The development of sewing machine in the world
After the industrial revolution in the middle of 18th century, the mass production of textile industry promoted the invention and development of sewing machine. British carpenter Thomas in 1790·
First of all, setfa invented the world's first single line chain stitch hand sewing machine for making holes first, then threading and sewing leather shoes. In 1841, French tailor B. timonier invented and manufactured a chain stitch sewing machine with hook. In 1851, i.m. Shengjia, an american mechanic, invented the lockstitch sewing machine and founded Shengjia company. The sewing machines of this period were basically hand-operated.
In 1859, Shengjia company invented foot sewing machine. After Thomas and Edison invented the electric motor, in 1889, Shengjia company invented the electric motor driven sewing machine. Since then, it has ushered in a new era of sewing machine industry.
In 1940, Elena company of Switzerland invented a portable household sewing machine with a shell made of aluminum alloy with a cylinder base and an internal motor. After 1950, the domestic multifunctional sewing machine was further developed.
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In 1851, Shengjia company was the first company in the United States to produce sewing machines. At that time, the output of sewing machines was second only to that of clocks. In 1870, there were 69 sewing machine companies in the United States. In 1871, the annual output of sewing machines in the United States was 700000. By 1891, Shengjia company had produced 10 million sewing machines. It can be said that in a long time, Shengjia company basically monopolized the production of sewing machines in the world.
After the Second World War, the sewing machine industry in the former West Germany, Italy and Japan developed rapidly. Most of the enterprises in Europe began to produce industrial sewing machines, except the companies still producing high-end traditional household sewing machines. During this period, Japanese sewing machine enterprises began to produce cheap sewing machines with the support of the government and sold them to the United States and all over the world.
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