combined its Fiber Quality Research and Fiber Management Research Divisions into the Fiber
Competition Division, to better assist the US cotton and textile industries in the global
marketplace. Michael Watson, former vice president, Fiber Quality Research, heads the division as
vice president, Fiber Competition.
The company also has formed the Engineered Fiber Selection® (EFS®) China Task Force to
educate Chinese textile manufacturers on efficient management of raw fiber to improve end-product
uniformity using EFS software applications. Charles Chewning, former vice president, Fiber
Management Research, heads the task force as vice president, EFS Marketing, China.