The textile factory

Taking as its starting point the Vapor Aymerich, Amat i Jover, this notebook provides an overview of Catalan textile factories


It presents a general perspective on textile manufacturing, taking as its example the Vapor Aymerich, Amat i Jover in Terrassa, a leading factory in the Catalan woollen industry sector. There is an explanation of all details of the wool textile process, from when the wool arrives at the factory up to the dyeing and finishing process, along with preparation, spinning and weaving. It also explains the interests and strategies pursued by business owners, and how the working conditions of both male and female employees progressively evolved.