What do the textile industry’s high-tech advances mean for the future of the textile manufacturing industry
This story is part of USA TODAY’s “Making the Modern” series.
Read moreAbout the story:The textile industry is one of the fastest-growing segments of the American economy, accounting for more than half of the nation’s jobs.
The industry has seen tremendous growth in recent decades, with jobs growing by more than 300% in the past 30 years.
But there are many barriers that make it difficult to compete with the rising power of the internet and the new power of automation.
In this article, we look at some of the technologies that are changing the way we work and how they can change the way the textile and apparel industry works.
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