NCTO Elects Georgia Yarn Manufacturing CEO as 2018 Chairman

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WASHINGTON, DC – The National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) held its 15th Annual Meeting March 20-22 in Washington, DC.  Elected as NCTO officers for 2018 are:

Chairman – Marty Moran

  • Mr. Moran is CEO of Buhler Quality Yarns Corp., a leading fine-count yarn supplier with a manufacturing plant and its U.S. headquarters in Jefferson, Georgia.
  • Mr. Moran also served as 2017 NCTO Vice Chairman.

Vice Chairman – Don Bockoven

  • Mr. Bockoven is President & CEO of Wellford, South Carolina-based Leigh Fibers and ICE Recycling.  Leigh Fibers is an innovative leader in converting textile waste into fiber solutions.

NCTO is a Washington, DC-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.

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