Presence of International experts and active participation of many university students and experienced textile professionals made the seminar successful and opened up a platform of sharing future challenges and way out of the textile industry.
M.B Trade Corporation arranged a 2-day long international technical seminar on Textile Testing and Processing Equipment for quality improvement from 18 to 19 December that witnessed participation from international experts, University teachers, students and textile professionals.
The seminar was a great initiative by M.B trade, which started its journey in 2004, has opened up a new platform for sharing knowledge for the students as well as the textile professionals on the future challenges and way outs of the textile industry of Bangladesh.
Prof. Dr. Engr. Ayub Nabi Khan, Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Vice-Chancellor ( Acting ) BGMEA University of Fashion and Technology (BUFT) was present as Chief Guest in the 1st day in the seminar, and Prof. Asish Kumar Samanta; Dept of Jute & Fibre Technology, IJT, University of Calcutta, Mr. Lin ( China National Textile & Apparel Council ), CNTAC, China, Pauking Wu – CEO, Refond Equipment Co. Ltd were present there as special guest.
Professor Dr. Engr. Ayub Nabi inaugurated the seminar. He highlighted the challenges the Bangladesh textile industry is facing at this moment.
He said, “Presently we are passing a very tough time in textile and RMG sector. We have very strong competitors like Vietnam, Cambodia, and Myanmar, etc. So, the professionals working in the textile field need to play a vital role to overcome the problems in the textile industry to make it more profitable, vibrant and sustainable to sustain in the long run.”
Later Prof. Asish Kumar Samanta shared his views regarding sustainability with the audience and guided them with different techniques to achieve sustainability in the textile industry of Bangladesh.
2nd Day of the seminar was presided and inaugurated by Professor Md. Abul Kashem, Vice-Chancellor, Bangladesh University of Textiles where Prof. Dr. Engr. Ayub Nabi Khan, Prof. Asish Kumar Samanta; Dr. Mahbubul Haque, Prof. and Head, Dept. of Textile Engineering, Daffodil International University, Dr. Md. Rubaiyat Chowdhury, Prof. & Chairman, Department of Textile Engineering, BUBT were present as special guests.
Professor Md. Abul Kashem said, “Industrial Revaluation 4.0 has already been started. The range of product, productivity, cost of textile products is changing very frequently. Hope this kind if seminar will help the participants to be familiar with the new technologies to overcome the future challenges of the textile industry.”
Both days Mr. Lin introduced the GB testing standards with the audience and Pauking Wu shared different testing equipment, its features and functionalities with the audience, which encouraged the students to work for developing new products.
Pauking Wu, CEO of REFOND EQUIPMENT CO. LTD actively discussed the displayed equipment and demonstration.
The second day, the seminar was specially decorated for university students to make young future leaders informed about the modern textile testing process, equipment and management. Dynamic professionals from a different international testing organization like Intertek, TUV SUD Bangladesh, Bureau Veritas, etc. discussed and gave a presentation about what is textile testing in the textile perspective, why it is necessary, what is the method, what is the result and future prospect of testing.
REFOND’s valuable user client Bangladesh are Intertek Testing Service, KOTITI Bangladesh, Bureau Veritas, CTL- Consumer Testing Laboratory, TUV Rheinland, Epyllion Group, Hameem Group- All washing plant, Nassa Group, ABA Group, Pakiza Group, KDS Textile Ltd, Base Textile Ltd, Palmal Group, Laila styles ltd, Odyssey Craft Ltd, Beximco Group, ZXY Ltd, GEO Chem Bangladesh, Youngone Group- Dhaka, Chittagong Lab, Kenpark, Pacific Jeans, RFL Group, Ocen Chem Ltd, Dekko Group, EPIC Group all Lab and all other around-70 factories.
GUANGZHOU HONGJING LAB EQUIPMENT CO., LTD, which established ‘HONGJING’ head office in 2003. HONGJING brands is rooted in the South of China and cover 80% of big enterprises. Since 2008, it invested the first infrared machine (Patent no.: ZL200820048489.X) for its customers to reduce the pollution and provide functional and high-quality products to solve the sample and mill recipes issues.
To develop new product research is the key, in this regard, M.B Trade Corporation and REFOND are jointly offering world-class testing equipment at a very cheap price compared to the existing companies to speed up the research work of Bangladesh Textile Industry which is remarkable.
Thanking all the guests and speakers for their valuable time to make this seminar successful Engr. Atul Devnath, CEO, M.B. Trade Corporation assured that M.B trade will arrange this kind of knowledge sharing seminar more frequently to help the textile professionals as well as students for the betterment of the textile industry of Bangladesh.