NCTO Elects Officers during 11th Annual Meeting Held in Washington, DC

WASHINGTON, D.C. – James C. Self III, President and COO of Greenwood Mills, located in Greenwood, SC was elected to serve as Chairman of the National Council of Textile Organizations during the group’s 11th Annual Meeting held at the Hamilton Crowne Plaza Hotel in Washington, DC March 25-27.

http://ncto.org/Newsroom/pr2014-0408–AnnualMeetingOfficersRelease.pdf
 

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Yarn-Forward Rule Spurs Investment in U.S. Textile Industry

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. textile industry has seen a surge in foreign direct investment over the past 8 months. No less than 8 foreign companies have made public announcements over that period to invest more than $700 million in new U.S. textile facilities and equipment. These investments are projected to provide approximately 1,900 new jobs in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Louisiana.
 

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EX-IM Bank Chairman to Visit Two Textile Factories in North Carolina to Expand Focus on Industry Exports

EX-IM Bank Chairman to Visit Two Textile Factories in North Carolina to Expand Focus on Industry Exports, January 15, 2014


To highlight the commitment of the Obama Administration to create U.S. jobs by boosting exports, Chairman of the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) Fred P. Hochberg will visit leading textile manufacturers Unifi and Frontier Spinning Mills in Greensboro, NC to learn about increasing textile exports and the unique financing needs of the textile industry.
 
Hochberg will meet with Unifi Chairman and CEO William Jasper and Frontier Spinning Mills CEO John Bakane as well as other company representatives. The event is open to all media, but advanced notice is requested due to security measures.
 
What: Unifi Factory Tour; Frontier Spinning Mills Factory Tour
Date: Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Time: 9:30am – 12:00pm
Location: 170 Shakey Road Mayodan, NC 27027
Contact: To participate, or for more information please contact: Eliza Levy (202) 822-8028; elevy@ncto.org
 
The National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO), headquartered in Washington, DC with an office in Gastonia, NC, is the national trade association representing the entire spectrum of the textile sector. For more information about the U.S. textile industry, view NCTO’s website at www.ncto.org.

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