Why Defects Occur in Garments Industry?

During production time different types of defects and problems are occur in garments industry. Different sections are found variety types of defects such as, cutting defects, sewing defects, finishing defects etc. All kind of defects are mainly occurred by poor quality machine and untrained workers or operators in their working time. Every manufacturer wants to try to minimize these defects from their production. To minimize all of these defects, production manager maintain some remedy techniques and also try to arrange a training course for their poor skill workers and operators.
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Defective products of services are produced for a variety of reasons. A few of them are given below.

List of causes of defects in apparel industry:
  1. Not understanding buyer’s specifications or requirements.
  2. Not understanding increasing requirements of the buyer.
  3. Unsystematic work &non-compliance of work rule lead to major setback & defectives.
  4. Defects caused by human or operator error.
  5. An operator performing a job improperly causes a defect.
  6. A worker missing an operation in the job makes a defect.
  7. An operator setting a job improperly causes a defect.
  8. An operator working carelessly may commit mistakes.
  9. A worker hurrying or panicky causes defect.
  10. A worker complying work rule causes defect.
  11. A worker due to indiscipline may cause a defect.
  12. A harassed or humiliated worker may cause defect.
  13. Absenteeism of operators may cause defect.
  14. Migration of worker may lead to poor quality.
  15. Machine not well maintained.
  16. A machine leaking oil causes defect.
  17. A machine blunt or broken needle causes defect.
  18. A machine with untensioned thread causes defect.
  19. A machine not properly cleaned causes defect.
  20. A machine with wrong feed mechanism causes defect.
  21. A machine with defective folder, attachment causes defect.
  22. Using sub-standard materials causes defect.
  23. Not inspecting goods prior to delivery may cause importation of shoddy goods.
  24. Not importing goods from right suppliers leads to poor goods.
  25. Not importing goods prior taking delivery at store.
  26. Absence of work standard causes defect.
  27. Absence of Quality Standard causes defect.
  28. Absence of Maintenance Standard causes defect.
  29. Absence of training of workers may lead to defects.
  30. Lack of motivation or workers leads to defective work.