Segments from the Wool Industry

If you’re interested in a career in the wool industry there are several videos below.

The first being a video from WoolWorks Wool Scour – the world’s largest wool processing facility.

Click here for the video

Follow the fascinating journey of New Zealand wool from the farm to the market, with PGG Wrightson.

Godfrey Hirst tell the story of how they transform quality New Zealand wool into luxurious, environmentally friendly carpet.

PGG Wrightson give us a taste for the non-stop excitement of the open cry auction, where exporters come together and compete to buy wool.


Greasy Wool Machine Sampling
Greasy Sampling – Manual

Scoured Wool

Scoured Wool – Machine Sampling

Write up

Sample Receival & Test Setup
Blending and Subsampling


Subsample Preparation

Near InfraRed Spectrometer (NIR)

Sox Grease
Vegetable Matter


Colour Measurement logo

Micron Measurements


Length after Carding (LAC)

Length & Strength Testing