This book provides an overview of the complete process of textile manufacturing. The various raw materials, the different methods of yarn and fabric manufacturing, and an introduction to knitting technology, nonwovens, finishing, and ready-made garment production are described in detail. The book includes a discussion of current recycling processes. To provide a better understanding of the individual textile processes, an example at the end of each chapter describes a particular textile product and the respective processing steps necessary for its manufacture. Contents: Raw Materials. Yarn Production. Fabric Production. Knitwear Production. Nonwovens Production. Braiding Processes and Machines. Production of Two-dimensional Reinforcing Fabrics. Textile Finishing. Processes and Machines for Making-up. Technical Textiles. Disposal and Recycling of Textiles.