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Smart & Innovative Textiles (Lecture)

  • When: 17 June 2008 | 13:30-16:00
  • Where: Auditorium, TCDC

Meet Visan Vanasaksrikul, managing director of Covenant Co., Ltd., the role person who pushed the achievement for anti-mosquito herbal fabric. After graduating from faculty of commerce and accountancy, Chulalongkorn University, he decided to step into the textile business by opening textile factory and research and development center to be the manufacturer for numerous brand name garments.

However, after opening Free Trade Area (FTA), Visan realised if the company acted only as a manufacturer, China would finally seize all market share. He therefore had to adjust business strategy in order to contribute sustainable development and decided to build his own brand ‘Hidro-Tech’ which used advanced technology in garments manufacturing process. The latest innovation of his brand is ‘anti-mosquito t-shirt’ with efficiency in repelling and preventing mosquito for the wearers.

The second part of the talk addresses accomplishment experience in research and development of anti-bacterial medical gown and developing processes about self-cleaning upholstery fabric for cars, including other researches which applied from nanotechnology for Thai textile industry will be discussed by Dr. Chanchai Sirikasemlert, Director of Technology Department, Thailand Textile Institute.

The lecture is in the framework of the exhibition “Smart & Innovative Textiles”

For reservations, please contact TCDC Information Counter. Tel. 02 664 8448

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