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2013-06-18 08:25:29

SAN DIEGO, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, 98% of the clothing sold in the USA is manufactured overseas, and nearly all of that clothing is made from fabrics that have a negative effect on the environment. However, if the ambitious father and daughter co-founders of PuraKai Clothing have their way, not only will there be a new way to choose Made in the USA clothing, citizens will also be able to purchase clothing that was made from organic cotton grown in the USA, from "Seed to Shirt"....

2013-06-06 08:26:03

VANCOUVER, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Garmatex Technologies, Inc., an innovative leader in the research and development of scientifically-engineered fabrics and technologies, has successfully completed the testing of its Kottinu((TM)) fabric to occupational health and safety ("OHS") standards for use in garments worn underneath protective wear. The accredited, third party testing was initiated to qualify Kottinu((TM)), with its "cotton-like" comfort and feel, as a alternative to the...

2013-06-02 23:04:37

IMAGINE GreenWear, a young, vertically integrated organic children and adult clothing company, is now one of the few apparel manufacturing operations in the world using green energy to power its production. Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) June 01, 2013 IMAGINE GreenWear, LLC, the organic division of Sundog Productions, LLC, announced today that it is presenting its Spring and Fall 2013 fashion collection in Sundog Productions´ new 40,000 sq ft. facility. It is one of the few clothing...

2013-05-22 23:00:53

Organic cotton production shows signs of stabilization, as announced by Textile Exchange in their seventh Farm & Fiber Report. The report provides a detailed overview of organic cotton farming on a global scale, serving as a comprehensive guide for the industry. O'Donnell, TX (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 Textile Exchange, a non-profit organization dedicated to accelerating sustainable practices in the textile industry, today released the 2011-12 Farm & Fiber Report. The overall findings...

2013-05-17 12:24:09

NEW YORK, May 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On May 20, 1873, Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis received a patent for the use of copper rivet fasteners on denim trousers - and thus the blue jean was officially born. One hundred and forty years later, the blue jean has evolved from rugged, utilitarian work pant to a mainstay on every rung of the fashion ladder. Innovation has aided the longevity of the denim jean, and designers in the category are always looking for the next big thing. While...

2013-05-15 12:23:26

Raw Cotton Absorbs Crude Oil Spills; Repels Water NEW YORK, May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Research conducted at the Nonwovens and Advanced Materials Laboratory at The Institute of Environmental and Human Health (TIEHH) shows that low-grade cotton is highly effective at absorbing crude oil spills. The study, published in the most recent issue of the American Chemical Society journal Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, reveals that one pound of low-micronaire...

2013-05-13 12:31:56

DALLAS, May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- MarketReportsOnline.com announces addition of new market research reports on textile and clothing industries by Textiles Intelligence. These textile market reports cover information, data and analysis for Trends in US Textile and Clothing Imports, April 2013 edition, World Textile and Apparel Trade and Production Trends: the EU, April 2013 edition, Prospects for the Textile and Clothing Industry in Cambodia, Costs of Spinning, Texturing, Weaving and...

2013-04-19 23:00:05

• Company plans to invest USD 17 million for state-of-the-art greenhouse as part of EUR 7 billion global research and development commitment • 40,000-square-foot facility designed for plant productivity and sustainability • Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell, Memphis Mayor A.C. Wharton Jr. and other local dignitaries attend groundbreaking ceremony MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE (PRWEB) April 19, 2013 Bayer CropScience recently celebrated the groundbreaking of its newest research and...

2013-03-17 08:20:19

Strengthened cost control, optimized products mix HONG KONG, March 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Financial Summary Revenue was approximately RMB15,248 million, about the same level as in 2011 Gross profit was approximately RMB1,037 million, an increase of approximately 273.0% Net Profit attributable to owners of the parent was approximately RMB482 million, an increase of approximately 95.9% Earnings per share were RMB0.40, an increase of approximately 90.5% Proposed final...

2013-03-03 23:00:54

American Farmer takes a look at the innovative companies and new agricultural advancements taking place in the industry. Jupiter, FL (PRWEB) March 03, 2013 DMG Productions announced today that an upcoming episode of American Farmer, centered on innovations in the agriculture industry, will air on Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at 8:30 a.m. EST on RFD-TV. This episode provides viewers with a behind the scenes look at the agriculture industry, featuring three different companies whose innovative...


Latest Cotton Reference Libraries

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2010-11-15 17:08:49

Cotton swabs, made of a small wad of cotton wrapped around both ends of a short rod, are commonly used in a variety of applications including first aid, cosmetics application, cleaning, and arts and crafts. Leo Gerstenzang created the cotton swab in the 1920s after attaching cotton to toothpicks. The product eventually went on to be called the "Q-tip" which became a generic trademark for cotton swabs in the USA. The product is often used to clean the ear although doctors have said for used...

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2005-09-09 09:53:41

The boll weevil (Anthonomus grandis) is a beetle which has an average length of one-quarter inch (6 millimeters). The insect crossed the Rio Grande near Brownsville, Texas to enter the United States from Mexico in 1892 and reached southeastern Alabama in 1915. It remains the most destructive cotton pest in North America. By the mid 1920s it had entered all cotton growing regions in the U.S. On December 11, 1919, the citizens of Enterprise, Alabama erected a monument to the boll weevil, the...

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2009-03-27 17:52:05

Tropical tree, Bombax ceiba, is a member of the genus Bombax. It is more familiarly known as the Cotton Tree. In areas of Malay, Indonesia, Southern China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan the tree is commonly planted. Chinese historical accounts tell of an ancient king of Nam Yuet, Chiu To, who offered the tree as a gift to the Emperor of Han Dynasty in 2nd Century B.C. Also, the tree, which is referred to as Semal, is commonly planted in parks and along roadsides in India. New Delhi, specifically...

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