Go Straight to Production – Eliminate Lab Dip Submissions Recorded October 22, 2020 Presented by Keith Dartley, Swisstex Direct
This presentation will address the following:
Eliminate lab dip and bulk submits
ROI & value
About the Speaker Keith Dartley is the president and co-founder of Swisstex Direct, LLC, a circular knit manufacturer with facilities in the United States and El Salvador, whose major customers include Nike, Adidas, Under Armour, The North Face and Vineyard Vines among others.
Before founding Swisstex Direct, Keith managed the sales and operations of several textile manufacturing firms in Los Angeles. Keith has been a consistent contributor to several textile networks and educational institutions such as AAPN, Cotton USA, FIDM and the Apparel News. Along with his two children, Keith lives in Manhattan Beach CA.
Keith holds a BA in business marketing from Colorado State University.
About the Moderator For the past three decades, Bob Chin has been a leader in Color Innovation and Management. He is currently the Director of Business Process Management for Under Armour’s Innovation team and is also accountable for Color and Print Operations. Bob’s previous work includes Digital Innovations for Graphic Arts, Signage, and Home Décor as well and Research and Development for the Paint industry.
Bob has been honored with multiple patents and awards for his contributions to various industries. He holds an Imaging Science Degree (BS) from Rochester Institute of Technology and currently resides in Maryland.
The first in this series: What are LEDs? Recorded October 21, 2020
Presented by Roland Connelly, RoLyn Group Color Consultants
As LEDs become more ubiquitous in everyday life, it is critical to understand the impact they have on our perception of color, especially in textiles. This session will explore fundamentals of lighting, how color is affected by different light sources, and how this all relates to retail stores, customer experiences and product.
LED light sources are an important part of the retail environment. This presentation will provide an overview of the application of LED sources in retail, including managing color in a global supply chain and recent activity by AATCC and other standards organizations.