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French inventor of the Jacquard loom that could automatically weave complicated patterns (1752-1834)

a highly figured fabric woven on a Jacquard loom

a loom with an attachment for forming openings for the passage of the shuttle between the warp threads

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However, when the French invented the Jacquard loom in 1801, it was they who led the way in mass-production of silk woven designs.
The person seeing it in Germany was a draft-maker for Jacquard looms.
He extolled handwork, yet installed one of the first automated processes in his Jacquard looms, which used punched cards to eliminate some of the most tedious processes in traditional weaving.
At the same time, he retained power over decisions and pushed the workshop toward more systematic industrial production, as in his purchase of Jacquard looms over Stolzl's objections--a decision that Weltge characterizes as "exactly right.
The Jacquard looms spread rapidly throughout France and eventually through Great Britain as well.
This transaction will provide InterfaceFABRIC with the operating and financial resources to execute on its existing strategic plan to penetrate new market segments, make capital investments such as the recently announced acquisition of jacquard looms from Richloom Fabrics in Lancaster, South Carolina, and continue on our path of offering environmentally-sustainable fabrics.
It was in the 1870s that the first Cash's woven nametape rattled off the jacquard looms.
For Croscill, Belgium remains to be the best place to source jacquard towels, such as its Willowbrook pattern, but lately, Cooper said India has been catching up with its jacquard looms.
We have already started a $6 million capital investment program at Rayonese including the purchase and installation of a significant number of state-of-the-art, air-jet jacquard looms.
The company purchased new electronic jacquard looms for its headquarters, and due to the increased capacity has introduced several new patterns for its 2001 collection.
Blanket maker Owen Manufacturing has added wide jacquard looms to produce bedspreads.
The high-end fabrics will be made on jacquard looms in 100 percent cotton, in silk and, a few, in a cotton/polyester blend.