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Textile and Apparel Production Sees Uptick in July, ISM Report Shows

When it’s deliver-or-die, supply chains become the lifeblood of a company. To that end, the fashion industry has embraced technology to navigate today’s hyper-complicated supply chain, with myriad solutions shaping the first, middle and last mile. Call it Sourcing 2.0.

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector grew in July, with textile mills, and apparel, leather and allied products reporting increases, U.S. supply chain executives said in the latest Manufacturing Institute for Supply Management (ISM) “Report on Business.” “The July Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) registered 54.2 percent, up 1.6 percentage points from the June reading of…

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