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Profile of an occupation – textile production mechanic

Profile of an occupation – textile production mechanic
Issue/Year (Volume) 3/2020 (49)
Pages 56-57
Language English

In the spring of 2020, nearly one in two companies in the German clothing and fashion industry became involved in helping to fill the supply gap for protective face coverings. By the end of April, production output had already reached 22 million masks a week and was still rising. One textile occupation is particularly crucial to the manufacture of the non-woven material required to make the masks — the textile production mechanic.