Vol 10, No 4 (2018)

Welcome to the Fall, 2018 issue of JTATM. I am excited to share the articles in this issue from export competitiveness, to reshoring, to advancements in pattern coloration, to a collaborative approach for water and Energy Conservation. You will find articles that are qualitative explorations, case studies, as well as how the Textiles and Apparel Industry is addressing the emerging issue of microfiber pollution.

Thanks for your interest in the journal.

Dr. Maureen Grasso
Managing Editor

Table of Contents

Scholarly Articles

Analysis of the Compression Behavior of Warp Knit Spacer Fabrics for Evaluating Suitability in Cushioning Applications PDF
Narayanan Gokarneshan
Study on Export Competitiveness Factors for Ethiopian Clothing Industries PDF
Shalemu Sharew Hailemariam
Textile and Apparel Industry Addresses Emerging Issue of Microfiber Pollution PDF
Karen K. Leonas

Peer Reviewed Article

The Mechanism of Deterioration, Treatment and Display of Historical Decorated Silk Textile PDF
Enas Abo El enen Amin
A New Approach to Assess Objectively the Workforce’s Performance: the Development of a New Competence Index PDF
Zouhour Chourabi, Faouzi Khedher, Amel Babay, Morched Cheikhrouhou
Reshoring of U.S. Apparel Manufacturing: Lesson from an Innovative North Carolina based Manufacturing Company PDF
Rejaul Hasan
Collaborative Approach for Water & Energy Conservation: Clothing Industry of Bangladesh PDF
Rejaul Hasan, Karen K. Leonas
Weave Structure and Image Pattern Exploration for Modern Double-cloth Design Development by Deploying Digital Technology PDF
Ken Ri Kim
Competitiveness of Textile and Apparel Industries in the United States and Japan PDF
Juyoung Lee, Elena Karpova
Advancements in Pattern Coloration for Jacquard Woven Tapestry Fabrics PDF
Kavita Mathur
A Qualitative Exploration of Perceptions, Shopping Motivations, and Demands of Plus-size Women: an Ethnic Approach PDF
Delisia Matthews, Laurel Romeo
Ballistic-resistant Body Armor: Problems and Coping Strategies PDF
Anna Perry
Online Consumer Choice: Footwear Design and Visual Presentation PDF
Osmud Rahman
Understanding Morphology, next to Skin Comfort, and Change of Properties during Washing of Knitted Blends of Eri Silk PDF
Rebecca Van Amber, Rangam Rajkhowa, Rechana Remadevi, Dilip Barooah, Maryam Naebe

ISSN: 1533-0915