Deutsch: Textilie / Español: Textil / Português: Tecido téxtil / Français: Textile / Italiano: Tessuto
A textile or cloth is a flexible woven material consisting of a network of natural or artificial fibres often referred to as thread or yarn. Yarn is produced by spinning raw fibres of wool, flax, cotton, or other material to produce long strands. Textiles are formed by weaving, knitting, crocheting, knotting, or pressing fibres together (felt).
In an industrial context, "category" refers to a group or classification of similar products, services, or industries based on shared characteristics. Categories can be used to organize information, market products, and analyze market trends and patterns. Some examples of categories in the industrial context include:
- Product categories, such as electronics, automotive parts, or machinery
- Service categories, such as consulting, logistics, or maintenance
- Industry categories, such as energy, retail, or healthcare
- Market categories, such as B2B (business-to-business) or B2C (business-to-consumer)
- Geographic categories, such as regions or countries
- Customer categories, such as demographics or buying behavior
- Competitive categories, such as market leaders or niche players.