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2024-07-12

Launch of the TCLF skillbridge project

EURATEX together with COTANCE and CEC hosted the TCLF SkillBridge Stakeholder Event, an important step towards forming regional skills partnerships by bringing together various stakeholders from industry, education, and public sectors.

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2024-07-11

Italian textile machinery industry ready for new challenges launched by the green transition

Maintaining a focus on innovation despite the uncertainties that characterize the current international scenario was emphasized during the General Assembly of ACIMIT, the Italian Textile Machinery Manufacturers Association, held in Milan on July 9. ACIMIT president, Marco Salvadè, showcased the data of the Italian textile machinery industry. In 2023, production decreased by 16%, settling at a value of 2.3 billion euros, as did exports, which also fell by 16% (2 billion euros).

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2024-06-27

Fruitful discussions and an attention-grabbing innovation showcase

At this year's ITM, the KARL MAYER GROUP once again demonstrated that it is a reliable partner for its customers, especially in difficult times. At this year's trade fair, the majority of visitors came from Turkey. In particular, the number of trade visitors from North Africa and Central Asia was lower than usual. Nevertheless, the KARL MAYER GROUP trade fair team was able to report successes.

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2024-06-20

Mario Jorge Machado elected President of EURATEX

Portuguese textile entrepreneur, Mario Jorge Machado, has been elected President of EURATEX during its General Assembly on 14 June. The Assembly also nominated Alberto Paccanelli as Honorary President.

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Associations

2024-06-19

CEMATEX appoints Alex Zucchi as new president

CEMATEX, the European Committee of Textile Machinery Manufacturers, today announced the appointment of Alex Zucchi as its new president. Mr Zucchi was elected at the General Assembly held on 14 June 2024.

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Associations

2024-07-17

EURATEX welcomes the EU Customs Reform package and calls for swift action on the de minimis exemption

The European Textile and Clothing industry (EURATEX) welcomes the proposed reforms to the EU's customs system, emphasizing the need for a modernized framework that addresses the challenges of the digital age and fosters a level playing field.

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2024-07-04

Program announced for 2024 AATCC Textile Discovery Summit

AATCC is excited to announce the program for the 2024 Textile Discovery Summit, held October 6 to 8 in Savannah, Georgia, USA. With a focus on A Path Forward Through Innovation, this year’s conference will be a groundbreaking event for the textile industry.

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Associations

2024-07-04

Comprehensive and high-level program for ITMF & IAF Convention 2024 takes shape

As frequent visitors of the ITMF and IAF annual conferences have come to expect, industry experts will share the cutting edge of the developments that currently define the textile-apparel industrial complex. The unique collaboration of the textile industry federation ITMF and the apparel industry federation IAF allows the organizers to give a full supply chain picture. At a time when collaboration across the entire chain is indispensable to meet the many challenges, this is a great asset.

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2024-06-27

The business situation continues to stagnate, casting a shadow on year-end expectations

The May 2024 ITMF Global Textile Industry Survey (GTIS) indicates a continued stagnation in the textile business climate, with a marginal improvement of the economic situation due to more companies deeming business “satisfactory”. On the other hand, business expectations have stagnated in positive territory for a year, reflecting optimism rather than actual improvement, as the entire supply chain suffers from a lack of orders and high costs that affect profit margins.

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2024-06-13

ITM 2024 exhibitors breaks record with 66,200 visitors

ITM 2024 brings vitality to textile industry with global visitors from 99 countries and huge business volume.

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2024-06-06

Successful trade fair appearance of the IVGT members

With a total of 38,000 visitors from 102 countries and 1,700 exhibitors, the 20th Techtextil 2024 from 23 to 26 April in Frankfurt am Main once again maintained its position as the world's largest trade fair for technical textiles and nonwovens. The Industry Association for Finishing – Yarns – Fabrics – Technical Textiles also draws a positive conclusion about the course of the trade fair for its members.

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2024-06-06

Joint statement on TCLF Social Partners’ priorities for the next European Mandate (2024 – 2029)

The EU TCLF Social Partners, CEC, Cotance, Euratex and industriAll Europe call for future EU policy makers to increase their ambition to safeguard the European TCLF sectors and keep good industrial jobs in Europe.

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2024-06-06

Turkmenistan: New opportunities for the Italian textile machinery industry

From June 24 to 28, a delegation of Italian textile machinery manufacturers will be engaged in Turkmenistan for an institutional mission organized by ACIMIT, the Association of Italian Textile Machinery Manufacturers, and Italian Trade Agency. The delegation will have some institutional and commercial meetings scheduled in Ashgabat.

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