Service Agreements

ZTE manages five different TexLabs critical to the textile and apparel industry. These labs enable faculty, graduate, undergraduate, and industry research. Researchers at the Wilson College of Textiles provide an immense knowledge base for research partnerships with industry. In addition to faculty, our labs are managed and staffed by experienced professionals who can assist you in cutting edge research and development for your company. Last year alone, TexLabs provided over 8,000 hours of service to industry partners and student research. The Texlabs and services provided are;


  • Short staple spinning
  • Knitting
  • Weaving
  • Dyeing and Finishing
  • Physical testing

Available Services

  • Prototype Development
  • Material Evaluation
  • Process Development and Evaluation
  • Pilot Production
  • Analytical Services

To find out more about the labs and services available, contact:

Tim Pleasants