Cotton Incorporated launches the Engineered Fiber Selection® (EFS®) system, a suite of software programs and services that leverage USDA High Volume Instrument (HVI) data. The system provides significantly improved cotton inventory management and analysis capabilities, as well as electronic communication between producers, ginners, mills, and merchants/co-ops.
Cotton Incorporated opens two international offices: London and Osaka.
Cotton once again regains its dominant position in the textile industry. Market share climbs to 49%, while awareness of the Seal of Cotton trademark grows to 71%. Mill consumption of U.S. cotton reaches levels not seen in 15 years.
Cotton Incorporated introduces wrinkle-resistant technology. Farah is the first company to market the concept.
Cotton Incorporated opens an office in Singapore.