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North Carolina has a rich legacy in textiles. Its 700 textile manufacturing establishments and workforce of more than 42,000 comprise the largest textile mill industry in the U.S., and the state is leading the way in nonwovens research at North Carolina State University’s College of Textiles.
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North Carolina is home to the largest textile mill industry in the U.S., employing over 27,500 in more than 700 textile manufacturing facilities. An industry presence this big means there’s never a shortage of skilled workers and valuable supply chain partners.
At 3 percent, North Carolina has the lowest corporate income tax rate in the United States. In fact, North Carolina offers a low tax burden across the board. Ernst & Young and the Council on State Taxation rank North Carolina No. 1 for lowest state and local tax burden in the U.S.
North Carolina State University’s College of Textiles serves as a hub for textile R&D, a supplier to the talent pipeline and a unique asset for industry partnerships throughout the state.
North Carolina’s average industrial electricity rates run more than 8 percent less than the U.S. average.
North Carolina’s diverse textile workforce includes 42,000+ highly skilled professionals, including some 28,000 workers that comprise the largest textile mill industry in the U.S.
The Textile Extension Education for Economic Development (TexED) Center at N.C. State University provides professional education programs that offer classroom and hands-on training for all aspects of textile processing, covering topics from fibers to finished fabrics.
NCWorks is a comprehensive workforce development program that includes an online jobs database for talent recruiters and job seekers alike. NCWorks also features a customized training program for new and existing businesses in the state.
The Nonwovens Institute (NWI) is the world’s first accredited academic program for the interdisciplinary field of engineered fabrics. Based at the Centennial Campus of N.C. State University, the NWI is an innovative global partnership between industry, government and academe.
The Textile Protection and Comfort Center (T-PACC) at N.C. State University, a world leader in laboratory-based instrumented systems, has facilities devoted to analysis of heat and flame protection, chemical resistance and comfort performance.
Headquartered in North Carolina, the American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC) provides test method development, quality control materials, education and professional networking for textile professionals.
Funded by U.S. growers of upland cotton and importers of cotton and cotton textile products, Cotton Incorporated is the premier research and marketing company representing upland cotton. It is headquartered in Cary.
The Carolina Textile District offers qualified sourcing, a full value-chain connection through its Mill Network program and an incubator for textile entrepreneurs.