Fletcher Industries Blog

Weaving in the Medical Field

New research and technology have been paving the way for the use of weaving in the medical field. Biomedical textiles are made from a variety of materials and are being used in a diverse array of medical applications. From sutures and grafts to ligaments and implants, biomedical textiles are saving lives. Take a look at […]

Sustainability and the Textile Industry

It’s probably been a while since you’ve cracked open a history book and were able to spout off facts about the Industrial Revolution that began in the 18th century. For those of you that need a quick refresher, History.com explains that the inventions of the cotton gin, electricity, and the transcontinental railroad helped shift a […]

The Next Frontier: Smart Fabric Technology

Technological advancements, especially in the field of electronics, are occurring on an increasingly rapid scale. Models of televisions, phones, and computers are constantly being reimagined and released to an always-eager public. Improvements to these items have drastic, positive impacts throughout our daily lives, and they make necessary tasks easier to perform. Just like the world […]

“Manufacturing” the Best in the Business: Customer Service

Seventy-eight percent: the amount of business buyers likely to switch brands after an inconsistent experience across a company’s departments according to Salesforce. Especially for those involved in the manufacturing industry, employees need to continuously stay abreast of the latest products, innovations, and trends that are occuring. With advancements in technology, customers expect immediate connectivity and […]

Careers in CAD – Changing the Manufacturing and Textile Landscapes

In bringing products, concepts, or blueprints to life, look no further than computer-aided design (CAD). As this process was once tedious, time-consuming, and manual, innovations in technology have digitized and simplified the entire process. If working in the areas of manufacturing, engineering, or aerospace, CAD is both an indispensable tool and area of study if […]

Textile and Manufacturing Industry Trends and Growth

As January calls for new goals and possibilities, both the textile and manufacturing industries are following suit. According to an article from Textile World, the President’s pro-manufacturing agenda has called for rethinking existing policies on trade, taxation, regulatory reform, and a variety of other issues, all of which have been sought after by the National […]

How is 3D Printing Revolutionizing Engineering

While we can almost guarantee that at some point in your life, you probably have encountered someone who is an engineer, but how much do you understand what they really do? Engineering, for those of us who didn’t major in this subject in college, is a branch of science and technology that is all about […]

How Do Companies Today Use Virtual Technology?

There are endless arrays of pastimes, hobbies, and activities children can actively participate in as they grow up. What were some of your favorite ways to spend your free time when you were a child? Maybe you loved going on bike rides to the local ice cream shop with your friends after school. Perhaps you found sports […]

5 Great Reasons To Become An Engineer

Looking for a rewarding career that will challenge you to improve the world around you? Then you should consider becoming an engineer. You’ll be improving your critical thinking skills, setting yourself up for a stable career, and making a difference in the lives of others. If this sounds good to you, here are five reasons […]

Fletcher Industries

For over 150-years, Fletcher Industries has provided top service and full technical support for every client and every project taken on! Our sophisticated turnkey manufacturing solutions can bend and flex to whatever your project needs.   We specialize in engineering solutions for the textile industry and have proudly helped major companies with a vision to […]

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