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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

Cotton vs. Synthetic Fibers

December 13, 2018 11:02 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Take a quick glance around your room and take note of everything that is made of fabric or cloth. Curtains, upholstery, bedding, clothing, towels—and the list goes on! Textiles of every sort can be found in every room. Fabric and cloth are a major component of our lives, which is why choosing the right fabrics is so important. If you look at the tags on the cloth items in your home, you will probably find that they are not all made of the same materials. Textiles are made from many different types of materials, but they can be broken down... View Article

What Are Some Common Uses of Cotton?

November 8, 2018 3:42 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

When you walk into a retail store, you can find thousands of different products made from materials that are sourced around the world. One of the most common materials used in products on retail shelves is cotton. Cotton has been a staple crop for hundreds of years, and it continues to be very popular in making fabrics for clothing, upholstery and linens. What you might not know about cotton is the fact that it’s also used for a wide variety of other products. Let’s take a look: Clothing: Cotton is a very popular material that’s used for clothing. Everything from... View Article

The Biggest Reasons to Choose Local Textiles

April 23, 2018 10:12 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

With just about any industry you can think of, it’s important to support local businesses and product developers. Let’s take a look at some of the biggest benefits associated with supporting local textile makers and producers of cotton mill components in Lubbock, TX: Support local employment: By purchasing local textiles, you support local workers as well, keeping jobs in your area. Over the years, many industries (including the textile industry) have seen jobs outsourced to countries all over the world. By making it a point to support American-based companies, particularly those near where you live, you can help keep companies... View Article

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