Introduction into automation and robot application in the apparel industry. Types of machine driving units, their properties. Pneumatic and hydraulic circuits. Design of the pneumatic circuits, solution examples, and application in apparel machines. Automated sewing machines. Compressors and their principles. Principles of gas pressure measurement. Transport systems, conveyers in clothing production. Types of motor units used for sewing machines and other apparel equipment. Problems of the manipulation of fabric. Robot effectors used in the textile industry. Kinematics of robots. Application of industrial robots for apparel production and assembly operations.