The new mandate for greener manufacturing often has brands struggling to find a way to meet sustainability goals, while also achieving faster lead times, better product quality, and meeting price targets.
At FASHCON Weidong Guo, Sales Director for Esquel will discuss how his company has evolved its comprehensive sustainable supply chain - from fiber through to apparel manufacturing. Facing all the challenges that other manufacturers face, Esquel has nonetheless managed to become a leader in environmentally conscious manufacturering.
Guo Weidong, born in Harbin, China. Graduate of the Beijing Forestry University with a BS degree in Forestry Management and then furthered his studies abroad at the University of Florida with a MS Degree in Forestry. Began career as a Research Associate at Chinese Academy of Forestry in China, and the State Environmental Plant Center in Colorado, USA. Since 1997 to today, Guo has been working for Esquel, a Hong Kong-based textile & apparel manufacture. Holding positions as Sales, Merchandizing and Marketing Director across the company’s fabric, yarn and accessories.