New tech helps strengthen Vietnam’s apparel industry
08:40 | 21/10/2019 Industry
(VEN) - It’s business as usual in one of Vietnam’s leading textile factories, where 27-year-old Phan Chi Cao works in the laser unit. He uses laser machines to “dry process” denim apparel - a technique used to achieve the cool, faded look some consumers crave. With the lasers, Cao can dry around 300 jeans a day, a huge jump in productivity from the labor-intensive manual process, which allows for only 20 to 30 daily and exposes workers to harmful chemicals.
Craft villages found to be major polluters
10:08 | 18/10/2019 Local Industry
(VEN) - Despite a comprehensive legal code designed to protect Vietnam’s environment, its enforcement in the Vietnamese craft sector has been lax, resulting in an increasingly polluted environment in handicraft villages.
NEPCON 2019: Spotlight on Vietnam’s electronics industry potential
10:24 | 10/10/2019 Industry
(VEN) - The development of the Vietnamese electronics industry offers great prospects to turn Vietnam into the world’s new electronics manufacturing hub. This was the thrust of NEPCON Vietnam 2019, the country’s only exhibition of SMT (surface-mount technology), testing technologies, equipment and support industries for electronics manufacturing that took place in Hanoi in mid-September. It displayed more than 200 brands in seven international pavilions from the US, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Chinese Taipei, China, Singapore, and Vietnam.
Metalworking rising with innovations
08:48 | 07/10/2019 Industry
(VEN) - Vietnam’s International Exhibition on Machine Tools & Metalworking Solutions - METALEX Vietnam 2019 will be held from October 10-12, in Ho Chi Minh City, with the theme “Rising with Innovations”.