Textile production moving back to U.S., Mark Sunderland tells Philadelphia Business Journal

Increased quality control, lower inventories and higher fuel costs are driving a boost in textile manufacturing in the U.S., PhilaU textile engineer Mark Sunderland said in a Dec. 21 Philadelphia Business Journal story.  “What we have noticed in the U.S. is an uptick in technology-driven textile facilities,” the story quoted Sunderland, manager of academic operations for Kanbar College of Design, Engineering and Commerce.  “While you may not see U.S.-made T-shirts, the mesh used by doctors for arterial implants may well be made domestically.  These technology-intensive textiles can breathe life into the market.”

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