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    • Cotton industry

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    • History of the textile industry

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    • Silk production

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    • Textile and clothing trade unions

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    • Textile chemistry

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    • Textile engineering

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    • Textile mills

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    • Textile organizations

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    • Woollen industry

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    • Cotton Manufacturing Processes

      The textile industry is primarily concerned with the design and production of yarn, cloth, clothing, and their distribution. The raw material may be natural, or synthetic using products of the chemical industry. Cotton is the world's most important natural fibre. In the year 2007, the global yield was 25 million t ... Read »


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    • Apparel industry of Sri Lanka

    • The design, manufacture and export of textiles and apparel products is one of the biggest industries in Sri Lanka, and one which plays a key role in advancing the country's economy. The apparel industry of Sri Lanka employs about 15% of the country's workforce, accounting for about half of the country's total exports, ... Read »


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    • Atrium Award

    • The Atrium Award is an award for excellent in journalism coverage of the garment industry given by the University of Georgia's Henry W. Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication and AmericasMart, the world's largest permanent trade center for wholesale trade and the only permanent international trade center in ... Read »


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    • Bobbin boy

    • A bobbin boy was a boy who worked in a textile mill in the 18th and early 19th centuries. He would bring bobbins to the women at the looms when they called for them, and collected the full bobbins of spun cotton or wool thread. They also would be expected to fix minor problems with the machines. Average pay was about $ ... Read »


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    • Braiding machine

    • A braiding machine is device, which interlaces at least three strands of yarns or wires to form a rope reinforced hose, covered power cords, and some types of lace. Materials include natural and synthetic yarns, metal wires, leather tapes and others. Maypole braiders work by a circular braiding process. They were ... Read »


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    • Clothing technology

    • Clothing technology involves the manufacturing, materials, and design innovations that have been developed and used. The timeline of clothing and textiles technology includes major changes in the manufacture and distribution of clothing. From clothing in the ancient world into modernity the use of technology has drama ... Read »


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    • Doffer

    • A doffer is someone who removes ("doffs") bobbins, pirns or spindles holding spun fiber such as cotton or wool from a spinning frame and replaces them with empty ones. Historically, spinners, doffers, and sweepers each had separate tasks that were required in the manufacture of spun textiles. From the early days of the ... Read »


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    • Doubling (textiles)

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      Doubling is a textile industry term synonymous with combining. It can be used for various processes during spinning. During the carding stage, several sources of roving are doubled together and drawn, to remove variations in thickness. After spinning, yarn is doubled for many reasons. Yarn may be doubled to produce war ... Read »


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    • E-textiles

    • E-textiles, also known as smart garments, smart clothing, electronic textiles, smart textiles, or smart fabrics, are fabrics that enable digital components (including small computers), and electronics to be embedded in them. Smart textiles are fabrics that have been developed with new technologies that provide added va ... Read »


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    • Fairwear Australia

    • Fairwear Australia (or The Fair Wear Campaign) is a community campaign which addresses exploitation of home-based textile and clothing workers in Australia. Made up of churches, non-governmental organisations, schools and community members, FairWear has worked since 1996 to achieve wage justice and fair working conditi ... Read »


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    • Finishing (textiles)

    • In textile manufacturing, finishing refers to the processes that convert the woven or knitted cloth into a usable material and more specifically to any process performed after dyeing the yarn or fabric to improve the look, performance, or "hand" (feel) of the finish textile or clothing. The precise meaning depends on c ... Read »


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    • Heimtextil

    • Heimtextil in Frankfurt am Main, Germany is an international trade fair for home and contract textiles with more than 2,700 exhibitors and roughly 67,000 trade visitors. Throughout the four days of the event in mid-January, the trade fair serves as a business and information platform for manufacturers, retailers and de ... Read »


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    • International Textiles

    • International Textiles (later The Ambassador) was a British export magazine for textiles and fashion. It was published in Amsterdam by Pallas Studio established by Ludwig Katz and a Haarlem publishing house . The half-Jewish Ludwig Katz, former Advertising Manager of L. Schottlaender & Co (publishers of the textil ... Read »


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    • Loom

    • A loom is a device used to weave cloth and tapestry. The basic purpose of any loom is to hold the warp threads under tension to facilitate the interweaving of the weft threads. The precise shape of the loom and its mechanics may vary, but the basic function is the same. The word "loom" is derived from the Old Engl ... Read »


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    • Mitumba (clothing)

    • Mitumba is a Swahili term, literally meaning "bundles", used to refer to plastic-wrapped packages of used clothing donated by people in wealthy countries. The term is also applied to the clothing that arrives in these bundles. One major receiving port for Mitumba is in the Tanzanian city of Dar es Salaam. From there t ... Read »


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    • Mule scavenger

    • Scavengers were employed in 18th and 19th century in cotton mills, predominantly in the UK and the United States, to clean and recoup the area underneath a spinning mule. The cotton wastage that gathered on the floor was seen as too valuable for the owners to leave and one of the simplest solutions was to employ young ... Read »


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    • Multi Fibre Arrangement

    • The Multi Fibre Arrangement (MFA) governed the world trade in textiles and garments from 1974 through 2004, imposing on the amount developing countries could export to developed countries. It expired on 1 January 2005. Since the (re)emergence of developing countries as a source of cotton textile production, after ... Read »


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    • Oeko-tex standard

    • Oeko-Tex Standard 100 or Öko-Tex Standard 100 (sometime misspelled Oktex) is an independent testing and certification system for textile products from all stages of production (fibres, yarns, fabrics, ready-to-use end products, including accessories) along the textile value chain. The label, 'Confidence in Textiles ... Read »


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    • Quota Elimination

    • Quota Elimination is an initiative to eliminate the use of quotas in all textile and clothing trade between nations which are members of the World Trade Organization (WTO). Doing so was one of the key commitments undertaken at the WTO Uruguay Round in 1994 to retire the Multi Fibre Arrangement. The ATC, that is the WTO ... Read »


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    • Reduction of Hours of Work (Textiles) Convention, 1937

    • Reduction of Hours of Work (Textiles) Convention, 1937 is an International Labour Organization Convention. It was established in 1937: Considering that the question of the reduction of hours of work in the textile industry is the second item on the agenda of the Session; Confirming the principle laid down in the For ... Read »


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    • Shanghai International Fashion Culture Festival

    • The Shanghai International Fashion Culture Festival is a fashion event held annually since 1995 by the municipal authority of Shanghai, China. It is regarded as one of Shanghai's "Four Festivals" (the other three being the Shanghai Art Festival, the Shanghai Tour Festival and the Shanghai Movie and Television Festival ... Read »


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    • Silk waste

    • Silk waste includes all kinds of raw silk which may be unwindable, and therefore unsuited to the throwing process. Before the introduction of machinery applicable to the spinning of silk waste, the refuse from cocoon reeling, and also from silk winding, which is now used in producing spun silk fabrics, was nearly all d ... Read »


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    • Elliott White Springs

    • Elliott White Springs

      Royal Air Force Air Service, United States Army Elliott White Springs (July 31, 1896 – October 15, 1959), was a South Carolina businessman and an American flying ace of World War I, credited with shooting down 16 enemy aircraft. Springs was born to Col. Leroy Springs and Grace Allison White Springs. His fat ... Read »


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    • William-Louis Ternaux

    • William-Louis Ternaux (1763-1833), the eldest son of Charles-Louis Ternaux (1738-1814), took over the direction of his family’s small woolen cloth business at Sedan (Department of Ardennes) in 1781 and rose to become the leading woolens manufacturer in France under Napoleon and during the Restoration. At the heigh ... Read »


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    • Textile and clothing trade unions

    • Textile and clothing trade unions are labor unions that represent workers in the textile industry and garment industry. A partial list is as follows. International Africa Asia Australasia Europe North America ... Read »


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    • Textile History

    • Textile History  

      Textile History is a peer-reviewed academic journal first published in 1968 and published by Maney Publishing on behalf of the Pasold Research Fund. It covers "aspects of the cultural and social history of apparel and textiles, as well as issues arising from the exhibition, preservation and interpretation of historic t ... Read »


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    • Textile manufacturing

    • Cotton Manufacturing Processes

      Textile manufacturing is a major industry. It is based on the conversion of fibre into yarn, yarn into fabric. These are then dyed or printed, fabricated into clothes. Different types of fibre are used to produce yarn. Cotton remains the most important natural fibre, so is treated in depth. There are many variable proc ... Read »


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    • Texturizing

    • Texturising is the process by which synthetic fibres are modified to change their texture - the physical appearance of the fibre. Texturising techniques can include bulking (where thermoplastic fibres are twisted, heat set and untwisted), crimping and coiling, amongst others. Texturising takes advantage of the thermopl ... Read »


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    • Yarn clearer

    • A yarn clearer is a device to remove faults (thick places, thin places, foreign matter) from the yarn. Yarn clearing improves the quality of the spun yarn and hence of the cloth made of it. Clear, uniform yarn is especially important for smooth operation of high-speed textile machinery. Yarn clearing is usually part o ... Read »


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