Maintaining quality and standard is of paramount importance for Pakistan to remain competitive in international markets. If leather goods manufacturers have local access to an accredited testing facility, they can avail services to learn more about the quality of their products and compliance to testing standards, get accredited locally, save time and cost, and cater to export markets.
Textile Testing International (TTI) has been providing quality assurance testing services to the apparel and textile industry since 1995. TTI is internationally recognized through its accreditation by Pakistan National Accreditation Council (PNAC), and is endorsed by multiple authorities – for instance International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC) and the Asia Pacific Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (APLAC); Consumer Product Safety Commission, United States; and Next, UK, making TTI on par with state-of-the-art testing laboratories around the world. It is the only Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) approved lab of Pakistan.
Partnership with MDF will support Textile Testing International, in generating awareness about their comprehensive range of leather testing services through a series of outreach and marketing activities. The key activities include the Inauguration of TTI leather testing facility in Lahore. Hiring personnel from the leather sector for marketing TTI’s enhanced testing capabilities. Information and Knowledge sharing seminars in Sialkot, Lahore, Karachi, Kasur and Multan on leather testing and its importance would be conducted and participation as exhibitor in two international leather exhibitions in Italy and Hong Kong (f) Printing marketing collateral and promotional material would be facilitated