Namoi Cotton

Namoi Cotton

Since its formation in 1962, Namoi Cotton has grown to become Australia’s largest cotton organisation with an extensive network of ginning, marketing and logistics operations throughout the Australian Cotton growing regions.

Namoi Cotton’s fully integrated organisations comprise of:

  • Operation of 12 cotton gins in New South Wales and southern Queensland
  • Three joint venture warehouse complexes located at Wee Waa and Warren in New South Wales and Goondiwindi in Queensland
  • These warehouses have static storage capacity of 500,000 bales undercover
  • Grower Relationship Managers work from regional offices based in Trangie, Wee Waa, Moree and Goondiwindi to provide growers with marketing support
  • A centralised classing facility located at Wee Waa, New South Wales
  • The largest cottonseed storage network in the industry

In 1999, Namoi Cotton became the first Australian co-operative to be listed on the Australian Stock Exchange and retain its co-operative status.

In 2013, Namoi Cotton formed a joint venture with Louis Dreyfus Commodities, Namoi Cotton Alliance for handling and marketing of export bales and containerised commodity packing. 100% of the Cotton purchased by Namoi Cotton is sold to overseas markets, primarily to Indonesia, Thailand, China, Vietnam, Japan, Korea and Bangladesh.

Namoi Cotton’s corporate office is located in Toowoomba, Queensland. As a regionally based business, Namoi Cotton knows the importance of local business relationships and the employment of local staff. Namoi Cotton now employs approximately 45 full time staff and at peak times between 450-550 seasonal staff and casual employees. Namoi Cotton believes that it is their investment in people and the workplace environment that distinguishes them from their competitors. Namoi Cotton’s experienced and dedicated staff is committed to meeting Namoi Cotton’s vision to be the leading processing, marketing and services organisation in the Australian Cotton Industry.

Our Vision To be the leading processing, marketing and services organisation in the Australian cotton industry