Seminars and Workshops
Since 1884, Philadelphia University has sponsored seminars and workshops on numerous topics: from the fundamentals of textiles and apparel to corporate communications.
Basic Textiles Seminar
About the Program
The Basic Textiles Seminar at Philadelphia University provides an introduction to textile products from raw material through finished fabrics. Problems in the manufacture of apparel and other consumer products will be discussed. Emphasis will be given to the basic language, process flow and performance characteristics of textile materials. In addition to classroom instruction, participants will have the opportunity to tour the laboratories and make use of the University’s equipment.
Who Should Attend
Basic Textiles is recommended for management personnel and trainees employed in textile- and apparel-related fields, who wish to broaden their understanding of the entire industry. It is particularly useful to those who have entered the industry with little or no background in textiles.
Structure of the textile industry
Man-made fiber extrusion
Fiber classification, properties and performance characteristics
Yarn structures and their characteristics
Yarn manufacturing terminology and process flow
Woven, nonwoven and knitted fabrics and their properties
Textile dyeing, printing and finishing
Fabric specifications and performance standards
Softwear manufacturing terminology and problems; other cut and sew products
A May 2014 seminar is being planned. Please send inquiries to CPE@PhilaU.edu.
Please call or email Philadelphia University's School of Continuing and Professional Studies: Phone- 215.951.2900 or email- Evening@PhilaU.edu
REGISTRATIONTo register for this course, please
contact: The Office of Continuing &
Professional Studies. Registration can
be taken via phone at 215.951.2900
or fax at 215.951.5300. Payment in
full with a credit card is due at time of
registration. Once registered, students
will receive a receipt of payment
and additional course materials
approximately two weeks prior to the
start date. Refunds will not be granted
unless requested at least five business
days prior to the course start date.