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How to innovate the highly polluting and labor-exploiting garment industry-can automated production be the solution?
When we know the global market's dependence and demand on the garment industry, we must of course look at the "labor" in it.
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When we talk about "mass" production, you might think of robotic arms in unmanned workshops that are regularly dancing, one after another, while simultaneously completing designated tasks within the range; or a black transportation that keeps rotating. Take it with you, the assembly line that arranges countless accessories, is superimposed and assembled, packaged and shipped in one go. However, this is not the case in the apparel industry at present.
All of this starts with the global clothing trade: "Ready-to-wear" refers to "mass-made clothes" as the name suggests, while the opposite term is "custom-made clothes" or "high-order". Workers who make haute couture uniforms require a certain degree of advanced manual skills, supplemented by professional knowledge, and are therefore classified as professional technical "technicians". A handmade wedding dress, red carpet dress, and customized suit are all expensive. Therefore, the author of this article will focus on the possible development of the "clothing" industry after low-cost manpower is replaced by robots and replaced.
In recent years, the global apparel market demand has not decreased but increased
The mass-produced garment industry serving fast fashion and fast fashion is precisely because of the low technical content, resulting in the profit of the unit cost price being only 0.5%-5% of the retail price. Taking the United States as the largest garment capitalist country for example, it was the country with the most “imports” of garments in the world in 2016. This means that the domestic garment industry in the United States is highly dependent on overseas supply chain activities to provide substantial goods for the local garment industry.
According to data from statista.com , in recent years, the total output value of the world's apparel industry accounts for about 1 to 2% of the world's gross domestic product, with an average of 1.5 to 3 trillion US dollars per year (including shoes, socks, hats and related products). More than 60 million workers of different classes have job opportunities of different natures, and the number is still increasing; at the same time, the average output per worker is about US$25,000 per year. We can also see that the profit of the clothing industry remains unchanged, and the annual market demand is only increasing.
The cruel truth in garment factories-hard-earned labor, environmental pollution
When we know the global market's dependence and demand on the garment industry, we must of course look at the "labor" in it. In the so-called "clothing labor force structure", 75% are low-paid clothing workers, especially young women from ASEAN member countries-they will be the first ethnic group to be affected by production automation.
Compared with the harsh external environment and highly uncertain natural factors such as oil drilling, mining, construction sites, etc., careful inspection of the content of garment work cannot be directly classified as "highly dangerous" work; however, From the frequent incidents of garment factories and countless documentaries in recent years, the world is finally surprised that the "world factory" of ready-made garments is full of dangerous factors - including working in dangerous buildings, inhumane high-pressure management culture, sexual harassment in the workplace, long working hours, and daily wages. Less than US$1.5, chemical fiber waste produced by clothing, or sewage discharge. The garment industry can be said to be exploiting the basic survival resources of all low-paid garment workers in the world from the inside out. The coming of new crown pneumonia this year has also reduced the demand for the apparel industry, and caused many large companies to declare bankruptcy. They have to continue their operations through capital restructuring, which will undoubtedly impact apparel manufacturers and labor in developing countries.
Is it feasible to change the garment industry to "robots"?
The use of robots for mass production will indeed greatly reduce labor costs and reduce the number of workers. Because it can operate 24 hours a day, the efficiency will be improved and the quality can be adjusted at any time. In addition, it can also avoid uncontrollable external forces, such as political factors, and stabilize overseas trade costs. Even though robots have not yet been able to "design" clothes, there are already many commercial organizations that use algorithms to estimate hot styles, shipping frequency, and fashion trends. Some parts have replaced the past "rules of thumb" with numbers and big data. ".
From the perspective of the author based on the history of the clothing industry and his own work in the industry, the business model of the clothing industry in the old age is bound to decline . The period from 1970 to 2010 can be said to be the glorious moment of this manufacturing model. However, the division and integration of the world supply chain is highly unstable. The current situation, such as the United States, has built a high import tariff wall and imposed an economic blockade. Even if a few high-cost qualified products barely It is impossible to generate much profit in the United States. The clothing industry in the United States can only reduce the scale of layoffs. 75% of the garment workers in the ASEAN countries below the poverty line were in dire straits before the epidemic, working like machines, and their cheap and fast fashion production was environmentally friendly and wasteful. Secondly, their labor did not bring about a better life. Quality and even promotion of social status can only survive in the cracks.
Seeing this, do readers also think about this question in the same way: If the day comes when the clothes are produced automatically by machines, where will the livelihood and future of the garment workers go?
Can universal basic income be the solution to the garment industry?
UBI is derived from Universal Basic Income, also known as "basic income for all people", also known as "unconditional basic income" (Unconditional Basic Income). Many readers should be familiar with this term. In July (2019), one of the Democratic presidential candidates and Taiwanese entrepreneur Andrew Yang first proposed the concept of UBI on Twitter. This policy advocates It can liberate many exploited and oppressed labor groups, especially single-parent women. His argument is based on a long-term vision: as the government provides adult citizens with a basic expenditure of US$1,000 a month, personal health and family health will exceed making money and become the primary focus of people’s lives, thus reducing the nation’s chronic disease medical expenses, Reducing the overall debt will be more conducive to reducing the crime rate over time. (Continue reading UBI in "Daily Line": "Each person pays $1,000 per month"-Yang Anze, the first Taiwanese to "run for the president of the United States"; "Many types of work are not paid, and basic income defends the dignity of people living." ──Looking back at the 2016 Swiss referendum, do you support the implementation of "universal basic income"? )
In the past, we intuitively believed that with the development of technology, workers were inevitably replaced by robots and lost employment and income. A large number of people worried about earning a livelihood became a narrow door. The concept of UBI is difficult for the general public, especially the middle class, to digest. Think of it as redundant, unfair, political, and even as a radical leftist strategy. Having said that, the traditional manufacturing industry still relies on cheap labor, not only clothing production, but the construction industry technology has also been stagnant in the 1960s and 70s. Entering the most difficult year of 2020, apparel companies, brands, or garment factories managed with the concept of passing production are facing the "renewal": "digitalization", "environmental protection", "labor human rights" and other hot keys in multiple eras Words, structural reorganization and calls for economic ecology have sounded everywhere.
So, does the clothing industry continue to use cheap labor to make ready-made clothes?
UBI plus a win-win strategy for automated production
"The Economist" once wrote an article in early 2019 that robots can resolve the trade war supply and demand and salary issues. After reading, the author thinks that the compromise solution should be to incorporate the automation of clothing production machines and UBI into a simultaneous transformation. This will It will be a win-win strategy that can give full play to social justice, business and ethics . Under this framework, the two directions are advanced simultaneously to redistribute industrial resources:
First, let low-wage workers get out of poverty, get out of a bad environment, and get income that meets the most basic livelihood. Furthermore, the fully automated production of garments by machines will reduce the pressure of tariffs and facilitate the adjustment of supply, shipment volume and quality. Next, the maintenance industry can achieve self-sustainability; and the profit produced by the machine is divided proportionally to provide a source of funds for labor UBI. When talking about the problems of the garment production process, whether it is excessive, low quality, or labor exploitation, using machines to quantify instead of labor at this time, I think it is very feasible and alleviate the deterioration of the above problems.
Proposing that change is usually accompanied by a long, uncomfortable and painful process. The transformation of the clothing industry from traditional manufacturing to modern manufacturing is not an understatement. It depends on which country’s government or regional organization has vision, resources, and The wrist took the difficult first step, using technology to stabilize the lifeline of world garment production. Even though it is only a theoretically established balance ecology of the clothing industry, the ruling executives who resonate with this concept have little chance of successful implementation. They still have a bright vision for the future, and it is not an exaggeration to say that it is a utopia. I am optimistic and hopeful. If the clothing industry faces its hidden worries, it can face the reality and reverse the innovation as soon as possible!
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