A new laboratory by Garmon Chemicals, Kemin Industries’ textile auxiliaries business and chemical solutions brand, was recently opened at the Garmon Studio located in Jiangmen in the Guangdong province of China.
As per Sourcing Journal, the lab broadens the opportunity for Garmon technicians to work with companies that previously faced language barriers or travel restrictions. It will also facilitate the development of local collections that better match domestic styles and trends, creating efficiency in clients’ sampling processes.
Additionally, the lab tees up new opportunities for technicians in China to sharpen their skills with the latest technologies. The lab is equipped with Garmon’s Smart Foam garment finishing system that reduces water consumption by up to 80 percent. The patent-pending technology uses foam as a carrier of chemicals.
To celebrate the opening of the fashion laboratory, Garmon Studio created a pair of jeans that draws inspiration from both cultures in honor of the 50th anniversary of official diplomatic relations between San Marino and China. Made with hemp and cotton fabric from the Chinese mill Advance Denim and Smart Foam technology, the left leg features San Marino’s towers that stand above the Adriatic Sea and the left features an ancient Chinese temple. A gold foil “50” on the jeans the represents poignant anniversary.