Last updated on November 22nd, 2023 at 09:27 pm
Most of the people among us have heard the different types of Textiles and Garments Brand and Buyer name like CK, Dockers, Kohl’s, Kmart, H&M, C&A, Levi’s, Gymboree, American Eagle, Gap, Walmart etc. I would like to inform you that Walmart, Inditex, Gap, Levi’s, American Eagle, PVH, H&M, Esprit, S. Oliver, Mothercare, C&A, George etc. are the top Garments Buyer in the world. These Buyers produce their products with their own brands name and also with other brands name. Such as, H&M produces their products with their own brand name H&M. PVH produces their products with their own brand name PVH, CK and also different brands name like JC penny, Kohl’s, GH Bass etc.
Different buyers use different Textile testing methods. Most of the American Buyers like JC Penny, Target, Walmart USA, Carter’s, Kohl’s, Bass Pro Shop, Marks Work Wear House, LF USA, SHGS, Shopko Lands End etc. use AATCC methods and rest others like Levi’s, Gap, Gymboree, American Eagle etc. use both AATCC and ISO methods. The European Buyers like Mothercare, Koton, George, Esprit, Siplec, s. Oliver, Tom Tailor etc. use BS/ISO methods. Some Buyers like H&M, C&A, M&S use their own methods. Some buyers like Best and Less uses Australian methods, Walmart Canada uses Canadian methods.
Details about Different Types of Textile Testing Methods
There are different types of Textile and Garments Testing methods such as –
- American Society of Testing &Materials (ASTM)
- American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC)
- International Organization for Standardization (ISO)
- European Norms (EN)
- British Standards (BS)
- British Standards for European Nations (BS EN)
- Deutsches Institut fur Normung (DIN)
- Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS)
- Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS)
Now I’ll describe some of the above methods as below table for example and for your clarification –