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Wool Academy with Elisabeth van Delden - Elisabeth van Delden 6th April 2017
#023: Goetz Giebel on today's challenges of yarn production and supply chain traceability
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#023: Goetz Giebel on today's challenges of yarn production and supply chain traceability

Goetz Giebel is a wool industry supply chain expert with technical know-how in sourcing, finishing, knitting and supply chain concepts. In this episode, Goetz shares his knowledge about yarn production and explains us the difference between worsted and woollen yarn. He also explains the benefits that certain blends of wool with other fibres can have. We also discuss with Goetz about the challenges wool manufacturing companies face today and what the future developments will be for the wool supply chain in regards to traceability. Goetz is also the President of Interwoollabs and explains the role this important wool industry body plays and why it is so important to measure wool consistently.  

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Fibre-to-Fashion Consultancy Interwoollabs Goetz Giebel on LinkedIn  

Key Timestamps

[spp-timestamp time="01:00"] About Goetz Giebel
[spp-timestamp time="03:33"] Types of challenges Goetz helps companies with
[spp-timestamp time="04:30"] The 101 basics about wool yarn
[spp-timestamp time="07:15"] What you should ask your spinner or weaver
[spp-timestamp time="08:05"] What are the advantages of blending wool with other fibres?
[spp-timestamp time="09:43"] Current blending trends
[spp-timestamp time="11:38"] Supply chain traceability
[spp-timestamp time="14:47"] Trends in the supply chain
[spp-timestamp time="15:42"] About Interwoollabs
[spp-timestamp time="17:01"] Why it is important to measure wool in length and fineness