MEXICO CITY – Mexican denim manufacturers are increasing their capital spending to improve sustainable production and enter more diverse markets as they seek to increase U.S. exports, executives based in the country said.
“We have made big investments in sustainable production and more efficient machines to improve our fabric,” said Carlos Ojeda, who heads the jeans business of Kaltex, a leading textile manufacturer, which supplies products like Levi’s, Lee and Wrangler. “We have managed to significantly reduce the consumption of water and electricity.”
Ojeda declined to provide an exact figure, but noted that the spending was “significant” as the company’s sewing complex in San Juan del Rio near Mexico City achieved an additional 15% reduction in consumption of water….
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