Textile management

3B2_0513_ DEVELOPMENT OF A PROCESS ANALYSIS METHOD TO DEVISE A LOCATION BASED TEXTILE PRODUCTION STRATEGY

Authors
  • Daniel Buecher
  • Thomas Gries

Abstract

With rising costs in China and other Asian countries, textile and clothing manufacturing companies are looking at reshoring production to their original locations as an alternative. While there exists no standard approach to evaluate a production relocation decision. We developed a location decision model specific to the textile production processes based on factor rating method. The model identifies the most important factors and criterion to compare performance of concerned locations. Validity of the model is checked using a case analysis of weaving production process for countries of Germany, India and China.

Keywords: Location analysis, reshoring, textile production location

How to Cite:

Buecher, D. & Gries, T., (2019) “3B2_0513_ DEVELOPMENT OF A PROCESS ANALYSIS METHOD TO DEVISE A LOCATION BASED TEXTILE PRODUCTION STRATEGY”, Proceedings of the 19th World Textile Conference - Autex 2019 , p.6.

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Published on
14 Aug 2019
Peer Reviewed