Spinners, textile mills, and manufacturers depend on innovative fiber and yarn processing techniques to deliver the best knits, wovens, and nonwovens possible. The technical resources of Cotton Incorporated include research labs, testing facilities, and teams of cotton experts dedicated to keeping our customers at the cutting-edge of fabric and nonwovens markets.
We focus our efforts in these key areas:
Our state-of-the art research labs pursue innovations in cleaning and combine technology, spinning and yarn processes, fiber quality and nonwovens innovations.
Product Development and Trend Analysis
To inspire and educate mills, manufacturers and retailers, we develop market-relevant cotton fabrications and collect trends.
Dyeing and Finishing
To help you be more competitive and efficient, we work to develop modern dyeing and finishing techniques that are environmentally responsible.
Finishing Research evaluates new and existing chemistry and chemical applications to improve the performance of cotton products compared to competing fibers.
Product Development provides inspirational and technical fabric ideas to all facets of the textile, apparel, and home industry.
Product sustainability, product safety, and textile standards development are three areas that are addressed by the Product Integrity team.
Technical Services and Implementation supports the global textile market by working to maintain critical relationships through service and a strong industry presence.