Rivet: Will Sewbots™ Bring Denim Manufacturing Back to the US?
After 24 months of development, SoftWear Automation has entered the final phase before the launch of new work cells that use highly automated sewing machines to create jeans. The machines will be used to ramp up denim production for Walmart.
SoftWear developed the machines in collaboration with Georgia Institute of Technology. The new machines, dubbed Sewbots™, will be able to accurately place two pattern pieces, transport them and sew the outside seam without any human assistance.
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