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Annual Survey of Manufacturers [PDF]
Abstract: This report presents manufacturing establishments statistics for industry groups and industries from the 1994 Annual Survey of Manufactures (ASM).
Source: US Department of Commerce
URL: http://www.census.gov/prod/1/manmin/asm/m94as-1.pdf

Cleaner Technology Transfer to the Polish Textile Industry
Abstract: This report presents the results of an environmental survey of dyehouses within the Polish textile industry and the identification of options for pollution prevention and resource savings.
Source: Miljøstyrelsen
URL: http://www2.mst.dk/common/Udgivramme/Frame.asp?http://www2.m
st.dk/udgiv/publications/1999/87-7909-255-1/html/default
_eng.htm

Current Industrial Reports [PDF]
Abstract: This document presents manufacturing pollution abatement costs and expenditures data.
Source: US Department of Commerce
URL: http://www.census.gov/prod/2/manmin/ma200x94.pdf

Dyeing Reactive Dyes Using Less Salt [PDF]
Abstract: Since fiber reactive dyes generally require higher quantities of salt than other cellulosic dyes, it has been a general practice to utilize high quantities of salt in exhaust dyeing.
Source: American Dyestuff Reporler
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/03/02346.pdf

Improving Computer Control Of Batch Dyeing Operations [PDF]
Abstract: Several approaches are possible for upgrading textile wet processing control systems. Considerations for novel control algorithm are presented as well as specific simulation and experimental results for fuzzy logic and for adaptive control systems are presented.
Source: American Dyestuff Reporter
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/03/02348.pdf

Membrane Technology in Textile Operations [PDF]
Abstract: Membranes can provide a solution in such areas as: color removal, BOD reduction, salt reduction and reuse, PVA recovery, and latex recovery.
Source: Koch Membrane Systems
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/04/03269.pdf

Pollution Prevention Studies in the Textile Wet Processing Industry [PDF]
Abstract: The objective of this study was to investigate pollution prevention (P2) opportunities in the textile wet processing industry.
Source: Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/01/00469.pdf

Potential Water and Energy Savings in Textile Bleaching [PDF]
Abstract: There is a strong correlation between water and energy use in textile bleaching, since a high proportion of the energy is used for heating wash water.
Source: Bruce A. Evans
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/03/02903.pdf

Salt Requirements Put Pressure On Wet Processing Plants [PDF]
Abstract: Increase of cotton's apparel market share has caused salinity in textile effluent streams to become a major issue.
Source: Textile World
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/03/02961.pdf

Statistics for Industry Groups & Industries [PDF]
Abstract: Annual survey of US manufacturers.
Source: US Census Bureau
URL: http://www.census.gov/prod/2001pubs/m99-as1.pdf

Surfactants - A Primer [PDF]
Abstract: Examples of important events in textile chemical processes that involve interaction of surfaces include wetting, dispersing, emulsification, chemical or dye adsorption on fibers, adhesion, vaporization, sublimation, melting, heat transfer, catalysis, foaming and defoaming.
Source: ATI
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/03/02960.pdf

The Future of Pollution Prevention An Alternative to Costly Waste Treatment [PDF]
Abstract: Pollution prevention for the textile industry is reviewed, including a brief summary of present practices and an analysis of future needs and opportunities. Barriers and facilitating factors are identified.
Source: North Carolina State University
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/01/00386.pdf

Troubleshooting in Preparation: A Systematic Approach [PDF]
Abstract: Since many preparation problems that occur are due to the quality of the substrate and may not show up until later processing, it is often difficult to perceive problems during the preparation processes. Thus the objective of this discussion is thus to outline a systematic in-process approach for detecting and eliminating potential problems during preparation.
Source: North Carolina State University
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/03/02332.pdf

Wet Processing
Abstract: Wet processing is broken down into four stages: fabric preparation, dyeing, printing, and finishing. These stages are shown in the figure on this site.
Source: North Carolina Division of Pollution Prevention and Environmental Assistance
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/11/10023/WetProcessing.asp


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Case Study: Bloomsburg Mills, Inc. [PDF]
Abstract: Highlights reduced emissions of hazardous air pollutants by using chemical substitutions.
Source: North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/07/06108.pdf

Case Study: Cleveland Mills Company [PDF]
Abstract: Highlights the company 's waste reduction program has resulted in significant reductions in wastewater releases, air emissions, and solid and hazardous waste streams.
Source: North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resource
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/07/06109.pdf

Case Study: Guilford Mills [PDF]
Abstract: Highlights the volatile organic compounds (VOC) emission reduction project.
Source: North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/01/0056606.pdf

Case Study: Hoechst Celanese Corporation [PDF]
Abstract: Highlights reductions in solid waste and SARA chemicals.
Source: North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/07/06128.pdf

Case Study: Milliken and Co. - Golden Valley Plant [PDF]
Abstract: Highlights this company's efforts to implement a program to reduce chemical consumption and identify less hazardous chemicals for use in the plant.
Source: North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/07/06111.pdf

Case Study: Renfro Corporation [PDF]
Abstract: Highlights reductions in chlorine bleach.
Source: North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/07/06112.pdf

Case Study: Sara Lee Knit Products [PDF]
Abstract: Highlights this company's use of new filtration technology to separate salt and water from other impurities, including color, for potential reuse and generate a more concentrated color waste stream which can be efficiently treated.
Source: North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/07/06113.pdf

Case Study: Spectrum Dyed Yarns, Inc. [PDF]
Abstract: Highlights waste reduction activities, including water reductions and reduced energy consumption.
Source: North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/07/06114.pdf

Case Study: Springs Industries, Inc. [PDF]
Abstract: Highlights significant reductions in waste and cost savings from reduced landfill costs, income from recycled waste streams, and savings from process waste reduction and raw material purchases.
Source: North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/07/06115.pdf

Case Study: Westpoint Stevens [PDF]
Abstract: Highlights a range of pollution prevention practices implemented at this facility.
Source: North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/07/06116.pdf

Cleaner Production and Waste Minimization in a Yarn Manufacturing Plant
Abstract: The company focused on the opportunities provided by cleaner production and waste minimization in order to improve its environmental and cost performance.
Source: The Cleaner Production Case Studies Directory
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/10/09237.htm

Cleaner Production Measures in Printing and Finishing Operations
Abstract: Toxic use reduction in printing and finishing operations.
Source: Toxic Use Reduction Institute
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/10/09357.htm

Cold Pad Batch Dyeing of Cellulosic Fabrics with Fiber Reactive Dyes
Abstract: Two new processes were introduced at this company: cold pad batch dyeing and the use of Cibaron C dyes.
Source: UNEP IE
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/10/09253.htm

Environmental Management Improves Product Quality in Wool Scouring
Abstract: GWS adopted a management philosophy based on the three R's - reduce, reuse and recycle.
Source: The Cleaner Production Case Studies Directory
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/10/09338.htm

Enzymatic Bleach Cleanup in Cotton Dyeing
Abstract: The present case study illustrates use of an eco-friendly alternative for bleach neutralization imlemented at the Skjern Tricotage-Farveri, Skjern in Denmark.
Source: UNEP IE
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/10/09235.htm

Reducing Solvents in a Company that Produces Plastic Coated Textiles
Abstract: The company wanted to further educate its employees and implement cleaner production in the production processes.
Source: UNEP IE
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/10/09497.htm

Toxics Use Reduction Case Study: Mastex Industries Reduces Chemical Use in Cloth Cleaning and Dyeing Operations [PDF]
Abstract: Mastex Industries Inc., of Holyoke, Massachusetts, made several changes in its textile manufacturing processes to reduce the use of three toxic chemicals.
Source: Massachusetts Office of Technical Assistance
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/02/01781.pdf


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Chapter 1: Introduction [PDF]
Abstract: This chapter provides a brief overview of the textile industry in the United States, focusing on the production processes and technological base of the industry and identifying major waste and pollution issues.
Source:
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/02/01099/0109902.pdf


- Fact sheet/checklist -    Top of Page

Pollution Prevention Tips for Wet-Processing Textile Mills
Abstract: The largest waste stream from most textile mills involved in washing, bleaching, and dyeing is wastewater.
Source: Georgia Pollution Prevention Assistance Division
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/09/08015.htm

Water Efficiency: Textiles [PDF]
Abstract: Textile mills that currently use excessive quantities of water can achieve large gains from pollution prevention.
Source: North Carolina Division of Pollution Prevention and Environmental Assistance
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/01/0069203.pdf


- Manual/handbook/curriculum -    Top of Page

Color Reduction and Removal Seminar [PDF]
Abstract: The purpose of the Color Reduction and Removal Seminar is to increase the awareness of the color issue and increase the sharing of information concerning color reduction technology.
Source: North Carolina Division of Pollution Prevention and Environmental Assistance
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/01/00345.pdf

EPA Office of Compliance Sector Notebook Project: Profile of the Textile Industry [PDF]
Abstract: This document provides background information on the history, size, geographic distribution, employment, production, sales, and economic condition of the textile industry.
Source: EPA
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/01/00506.pdf

Manual - Best Management Practices for Pollution Prevention in the Textile Industry
Abstract: Represents a comprehensive history of the U.S. textile industry, describes waste streams from diverse industrial processes and products, and provides excellent pollution prevention solutions to guide the environmental responsibility of the industry.
Source:
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/02/01099.htm

To Riches from Rags: A Best-Practices Guide for Textile and Apparel Manufacturers [PDF]
Abstract: The purpose of this guide is to develop and provide state-of-the-art waste reduction resources and practices for textile and apparel industry firms located in EPA Region 2.
Source: EPA Region 2
URL: http://www.epa.gov/r02earth/p2/textile.pdf


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Chemistry and Technology of Fabric Preparation and Finishing [PDF]
Abstract: The book is arranged in two parts, preparation and finishing. Both sections describe both the mechanical and process parameters, as well as the underlying chemistry behind each process.
Source: North Carolina State University
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/06/05815.pdf

Identification and Reduction of Pollution Sources in Textile Wet Processing [PDF]
Abstract: Topics discussed include: source of waste, waste reduction strategies, and options for recovery, reuse, and recycling.
Source:
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/02/01068.pdf

Toxicity Reduction Evaluations At Textile Mills [PDF]
Abstract:
Source:
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/03/02855.pdf


- Software/electronic tool -    Top of Page

Recycling Markets Directory
Abstract: Use this as a tool to find an outlet for your recyclable materials.
Source: North Carolina Recycling Business Assistance Center
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/DMRM/start.aspx


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1997 Economic Census
Abstract: Comparative statistics for the United States.
Source: US Census Bureau
URL: http://www.census.gov/epcd/ec97sic/E97SUSD.HTM

American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC)
Abstract: The American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC) is the world's leading not-for-profit association serving textile professionals since 1921.
Source: American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists
URL: http://www.aatcc.org/

American Fiber Manufacturers Association (AFMA)
Abstract: The American Fiber Manufacturers Association, Inc. (AFMA) is the trade association for U.S. companies that manufacture synthetic and cellulosic fibers.
Source: American Fiber Manufacturers Association
URL: http://www.fibersource.com/afma/afma.htm

American Flock Association
Abstract: The American Flock Association provides positive leadership to foster a strong flock industry in North America.
Source: American Flock Association
URL: http://www.flocking.org/

Association of Nonwoven Fabrics Industry
Abstract: The Association of Nonwoven Fabrics Industry (INDA) is the trade association representing the nonwoven fabrics industry since 1968.
Source: Association of Nonwoven Fabrics Industry
URL: http://www.inda.org/

Auburn's Department of Polymer and Fiber Engineering
Abstract: Provides information about the Department of Polymer and Fiber Engineering at Auburn University.
Source: Auburn University
URL: http://www.eng.auburn.edu/txen/

Best References: Textiles
Abstract: The textile industry is a very diverse and broad manufacturing sector. With increased global competition, many sectors within the textile industry are increasing production efficiency through technology development and a better trained workforce while working toward pollution prevention. This section provides core reference material that textile manufacturers can use to improve process efficiency and reduce waste generation.
Source:
URL: http://wrrc.p2pays.org/industry/indsectinfo.asp?INDSECT=19

Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI)
Abstract: The Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI) is the science-based source for the facts about carpet and rugs.
Source: Carpet and Rug Institute
URL: http://www.carpet-rug.org/

Carpet, Blankets, Upholstery
Abstract: Describes the process for forming fabrics into carpets, blankets, and upholstery.
Source: North Carolina Division of Pollution Prevention and Environmental Assistance
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/11/10023/Carpet.asp

Chemical Screening And Inventory Control [PDF]
Abstract: Shows method for rapidly verifying the consistency of chemical specialty products, and the environmental impact of chemical screening and inventory control.
Source:
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/09/08484.pdf

Chemical Search Engine
Abstract: Search the chemical world for specific industry sectors.
Source: ChemIndustry.com
URL: http://www.chemindustry.com/

Clemson Apparel Research Center (CAR)
Abstract: Clemson Apparel Research (CAR) was established to revitalize the domestic sewn-products industry through the proper application of advanced technology and management practices.
Source: Clemson University
URL: http://car.clemson.edu/

College of Human Ecology
Abstract: The Department of Apparel, Textiles, and Interior Design at Kansas State University encompasses disciplines that study the interaction of humans and their environment.
Source: Kansas State University
URL: http://www.humec.k-state.edu/atid/

College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering
Abstract: The University of Akron's College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering was inaugurated in July of 1988 by combining the Department of Polymer Science, then in the Buchtel College of Arts and Science, with the Department of Polymer Engineering, then in the College of Engineering. The college is organized for teaching and research at the graduate level, granting the M.S and PhD in either Polymer Science or Polymer Engineering.
Source: University of Akron
URL: http://www2.uakron.edu/cpspe/

College of Textiles
Abstract: Has information about the College of Textiles at North Carolina State University.
Source: North Carolina State University
URL: http://www.tx.ncsu.edu/

Cotton Fiber Processing Waste - Over 28,000 Tons Generated in NC in 1994
Abstract: Provides potential markets and uses for cotton waste and the environmental concerns with each.
Source:
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/01/00013.htm

Cotton Incorporated
Abstract: Building the market for cotton through research and promotion.
Source: Cotton Incorporated
URL: http://www.cottoninc.com/

Design, Housing, and Merchandise
Abstract: The Department of Design, Housing and Merchandising prepares students to develop projects from the drawing board to implementation in apparel design and production, interior design or merchandising.
Source: Oklahoma State University
URL: http://ches.okstate.edu/dhm/

Environmental Protection Agency
Abstract: EPA leads the nation's environmental science, research, education and assessment efforts. The mission of the Environmental Protection Agency is to protect human health and the environment.
Source: Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www.epa.gov/

Fabric Formation
Abstract: The flow diagram shows the different steps in the fabric-making process.
Source: North Carolina Division of Pollution Prevention and Environmental Assistance
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/11/10023/FabricFormation.asp

Fabrication
Abstract: Describes how the finished cloth is fabricated into a variety of apparel and household and industrial products.
Source: North Carolina Division of Pollution Prevention and Environmental Assistance
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/11/10023/Fabrication.asp

Fiber and Biopolymer Research Institute
Abstract: Contains information about the Fiber and Biopolymer Research Institute (formerly International Textile Center) of the Department of Plant and Soil Science at Texas Tech University.
Source: Texas Tech University
URL: http://www.itc.ttu.edu/

Georgia's Textile and Carpet Industry
Abstract: The Traditional Industries Program (TIP) supports research that improves the competitiveness of Georgia's largest manufacturers: pulp and paper, food processing, and textiles/carpet industries.
Source: Georgia's Traditional Industries Program
URL: http://www.gatip.org/tcindustry.html

Guide to the Economic Census
Abstract: The Economic Census provides a detailed portrait of the Nation's economy once every five years, from the national to the local level.
Source: US Census Bureau
URL: http://www.census.gov/epcd/www/guide.html

Indoor Air Quality And Textiles: An Emerging Issue [PDF]
Abstract: Discusses the products and materials used in the textile industry that effect indoor air quality.
Source:
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/03/02906.pdf

Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI)
Abstract: Founded in 1912, the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) is the only trade association in the world representing the entire specialty fabrics/technical textiles industry.
Source: Industrial Fabrics Association International
URL: http://www.ifai.com/

Institute of Textile Technology (ITT)
Abstract: The Institute of Textile Technology (ITT) was founded in 1944 by textile industry leaders who saw a need for individual companies to join forces in collective support of a private educational and research institution.
Source: Institute of Textile Technology
URL: http://www.itt.edu/

International Dyer
Abstract: International Dyer is the world's leading specialist source of information for textile finishers.
Source: International Dyer
URL: http://www.internationaldyer.com/

NAICS 313: Textile Mills
Abstract: NAICS definition of textile mills.
Source: US Census Bureau
URL: http://www.census.gov/epcd/ec97/def/313.HTM

NAICS 314: Textile Product Mills
Abstract: NAICS definition of textile product mills.
Source: US Census Bureau
URL: http://www.census.gov/epcd/ec97/def/314.HTM

NAICS 315: Apparel Manufacturing
Abstract: NAICS definition of apparel manufacturing.
Source: US Census Bureau
URL: http://www.census.gov/epcd/ec97/def/315.HTM

National Cotton Council of America
Abstract: The National Cotton Council of America's mission is to ensure the ability of all U.S. cotton industry segments to compete effectively and profitably in the raw cotton, oilseed and U.S.-manufactured product markets at home and abroad.
Source: National Cotton Council of America
URL: http://www.cotton.org/

National Textile Center
Abstract: The mission of the National Textile Center is to enhance the knowledge base for the continuing viability of the U.S. Fiber/Textile/Fiber Products/Retail complex.
Source: National Textile Center
URL: http://www.ntcresearch.org/

North American Industry Classification System (NAICS)
Abstract: Definition of the NAICS classification system.
Source: US Census Bureau
URL: http://www.census.gov/eos/www/naics/

Office of Textiles and Apparel (OTEXA)
Abstract: Programs and strategies to improve the domestic and international competitiveness of the U.S. fiber, textiles and apparel industries and to assist importers and retailers in facilitating fair trade practices affecting textiles and apparel goods.
Source: International Trade Administration
URL: http://otexa.ita.doc.gov/

Preliminary Industry Characterization: Fabric Printing, Coating, and Dyeing [PDF]
Abstract: Topics discussed include: existing state and federal requirements, industry profile, applicability, process description, and current industry practices.
Source:
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/01/00166.pdf

School of Engineering and Textiles
Abstract: Has information about Philadelphia University's National Textile Center.
Source: Philadelphia University
URL: http://fibers.philau.edu/

School of Polymer, Textile & Fiber Engineering (PTFE)
Abstract: The School of Polymer, Textile & Fiber Engineering (PTFE) at Georgia Tech offers undergraduate and graduate degrees with a specialization in polymer and fiber engineering to put you on the cutting edge of the world's leading industries.
Source: Georgia Tech
URL: http://www.ptfe.gatech.edu/

TC2
Abstract: A member driven, not-for-profit organization, TC2 operates a short-cycle apparel and related sewn products production facility in Cary, NC that serves as a demonstration center for leading edge technologies and a research facility for emerging technologies and business processes in the industry.
Source: TC2
URL: http://www.tc2.com/

Textile FiberSpace
Abstract: A world wide trading site for information on Natural & Synthetic Fibers and Textile Related Industries.
Source:
URL: http://www.textilefiberspace.com/index.html

Textile Process Wastewater Permits: An Update And Strategies [PDF]
Abstract: Offers updates and strategies that will impact the textile industry with regards to water quality.
Source:
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/03/02347.pdf

Textile World
Abstract: Contains links to textile-related news around the world.
Source: Textile World
URL: http://www.textileworld.com/Categories/Textile_News.html

Textiles and Consumer Sciences
Abstract: The Department of Textiles and Consumer Sciences' (TCS) at Florida State University has an industry-savvy curriculum producing graduates who can contribute immediately to the retail and retail-related companies who hire them.
Source: Florida State University
URL: http://www.chs.fsu.edu/tcs/

Textiles and Leather Recycling Section
Abstract: This website consists of several key categories related to Textiles and Leather Recycling. Each of the categories are listed, along with a list of companies, associations and publications related to the Textiles and Leather Recycling industry in general.
Source: Recycler's World
URL: http://www.recycle.net/Textile/index.html

Textiles, Merchandising, and Interiors
Abstract: Information about the Department of Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors at the University of Georgia.
Source: University of Georgia
URL: http://www.fcs.uga.edu/tmi/

The Glossarist - Textile Glossaries and Textile Dictionaries
Abstract: Provides glossaries for the common terminology used in the textile industry.
Source:
URL: http://www.glossarist.com/glossaries/business/manufacturing/
textiles.asp

The Hosiery Association
Abstract: The Hosiery Association (THA) is the premiere, trusted source of information global industry leaders rely on. We proudly support and promote leg wear manufacturers and suppliers, and serve as the information gateway to consumers, retailers, legislators and the media.
Source: The Hosiery Association
URL: http://www.hosieryassociation.com/

The Roger Milliken Textile Library
Abstract: Provides access to literature related to textile goods and processing
Source:
URL: http://www.itt.edu/Library/

ThomasNet
Abstract: Browse industrial suppliers,products, and services.
Source: ThomasNet.com
URL: http://www.thomasnet.com/browsecategories

TRI/Princeton
Abstract: TRI/Princeton, founded in 1930 as the Textile Research Institute, is an independent, nonprofit organization that serves clients in industry, government, and academia throughout the United States and abroad.
Source: TRI/Princeton
URL: http://www.triprinceton.org/

Types of Dye
Abstract: Describes the different types of dye that can be used when dyeing fabrics.
Source: North Carolina Division of Pollution Prevention and Environmental Assistance
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/11/10023/TypesOfDye.asp

US Census - Apparel & Other Finished Products Made From Fabrics & Similar Materials
Abstract: Definition of apparel, fabrics, and other textile materials for the census group.
Source: US Census Bureau
URL: http://www.census.gov/epcd/ec97sic/def/D23.TXT

US Census - Textile Mill Products
Abstract: Definition of textile mill products census group.
Source: US Census Bureau
URL: http://www.census.gov/epcd/ec97sic/def/D22.TXT

Yarn Crafts and More
Abstract: Quality yarn for all crafting needs.
Source: Yarn Crafts and More
URL: http://www.tyaa.org/

Yarn Formation
Abstract: The flow diagram shows the different steps used to form yarn.
Source: North Carolina Division of Pollution Prevention and Environmental Assistance
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/11/10023/YarnFormation.asp

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