December 12, 2016

We are excited to announce that Orient has recently finished our Sedex SMETA 4-Pillar audit on 26th November 2016, with very positive result!

The Supplier Ethical Data Exchange (Sedex) is a membership organisation for businesses committed to the continuous improvement o...

October 21, 2016

Happy Anniversary to Orient!! We have just celebrated our factory's 32nd Anniversary last week on 13th October over a Chinese style feast with our employees, friends and families. The weather was promising and the al-fresco dinner allowed all attendants to have some ni...

September 26, 2016

What is color fastness?

Color fastness is a term used in the textile industry to describe the resistance of a fabric against color fading or color transfer. 

There are different types of colour fastness. The common ones are:

  1. Color fastness to Washing

  2. Color f...

September 26, 2016

400D nylon, 500D nylon, 600D polyester, 1050D nylon, 1680D polyester and 16oz canvas are some of the most commonly used fabrics in bag manufacturing. They are designers' favorites because these fabrics are well known for their good strength, durability and reasonable p...

August 22, 2016

Previously, we have done a tensile strength test on some of the most commonly used fabrics in the bag manufacturing industry, and we have received some very interesting results.  (Please read The Fabric Strength Challenge for more information.)

From that test,...

August 21, 2016

When companies source in China, the first thing comes to one’s mind will be searching on platforms like Alibaba, Globalsource and Made-in-China.com; but in the ocean of manufacturers, how do you narrow down to find a reliable one? It is especially difficult if you are...

July 22, 2016

Measuring the volume of a backpack is actually very easy, no calculation or complicated formula is needed.

Some people would use the Volume = Length x Width x Height formula, but that is actually incorrect. It is because this formula is for measuring the volume of a box...