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CAP mill profile & Welcome announcement

The team at Dongguan Shatin Lake Side Textile Printing & Dyeing in China became a member of the CAP program in 2012. The mill just pass the re-CAP, a follow up CAP three years after the initial visit.

We asked the management of Shatin Lake Side Textile Printing & Dyeing some questions to find out more about the mill and their progress.

“Not just another
certification”

natific: What retailers/brands are you working with within the program?
Shatin Lake Side: Target, Under Armour, and Land’s End.

natific: How did you first hear about the CAP program and what were your initial thoughts?
Shatin Lake Side: My initial thought about the CAP program was to get the certification for the retailers.

natific: What are your thoughts today about the program?
Shatin Lake Side: Today I think it is good program to combine relevant information from different factories and share with each other, to enhances continuous improvements and create better consistent and accuracy in the production process.

natific: What do you see as the biggest advantages being a CAP member?
Shatin Lake Side: The biggest advantages I see is that we can search and find production information in the network, it helps us to save signification cost and time and to better achieve the retailer’s target. If some color cannot be achieved, we contact natific to solve the issue.

natific: What is your advice to non-CAP mills that are considering joining the program?
Shatin Lake Side: If other mill wants to upgrade their production process but don’t know how, I would recommend them to join the CAP. They will get guidance to work with continuous improvement at different department.

natific: As a CAP member, can you tell us about any specific achievements in your mill?
Shatin Lake Side: Firstly, I can tell you that our lab-to-bulk successful rate is now around 90%.

Regarding more specific changes in our processes, we used to put the dye in the bucket first, add water, then stirring. Now we have tried to change to put water into the bucket first, then the dye, add water and stirring. We are waiting for the dye kitchen feedback.

Natific has also recommended a new reduction clearing method, we will try this next time we have a color fastness performance issues.

natific: Thank you for sharing insights to the natific community members!
Shatin Lake Side: Thank you too!

Handover of the CAP Certificate by natific’s Beat Hofer and Doug Bynum to the management team at Dongguan Shatin Lake Side Textile Printing & Dyeing


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WELCOME ANNOUNCEMENT TO NEW CLIENTS

We are happy to welcome below new and returning retailers, brands, vendors and mills as natific software and service clients. We are looking forward to our new and continued relationships.

VENDORS & MILLS

Color Accreditation Program (CAP) and Brand Color Certifications
Alliance One Apparel Co., Ltd. (Viet Nam)
Ceiba Textiles (Honduras)
Dong Guan Paihong Industry Co., Ltd. (China)
Everest Textile Co., Ltd. (Taiwan)
Fit Printing (Philippines)
Jiangsu Lugang Science&Technology Co., Ltd. (China)
Kenpark Bangladesh Apparel (Pvt.) Ltd. (Bangladesh)
Papillion Textile Co., Ltd. (Cambodia)
Prime Asia Leather Corporation (China)
PT Prima Sejati Sejahtera (Indonesia)
PT Tung Mung Textile Bintan (Indonesia)
Savar Dyeing and Finishing Ind Ltd. (Youngone Corp.) (Bangladesh)
Shinil Textile Co., Ltd. (South Korea)
Winning Textile Company Ltd. (Hong Kong)
Zentrix Industries (Mexico)
Zhe Jiang Xinao Textiles Inc. (China)

The ColorWarehouse and ASAP system
ASF – Action Sports Fabric (United States)
Best Pacific Textile Ltd. (China)
Brandix Casualwear Ltd. (Sri Lanka)
Cheerful Tung Yi Co., Ltd. (Taiwan)
Contempora Fabrics (United States)
Coral Knits, SA. de CV (Honduras)
Elastic Fabrics of America (United States)
Everest Textile Co., Ltd. (Taiwan)
Far Eastern New Century FENC (Taiwan)
Filpucci SPA (Italy)
Fu Hsun Guanyin Mill / FTA (Taiwan)
Fujian Showme Group Co., Ltd. (China)
Gold Ever Int’l Ltd. (China)
Halley Stevensons (United Kingdom)
Hampton Textile Printing (United Kingdom)
Jiangsu Gtig Hubu Co., Ltd. (China)
Jiangsu Lugang Science&Technology Co., Ltd. (China)
Jinjiu Textile (China)
JungWooVina Co. Ltd. (Viet Nam)
Kunshan Huacheng (China)
Lion Brothers Far East, Ltd. (Hong Kong)
Matchmaster Dyeing and Finishing (United States)
McMurray Fabrics (United States)
Na Young Sik Industrial Co., Ltd. (South Korea)
NDP International Ltd. (Hong Kong)
New Sanyang (China)
New Wide Enterprise Co., Ltd. (Taiwan)
Ningxia Zhongyin Cashmere Co., Ltd. (China)
Onechang Material Co., Ltd. (South Korea)
Pettenati Centro America S.A. de C.V. (EL Salvador)
Polartec (United States)
PT Indo Taichen Textile Industry (Indonesia)
PT Popular Daenong (Indonesia)
Qingdao Jifa Longshan Dyeing and Weaving Co., Ltd. (China)
Quick Response Apparel (South Korea)
Ramatex Textiles Industrial Sdn.Bhd (Malaysia)
Ruey FA Enterprise Co., Ltd. (Taiwan)
Savar Dyeing and Finishing Ind. Ltd. (Youngone Corp. Korea) (Bangladesh)
Selim Textile Co., Ltd. (South Korea)
Shinil Textile Co., Ltd. (South Korea)
Shinsung Tongsang (South Korea)
Shun Jin Industrial Co., Ltd. (Taiwan)
Singtex (Factory) Industrial Co. Ltd. (Taiwan)
Soodo Dyeing & Finishing Co., Ltd. (South Korea)
Taily Dyeing & Finishing Co., Ltd. (Taiwan)
Tak Sang Co.Ltd. (Hong Kong)
Textil Santanderina SA (Spain)
Textiles Gran Fe, S.A. (Guatemala)
Textilia Ltd. (Colombia)
Tong Siang Co., Ltd. (Thailand)
United Knitting LP (United States)
VisionTex (China)
Winning Textile Company, Ltd. (Hong Kong)
Y.R.C.Textile Co., Ltd. (Thailand)
Yarrington Mills Corporation (United States)
YKK Taiwan Co., Ltd. (Taiwan)
Youngone Corporation (South Korea)
Zhejiang Dejun New Material Co., Ltd. (China)
Zhejiang Hing Fung Weaving, Dyeing & Printing Co., Ltd. (Winnitex) (China)


ABOUT THE CAP PROGRAM

The CAP program was developed as a collaborative project between natific and retailers and has evolved to be the most comprehensive color accreditation program globally. The program is designed to evaluate the maturity and capability of a mill, determining if a mill will be able to produce any given color to a specific tolerance. It is intended to assess, educate and help mills move towards best practice through production analysis and expert recommendations. Once the on-site assessment is completed, a CAP level is assigned and the mill will have a list of required and recommended actions to be completed.

The ColorWarehouse is a system used within the CAP program. The system allows mills to analyze production data based on color, fabric and dyeing machine. ColorWarehouse provides mills, vendors and retailers/brands with insight into the mills daily total production, including the current CAP level.

Curious to know more? Welcome to contact us at support@natific.com

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