A photo of the press conference on May 31 (Source: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – A seminar titled “Smart manufacturing system for sustainable textile industry” will be organised in Hanoi on July 13, heard a press conference on May 31.

The seminar, to be held annually, will be co-held by the Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association (VITAS) and the Korea Institute of Industrial Technology (KITECH). It is part of the bilateral cooperation between the governments of Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK), which was approved in the memorandum of understanding signed in Seoul, the RoK in December 2016.

According to the organisers, the seminar aims to help textile businesses of Vietnam become more proactive in joining the fourth industrial revolution 4.0.

The smart manufacturing solution in textile industry is expected to benefit textile businesses in terms of productivity, cost reduction, efficient human resource management and working climate improvement.

Park Jun Ho, senior researcher, former Director of KITECH Vietnam Office said that the seminar seeks to improve businesses’ capacity, meeting the requirement of the digital era and industrial revolution 4.0, adding that it will serve as an annual training event jointly sponsored by KITECH and VITAS. 

KITECH is the sole research and development (R&D) institute of the RoK Government in textile industry. It currently has representative offices in the US, China, Indonesia and Vietnam.-VNA