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How Has Cotton Ginning Changed in Texas?

July 28, 2020 9:49 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The field of cotton ginning has evolved significantly over the course of the last several decades. Throughout all of the upgrades the industry has seen, the common thread has been the propensity for going bigger and achieving higher capacity, ensuring today’s machines are capable of meeting the needs of growers at larger scales who are expanding productions even into areas such as Texas’s High Plains, which are not considered to be traditional cotton growth regions. Here’s an overview of how cotton production and cotton ginning in North Texas have changed over the years, and what you will see out of... View Article

How to Clean Your Machinery During the COVID-19 Outbreak

May 1, 2020 11:00 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

During the current health crisis, coronavirus commercial prevention and safety procedures in Lubbock, TX are crucial. Following appropriate protocols could save lives. Of course, regular cleaning of machinery is always important to ensure optimal performance, but it is now more important than ever. Use the following steps to improve the safety of your facility. Keep it clean Clean frequently-touched machinery often. Thoroughly clean all components that come into contact with employees or the public. In addition to the machinery itself, be sure to clean switches, handles and other auxiliary components that are typically high-touch surfaces. Don’t forget to disinfect For... View Article

Byproducts of Cotton

August 7, 2018 11:28 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Cotton has been cultivated and used to make products for at least 7,000 years. Archeologists have found pieces of cotton fabrics throughout the world, dating as far back as 12,000 BC. Cotton fabrics aren’t the only use of cotton, though, and more uses are being found each and every day. Cotton production in West Texas uses most of the byproducts cotton creates, even what’s left over after production. Here’s a closer look at how cotton is so much more than just a fiber source: Cottonseed: Cotton production in West Texas may focus on using the fiber in apparel and home... View Article

Is Cotton an Environmentally Friendly Choice?

July 24, 2018 11:28 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Cotton is the largest natural fiber supplying the global demand for textile products, and Texas is the number one producer in the U.S. West Texas is especially important to cotton production, with recent crops being record-breakers. Cotton is an important part of environmentally friendly clothing. The main alternatives to cotton are non-renewable chemical fibers. Here’s a closer look at how cotton in West Texas and beyond is a viable and environmentally sound choice: Cotton is biodegradable: Cotton is sustainable, renewable and biodegradable. It’s an excellent choice for environmentally friendly fiber throughout its entire product life cycle. Cotton is a safe... View Article

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