MIT Institute of Design
Arshiya Kapoor
Asst. Prof. Arshiya

Industrial Design
Arshiya Kapoor is a post graduate in Apparel Production and Merchandising Management from the School of Fashion Technology, Pune. She has worked in industry for nearly eight years and has extensive experience in Garment Manufacturing Technology, Quality Assurance.
Her work experience is:
1. Assistant Manager in Sampling and Technical team with Maral Overseas Ltd. Maral Overseas Ltd. is one of India's largest vertically integrated textile companies. She successfully Implemented systems and procedures for new factory in Noida and has worked on setting up production lines for brands like Nike, Marks and Spencer,
Decathlon, Lands end, Hugo Boss and Timberland.

2. Factory Manager for Network Clothing Company
Network Clothing Company is a leading manufacturer of knitted garments in Tirupur, the Knit City of South India.
She was heading the production unit for Marks & Spencer and leading a team of 1200 associates. Her focus was:

  • Style Analysis - understanding bottlenecks that can arise during various production stages.
  • Responsible for approval process, preparation of tech pack, procedures, formats, work instructions.
  • Technical input on fabric, trims, thread, interlining, work aids & machineries to factory and merchandising team.
  • Production/quality monitoring through quality assurances & production executive's at in-house & outsourcing vendors.
  • Restructuring and simplifying plant layout and equipments to derive maximum efficiency.
  • Working with the Product Development team on new developments.
  • Working closely with the Quality Assurance team to ensure that the buyer's specifications and quality standards are adhered to.
  • Setting up procedures and systems to suit the requirement of the product and incorporating continuous improvement in the systems.
  • Designing Attachments and Folders for getting better Productivity and Quality.
  1. Head for Production Planning and Control at Sleepins Apparel Pvt Ltd, Pune
  2. Guest Faculty for School of Fashion Technology and Symbiosis Institute of Design teaching the following subjects
  • Manufacturing Processes
  • Apparel Quality Management
  • Marker Making
  • Cutting Room Technology
  • Production Planning and Control
  • Garment Production Machines and Equipments
  • Work Study
  • Ergonomics


  • Technical and Quality training in Altrincham (UK) for Marks and Spencer
  • Successful Implementation of systems and procedures for new factories ( Maral Overseas Ltd - Noida & Network Clothing Company- Tirupur )
  • Designed poly bag sealing machine for hanger packed garments to lower Man power requirement in packing section plus an added increase in production by 15%.
  • Designed attachments for various operations which resulted in cost benefit during production.
  • Research and development of attachments for improving production efficiency in Men's undergarments