13. June 2024 / Successful Cotton Classing and Testing Training

– ICA Bremen –

From 7 – 12 May, ICA Bremen hosted its renowned Cotton Classing & Testing Training. This event brought together global cotton professionals for a week-long intensive training program. With expert-led sessions and hands-on technology demonstrations, participants deepened their understanding of essential methods of cotton testing for advancing in the cotton industry.

Jens Wirth (r) explains cotton quality details

The training programme was carefully planned to cover all aspects of cotton classing and testing. Participants were given the chance to interact with cutting-edge High Volume Instrumentation (HVI) devices, receiving hands-on experience that combined theory and practical skills. The manual classing sessions, taught by the experienced Jens Wirth of ICA Bremen, provided in-depth insights into cotton quality evaluation.

Axel Drieling (m) demonstrates cotton testing

Axel Drieling of the Bremen Fibre Institute led the segments on machine testing procedures, such as the Automated Fibre Information System (AFIS) and other single fibre testing methods. His workshops focused on how technological advances have transformed cotton testing, providing participants a competitive advantage in their particular industries.

Beyond the training session, the participants had the opportunity to network with their peers and industry experts. Experts from Bangladesh, Mexico, Türkiye and Europe were among the varied group of attendees, which fostered a fruitful exchange of knowledge.



Find out more about cotton quality trainings on the website of ICA Bremen

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