Facts about the fabric industry

When you look at the fabric industry a lot of individuals aren’t aware of what really goes into producing these items. Not a lot of people think about the massive fabric industry behind the materials that is used for upholstery, clothes, filtration and others. Behind the scenes, manufacturers are hard at work in a very tough industry to supply thousands of tons of material to stifle the insatiable need and want or more material and fabrics. Here are a few facts about the fabric industry that you might not have known. To start with, the global textile and garment industry, including luxury fashions, textile, clothing and footwear exceeds $3000 trillion. That is quite a chunk of change. The world’s need for textiles manufactured using organically grown cotton exceeded more than $5 billion in 2010 alone. In the same year, China’s textile sector processed more than 40 million tons of fiber, which account for upwards of 50% of the world’s entire production. At the same time, Italy, Germany and the UK remain the largest fashion markets in Europe, with regards to consumption.

Weave It is one of the leaders in SA’s Fabric industry. Since the inception in 1990, we have grown into the top fabric and Textile Manufacturer with over 30 years of experience. Our team brings decades of training skill, and experience to the marketplace, priding ourselves in providing the best service, quality, and competitive pricing. Our employees work hard to always raise the standards of excellence in the industry. Over the years, we have offered our products to heavy industries such as mining and manufacturing, and also service more delicate sectors such as the art and fashion industries. We specialize in manufacturing industrial fabrics for use in applications as diverse as curtaining, outdoor, filtration materials, upholstery, art materials and lining. Weave It is also known for the supplying of quality polyester material that can be used for tenting. We also supply 100% cotton canvas for durable-use items such as persona protective clothing.