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Below you can learn about international cotton resources:
Allied Cotton Mills (Pakistan): they are Ginners and Spinners of
Raw Cotton Cotton Yarn from Pakistan and are exporting both commodities
to various parts of the world regularly. Presently they are importing
Raw cotton for their group mills and have very excellent contacts with other
Spinners in Pakistan Address: 606-X, St. No. 19, LCCHS, Defence, Lahore
54000 Pakistan Phone: 0092-42-5732781-5733763 or 0092-42-5895112-3
Fax: 0092-42-5732783-84 Email:
[email protected] Contact: Mohammad Atif, International
- Manufacturer Item # 1: Raw Cotton
- Manufacturer Item # 2: Cotton Yarn
Bajwa Internation (Pvt.) Ltd. (Pakistan): Today, more than half of the fiber consumed around the world comprises
of cotton. In the apparel and home fabric arenas, cotton maintains a dominant
share. In recent year, Pakistan cotton production has achieved the peak
figure of about 13.0 million bales, thus becoming the fourth largest cotton
producing country in the world. It meets the full requirement of its growing
textile industry while providing sufficient surplus for export.
In this dynamic scenario Bajwa International (Pvt) Ltd. is a producer,
trader, exporter and importer of various growths of raw cotton.
It's a Pakistan based International trading house has very active
business interests in transcontinental trading of commodities. Cotton and
rice trade being its major areas of interest since these two are the important
crops of Pakistan. The company brings to its business ventures an experience
of around two decades. Bajwa International
(Pvt) Ltd. own five huge Ginneries (all having double set of sawgins) in
major crop areas of Sindh and Punjab, producing 200 thousand raw cotton
bales yearly by its own sources. So it enjoys the title of largest cotton
producer of Pakistan. Since they are the direct
producers of raw cotton which enable them to gin
cotton according to the buyer specific requirements at very competitive
prices. Moreover in case of market fluctuation they
will fulfill the contractual obligations for their
commitments to deliver in bearish as well as bullish markets consistently.
Bajwa group of companies also own a Spinning unit of 14000
spindles making 20, 30 and 52 count yarn under the name and style of Bajwa
Spinning Mills situated in Hyderabad, Sindh.
One huge Flour Mill, Lentils Mill and other import businesses are
on the title of Bajwa group. Address: 607,
Park Avenue, Shahra-e-Faisal Karachi Pakistan
Phone: (92-21) 4537874 or 4537647
Fax: (92-21) 4538015 Fax:
4538015 Email: [email protected]
Contact: Mr. Muhammad Tariq
(USA): The cotton textile side of the company has broadened in scope
since the beginning of the company, supplying cotton products to
many new markets. The business that began by supplying cotton batting for
cushioning material has developed into a major worldwide supplier of bleached
cotton for medical, health and beauty aids, and nonwoven fabrics.
Their original bleachery was built in 1929. Recognizing
the growing demand for bleached cotton, Barnhardt constructed a new bleachery
in 1979 and expanded it once again a decade later. Throughout its growth,
Barnhardt's focus has always been -- and continues to be -- pointed toward
the highest quality standards, customer commitment, and support of the local
community. Manufacturers of hydro-peroxide bleached cotton
fiber for the textile and nonwovens industries. Also, dental, medical and
personal care products from cotton fiber.
Bremer Baumwollbrse: The Bremen Cotton Exchange
Compass Trading Corp. (Pakistan): one of the leading exporters
of Raw Cotton from Pakistan serving all varieties of Pak Growth Cotton around
the Globe. Their major exports are in Fareast and they have shipped
out large quantities to Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand, Taiwan and Korea.
They have fully developed network to select and supply quality Cotton right
from the best cotton fields of the country. They are also having their
own spinning Mill in Punjab comprising 25000 spindles.
Currently manufacturing 30/1 and 38/1 Polyester Cotton Yarn. If you
are interested in Pak growth cotton, they are there to supply quality cotton
for you. Address: 509-513, Uni Tower, I.I. Chundrigar Rd, Karachi,
74000 Pakistan Phone: 92-21-2416913-5 or 92-21-2436796
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Khalid Mir, Marketing Manager
- Wholesale Item # 1: Raw Cotton
- Manufacturer Item # 1: Cotton Yarn
International: the international division of
the National Cotton Council of America.
The Cotton Foundation: provides vision and leadership to the US cotton industry through research
Cotton Incorporated: research and promotion company for U.S. cotton in the domestic and world
Market Comments: from Swiss Financial Services, Inc.; daily news and
commentary on New York cotton futures, for cotton traders.
Cotton Marketing Weekly: weekly newsletter devoted to a discussion
of the cotton situation and outlook, for growers, processors and end users.
Extension service of the Mississippi State University, and compiled by Dr.
O.A. Cleveland, Jr.
Cotton on the Net : United
Kingdom information resource for the world wide cotton community. Searchable
database of products and companies, publications, news and forum for members
Cotton Outlook : United Kingdom
news and indices of worldwide cotton marketing and prices. Public access
area provides links to information, conversion tables, calendar of events
and comprehensive glossary of terms. From Cotlook, Ltd.
Cotton Pickin' Web : portal to organized information on cotton. Has numerous links covering
all issues of interest to producers and processors of cotton fiber.
Effa International Textile &
Sourcing / Egedeniz Textile : they are one of the pioneers
in Turkey for organic cotton and have been producing organic cotton products
since 1993. They have contracted farmers for organic
agriculture and then follow all processes through fiber, yarns, fabric and
manufacturing of finished garments for many well known brands around the
world. Their organic cotton is grown around Izmir
region in Western Turkey where one of the best quality cotton in the world
is grown. They are involved in all stages of the
chain from growing the cotton until the end product. Organic cotton fabrics
are dyed (low impact dyes) and finished mechanically according to certifying
body's standards. They can name a few like Patagonia,
Howies, Seasalt, Ahlens, Novotex etc as
their clients for organic cotton products.
They are also member of Organic Exchange and in
addition to our 100 % organic cotton products, they
can also produce organic cotton blends with conventional fibres.
Certainly we produce also conventional cotton
products in their own production line depending
on their important brands around Europe.
Address: 1420/3 sok No:18/5 Alsancak - IZMIR ,
TURKEY +90 232 4220004
Association: professional corporation of cotton
processing and trading companies, controllers, forwarders and scientific
International Cotton Advisory Committee: an association of governments having an interest in the production, export,
import, and consumption of cotton.
Forum for Cotton Promotion (IFCP)
is a non-governmental body composed of national and international cotton
industry organizations. The mission of the IFCP is to encourage increased
consumer demand for cotton through the implementation of national cotton
demand enhancement programs. The Forum serves as a clearinghouse for information
about proven techniques of cotton promotion, best practices in retail-level
communication, and cost-effective measures of boosting consumer demand.
e-mail: [email protected]
- Textile Fiber Associations
Le Merite Exports Pvt. Ltd
· · they are pleased to introduce their company "Le Merite Exports Pvt.
Ltd." as a manufacturer & exporter of 100% Cotton Yarns & Raw Cotton
from India. a) Manufacturing set up with latest machinery & Auto-coners
from Murata & Savio b) Best raw material consumed to produce the top
quality of Siro cleared, Contamination controlled combed & carded yarns
c) They are Government recognized export house & exporting between 400-500
tons of cotton yarn every month from India d) Their company is ISO Certified &
also has Oeko-Tex certification. e) Their company is exporting to more than
22 countries including Turkey & has more than 10 years of experience
with more than 50 customers. Customer reference in your country can also
be given. Address – 104 Marwah Complex, Saki Vihar Road, Saki Naka,
Andheri – East, Mumbai – 72, India · Phone – 00 91 9819258526 · Fax – 00
91 22 66939205 · E-mail – [email protected]
Contact: Ms. Namita Vishwakarma
- Yarn Manufacturer
- Cotton Exporter
Cotton Science: The multidisciplinary, refereed Journal of Cotton
Science contains articles that improve our understanding of cotton science.
Publications may be compilations of original research, syntheses, reviews,
or notes on original research or new techniques or equipment. All manuscripts,
volunteered or invited, are submitted electronically and directed by the
editor-in-chief to the appropriate associate editor for a double-blind peer
review. The Journal of Cotton Science is published four times a year by
The Cotton Foundation.
Liverpool Cotton Services
Los Alpes S.A.: They convert cotton clips into fiber and yarn. They
sell clips, fiber and yarn
Address: 29 calle 3-65 zona 12 Col El Carmen Guatemala Phone: 502
636 4742 Fax: 502 636 4745
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Bob Cross/manager
- Manufacturer Item # 1: yarn
Manufacturer Item # 2: fiber
- Manufacturer Item # 3: clips
M/S Gokaldas Pragji Ginning & Pressing Factory (India): having
ginning & pressing factory in India city Morvi since last 50 years.
They have recently modernized their factory and have 32 dr ginns fully automatic
pnematic system with pressing. They manufacture 25000 bales appro.18000
bales of short staple v-797 & 7000 bales of long staple shanker-6 quality
cotton. Address: Guest House Road, Morvi Gujarat-363641 India
Phone: 0282230347 or 0282222916 Fax: 0282230347
Email: [email protected]
- Manufacturer Item # 1: raw cotton
Council: representing all seven US cotton industry
segments - producers, ginners, warehousers, merchants, crushers, cooperatives
Ecological Textile Products Naturtex manufactures eco-textiles on
contract for private label companies and prepares annual collections of
yarns, fabrics, and apparel under their trademarked
names, Pakucho, Morrope, Native Cotton and Vicuna Cotton. Combining these
unique capabilities, Naturtex has built a solid reputation for being a well
connected and reliable contract manufacturer and exporter.
They service some of the most demanding
and complex international eco markets.
- Organic Cotton
- Organic Alpaca
Nunn Cotton Co., Inc: USA. International marketing agency for the cotton trade. Weekly newsletter
with analysis of market activities and trends, and other topics relevant
to cotton. List of links to cotton related sites.
Plains Cotton Cooperative Association: the Plains Cotton Cooperative Associastion is
owned, cotton marketing and denim manufacturing cooperative headquartered
in Lubbock, Texas. They are the world's largest
producer and supplier of Texas-style cotton and their
American Cotton Grower's (ACG) division is a major denim manufacturer renowned
for innovative, high-fashion denim fabrics and customer service.
Since its creation in 1953, PCCA has grown to
become one of the largest handlers of U.S. cotton, marketing millions of
bales annually. In addition to cotton marketing based in Lubbock, Texas,
PCCA also owns a denim mill in Littlefield, Texas and cotton warehouse operations
in Altus, Oklahoma, Liberal, Kansas and Sweetwater, Texas.
The Seam: the world's first truly
online cotton marketplace, brings newfound marketing strength to businesses
involved in cotton marketing. As a totally neutral business-to-business
enterprise, The Seam will provide users access to a significantly larger
pool of potential customers and suppliers in a completely secure electronic
environment tailored for marketing and e-procurement services
Taris (Turkey): Taris is a conglomerate
of four Unions established for the production and sales of cotton, Sultana
raisins, dried figs, olive oil and their by products. Being the biggest
of those four Unions and covering 1/8 of Turkey's total raw cotton production,
Taris Union of Agricultural Cooperative Societies for the Sale of Cotton,
produces Turkish Aegean Raw Cotton delivered by their member growers for
shipment both in domestic and international markets. Their yarn has
the first grade quality in Turkey using Aegean cotton. In the last years "TARIS"
started to produce grey kn'tted fabric and has been the best in this field
in a very short period. The types of their grey knitted fabric which is
made of 100 % "TARIS"cotton yarn are: supreme, lakos, futter ribana
carded or combed with lycra or not in different technical specifications.
Address: 1492 Sk. No:14 Alsancak Izmir TR 35230 Turkey Phone: 00902324634267/
Ext:125 or 00902324634923/ Ext:125 Email:
[email protected]com.tr Contact:
- Manufacturer Item # 1: 100% Cotton Yarn
- Manufacturer Item # 2: Cotton Fabric
- Manufacturer Item # 3: Raw Cotton
Their Cooperatives Union consists of:
- 64.000 Member Growers
- 44 Cooperatives
- 29 Ginning Factories (27 for roller-ginning and
2 for saw-ginning)
- 1 Cotton Seed Refining Plant
- 1 Cotton Yarn Spinning Mill
COTTON , COTTON YARN and GREY KNITTED FABRIC
Annually their production capacity is 12-15 thousand tons and they make
production as per ISO 9002 standards. They export the cotton
yarn to EU and especially to USA.
The regular types of their 100 % cotton yarn produced as below: (They
can also make production according to the demands for special types.)
7/1 OPEN END FOR WEAVING
NE 8/1 OPEN END FOR WEAVING
NE 10/1 OPEN END FOR WEAVING
NE 12/1 OPEN END FOR WEAVING
NE 16/1 OPEN END FOR WEAVING
NE 20/1 OPEN END FOR WEAVING
NE 24/1 OPEN END FOR WEAVING
NE 30/1 OPEN END FOR WEAVING
NE 6/1 CARDED FOR WEAVING
NE 8/1 CARDED FOR WEAVING
|NE 10/1 CARDED
FOR WEAVING & KNITTING
NE 12/1 CARDED FOR WEAVING & KNITTING
NE 16/1 CARDED FOR WEAVING & KNITTING
NE 20/1 CARDED FOR WEAVING
NE 24/1 CARDED FOR WEAVING
NE 30/1 CARDED FOR WEAVING
NE 20/2 CARDED FOR WEAVING (TPM 500)
NE 24/2 CARDED FOR WEAVING (TPM 550)
NE 30/2 CARDED FOR WEAVING (TPM 650)
NE 20/1 CARDED FOR KNITTING
|NE 30/1 CARDED
NE 20/1 COMBED FOR KNITTING
NE 30/1 COMBED FOR KNITTING
NE 16/1 COMBED FOR WEAVING
NE 20/1 COMBED FOR WEAVING
NE 24/1 COMBED FOR WEAVING
NE 30/1 COMBED FOR WEAVING
NE 36/1 COMBED FOR WEAVING
NE 40/1 COMBED FOR WEAVING
NE 50/1 COMBED FOR WEAVING
USDA-AMS Cotton division: general
information and background
V.P. Udyog Ltd.: Their company
established in 1984, is one of the reputed manufacturer and exporter of
exclusive Leather Products and Raw Cotton, based in Kolkata, India. Customer
satisfaction is extremely important to them. Hence, great emphasis is put
on the quality and design, each and every product is stringently scrutinized
and then passed on for packing, to meet complete satisfaction of their customers.
This being the reason for our successful penetration into the European &
Asian market. Leather Product Line comprises of Men's & Ladies
Wallets, Hand Bags, Folders, small leather products and also customized
leather goods. Products are made in cow, buffalo, calf, goat and sheep
leather. The variety of specification ranges from Drum Dyed, Vegetable Tanned,
Aniline Milled Nappa, and Soft Nappa, to Natural Dry Milled, Printed Dry
Milled and Oil Tanned or Oil Pull up, Buff Milled, Cow Antique. They also
import Italian Leather as per buyer's choice. They also have a long
career of export for Raw Cotton to Japan, enjoying a good reputation in
their quality. Raw Cotton GAMP,GATP, J-34, Shankar, H4, H6, etc.
Cotton Linter 1st Cut, 2nd Cut, 3rd Cut. Cotton Waste.
Address: 4,synagogue street, 10th floor Kolkata 700001 India Phone:
91332425367 Fax: 91332429394 Email:
Contact: Vikash Jasarasaria
- Manufacturer Item # 1: Raw Cotton
- Manufacturer Item # 2: Cotton Waste
Manufacturer Item # 3: leather goods
- Manufacturer Item # 4: Jute
- Manufacturer Item # 5: Jute goods
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