Posts Tagged ‘textile industry’

David Camp leads sales operations at Greenwood behemoth Staplcotn

by Martin Willoughby Published: November 23,2012

Tags: agriculture, cotton, Greenwood, Martin Willoughby, Staplcotn, textile industry

One of Mississippi’s largest privately held businesses is Staplcotn located in Greenwood, which was founded in 1921 as a cooperative. The organization is the oldest and one of the largest cotton marketing cooperatives in the United States and serves over 7,300 members from 11 states. Staplcotn markets between 2.5 million to three million bales of […] [...]

Lawmakers pass cut-and-sew bill

by Associated Press Published: March 14,2010

Tags: apparel industry, Legislature, manufacturing, tax credit, textile industry

JACKSON — The state Senate has passed a bill to provide help to the cut-and-sew industry in Mississippi. The bill, passed March 11, would provide a $2,000 tax credit for each new cut-and-sew employee hired in the ailing furniture industry. The legislation now goes back to the House for consideration of Senate changes. Supporters of […] [...]

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