Independent Testing Laboratories

Independent testing can be a valuable addition to your product development process. In order to support you in this step, Cotton Incorporated has compiled this list of potential independent testing laboratories.

 

If you are an independent testing lab working with cotton fiber, fabric, garments, or other products and would like to be included on this list, please contact us.


American Association for Laboratory Accreditation

Website: a2la.org

Location: Frederick, MD

Phone: (301) 644-3248

 

Bureau Veritas Consumer Products Services, Inc.

Website: bureauveritas.com

Location: Littleton, MA (has international locations)

Phone: (877) 277-8880

 

DoD Defense Standardization Program

Website: dsp.dla.mil

 

Elemental Analysis Inc.

Website: elementalanalysis.com

Location: Lexington, KY

Phone: (800) 563-7493

 

Fiber & Biopolymer Research Institute

(formerly International Textile Center, Texas Tech University)

Website: itc.ttu.edu

Location: Lubbock, TX

Phone: (806) 742-5333

 

Fowler Associates, Inc.

(formerly K&S Labs)

Website: sfowler.com

Location: Moore, SC

Phone: (864) 574-6415

 

Galbraith Laboratories, Inc.

Website: galbraith.com

Location: Knoxville, TN

Phone: (877) 449-8797

 

Gaston College, Kimbrell Campus & Textile Technology Center

Website: gaston.edu/textile_center

Location: Belmont, NC

Phone: (704) 825-3737

 

International Down & Feather Laboratory

Website: idfl.com

Location: Salt Lake City, UT (has international locations)

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (801) 467-7611

 

Intertek Testing Services

Website: intertek.com/consumer/testing

Location: Arlington Heights, IL (has international locations)

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (847) 871-1020

 

Louisiana State University Cotton Fiber Laboratory

Website: lsuagcenter.com

Location: Baton Rouge, LA

Phone: (224) 578-2206

 

Manufacturing Solutions Center (MSC)

Website: manufacturingsolutionscenter.org

Location: Conover, NC

Phone: (828) 327-7000 Ext. 4265

 

North Carolina State University, College of Textiles

Website: textiles.ncsu.edu/zte/testing-and-fabrication-services

Location: Raleigh, NC

Phone: (919) 515-6592

Pace Analytical

(formerly Tritest, Inc.)

Website: pacelabs.com

Location: Raleigh, NC

Phone: (919) 834-4984

 

Precision Testing Laboratories, Inc.

Website: precisiontesting.com

Location: Nashville, TN

Phone: (615) 254-3401

 

SGS (U.S. Testing Co.), Inc.

Website: sgsgroup.us.com

Location: Fairfield, NJ (has international locations)

Phone: (973) 575-5252 or (800) 777-8378

 

Southern Testing and Research-Microbac Labs, Inc.

Website: microbac.com/our-laboratories/wilson-division-north-carolina

Location: Wilson, NC

Phone: (252) 237-4175

 

TexTest LLC

Website: textest.com

Location: Phenix City, AL

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (334) 664-3215 or (800) 554-7424

 

The SGS Govmark Organization, Inc.

Website: govmark.com

Location: Farmingdale, NY

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (631) 293-8944

 

The Nonwovens Institute, North Carolina State University

Website: thenonwovensinstitute.com

Location: Raleigh, NC

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (919) 515-6551

 

TÜV Rheinland of North America, Inc.

Website: tuv.com/usa/en/

Location: Newtown, CT (has international locations)

Phone: (203) 426-0888

 

TÜV SÜD America

Website: tuvsud.com/en-us

Location: Peabody, MA

Phone: (978) 573-2500

 

UL

(formerly Specialized Technology Resources, Inc. (STR))

Location: Enfield, CT (has international locations)

Website: industries.ul.com/textiles-apparel-and-footwear

Phone: (860) 749-8371

 

Vartest Laboratories, Inc.

Website: vartest.com

Location: New York, NY

Phone: (212) 947-8391 or (212) 947-8719


Cotton Incorporated cannot guarantee that each company has the ability or willingness to deliver a particular product or service. Although we make every attempt to keep this list up to date, there may be cases where a company’s capabilities or status may have changed.

 

Cotton Incorporated is providing this list as a courtesy but makes no warranty or representation, either expressed or implied, with respect to the suppliers contained herein. Likewise, no statement contained herein shall be construed as a recommendation to use a specific supplier and Cotton Incorporated assumes no responsibility for any negligence on the part of any supplier included in this list.