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Here’s How the 2019 Planting Season Is Shaping Up

March 26, 2019 11:33 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

From corn to wheat to cotton, farmers across the country have already begun to plan out their crops for a new year of growing. Their plans and schedules will also need to include the care and maintenance of heavy-duty farm machinery, including cotton mill components in Lubbock, TX, to ensure planting and a quality harvest later in the season. Now, what does the 2019 planting season look like so far? What is it shaping up to be like? For starters, low prices and tariffs could shift focus to wheat and corn crops. Let’s take a look at some must-knows of... View Article

What’s the Future of Fabric?

March 21, 2019 3:17 am Published by Leave your thoughts

With so many innovative new technologies and processes being developed, a lot of people are speculating about what the future might look like for the textile industry. Textiles are essential for a wide variety of products and purposes for markets and applications around the globe, but there’s a lot of confusion about what’s to come for textile manufacturing as the technological landscape changes. There are some exciting new concepts and technologies with the potential to shape the future of textiles in Lubbock, TX that are already being conceptualized. The basics of smart textiles Smart textiles are technologically-integrated textiles that are... View Article

Growth and Trends in Textiles in Lubbock, TX

March 7, 2019 3:17 am Published by Leave your thoughts

You use and interact with textile products on a daily basis, but you might not spend much time thinking about how these products are actually made or how textiles have changed over time. For hundreds of years, textiles have been used to create essential products for applications and markets around the globe. Today, we still rely on textiles for many of our products. Read on to find out more about how textiles have changed over time and the new trends that are on the horizon for the textile industry. Textile industry background The history of textiles extends back thousands of... View Article

What to Do Before Planting Your Cotton in 2019

February 6, 2019 11:42 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

It might seem like the planting season is still rather far off, but it’s never too early to start the planning! The warmer spring weather is going to be here before you know it, and it’s important to be fully prepared once it finally arrives. What are some of the steps you can take before planting your crops in 2019 to make sure you have a successful planting and growing season this year? Here are a few tips to keep in mind, courtesy of our company specializing in cotton mill components in Lubbock, TX: Review all your equipment: The first... View Article

How Will Ongoing Trade Wars Affect the Global Apparel Industries?

January 23, 2019 11:41 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The United States is currently engaged in ongoing trade wars with China that have affected a wide variety of industries, including the textiles and apparel industries. It began in July 2018, when President Donald Trump imposed a 25 percent border tax on about $34 billion worth of goods being imported from China. China retaliated soon thereafter, implementing a 25 percent tariff of its own on $34 billion worth of American products, such as cotton linters, soybeans, lobsters, automobiles and uncombed cotton. The federal government’s reasoning for implementing the initial tax on Chinese products was to punish the nation for trade... View Article

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