Luthai has established long-term cooperation relationships with Huntsman Corp. in developing new technologies and products in line with market demands to enhance research and development ability. Moreover, the company has set up “Luthai & Clariant Research Center of Textile Dyeing and Finishing” with Clariant from Switzerland, “Dow Industrialization Application Base Textile Materials” together with Dow Chemical Company from America, and “Italy Luthai Design Center” with Paolo Conte, a famous designer from Italy, which is focusing on fashion creation of garment design.
Luthai has also established “The National Collaborative Innovation Center of Key Technologies for Textile Industry” with Donghua University for research on fiber new material technology and critical technologies of ecological dyeing and finishing and with Qingdao University for research on marine biopolymer fibers; “Jiangsu Collaborative Innovation Center of Advanced Textile Technologies” with Nantong Textile Vocational Technology College for researches of application of new textile materials, new textile products, development of green production technology; and “Product Development Alliance” with Jiangsu Yueda Textile Group for researches of application of new fiber and multi-component blended products and new-type spinning techniques.
Relying on technology platforms such as national-recognized enterprise technology centers, national talent introduction and demonstration bases, national research base of yarn-dyed fabrics and Shandong Engineering Research Center, Luthai Engineering Research Institute of Textiles & Garments has one institute office, four technology research labs of fiber textile, dyeing and finishing, garment and low carbon, as well as one center laboratory. The institute cooperates closely with the production and operation departments of spinning, weaving, dyeing, finishing and clothing while performing their duties. Under unceasing exploration and with a long-term commitment to research in frontier technology, Luthai takes a textile-based but beyond traditional textile road in aspects of scientific innovation, quality upgrade, brand promotion, low-carbon and energy-saving and enterprise cultural construction to the world’s biggest supplier of high-grade yarn-dyed fabrics and manufacturer of high-grade brand shirts.
Lutai Textile and Clothing Engineering Research Institute relies on design resources such as the National Industrial Design Center, Shandong Provincial Industrial Design Center, Italian Fabric Design Studio, French Fashion Design Studio, and Enterprise Brand Design Center. It integrates textile and clothing trend design, textile new material design, popular fabric design, and clothing brand design, becoming an essential support for enterprise independent brand construction, Promoting the upgrading and leap from creativity to creativity, and enhancing the independent brand influence of enterprises.