Textile leaders mount fight for "industry survival"
June 11, 2003,
Washington — Leaders from the six largest trade associations representing the U.S. textile and fiber industry yesterday unanimously approved a coordinated lobbying campaign designed to ensure what they termed "the industry's survival."
"The U.S. government's lack of follow through on its commitments concerning textile trade policy has thrown the U.S. textile, fiber and apparel industry and its nearly one million workers into a life or death struggle," said Billy Moore, ATMI chairman and executive vp of governmental and investor relations of Unifi Inc.
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