Cotton Supply Chain Leaders
Lucky Print:  Bringing a New Point of View to Fabrics

Lucky Print: Bringing a New Point of View to Fabrics

In a market that craves newness and individuality, Lucky Print is offers global trends with a dash of Indonesian culture. When we think of the textile producers, China, India, Pakistan, and Thailand usually come to mind first.  Few think of Indonesia, and yet the nation is home to a growing number of high quality mills. One of the leaders is PT Lucky Print Abadi, a weaving and finishing mill located in Jakarta.  Lucky, along with its sister company yarn spinner PT Benang Citr...
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Thien Nam Spinning:  From Spun Yarn to Smart Casual

Thien Nam Spinning: From Spun Yarn to Smart Casual

Vietnam’s biggest private sector company has built its success on high quality. Many manufacturers dream of having their own fashion brand.  Few have successfully achieved this. Vietnam’s Thien Nam Spinning is one of the few who have.  And much of their success comes down to understanding the value of bringing higher quality throughout the entire supply chain. “We are mainly a spinner and about 60 percent of our yarn is cotton yarn, greige, spun yarn, s...
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Luthai:  Becoming the World’s Biggest Yarn-Dyed Mill

Luthai: Becoming the World’s Biggest Yarn-Dyed Mill

Requests for shorter lead times, higher quality, and more innovation are raising competitive standards even higher. Luthai Textile Co. Limited is tackling these challenges head on – and winning!  The China-based company is a specialist in 100% yarn-dyed fabrics, of which 70% are all cotton and the rest are blends with high-end fibers such as cotton/wool, cotton/cashmere, and cotton/linen. Today, Luthai is the world’s largest producer of yarn-dyed fabrics, as well ...
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Bros: The Go-To Resouce for Mélange Yarns

Bros: The Go-To Resouce for Mélange Yarns

When buyers need mélange (heather) yarn the first place they go is to Bros Eastern Co. Ltd., a specialist in this product. “We only make mélange yarn so we can really focus on making a great product – and then continue to improve it,” said Kevin Yang, Vice President. Products like Bros’ space dyed-like heather yarn, marl effects, neps effects, and denim-looking heather yarns are keeping heather yarns fresh.  The mélange yarn is availabl...
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H.W. Textiles:  A Denim Leader Invests in Sustainability & Efficiency

H.W. Textiles: A Denim Leader Invests in Sustainability & Efficiency

The company is replacing all of the equipment at its mills starting from the fourth quarter of 2018. “We are not simply replacing a few parts, we are replacing the most of the machines,” said Mr. Tung. “The new machines will use less energy, less water, less chemicals and there will be less air pollution so it will be very good for the environment,” he added.
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The COTTON USA Advantage

  • Family farmers who are committed to working their fields sustainably and leaving them better for the world.
  • A long history of innovative harvesting and ginning technology that results in higher-quality cotton.
  • One of the highest rates of adoption in the world for Precision Agriculture, which encourages less water and pesticide usage.
  • U.S. farmers operate under voluminous, stringent, and enforceable regulations.
  • A commitment to transparent partnership that is unmatched anywhere.
  • One of the most comprehensive systems for monitoring and measuring all the key metrics involved in sustainability.

 

US Cotton Facts

  • 2/3 of U.S. cotton land uses only rain water
  • U.S. cotton water use efficiency has improved by 82% over the past 35 years 
  • Cotton is carbon footprint neutral, meaning the plants remove more greenhouse gasses than production produces.