Seminar on “Textile Coatings and Wet Processing Impacts on Enviroment".




A workshop arranged by Textile Industry Division in collaboration with University of Management & Technology held in Lahore on 19th December 2013.

Introduction & Proceedings:

The seminar formally started with the recitation of Holy Quran. Then chairman Textiles Department Dr. Nabeel Amin addressed the participants about the current scenario and challenges of textile wet processing industry. He also expressed gratitutde for Textile Industry Division Islamabad for having collaboration with University of Management and Technology Lahore. Secondly Mr. Tariq Mahmood Astt. Director HRD TIDiv expressed his views about the event and apprised the participants about this training and development activity is being held, on special instructions of honorable Secretary TIDivs, as her Excellency is more concerned about the capacity building of textile industry professional through training and development.

Presentation Summary:

Dr. Mudassar sb Astt. Professor University of Management and Technology has presented his presentation on the topic of “Textile Coatings and Wet Processing Impacts on Environment”. His presentation was focused on the developments and limitations on textile chemical processes engineering. Especially the economic aspects, usability, applications and environmental impacts of chemicals and materials applied during the wet processing of textiles. A part of the presentation was also dedicated to recently maintained Bluesign standards for textile industry.

Bluesign standard is a business-controlled environmental scheme to remove any substances that are potentially hazardous to human health or the environment from the entire textile supply chain. The basic principles of Bluesign like resource productivity, consumer safety, air emissions, water emissions and occupational health and safety would be evaluated and understood in the seminar. 

Closing & Participants Feedback:

The participants were professionals serving in textile industry of Lahore and Faisalabad. Along with them, there were also M. Phil and PhD scholars of Textile department of UMT. All of them appreciated the training seminar and stressed the need for continuation of such programs by Textile Industry Division. Lastly certificates were distributed to the participants by Dr. Nabeel Amin Chairmen Textile and Design Department University of Management and Technology Lahore. 

Pictures of the Event:

Dr. Mudassar  Astt. Professor University of Management and Technology

The participants of Seminar

Dr. Nabeel Amin distributed certificate to the participant