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During the past year, a cooperative spirit accomplished something extraordinary in North Carolina's textile industry. The mission was to grow organic cotton, turn the fiber into thread, the thread into cloth, and the cloth into clothing--all without leaving the state.
Textile/Clothing Technology Corp. is a company that hopes to save U.S. apparel makers from faltering productivity and sales. Using innovation and equipment modernization, the company hopes to bolster the nation’s manufacturers, which have been suffering as a result of outsourcing and rising imports.
The Lutravil Company opened a new plant and headquarters in Durham on May 9. The facility will produce a variety of spunbonded nonwoven textiles used in the automotive and roofing industries, in carpet floor coverings and in other industrial applications. The spunbonding technology employed by Lutravil is the most efficient process currently available.