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ACG Denim Mill and Levi Strauss & Co.

A Partnership Built on Quality glut of denim apparel in retail outlets has led to a downturn in the U.S. denim industry since late 1996. While several U.S. denim manufacturers have been forced to significantly reduce their production schedules, the impact on Plains Cotton Cooperative Association’s (PCCA) American Cotton Growers denim mill at Littlefield, TX,… Read more »

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Longtime Compress Manager Retires

Coop Career Spans 44 Years Rex McKinney is widely recognized as an innovator and a leader whose influence on the U.S. cotton industry will not be soon forgotten. His willingness to lend a helping hand to any gin in a time of need parallels his goal of continually promoting service. “Rex is someone who goes… Read more »

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Fields Plans Retirement

After eight years of being president and general manager of South Plains Industrial Supply (SPIS), now doing business as Consolidated Bearing and Supply Company, Dan Fields will be retiring in July. His role in helping establish SPIS and his service to the company has been tremendous. From 1969 until his first retirement in 1989, Fields… Read more »

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PCCA Receives Fifth Consecutive Supplier Award

Plains Cotton Cooperative Association (PCCA) received top honors earlier this year from one of its major textile mill customers, Milliken & Company of Spartanburg, SC. PCCA was awarded the Distinguished Supplier award, part of Milliken’s efforts to create world class partnerships with its suppliers. There are two levels of award recognition: Distinguished Supplier; and Progressive… Read more »

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Annual Stockholders Meeting

PCCA’s 47th Annual Stockholders Meeting Will Be Held September 17, 1997, 2 p.m. at PCCA 3301 East 50th Street, Lubbock, Texas. Board Nominations and Pool Committee Election Results PCCA Delegates have nominated the following for re-election to PCCA’s Board of Directors. The election will be held at the cooperative’s annual meeting. District 3 Larry Lockwood District 4… Read more »

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Cotton Pickings

Delegate Body Representatives Recently, a number of PCCA delegate body representatives were elected or re-elected by their local coop gins. The following list was compiled through June 18, 1997. Coop Gin Delegates Citizens-Shallowater James Simpson Close City Charles Morris Enochs J.C. Snitker Hackberry Billy Weaver Opdyke Larry Kirkland Snyder, TX Dwaine Williams Comings & Goings… Read more »

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