On October 26, the establishment of the Qianjiang Textile and Garment Industry Association and the launching ceremony of the first “Qianjiang Tailor” Forum and “Looking for the Most Beautiful Qianjiang Tailor” were held, marking the city’s textile and garment enterprises embarking on a “joint operation” A new stage has begun, starting a new “four-step” journey of gathering popularity, cultivating industry, creating brand, and increasing efficiency.
As the “hometown of tailors” in the country, the textile and garment industry has always been Qianjiang’s traditional advantageous industry, an important pillar industry, and a key people’s livelihood industry. “Qianjiang Tailor” is also one of the top ten labor service brands in the country, with unique skills such as “one-cut production technology”, “one-knife scissors” and “fit-based tailoring”. In the 1990s, more than 100,000 “Qianjiang tailors” went to Guangdong, Zhejiang and other places to work, becoming Qianjiang’s “flying phoenixes”.
“In recent years, the garment industry has accelerated its transfer to the central region.” Xiang Bin, Secretary of the Qianjiang Municipal Party Committee, said that Qianjiang is actively seizing this opportunity and in accordance with the “concentration of population” With the concept of “industrial agglomeration, functional integration, and element concentration”, in the southern industry-city integration area, a high starting point, high specifications, and high standards are planned to build a textile and garment industry core park, and vigorously promote the industry from processing and production to design, research and development, and sales and promotion. Extend, strive to build a vertically integrated industrial ecology, accelerate the formation of an industrial development layout of “one headquarters, one core, and three bases”, provide a large entrepreneurial platform for people from all walks of life who are interested in revitalizing Qianjiang’s textile and garment industry, and provide hundreds of thousands of “Qianjiang tailors” “Provide sufficient jobs at home, and strive to promote a jump in the level of industrial development and the level of urban development.
At present, the establishment of the Textile and Garment Industry Association is one of Qianjiang’s major measures to promote the clustering, high-end and standardized development of the textile and garment industry.
“Qianjiang has a unique advantage in undertaking a new round of industrial transfer and industrial upgrading and development.” Yang Xiaodong, vice president of the China Garment Association, said that Qianjiang Reviving the business card of “Qianjiang Tailor” will help attract garment companies and orders from the eastern coast to move to Qianjiang. It will also help business executives return to their hometowns to start businesses and workers return to their hometowns, revitalizing the “Hometown of Tailors.”
It is understood that Qianjiang has also planned to issue the “Twelve Articles on Supporting the Development of the Textile and Apparel Industry” to support the textile and apparel industry to become bigger and stronger. Support in brand building, job stabilization and strengthening, platform construction and other aspects will be stronger and more precise. And make full use of the advantages of the state-owned enterprise platform to invest 500 million yuan in the city’s textile and garment industrial park to build an industrial incubator and neighborhood center, and realize the project can be moved in with a bag. At the same time, it realizes the approval of defect tolerance, construction first and inspection later, and provides nanny-style one-stop service.
Planting a plane tree will attract the phoenix. Nowadays, batches of elite tailoring companies in Qianjiang are starting businesses along the coast and returning to their hometowns. As of now, the city has 55 textile and clothing enterprises above the designated regulations and more than 140 enterprises under the designated regulations, with a total output value of 11 billion yuan in 2020.