CCTC in the news

Sector focus: clothing and textiles

The Great Textile Turnaround | October 2017

How has the clothing and textile industry survived the tough economic conditions? “The great textile turnaround”, a feature article by Fatima Hamdulay, highlights some of the critical public-private partnerships established and key interventions implemented to turn things around. Our Western Cape clothing and textile team are very proud of the initiatives undertaken through the CCTC since 2005, and exceptionally proud to have supported the management team at K-Way on its lean journey. 

Sector focus: clothing and textiles

City of Cape Town EPIC | Q1 2016

Clothing and textiles is Cape Town’s strongest manufacturing comparative advantage industry by some margin, and is repositioning itself to take advantage of global trends like fast fashion that favours the speed at which goods can be brought to market over cheap goods.