Products, Producers and Production


What Basketballs Are Made Of

Basketballs are made of leather (cows), a bladder (butyl rubber), a carcass (treads of nylon or polyester), and decals (zinc and copper plates) . There are many steps involved in the process of making a basketball.

Product, Producer, Production, and Manufacturing Procedure.

Basketballs consist of natural resources (elements) and agricultural products (cows). Producers develop these materials and send them to manufacturers to make basketballs. The types of production used is processing and manufacturing. For example, cows are processed into leather. Raw materials and processed goods are combined into finished products. Mass production is used to make basketballs. There is an assembly process. For further description about the process, go to