Associations

2017-11-29

Hygienix™ conference 2018 calls for presentations

Absorbent hygiene professionals invited to present advances in technologies, applications, and components. INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, is seeking presentations for the fourth edition of Hygienix™, the premier event for industry professionals in the absorbent hygiene and personal care markets, November 5-8, 2018, at the Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, Orlando, Florida USA.

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2017-11-28

Climate change appears to be a bigger concern for consumers than recent media reports may have indicated. In the ground-breaking, global, quantitative consumer survey, “The Key to Confidence: Consumers and Textile Sustainability - Attitudes, Changing Behaviors, and Outlooks”, commissioned by the OEKO-TEX® Association in commemoration of its 25th Anniversary, climate change ranked third on a list of sixteen modern day worries on the minds of today’s consumers.

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2017-11-27

The VDMA Textile Machinery Association has accomplished successful events for the textile industries in the US and Mexico. More than 80 decision-makers of the US textile, nonwoven and carpet industry as well as 25 leading textile machinery and accessories manufacturers participated in the VDMA textile machinery conference on November 6 in Charlotte (NC). The following two-day event on 8-9 November in Mexico City attracted nearly 450 customers and 30 textile machinery and accessories manufacturers, making it one of the most successful events of the VDMA Textile Machinery Association ever.

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2017-11-23

The Colombian textile and garments industry is among the most important one in America, above all with respect to the fashion sector. Thanks to a number of trade agreements undertaken with neighboring Countries, as well as with the world’s two major apparel markets (the United States and European Union), the industry has recorded further progress in recent years.

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Associations

2017-11-09

The first European roadshow of 14 textile machinery manufacturers took place on October 18 in Bogota and the following day in Medellin. With more than 100 Colombian textile producers attending, it exceeded the expectations of the organizers, the Belgian (SYMATEX), French (UCMTF), Spanish (AMTEX) and Swedish (TMAS) textile machinery associations.

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Associations

2017-12-11

Joint statement of ABIT and Euratex on the EU-MERCOSUR FTA

European Apparel and Textile Confederation (EURATEX) Brazilian Textile Industry (ABIT) EURATEX and ABIT, representing the Textile and Clothing (T&C) industries in both EU and Brazil, welcome the negotiations for an important EU-Mercosur Free Trade Agreement (FTA).

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Associations

2017-11-09

Textile Machinery Association of Sweden is ready to weave success and growth in Vietnam.

TMAS, Textile Machinery Association of Sweden, has established a local office in the 7th district of Ho Chi Minh City. Heading the office is Mr. Tran Phuoc Thanh, Business Development Representative for TMAS in Vietnam.

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Associations

2017-11-02

Regina Brückner new Chairperson of Textile Machinery Association VDMA

Ms. Regina Brückner, Managing Associate of Brückner Trockentechnik, is the new chairperson of the VDMA Textile Machinery Association. The businesswoman from Leonberg was elected at the members’ meeting of the Association in Berlin. The new executive board is completed with Ms. Verena Thies, Thies Textilmaschinen, and Mr. Fritz P. Mayer, Karl Mayer Textilmaschinenfabrik, who were elected as vice chairpersons.

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2017-10-19

Innovation’s toughest question: what are we really trying to solve?

With the Nonwovens Innovation Academy approaching, EDANA's Scientific & Technical Affairs Director, Marines Lagemaat, caught up with keynote speaker Omar Hoek, Executive Vice President at Ahlstrom-Munksjö to discuss innovation in today's connected world.

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Associations

2017-10-05

U.S. Fashion Industry Association joins with Egyptian Ministry of Trade on educational webinar about QIZs

The United States Fashion Industry Association (USFIA) is joining with the Egyptian Ministry of Trade and Industry to host a timely webinar on October 11, 2017, covering strategic, duty-free sourcing under the Egypt Qualified Industrial Zones (QIZs).

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2017-09-26

Iran exhibition sees Swiss textile machinery firms build on symposium success

For the first time ever in Iran, Switzerland’s textile machinery manufacturers exhibited in their own pavilion at the recent Irantex show, under the umbrella of their representative body the Swiss Textile Machinery Association (Swissmem). A total of 13 Swiss companies took part, reinforcing the impact of their successful symposium in Tehran last year.

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Associations

2017-09-18

Ethiopia: Italian textile machinery at African Sourcing & Fashion Week

An Italian textile machinery delegation will be on hand at the upcoming African Sourcing & Fashion Week (ASFW), to be held in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) from 3 to 6 October 2017. The companies will exhibit at the Italian pavilion organized by the Italian Trade Agency. Among these are the following ACIMIT associated members: Autotex, Bianco, Carù, Corino, Europrogetti, Fadis, Ferraro, Lonati, Loptex, Mei, Mesdan, Reggiani, SSM Giudici, Tonello, Ugolini, Willy.

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Associations

2017-08-14

Strong German participation at Irantex

26 VDMA member companies will participate in the official German presentation at Irantex, taking place beginning of September in Tehran. The German Pavilion, initiated by the VDMA Textile Machinery, will cover 300 square meters of exhibition space. It is the first time that the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi), in cooperation with the Association of the German Trade Fair Industry (AUMA), is supporting a German group participation at Irantex.

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