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Textile Fibers Associations

 
This section contains information about the associations related to various textile fibers. The textile traders will find all the information including contact address, telephone & fax numbers, website address etc. along with a brief profile of the fibers associations.
 
 


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The American Fiber Manufacturers Association, Inc. (AFMA)

Profile: AFMA is the trade association for US companies manufacturing synthetic fibers and cellulosic fibers. Its member companies produce more than 90% of the total US output of these fibers. The membership is limited to US producers that sell manufactured fiber in the open market. It has certain permanent standing committees including the Trade & Statistics Committee and the Technical Committee. The Technical Committee consists of task groups for Product Stewardship, Regulatory Affairs, Technical Communications, Toxicology, Product Flammability, and International Technical Affairs. Its statistics division, the Fiber Economics Bureau (FEB), collects & publishes trade and production data on the manufactured fiber industry and also maintains its website that contains a comprehensive Suppliers Guide and other information of the industry.

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Contact Address : 1530 Wilson Blvd., Suite 690 Arlington, VA 22209     oday@afma.org
 1-703-875-0432
 1-703-875-0907
http://www.fibersource.com/afma/afma.htm
 
 


 
 
Synthetic Yarn and Fiber Association (SYFA)

Profile: SYFA represents the synthetic yarn and fiber industry including fiber producers, texturizers, knitters, weavers, and dyeing & finishing personnel. The related raw material suppliers, equipment manufacturers, and textile services providers also contribute to its cause of improving synthetic yarns and fibers along with facilitating various end uses. It acts as a forum for discussion, industry information and contacts. It also organizes periodical education seminars on yarn and fiber formation & end use applications along with two annual conferences in winters and summers for significant issues related to technology & product advancements, and trade conditions for the industry.

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Contact Address : Post Office Box 66 Gastonia, NC 28053-0066, USA     info@thesyfa.org
 1-703-875-0432
 1-703-875-0907
http://www.thesyfa.org/
 
 


 
 
American Cotton Shippers Association ( ACSA)

Profile: ACSA consists of merchants, primary buyers and mill service agents who are members of four Federated Associations, located throughout the cotton belt viz. Atlantic Cotton Association, Southern Cotton Association, Texas Cotton Association, and Western Cotton Shippers Association . Association's member firms handle over 80% of the U.S. cotton sold in domestic and foreign markets. ACSA works for promoting the increased use of cotton throughout the world; establishing with other cotton trade organizations national and international standards for trade; collaborating with producer organizations throughout the cotton belt in formulating farm programs; and cooperating with government agencies in the administration of such programs. All its members are given the opportunity to participate fully in the affairs of ACSA.

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Contact Address : 1701 K Street, N.W. Suite #200 Washington, DC 20006    (202) 296-7116
 (202) 659-5322
http://www.acsa-cotton.org/acsa/acsalive.nsf/
pages/31A7B77ECBE080FA802570D50035CE69?OpenDocument
 
 


 
 
Plains Cotton Cooperative Association ( PCCA)

Profile: PCCA is one of the largest farmerowned cooperative based in Lubbock, Texas. Its activities include cotton marketing, warehousing and denim manufacturing. It owns a denim mill in Littlefield, Texas and cotton warehouse operations in Altus, Oklahoma, Liberal, Kansas and Sweetwater, Texas. PCCA is the world's largest producer and supplier of Texas-style cotton.

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Contact Address : Corporate Headquarters 3301 East 50th St Lubbock, TX 79404     info@tfbpa.org
 770-412-2325
  770-227-6321
http://www.tfbpa.org/

 
 


 
 
Textile Fibers and By-Products Association

Profile: The Textile Fibers and By-Products Association protects and promotes interests of dealers and processors engaged in the textile by-products business. It facilitates communication of its members with their clients and also among the members themselves. It also seeks to establish uniformity in customs, usage's and business principles of the textile by-products business. It also has an ongoing interest in research programs specifically designed to perpetuate the markets of textile fiber by-products in collaboration with the US Department of Agriculture's Research Division, the National Cotton Council, the National Cotton Batting Institute, and other related institutes.

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Contact Address : 1531 Industrial Drive Griffin, GA 30224   info@tfbpa.org
 770-412-2325
  770-227-6321
http://www.tfbpa.org/
 
 


 
 
International Wool Textile Organisation (IWTO)

Profile: IWTO is an international body that represents the interesrs of the global wool- textile trade and industry. Its members consists of wool growers, traders, processors, spinners, weavers, garment manufacturers and retailers of wool and allied fibers in its member countries. Organizations related to wool products and wool business can also become its members. IWTO provides a worldwide platform for business contacts in the sectors of apparel, technical textiles and interior textiles.

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Contact Address : IWTO - International Wool Textile Organisation Rue de l'Industrie 4 - 1000 Brussels - BELGIUM      info@iwto.org
 +32 2 505 40 10
  +32 2 503 47 85
http://www.iwto.org/
 
 


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