The event was organised by India ITME Society, an apex non-profit industry body in India and co-organised by Ethiopian Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Associations (ECCSA).
‘ITME-AFRICA 2020’(14th to 16th February 2020) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia shall become the focal point and catalyst for economic growth, employment generation and technology up-gradation in Ethiopia and other countries in Africa.
Sivakumar is an Textile Technologist born in Dindigul, Tamil Nadu, India. Now he is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Pakiza Cotton Spinning Mills Ltd And Pakiza Spinning Mills Ltd. In 1985 he began his career as Officer in The Tuticorin Spinning Mills. Then he continued his career as Head – Quality Assurance in Premier Fine Yarns Ltd and received Special awardee for the Best Performance and Cost Conservation.
Cotton determines about 60 to 70 per cent of yarn manufacturing cost, working performance and desired yarn quality. Cotton procurement system and cotton sampling and testing methods are an integral part of the manufacturing process. This article highlights the authors experience and challenges in setting right the cotton management in toto to achieve the objective improve yarn quality and productivity in a large spinning mill.