CCMI Expands Testing Service Internationally

The Boston-based Cashmere and Camel Hair Manufacturers Institute (CCMI) has expanded its
fiber-content testing service to retailers and suppliers around the globe.”With the increased
global demand for cashmere and other luxury fibers and recent sharp increases in raw material
prices, our industrys greatest challenge is to maintain the integrity of the cashmere label,” said
Karl Spilhaus, president. The testing service is designed to help companies verify the
fiber-content claims of goods they plan to purchase or sell, through a microscopic content test of

October 2000