Trade Talk | September 2015
A comprehensive book on denim
Dr Roshan Paul, Head of Research & Innovation of the Department of Function and Care at the Hohenstein Institute in Germany, has penned a book titled, ´Denim: Manufacture, Finishing and Applications´. This book provides a comprehensive review of denim fabric manufacture, manufacturing and finishing of jeans, novel applications, and environmental impacts. The book also contains information on the history and social influence of denim, and includes the details relevant to the fashion and apparel industry. The topics covered are comprehensive with contributions from experts the world over, and the book is offered as an authentic reference book for any relevant information on denim. The book provides a thorough review of denim manufacturing and jeans washing technologies, includes details relevant to the fashion and apparel industry while maintaining a high level of technological content on spinning, dyeing, weaving, garments, washing, finishing and other applications, and includes several contributions from industry experts. Dr Roshan Paul is an alumnus of the Institute of Chemical Technology in India and is a Chartered Colourist of the Society of Dyers and Colourists in the UK.