K D SHARMA

K D SHARMA

General manager Research and Development in Shingora Textiles Limited
ludhiana, Punjab, India
  • Current:

    Shingora Textiles Limited

  • Education:

    M tech Textile Chemistry

Job Experience

General manager Research and Development

Shingora Textiles Limited

September 2013 to Actually working here

SA8000 certified Manufactures exporter of high-end fashion line premium to top-notch luxury Shawls, Scarves, Throws. Cclients are high profile Armani, Kenzo, Polo Ralph Lauren and Paul Smith. It has already made a mark in Germany, Holland, Switzerland and Japan as brand 'Shingora'
Leading R& D, Quality Assurance and Chemical lab team. Achievements in current Job profile::
Product Development:
Developed yarn dyed Indigo and printed woolen scarves: wash look and indigo dark prints on light, jacquard pattern with shaded indigo dyed yarn. Paper presented at 13th International Wool Research Conference (IWRC-13) and AATCC Sustainability Symposium (AATCC-SS) held on June 10 - 14, 2015, in Hangzhou, China
Kinkle effect prints of woolen scarves.
Effect by differential dyeing of acid / reactive on pattern developed with wool/modal/silk yarn.
Cotton scarf with warp printing on flat bed printing.
Process Development:
Optimized process cycle for dark color cotton yarn dyeing to improves 20% yarn dyeing production.
Antistatic /softener treatment to warp yarn for reducing warp breakage from 8.5% to 4.5%.
Modification of Washing process with dispersing. Sequestering agent and soap for dark color print with white ground in Airoli washer to control self staining.
Printing Dyes selection based on good Perspiration and water Fastness .
Auxiliaries selection for banned chemicals, No Discharge printing due to formaldehyde failure
Use of wool reactive dyes over metal complex for wool/viscose blend printing to control color bleeding and fastness.
Cost Control:
Textile auxiliaries/ chemicals audit and replacement results in Rs 36 lacs about 10% cost saving. In auxiliaries and chemicals.
2 more generation/wk (1400KL) per week from water softening plant to save Rs 50000/- per month for saving in salt consumption and 14kl less ETP load due to less softener reject waste water generation:
Boiler feed water treatment by Sod sulphite and Di ammonium phosphate replacing Thermax chemical.
Control yarn consumption by planned and actual size, weight and waste control.
Quality:
Process control in printing and handling training resulted Rework 29.75% to 27.20% and Rejection 5.25% from previous 3,75%.
Right First time inspection : 98%.

Education

M tech Textile Chemistry

Technological Institute of Textiles Bhiwani

Currently studying

Languages

Computing

Other Skills

Sourcing, Merchandising, Production, Product Development, R & D , Quality Control

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