The Journey of Cotton: Nonwoven Manufacturing & Conversion into Final Products

The Journey of Cotton- Nonwoven Manufacturing & Conversion into final products

In the last installment of The Journey of Cotton, we reviewed the different finishes that can be applied to cotton. After moving through our multi-step purification process, purified cotton leaves Barnhardt’s facility in compact, 500-pound bales of fiber. We ship these bales to nonwoven roll goods manufacturers around the world. Manufacturers utilize several platforms of nonwoven […]

The Journey of Cotton: Finishing

The Journey of Cotton- Finishing

In the last installment of The Journey of Cotton, we reviewed the purification process. Cotton naturally possesses oils and waxes, which are stripped away during the purification process. As these oils and waxes have been removed, newly-purified cotton can be difficult to process due to very high fiber-to-fiber friction. Therefore, to allow for more efficient […]

The Journey of Cotton: Purification

The Journey of Cotton: Purification

This post is part of our blog series entitled “The Journey of Cotton.” This series will focus on the seven unique steps that it takes to process cotton, starting with the planting of the crop to the point it becomes a specific consumer product. We previously discussed cotton ginning, but today’s post will focus on […]

The Journey of Cotton: Ginning

The Journey of Cotton- Ginning

This post is part of our blog series entitled “The Journey of Cotton.” This series will focus on the seven unique steps that it takes to process cotton, starting with the planting of the crop to the point it becomes a specific consumer product. We previously discussed harvesting cotton, but today’s post will focus on […]

The Journey of Cotton: Harvesting

The Journey of Cotton: Harvesting

This post is part of our blog series entitled “The Journey of Cotton.” This series will focus on the seven unique steps that it takes to process cotton, starting with the planting of the crop to the point it becomes a specific consumer product. We previously discussed growing cotton, but today’s post will focus on […]

The Journey of Cotton: Growing

The Journey of Cotton: Growing

This post is part of our blog series entitled “The Journey of Cotton.” This series will focus on the seven unique steps that it takes to process cotton, starting with the planting of the crop to the point it becomes a specific consumer product. Today’s post will focus on the first step in that journey: […]

The Journey of Cotton: An Introduction

The Journey of Cotton: How Cotton is Made

Today we’re excited to announce a new blog series from Barnhardt Manufacturing Company entitled “The Journey of Cotton.” This series will focus on the seven unique steps that it takes to process cotton, starting with the planting of the crop to the point it becomes a specific consumer product. To kick off this new series, […]