Organisers of the World Textile Awards, sponsored by The Textile Institute, Manchester, have extended the final deadline for entries to January 31, 2016 driven by demand. The winner will be awarded to recognise and honour different aspects of the firms in categories: Fibre Producer, Spinner, Knitter, Weaver, Dyer and Finisher, Garment Maker, Technical Textile Producer and Home Textile Producer.
The event would also offer the title ‘International Textile Firm of the Year’ for mark of quality commitment and professionalism. Textured Jersey (Sri Lanka) achieved this award in 2014. Headquartered in London, the quest of the World Textile Awards is primarily to formulate a united platform over economies to nurture extraordinary work and successes at different levels of the textile industry. With immense growth in the sector, firms have an opportunity to make a mark, since entries being opened to all textile manufacturing regardless of its size.
Each year, organisers assemble a team of experts from across the globe as the panel of judges for the World Textile Awards. They are drawn from leading textile organisations, institutions and companies. The jury’s task is to review each form. The firms are liable to submit a written description on why they deserve a category of award. The prominent features considered are: market position, technical performance, environmental and sustainability practice, quality control and employee programmes.