Garment Industry Automation

Garment manufacturing is one of the largest industries in the world – not many people want to be naked all the time. However, this industry is plagued by abuse of workers in so-call low wage countries.

But robots are also entering this particular industry and the full automation of the production of clothes might be closer than many people might think:

The main benefits of automated sewing, are:

  • Faster and cheaper production of clothes
  • While avoiding the abusive exploitation of workers, including child labor.

For a more detailed discussion of the social-economic effects of garment automation, watch this documentary from the Wall Street Journal:

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