NCTO Elects South Carolina Fiber Manufacturing CEO as 2017 Chairman

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) held its 14th Annual Meeting March 21-23 in Washington, DC.  Elected as NCTO officers for 2017 are:

  • Chairman – William “Bill” V. McCrary Jr.

o   Mr. McCrary is Chairman and CEO of William Barnet and Son LLC, a synthetic fiber/yarn/polymer firm headquartered in Spartanburg, South Carolina with plants and/or offices in the Americas, Europe, and Asia.

o   Mr. McCrary also served as 2016 NCTO Vice Chairman

  • Vice Chairman – Marty Moran

o   Mr. Moran is CEO of Buhler Quality Yarns Corp., a leading fine-count yarn supplier with a manufacturing plant and its U.S. headquarters in Jefferson, Georgia.

NCTO is a Washington, DC-based trade association that represents domestic textile manufacturers.

  • U.S. employment in the textile supply chain was 565,000 in 2016.
  • The value of shipments for U.S. textiles and apparel was $74.4 billion last year, a nearly 11% increase since 2009.
  • U.S. exports of fiber, textiles and apparel were $26.3 billion in 2016.
  • Capital expenditures for textile and apparel production totaled $2 billion in 2015, the last year for which data is available.


CONTACT:  Lloyd Wood
(202) 822-8028

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