Le Mark X The Wool Mark Company - Introduction to Wool

Le Mark School Of Art has always encouraged inculcating knowledge from various experts from the industry. We at Le Mark believe in quality education and technical knowledge. During times like these, students are unable to attend their lectures. However, this doesn’t mean that it’s going to be a hindrance in their learning process. Le Mark recently organized a Webinar, exclusively for our students. We had an esteemed panel grace us with their impeccable knowledge and expertise. 

On board, we had our renowned speakers, Mr. Dilip Gianchandani, Country Manager, The Woolmark Company, India who gave a very detailed introduction about the Webinar. Ms. Padmaja Mohanty, Trade and Education Coordinator, The Woolmark Company, India, delivered an Introduction to the company as well as Education platforms of The Woolmark Company. She gave a thorough understanding of the meaning of Wool and it’s various uses.

Wool is the hair of certain mammals. Most wool comes from sheep and goats, but wool is also taken from camelids which are camels, llamas etc and special rabbits. Wool is a natural material. Wool can be spun or made into yarn. The yarn is used to weave fabric or material. The yarn of wool can also be knitted into fabric or clothing like jumpers . Alpaca, mohair, angora, camel, cashmere and vicuna are all separate types of wool.

 After her, Mr. Jyotiranjan Parida, Technical Manager, The Woolmark Company, India, spoke about the course content of Wool Benefits, Properties, Manufacturing Process, Innovations amongst others. Mister Jyotiranjan is a textile professional with an exceptional portfolio of achievement in the area of product development and he has a Masters in Textile Engineering from llT, Delhi and has more than 15 years of experience in New Product Development, Sourcing and Projects Management. In the current role, He is actively working with entire Wool Supply chain, from the raw fibre to garment making, in India and South Asia region. Specialising in Product Development in the area of Flat & Circular Knitting technology, focus on the adding value to the wool products by developing new product and blends in wool and transferring to the potential manufacturer for adoption of wool technology. At the same time working with brands in this region to help through training Key staff , to communicate the Merino wool benefits and Innovations to the consumer. The primary characteristic of wool is that it is an excellent insulator. 

A woolen sweater will keep you cozy and warm by trapping air between its fibers. It also allows moisture from your body to evaporate through the fabric. This helps keep your skin dry and comfortable. Wool can be worn in both winter and summer conditions as these insulating and wicking properties help you maintain a steady body temperature. There are environmental benefits to using wool fiber rather than synthetic. Wool is a naturally renewable product; sheep grow a new fleece each year. This is true for all wool producing animals. The above information was thoroughly explained to the students by the experts

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