The recipe for success of UAB MITTET: Lithuanian enthusiasm and capital of Norwegian origin
There are many clothing and textile companies of various sizes and types in Lithuania. Some of them - Lithuanian capital, others - develop their activities with the help of foreign partners and their experience. We will review the path of LATIA Export Development cluster companies in Lithuania. The first of them is the Norwegian capital UAB MITTET, which, thanks to the long-standing traditions and enthusiasm of the founders, has successfully expanded its activities in Europe and abroad.
Cluster Development of LATIA Export: Importance of global export in Lithuanian textile and apparel industry
Lithuanian textile and apparel industry struggles with an operation in a small market, it is more difficult to sell in such a particular market, the batches of products are smaller, thus there’s a need to develop new outlets of trade and expand the geography of trade.
Cluster Development of LATIA Export: functional is particularly important to contemporary textile industry
Some members of Cluster Development of LATIA Export specifically producing garments related with functionality, whether its work clothing or specific daily wear, oriented to last long for specific reasons, such as during a motorcycle ride.
Cluster Development of LATIA Export: Lean business procedures in textile and apparel indus
In order to achieve high set goals of creating a new channel of trade in foreign markets and expand the trade geography, members of Cluster Development of LATIA Export set a goal to use lean business procedures in cluster everyday activities.
Cluster Development of LATIA Export: thought leadership of small countries in textile and apparel industry
Cluster Development of LATIA Export seeks to gather thought leaderships and via this profound method develop trending new trading channel development strategies.
Cluster Development of LATIA Export: ergonomics is especially important to contemporary textile industry
Representational production line of Cluster Development of LATIA Export, that comes from a small country, needs to cover one the major actual trends in textile: ergonomics.
Cluster Development of LATIA Export: Why sustainability is especially important to contemporary textile industry?
Cluster Development of LATIA Export is aiming to develop export to target countries and thus is seeking to apply up and coming worldwide trends, such as sustainability.
Another Cluster LATIA Export Development product - versatile apparel made of organic fabrics
Member of Cluster LATIA Export Development UAB Dizaino vejas chose for cluster line to showcase as a product white fabric skirts-shirts in one aims to reduce the amount of styles used, taking into account nature, to use fewer products made from organic organic fabric. The fabric is made by a Spanish supplier - Tejidos Rebes, which specializes in organic, ecological fabrics.
In Cluster LATIA Export Development Product Line - Antibacterial Textile
Textiles are one of the fastest growing areas, constantly developing and improving materials with various functional properties or providing functionality to already produced materials. One such area of functionality is the development of textiles with antibacterial properties.
The second representional product by Cluster LATIA Export Development - pile
Norwegian capital company Mittet based in Lithuania is producing pile that can be nominated as thermo-isolaton fabric keeping the same long lasting thermo-isolation features even after many washings.
The consequences of COVID-19 for business were discussed during the LATIA presidium
In the end of the April during the meeting of the LATIA Presidium and Cluster LATIA Export Development took place.
LATIA community during COVID-19 pandemic is helping those in need
As a sign of times, Lithuanian Apparel and Textile Industry Association and Cluster LATIA Export Development has joined the initiative of other business organizations to raise funds for physicians who are on the front lines of COVID-19 and who are exposed to the virus on a daily basis or who are already infected to purchase protective equipment.
LATIA's consistent work on reducing impact of COVID-19 on the sector show the first results
E-meeting with the Minister of Energy Žygimantas Vaičiūnas, temporarily replacing the Minister of Economy and Innovation, proposals in writing to the Government, compiling the list of Lithuanian producers of personal and medical protection production and provision of it for all relevant authorities, coverage of the difficult situation of apparel and textile industry in the media. These are only a few steps among all that Lithuanian Apparel and Textile Industry Association (LATIA) has taken.
UAB "Textilis" has been awarded a member of the LATIA export development cluster for innovation
JSC “Textilis” - awards for the best innovation of technical textile The Best Technical Textile Innovation Award of 2019 was awarded to UAB Textilis, a member of the LATIA Export Development Cluster, for the delivery of antibacterial textiles to kill or inhibit the growth of microorganisms, bacteria, molds.
Member of Cluster LATIA Export Development introduces the first representional product
Member of Cluster LATIA Export Development Vitameda has introduced the first product from cluster product line, that represents Lithuanian apparel and textile that is functional, sustainable, ergonomic.