Luthai has established long-term cooperation relationships with Huntsman Corp. in developing new technologies and products in line with market demands to enhance research and development ability. Luthai also has signed agreements with Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences on cotton breeding techniques. Moreover, the company has set up “Luthai & Clariant Research Center of Textile Dyeing and Finishing” with Clariant from Switzerland, “Dow Industrialization Application Base Textile Materials” together with Dow Chemical Company from America, and “Italy Luthai Design Center” with Paolo conte, a famous designer from Italy, which is focusing on fashion creation of garment design.
Luthai has also established “National Collaborative Innovation Center of Key Technologies for Textile Industry” with Donghua University for researches of fiber new material technology and key technologies of ecological dyeing and finishing and with Qingdao University for researches of marine biopolymer fibers; “Jiangsu Collaborative Innovation Center of Advanced Textile Technologies” with Nantong Textile Vocational Technology College for researches of application of new textile materials, new textile products, development of green production technology; and “Product Development Alliance” with Jiangsu Yueda Textile Group for researches of application of new fiber and multi-component blended products and new-type spinning techniques.
Relying on technology platforms such as national-recognized enterprise technology centers, national talent introduction and demonstration bases, national research base of yarn-dyed fabrics and Shandong Engineering Research Center, Luthai Engineering Research Institute of Textiles & Garments has one institute office, four technology research labs of fiber textile, dyeing and finishing, garment and low carbon, as well as one center laboratory. The institute cooperates closely with the production and operation departments of spinning, weaving, dyeing, finishing and clothing while performing their own duties. Under unceasingly exploration and with long-term commitment to research in frontier technology, Luthai takes a textile-based but beyond traditional textile road in aspects of scientific innovation, quality upgrade, brand promotion, low-carbon and energy-saving and enterprise cultural construction to the world’s biggest supplier of high-grade yarn-dyed fabrics and manufacturer of high-grade brand shirts.
Relying on the design resources from Shandong Industrial Design Center, Italian fabric designer studio and the company’s brand design center, Luthai Engineering Research Institute of Textiles & Garments integrates fashion design of textiles and garments, design of new textile materials, design of popular fabrics and garment brand design. Those have acted as a crucial support for independent brand construction and have facilitated leaping development from creation to in