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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

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

2017-08-08

In July, seven VDMA member companies presented their technologies to the representatives of the Colombian textile industry. More than 100 Colombian textile manufacturers used the symposia in Bogotá und Medellín as an opportunity to gain first-hand information about German Technology.

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Associations

2017-07-28

According to data compiled by ACIMIT, the Association of Italian Textile Machinery Manufacturers, the order index for textile machinery during the period from April to June rose by 26% compared to the same period in 2016. The value of the index stood at 117.3 points (basis: 2010=100).

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Associations

2017-07-25

The VDMA Textile Machinery Association has just published demanding and comprehensive programs of its B2B Forums & Conferences, which will be held in Charlotte (NC) and Mexico City in November. Industry experts from the VDMA member companies will present practice-oriented technology topics to decision makers from the local textile industries.

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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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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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Associations

2017-08-03

NCTO CEO testifies at USTR NAFTA Hearing, outlines U.S. Textile Renegotiation Objectives

National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) President & CEO Auggie Tantillo testified at the U.S. Trade Representative’s (USTR) hearing on Negotiating Objectives Regarding Modernization of North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with Canada and Mexico held in Washington, DC on Tuesday, June 27.

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Associations

2017-07-18

Joint Statement on the EU and Japan political agreement on EPA

Following the announcement made earlier this month by the European Union and Japan about the political agreement on the main elements of an Economic Partnership Agreement between those two partners, the Japan Textile Federation (JTF) and the European Apparel and Textile Confederation (EURATEX) welcomed wholeheartedly those results and urged their respective authorities to implement as soon as possible the agreement for the benefit of their companies.

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Associations

2017-07-18

Significant participation of Italian manufacturers at Irantex 2017

For the second consecutive year, ACIMIT (Association of Italian Textile Machinery Manufacturers), in partnership with the Italian Trade Agency, has organized a collective venture at Irantex, the primary trade fair for the Iranian textile and textile machinery sector. to be held in Tehran from 4 - 7 September 2017.

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Associations

2017-07-18

Machinery and textiles for a better future

On the occasion of its 125th anniversary, the VDMA has put together a series of multimedia reports. Published on the new website https://humans-machines-progress.com the reports show: Machines are not an end in itself for the machinery engineering industry.

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Associations

2017-07-13

EURATEX released the bulletin no. 02/2017

The report provides an in-depth analysis of the EU Textile & Clothing external trade in 2015-2016. It includes trade evolution by sector (i.e. fibres, yarns, fabrics, carpets, technical textiles, home textiles, home textiles, workwear, men & womenswear), by products and by EU main trade partners.

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Associations

2017-06-29

EURATEX Brexit Position paper

“Brexit” is on everyone’s lips, but what about the textile & clothing industry position on it? In the common interest of the U.K. and the EU27 industries EURATEX pleads in favour of a smart and smooth BREXIT, enabling the current highly integrated supply chains to keep on working smoothly from fibres to end products.

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