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US Textile Industry Grows With More Technology and Fewer Workers


US Textile Industry Grows With More Technology and Fewer Workers
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After decades of decline, the U.S. textile and apparel industry is growing again and many factories are competing with low-wage operations in countries like China. As VOA’s Brian Padden reports from North Carolina, where the textile industry was once dominant, the industry has reinvented itself using technology but also employing far fewer people than in the past.

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