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Textile & Garment Brands: Tips for Avoiding Bug Infestations in Your Products

Textile & Garment Brands: Tips for Avoiding Bug Infestations in Your Products


Learn how to prevent bug infestations and protect yourself against product loss.

This White Paper will give you insights about:

  • The risks and causes of infestations during the major production stages.
  • Steps to ensure that your suppliers are minimizing the risk of outbreaks
  • How to ensure that your products are shipped to their destination infestation-free and ready for sale.
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End-to-End Infestation Prevention

Cloth moths, carpet beetles and other fabric pests can be very damaging to garments. While less common than mold and water damage, a bug infestation easily results in complete product loss. Among the primary causes of bug infestation are high humidity, insufficient factory cleanliness and substandard shipping condit

Effective measures to prevent bug infestation must be taken at every stage of production and shipping, including:

  • During production:
    • Strict cleanliness control, including zero contact with food and animals
    • Use of insect traps and insecticides
    • Proper storage at intermediate stages
    • Regular inspections
  • After production:
    • Separation of production and storage areas
    • Temperature and humidity controls
  • During container shipping and loading
    • Pre-shipment treatment of containers
    • Container cleanliness and humidity controls

Download the whitepaper for full technical guidance on safeguarding your textile and apparel products against bug infestations at every stage of your supply chain.

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