Associations

2019-07-08

EDANA elects new board

EDANA has elected new Governors and a new team of Officers for 2019 - 2020. Mikael Staal Axelsen (Fibertex) accepted the nomination of Chairman and will be supported in the role by Vice-Chairs Omar Hoek (Ahlstrom-Munksjö, France) and David Lamb (Nonwovenn Ltd, UK). Paul Eevers’ (Unilever) position as Treasurer was also renewed. Announced at EDANA’s recent Annual Strategic Review and AGM in Vienna, the newly elected Board began their term on July 1st.

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Associations

2019-07-04

INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, reports its 13th annual World of Wipes® (WOW) International Conference connected 390 participants from 19 countries to advance their wipes business in Atlanta, GA, June 24-27.

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Associations

2019-07-03

EURATEX, the European Apparel and Textile Confederation, welcomes the conclusion of negotiations for a comprehensive and ambitious Free Trade Agreement between the European Union and Mercosur (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay).

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Associations

2019-06-27

The global textile and garment manufacturing industry converged at ITMA 2019, chalking up new records for the exhibition which has been held every four years since 1951. It featured many exciting new product launches and innovative technologies and products, including those that leverage the Internet of Things, by 1717 exhibitors from 45 countries.

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Associations

2019-06-21

Italy’s presence at the world’s most important trade fair dedicated to textile machinery, ITMA, which opens its gates on June 20 in Barcelona for its 18th edition, will be, as in previous editions, absolutely imposing, numbering some 360 exhibitors.

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Associations

2019-06-20

Going digital at ITMA 2019

ITMA 2019, the world’s leading fair dedicated to textile machinery, is once again marked by a significant presence of German companies. More than 220 exhibitors from Germany including more than 110 VDMA member companies cover nearly all different machinery chapters with a focus on spinning, nonwoven, weaving, knitting, warp knitting and finishing. The overall exhibition space occupied by German machinery manufacturers is more than 21 thousand square meters, an increase of booth space by approximately 3.5 % compared to ITMA 2015.

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Associations

2019-06-17

EURATEX General Assembly

Over 120 participants attended the annual EURATEX General Assembly in Brussels on 13 June. The event was a unique opportunity to hear testimonials from different countries and contexts, with speakers offering insights in dealing with the problem of attracting talent and encouraging skills development.

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Associations

2019-06-13

“MAKE IT YOURS"

Evelyne CHOLET, the Secretary General of their association, states that “the French textile machinery manufacturers are technology partners for their customers. Together they cooperate on long term basis often from a specially designed machine to many after sales services”. The objective of these services is to let the customers get the best return from their investments. They include, for examples, remote assistance through internet, spare parts availability and upgrading.

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Associations

2019-05-27

Italian textile machines get ready for ITMA 2019 in Barcelona

ITMA is traditionally the showcase in which the manufacturers of textile machines have the opportunity to display their up-to-date innovations. The presence of the Italian exhibitors at ITMA Barcelona (June 20-26) is remarkable, representing the first Country in terms of exhibitors number and occupied surface. Indeed the Italian exhibitors amount to around 360 companies, with an occupied exhibition area of 30,000 square meters.

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Associations

2019-05-27

Innovate or die: TMAS at ITMA 2019

A focus on customer service, aligned with the drive to constantly innovate, has long ensured that the member companies of TMAS – the Swedish texile machinery manufacturers’ association – stay well ahead of the curve.

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Associations

2019-05-23

ITMA Countdown – Focus Industry 4.0

On the occasion of a VDMA press conference themed “ITMA countdown” in Frankfurt, speakers from member companies Lindauer DORNIER, Herzog and Mahlo showed how Industry 4.0 solutions are going to impact the textile process chain and what technologies visitors can expect to see at ITMA 2019. The products examples of the respective companies made clear that Industry 4.0 is no end in itself but helps to improve production processes and results and supplements the range of services.

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Associations

2019-05-17

Circularity in European manufacturing

The European industry and global leading fashion organisations begin the reshaping of the textile and apparel sector.bSimultaneously, a call for cooperation and new partnerships is launched from Frankfurt and Copenhagen, world’s leading meeting points for textile manufacturing and fashion.With “Prospering in the Circular Economy”, EURATEX - the voice of the European Textile and Apparel industry - with its National Members has taken stock of where Circular Economy is already used in European manufacturing and what it takes to scale it up, to unleash its full potential.

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Associations

2019-05-11

Italian textile machinery: Institutional and trade mission in Thailand

A select group of Italian textile machinery manufacturers led an institutional and trade mission in late April in Thailand, organized by the Italian Trade Agency and by ACIMIT, the Association of Italian Textile Industry Manufacturers.

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