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School of Design to collaborate with Indo Count Industries to innovate exciting new bed linen products

September 14th, 2018

Clothworkers South Building, School of Design

The School of Design is collaborating with Indo Count Industries to research and innovate exciting new products for the global bed linen market.

We are delighted to collaborate with Indo Count Industries Limited, a major Indian Bed Linen manufacturer to research and develop new fabrics and technologies to enhance customers’ sleeping experience. We will provide the technology platform to support this partnership and enhance Indo Count’s innovation capabilities to deliver new and exciting home textiles products.

Indo Count’s vision is to be one of the leading players in the global home textiles market and already exports to over 50 countries. Indo Count’s specialism is innovation in bed linen, and  in particular their patented technologies such as “true grip” fitted sheets and infinity cotton, which has been endorsed by the National Sleep Association of the US.

“In continuation to our mission of serving customers better, we intend to use Leeds’s expertise and experience in research and product development and thereby help our customers grow their market share.”  – K.K. Lalpuria, Executive Director, Indo Count Industries Ltd.

“The School of Design is delighted to collaborate with a global leader such as Indo Count and look to develop improved bed linen that offers the consumer improved comfort and associated sleeping. The research facilities and expertise within the University of Leeds provides an environment for ground breaking research that can deliver new technologies and innovations for the global textile markets.” – Chris Carr, Head of School of Design and Professor of Textile Technology, University of Leeds.

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