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In the town are cotton factories and a tannery.
There are factories for ginning and pressing cotton.
Soon after the introduction of machinery, spinning factories were erected, and the first built in Bolton is said to have been set up in 1780.
There are factories for coir-matting.
Nantwich has tanneries, a manufacture of boots and shoes, and clothing factories; and corn-milling and iron-founding are carried on.