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Eastern Michigan University
Textile Research and Training Institute
202 Roosevelt Hall
Ypsilanti, MI, USA 48197

(734) 487-7087

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Textile Industry Facts

  • Michigan is #1 in automobile production in the United States.
  • Michigan is #2 in furniture production in the United States.
  • Michigan is #7 in apparel production in the United States.
  • More than 240 companies in the Midwest manufacture textile products.
  • The U.S. textile industry is the most efficient and productive manufacturer of textiles in the world. It is an $82-billion-a-year industry.
  • The tri-state area (Michigan, Ohio, Indiana) employs more than 58,000 people in the textile industry.
  • The automotive industry expects to hire 130,000 new employees in the next 5 years.

 


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