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Adj.1.long-staple - having relatively long fibers; "long-staple cotton"
long - primarily spatial sense; of relatively great or greater than average spatial extension or extension as specified; "a long road"; "a long distance"; "contained many long words"; "ten miles long"
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Egypt is the world's second largest exporter of long-staple cotton, used mainly to make luxury linens, behind the United States.
All kind of short- and long-staple yarns are tested fully automatically while preparation products of the spinning mill can be tested simultaneously on a second capacitive sensor.
A lawsuit claiming that Walmart ((https://finance.yahoo.com/quote/WMT?p=WMT&.tsrc=fin-srch) WMT ), Target ((https://finance.yahoo.com/quote/TGT?p=TGT&.tsrc=fin-srch) TGT ), and Bed Bath & Beyond ((https://finance.yahoo.com/quote/BBBY?p=BBBY&.tsrc=fin-srch) BBBY ) sold linens that were falsely labeled as "100% Egyptian Cotton" or "100% Long-Staple Egyptian cotton" even though the retailers questioned their authenticity will move forward according to a ruling by a federal judge on Monday, (https://www.reuters.com/article/us-cotton-lawsuits/walmart-target-bed-bath-must-face-lawsuit-over-fake-egyptian-cotton-ny-judge-idUSKCN1SQ2C8) Reuters reported.
District Judge Vincent Briccetti in White Plains, New York determined that Walmart (WMT), Target (TGT), and Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY) must face litigation alleging that they sold linens that were falsely labeled "100% Egyptian Cotton" or "100% Long-Staple Egyptian cotton" despite being suspicious of their origin, Reuters' Jonathan Stempel reports.
'Xinjiang's long-staple cotton is used to produce high-count fabric very well,' he said while pointing to his shirt cuffs.
to bring back the glory of the textile industry to Egypt, pointing out that an agreement was reached with the Ministry of Agriculture on producing short-staple cotton for the first time alongside the famed long-staple cotton to resuscitate the national textile industry
Egypt planted 336,000 feddans (141,120 hectares) of long-staple cotton in 2018, up from 220,000 feddans (92,400 hectares) in 2017, the ministry spokesman said this week.
Textiles is one of Egypts strategic industries; enjoying the competitive advantages of abundant long-staple cotton, industrial land ready with utilities, various trade agreements with key economic blocs and countries, in addition to huge investment incentives offered by the government, Kabil said during the meeting.
With the level of cotton trade increased, cotton trading level positive effect on cotton trading prices began to rapidly increase, such as near the 90 quantile the impact of level of cotton seed on cotton trading transaction price was significantly increased, the reason is the high grade cotton (long-staple cotton) has more significant impact on the trading price of cotton.
It was explained the significance of technical education and training and their crucial contribution to the cultivation of the long-staple Egyptian cotton to serve the development of textile industry.
Satin is made from a low-twist long-staple filament yarn and is constructed using a process similar to a twill weave.
Two years after its founding, the company launched the MicroCotton towel, a luxury towel made of 100 percent long-staple, very fine cotton which absorbs 250 percent faster than ordinary cotton towels.