The issuance of certificate follows application and inspection process from the Hubei Provincial Develop and Reform Commission.

Winner Medical founder, president and CEO Jianquan Li said the ability to process their own cotton seed will expand their vertically integrated operating process upstream and will provide them with more stringent quality controls.

"By internalizing this process, we expect to substantially increase the consistency and quality of our processed cotton, reduce our raw material and production costs and improve our product quality," Li said.

Winner Medical Group is a China-based medical disposable products manufacturer.

Winner Medical manufactures, develops and markets cotton-based medical dressings and medical disposables, as well as consumer products.