NCTO Elects Georgia Yarn Manufacturing CEO As 2018 Chairman South Carolina Fiber CEO Elected Vice Chairman

WASHINGTON, DC — March 22, 2018 — The National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) held its 15th Annual Meeting March 20-22, in Washington.

Elected as NCTO officers for 2018 are:

  • Chairman – Marty Moran, CEO of Buhler Quality Yarns Corp., a fine-count yarn supplier with a manufacturing plant and U.S. headquarters in Jefferson, Ga. Moran also served as 2017 NCTO Vice Chairman.
  • Vice Chairman – Don Bockoven, president and CEO of Wellford, S.C.-based Leigh Fibers and ICE Recycling. Leigh Fibers is an innovative leader in converting textile waste into fiber solutions.

NCTO is a Washington-based trade association that represents domestic textile manufacturers.

  • U.S. employment in the textile supply chain was 550,500 in 2017.
  • The value of shipments for U.S. textiles and apparel was $77.9 billion in 2017.
  • U.S. exports of fiber, textiles and apparel were $28.6 billion in 2017.
  • Capital expenditures for textile and apparel production totaled $2.4 billion in 2016, the last year for which data is available.

Posted March 22, 2018

Source: NCTO