SINCE 1953
 

Lint Cotton

The company produces, in its ginning mill facility in Karditsa, about 10,000 tons of lint cotton per ginning season. The mill is equipped with state-of-the-art ginning equipment of Consolidated Cotton Gin Co., Samuel Jackson Inc., etc.

Most of this cotton is exported internationally , mainly to EU countries, Eastern Europe countries, USA, Turkey & the Far East. We prefer & try to establish steady business relationships built upon customer satisfaction.

 

 

 

 

YOU GAIN FROM SEED COTTON CLASSIFICATION

The seed cotton used is classed upon delivery by very experienced classers and is warehoused at the gin according to quality, and there is strictly no warehouse seed cotton blendage during the feeding of the ginning operation.

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YOU GAIN FROM PRODUCT UNIFORMITY

There is absolutely no mixing & no blending of different qualities of seed cotton in the seed cotton warehouses nor in the feeding

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YOU GAIN FROM LINT COTTON CLASSIFICATION

The lint cotton produced is classed bale by bale according to color and trash (Box), Micronaire, Staple Length, Uniformity, Short Fiber content, Brake Strength & elongation. The company owns & operates extensive quality control equipment of ZELLWEGER USTER, SDL, RUTTER. It also employs experienced lint cotton classers, two of them graduates of the Memphis Cotton School. After the classification, "lots" of homogeneous quality cotton are formed and marketed.

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YOU GAIN FROM QUALITY WAREHOUSING

All our bales are always warehoused in roofed warehouses. We have 30.000 sq.m. (=323.000 sq.f.) of installations at our ginning factory. Our bales are never exposed to rain or to the sun.

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YOU GAIN FROM TRANSPORT COSTS

Our bales average 250 kg net/bale, and the bale dimensions are 1,40m X 0,51m X 0,89m. The standard 40 feet container can load 92 of our bales, that is 23.000 kg net/container.

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YOU GAIN FROM MOISTURE

Our bales average 6 - 6,5% moisture content, that is 2% less than permitted acceptable 8.5%. That is you gain 2% from the weight of the lint cotton.

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CUSTOM GINNING POSSIBILITY

The company may "custom gin" according to customer specifications, for example using one or two lint cotton cleaning stages, if a contract of a significant quantity has been signed, in order to achieve the customer demanded cotton characteristics.

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SALES AND DELIVERY

We can ship & deliver worldwide. We can deliver FCA or C.I.P. or C.I.F. or otherwise, according to our customer's wishes.

We can load at least 12 trucks or 15 40' containers on any business day.

We will always deliver upon the dates the customer wishes.

We will be happy to mail (free of charge, of course) cotton samples to anyone interested in the qualities of cotton that we have available for sale.

We accept quality & quantity supervision & control during loading, either by any International Cotton Controlling Organization or by the customer's representatives.

We accept 100% bale sampling by the customer, either before loading or during loading.

We can provide cotton quality characteristics printouts or data files of the delivered bales or for the bales of a "lot" that a customer is interested in.

Please contact us in order to find out more about available quantities, qualities & prices of our lint cotton stock.

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KAFANTARIS - PAPAKOSTAS S.A. 2018