Cotton Controlling


WIS – Worldwide strength for your fiber!

As a world leader in the Cotton Inspection industry, WIS have established an international reputation for reliability. When WIS is appointed for your pre-shipment and post landed controlling, be assured, your interests are in good hands. WIS provides internationally recognised reports through its global network of companies and correspondents in a timely and accurate manner.

Our Key services

10 BxB Weighing· Supervision of Weighing
· Supervision of Sampling
· Actual drawing of samples
· Actual weighing
· Truck/Container loading and sealing
· Container seal breaking / devanning and tally
· Tagging
· Stock Verification
· Damage surveys
· Pre-shipment inspection
· Manual classing and Micronaire
· HVI Testing
· Surveying / audit of warehouses

With the break up of the former Soviet Union, WIS has established companies in the majority of the newly formed Republics. Also with the expansion of the Chinese market, WIS (Shanghai) Ltd., was established in
order to meet potential requirements of clients. Now, both manual and HVI classification are offered in Australia, India, Latvia, Malaysia, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Turkmenistan, India, Ukraine, Uzbekistan.

The Cotton Industry is a dynamic and constantly changing industry. WIS prides itself on adapting to the vibrant industry in order that we can champion your needs at any location, at any Time.

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Wakefield Inspection Services are proud members of the following Associations:

American Cotton Shippers Association
Atlantic Cotton Shippers Association
Gdynia Cotton Association
International Cotton Association
Southern Cotton Shippers Association
Texas Cotton Shippers Association
Western Cotton Shippers Association


  • New WIS Testing Laboratories
    In order to provide further global coverage, WIS are pleased to announce the opening of three new SITC (HVI) facilities for laboratory testing of raw cotton samples:
    SOUTH-EAST ASIA Ho Chi Minh City – Vietnam
    WEST AFRICA Abidjan - Cote d’Ivoire and Lome - Togo




Our Vision

Our vision for Wakefield Inspection Services is to be the worldwide leader in the independent quality assessment, inspection and controlling industry by setting incomparable standards for accurate, objective and quality verification and reporting services.

Our Mission

Our mission is to understand and fulfill our clients' unique needs, by providing unsurpassed service and support to their organization through our worldwide network of highly trained, experienced and dedicated team members.