Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Algodonera Sudamericana to continue purchasing US cotton
Algodonera Sudamericana to continue purchasing US cotton
24
Jun '09
Algodonera Sudamericana S.A., a Peruvian mill, stopped sourcing cotton exclusively from local sources and now annually uses about 13,000 bales of U.S. cotton valued at $3.2 million.

The mill's new sourcing habits come on the heels of discussions with CCI and Cotton Incorporated on the benefits of using U.S. cotton fiber, and give U.S. cotton a 60 percent market share of the cotton the mill uses in its yarns.

“The experience of moving from other origins to U.S. fiber has been positive due to the implementation of the FTA between the U.S. and Peru and the good results obtained due to the quality of the fiber,” said Mr. Javier Piqueras, commercial manager of Algodonera Sudamericana.

“We believe we will continue purchasing U.S. cotton as long the world financial situation allows.”

Algodonera Sudamericana did not use any U.S. cotton - only local Pima Hazera and Tanguis cotton - when CCI approached them in 2007 to explain the COTTON USA Program and how using U.S. cotton fiber would give them quality control advantages. CCI emphasized how CCI and Cotton Incorporated work together in order to deliver customized quality services to companies in the textile sector worldwide.

After meeting with Mr. Piqueras, and giving him the COTTON USA Buyers' Guide and other U.S. cotton publications, CCI worked with Cotton Incorporated to schedule a technical visit in order to show them the U.S. High Volume Instrument (HVI) classification system and how to use HVI information to the mill's advantage.

Mr. Piqueras noted that the visits with CCI and Cotton Incorporated were interesting and productive, and confirmed that Algodonera Sudamericana had switched to utilizing a majority of U.S. cotton fiber with excellent results in the company's spinning process. Algodonera Sudamericana produces carded and combed yarns for its sister knitting company Textil San Ramon S.A., as well as for Peruvian full-package companies which lead the exporting sector.

Cotton Council International


Must ReadView All

Affordable prices to be hit if US pulls out of NAFTA: NRF

Apparel/Garments | On 16th Dec 2017

Affordable prices to be hit if US pulls out of NAFTA: NRF

US retailers’ ability to offer consumers quality products at...

Strong exports, consumption fuel growth in Asia: ADB

Textiles | On 16th Dec 2017

Strong exports, consumption fuel growth in Asia: ADB

Economic expansion in developing Asia is likely to accelerate to 6...

Nomura  foresees 7.5% GDP growth for India in 2018

Textiles | On 16th Dec 2017

Nomura foresees 7.5% GDP growth for India in 2018

India's economy is on the cusp of a cyclical recovery and will...

Interviews View All

Rahuul Jashnani
Jashn

‘Online economy has changed the whole dynamics of buying habits.’

Victor Chao
Esmetex

‘In future, clothing boundary lines will become increasingly blurred.’

Pratik Bachkaniwala
Palod Himson Machines

Fabric processing machines are picking up

Sugandha Bhardwaj

<div>New Delhi-based Brinjal Designs Pvt Ltd manufactures home furnishing...

Liz Manning

<div><b>Liz Manning</b>, Business Development Manager at Catexel, has...

Rikesh Mistry

Jupiter Comtex Pvt Ltd, established in 1973, started its textile machinery ...

Paolo Ocleppo
Sandvik Hyperion

Paolo Ocleppo, Rotary Cutting Segment manager, Sandvik Hyperion discusses...

Suresh Patel
Sidwin Fabric

Sidwin Fabric is a manufacturer and exporter of polypropylene textiles and ...

Mohammad Hassan
Biax Fiberfilm

About one in every 20 patients picks up an infection while hospitalised....

Ritu Kumar
Label Ritu Kumar

‘Classics will return’ "There are a lot of people wearing western clothes ...

Prathyusha Garimella
Prathyusha Garimella

Hyderabad-based designer <b>Prathyusha Garimella</b> is known for blending ...

Silvia Venturini Fendi
Fendi s.r.l

"Yes, my confidence and positive attitude are my strengths and should be...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

December 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Planning to Take the Leap towards
Sustainability?

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes No

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes
69.6%
No
12.0%
Skip
18.5%

Total Votes: 92

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes
62.0%
No
30.4%
Skip
7.6%

Total Votes: 92

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes
87.0%
No
9.8%
Skip
3.3%

Total Votes: 92

Thanks for your valuable feedback. Claim your free latest sustainability e-book.

Active Poll

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes
81.5%
No
8.7%
Skip
9.8%

Total Votes: 92


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search