenzo Sandonini

Fiorenzo Sandonini Discusses the New Technologies Employed in Garmet-Making

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Fred Rosen
 
Fred Rosen

Apparel Innovation, Design, Product Development Will Remain in the United States Says; Technology Will Make Processes More Efficient, Says Fred Rosen

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Michael Hutchinson
 
Michael Hutchinson

Commerce Secretary Donald Evans Is Sensitive to Plight of Textile Manufactures; Created Interagency Textile Working Group, Says Michael Hutchinson

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Mike Fralix
 
Mike Fralix

The Textile Industry Is on the Verge of Another Supply Chain Evolution - Digital Product Supply Chain, Says Mike Fralix

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Nelson Fraiman
 
Nelson Fraiman

Nelson Frainman Poses the Question: Are There Segments or Aspects of the Apparel Industry that Merit Special Attention?

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Robert Silverman
 
Robert Silverman

Robert Silverman Outlines Trade Programs and Their Impact on the Industry and Looks to the Future

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Robert Walsh
 
Robert Walsh

Robert Walsh Reflects on Industry Conditions in New York Neighborhoods and Offers an Overview of the City's Department of Business Services

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Published: Aug 05, 2002
Last modified:Sep 18, 2002