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Fashion and Textile

Textile industry; Clothing industry; Fur, footwear and handbag industries; Trading, and testing services; ...

Covers :
1. Textile industry
   - Spinning
   - Weaving
   - Knitting
   - Finishing
   - Non-woven
2. Clothing industry
   - Under / night garments and knitted / crocheted underwear
   - Clothing exclude under / night garments
   - Knitwear exclude knitted and crocheted underwear
3. Fur, footwear and handbag industries
4. Trading - Import/ export of
   - footwear
   - fabrics
   - wearing apparel
   - cotton
   - textile fibre and yarn
   - luggage cases, handbags and similar articles of leather or leather substitutes
5. Testing services and laboratories

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  • Keep the industry up to date with the latest technologies used in manufacturing process, material development and e-tailing. 
  • Engage in research and development of new technologies or innovative materials for high-value added items, such as sustainable fabrics, functional textiles, and wearable technologies.
  • Promote life-long learning and skills-upgrading by making use of the Reindustrialisation and Technology Training Programme under the Technology Talent Scheme. 
  • Create a career prospect targeting the jobs relating to the design and production of high-value added items for manpower retention and recruitment.
  • Equip employees with the knowledge and skills in new technologies and product trends, by making use of the government’s subsidy schemes. 
  • Prepare employees for job transformation from the manufacturing sector to the sales, marketing, merchandising and quality inspection areas so to transfer the manufacturing experience to the new job role.
  • Formulate new recruitment strategies emphasising on employer branding and candidate experience of the company culture to secure recruitment of new talents. 
  • Enhance technological capabilities for smart manufacturing, innovative material and product development and e-tailing.
  • Devise a life-long learning plan with the employers for skills-upgrading or job transformation.
  • Develop a positive industry image promoting the professional training and career prospect of the fashion and textile industry to secondary schools, life and career planning counsellors and parents.
  • Provide substantial support in research and development and upskilling of technological capabilities.
  • Offer training related to manufacturing technology, materials development and e-tailing for the fashion and textile industry.
  • Equip students of the fashion and textile related programmes with knowledge in marketing, e-tailing, merchandising, quality inspection at the supervisory/technician and managerial/technologist levels.
  • Support the industry in conducting research and development of new technologies and innovative materials.