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Industry Observation: Changshu 100 Billion Textile And Garment Industry Belt

2021/2/23 13:16:00 0

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In 2019, the sales volume of the textile and clothing industry will reach more than 130 billion yuan, with more than 20000 business households in the clothing urban area, and the market transaction volume will reach 163 billion yuan. This is Changshu textile and clothing industrial belt, and it is one of the three hundred billion level textile and garment bases in Jiangsu Province.

Bosden, a well-known down jacket brand, is headquartered in Changshu. Changshu has now formed a development pattern of mainly cold clothing (down jacket) and casual men's wear. Down jacket industry is the most obvious field of Changshu in the national clothing industry. The national market share is leading for a long time, and it plays an important role in promoting related industries. In addition to bosden, there are 92 garment enterprises above Designated Size in Changshu in 2019, with a total industrial output value of 15.345 billion yuan.

Changshu has a complete textile and clothing industry chain and operation mode integrating chemical fiber, spinning, weaving, printing and dyeing, clothing design, garment processing, logistics and marketing, forming a characteristic industrial cluster of down jacket, autumn and winter jacket and knitted fabric.

The national digital economy is in full swing. Suzhou plans to complete 5000 intelligent transformation and digital transformation projects. Changshu is the first to propose to build an industrial digital innovation center. A number of digital platform enterprises have developed, and local enterprises have continued the e-commerce boom. Next, digital supply chain and intelligent manufacturing will be promoted, and Changshu's garment industry is getting digital Ready to go, to see the 100 billion textile and clothing industry belt!

How did a 100 billion garment industry base come into being?

In the early 1980s, reform and opening up stimulated the market vitality, and China's modern light industry also sprouted in this period. A number of Changshu garment enterprises, such as Fuyi, Qiuyan, KangBo and Bixi woolen sweater factories, began to provide processing services for Shanghai, Suzhou and other surrounding cities.

In 1985, Changshu zhaoshang Mall (the predecessor of Changshu clothing city) was formally established with 35 professional markets including men's clothing center, women's clothing center and children's clothing center. At that time, the number of employed people in textile and clothing industry was nearly 75000, and the output of one market accounted for more than 30% of the city's at that time.

By the 1990s, clothing categories were enriched, and a number of brands such as bosden, ganrengang, Qiuyan and Santa Fe developed. Changshu gradually formed the industrial advantages of down wear and casual men's wear. Foreign trade clothing enterprises also developed continuously. The industrial clusters of weft knitting in Guli, warp knitting in Meili and flat knitting machine in Bixi had taken shape.

Around 2000, Changshu textile and garment industry chain was basically formed. Since 2013, the development mode of the clothing industry has been constantly adjusted, the down garment industry has been re shuffled in the face of crisis, and the scale of its own brand has been constantly reduced. Small and medium-sized garment enterprises have embarked on the development path of OEM and ODM, and Changshu has gradually become a brand OEM base.

Clothing industry cluster is an important form of industrial organization in China's clothing industry, which embodies the overall manufacturing level and industrial competitiveness level of the industry. It is also an important basis for structural adjustment, transformation and upgrading of China's clothing industry.

What is the huge textile and clothing industry belt?

Behind a garment, dyeing and fabric technology may not be well known, but it is very important in garment production. Changshu, a clothing city, has formed a printing and dyeing industry chain of "one town, one characteristic".

The production of a garment should be from chemical fiber spinning, yarn dyeing, to warp and weft knitted fabric, and then to dyeing, printing and finishing. The knitted fabric should be sent to the manufacturer. After the clothing production, it will be delivered to us after transportation and retail.

Textile and garment processing industry chain

The annual output of knitted fabrics is nearly 2.5 million tons, which is the main component of Changshu textile industry. The key backbone enterprises are mainly for export market, while the small and medium-sized enterprises are mainly for domestic sales, which mainly serve the local or regional industrial chain supporting. Knitting raw materials are mainly cotton and chemical fiber, and the products are mainly yarn, top, fabric and other intermediate products. Changshu's knitting industry includes plum plum and plum warp knitting, Guli weft knitting, Bixi sweater, Xinzhuang knitting, etc., with complete industrial chain and high concentration.

Warp knitting is mainly distributed in Meili Town, mainly producing short plush, coral velvet, flannel and other products. Changshu has 10500 sets of various warp knitting machines and more than 500 warp knitting enterprises in Meili town. Warp knitted double needle bed cashmere products account for about 70% of the domestic market. It is the first industrial cluster with more than 10 billion yuan in China's knitting industry, and also the largest industrial base of cashmere products in China. It has formed a pattern of looking at plum and plum for civil warp knitted products.

Weft knitting industry is mainly concentrated in Guli town and high-tech industrial development zone. There are about 680 knitting enterprises in Guli Town, with about 50000 employees. The products include single and double face fabric (including elastic spandex), rib, etc. these products are exported to more than 30 countries and regions in Europe, America, Middle East and Southeast Asia. Changshu has formed a characteristic industrial chain of knitting, dyeing and finishing and raw materials.

Knitwear enterprises are concentrated in Bixi new area and Xinzhuang Town. Bixi textile industry cluster is mainly composed of horizontal knitted sweater, with a total of 460 enterprises. Annual production of about 15 million sweaters, chemical fiber polyester 185000 tons, jinkaishun, Yangfan sweater is one of the representative enterprises. Xinzhuang Town is traditionally dominated by knitted sweaters, with a total industrial output value of 5.8 billion yuan in 2018, with an annual output of 16 million pieces (sets) of various knitted garments.

It is the weaving and printing and dyeing of these towns that have laid a solid industrial foundation for the 100 billion yuan garment industry cluster.

What is happening in Changshu digital?

Changshu has formed a relatively complete textile and clothing industry chain, seizing the opportunity of digital economic development. Changshu is vigorously promoting the digitization of the industry, stepping up the digital transformation of the clothing industry, and using new Internet technologies and new applications to carry out all-round and full chain transformation of the traditional clothing industry.

In 2019, Changshu issued the Changshu digital economy industry development plan (2019-2025), planning to layout the digital economy industry, building a digital science and technology new city, leading and promoting the integration and innovation of artificial intelligence, big data, blockchain and other digital technologies with the real economy, so as to make the digital economy a new driving force for the transformation and upgrading of Changshu's traditional industries.

In July 2020, Changshu clothing industry launched a comprehensive strategic cooperation with the rating shops of the centralized brand special selling platform under Aiku banner, incubated Changshu famous clothing brands with the rating shops, promoted the digital transformation and upgrading of Changshu traditional clothing manufacturing industry, and explored a new path of digital economy and traditional clothing industry.

In September 2020, Chengdu shirt number technology, Changshu Municipal government and Changshu clothing City Management Committee signed the "Changshu clothing city digital industry platform strategic cooperation agreement", which provides assistance for the digital transformation of Changshu clothing city. With the R & D and operation of clothing supply chain enabling platform, Shirun technology provides intelligent push, data selection, shared inventory, cloud warehouse logistics integration enabling services for brand e-commerce, file merchants, terminal stores, production factories and professional clothing city in the field of clothing, providing strong support for the realization of digital transformation and upgrading and global empowerment of Changshu garment city.

In February this year, Changshu issued the "measures on promoting the intelligent transformation and digital transformation of manufacturing industry", focusing on the transformation of industrial enterprises, the development of platform service providers, the construction of innovation ecology, and the improvement of service guarantee system, 15 specific measures were put forward to further accelerate the pace of intelligent transformation and digital transformation of industrial enterprises and enhance the core competition of enterprises To promote the high quality development of manufacturing industry.

In order to support the intelligent transformation and digital transformation of industrial enterprises, Changshu has set up incentive funds for transformation discount to encourage small and medium-sized enterprises to go to the cloud and speed up the development of industrial Internet app. Support the development of intelligent transformation and digital transformation frequency and service providers, and support the service transformation of backbone enterprises. We will carry out free diagnosis and data collection services for intelligent manufacturing, promote the application of 5g + industrial Internet, and support the construction of standard system, so as to build an innovation ecology of intelligent transformation and digital transformation.

In order to promote the implementation of industrial digitalization, Changshu Garment City Management Committee and Yibang power jointly build the Yangtze River Delta Industrial Digital Innovation Center, organize the provision of public services for digital economy industry, create a good policy development environment for new models and new formats, form Changshu industrial digital innovation complex, attract and gather various industrial Internet enterprises, and connect logistics hubs and numbers The digital transformation of traditional industries, such as textile and clothing, is driven by the "Z" trade port.

In the future, relying on Changshu clothing industry foundation, Changshu Yangtze River Delta industrial digital innovation center will focus on building into an industrial digital innovation complex, a digital Economic City reception hall, and a new economic industrial landmark! Changshu clothing industry digitization is ready to go!

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