GROWING WAVE OF DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY IN AMERICA IS ENCOURAGING OPTIMISM IN RESHORING MOVEMENT

A GROWING wave of sophisticated digital technologies and automation is helping the US apparel sector to produce custom-made, locally-manufactured, on-demand clothing, at a scale that some critics thought was never possible. Atlanta US-based machine vision and Artificial Intelligence start-up SoftWear Automation Inc, which launched autonomous sewing worklines in 2012 after seven years of research – says it has successfully overcome this challenge. By early 2019, eastern China’s Suzhou Industrial Park-based Tianyuan Garments Company Ltd is hoping to set up a ...


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