Hugues Schellenberg new UCMTF President

The French Textile Equipment manufacturers’ Association, well known as UCMTF, as elected a new President following the retirement of Bruno Ameline who has chaired the association since 2004.

Hugues  Schellenberg  who  has  been  on  the  board for 10  years, has  been unanimously  elected to succeed him. He is the CEO of Dollfus-Muller of Heimsbrunn in the French province of Alsace.

An engineer, Schellenberg got an MBA from Montpellier University in Southern France. As President of UCMTF, Schellenberg will represent the French association on the board of Cematex, the owner of ITMAs. After his election, Schellenberg initiated a standing ovation to thank Bruno Ameline for his outstanding job during his 4 terms of tenure (16 years).

Hestated “it is a great honor buta stressing responsibility to  become  the  UCMTF  President  in  such  the  uncertain  environment  our  companies  have  to  face worldwide due to the Covid pandemic.

For the long run, I am very positive thanks to our state-of-the-art equipments, our services which are up to the best standards, our teams which are so professionals and motivated but right now our business is on a bumpy road”

As CEO  of Dollfus-Muller, Schellenberg spends at  least  half of his time with customers that he visits worldwide.  This is how  he  keeps  a  firsthand  contact and  a  deep  connection  with the  needs  of  the market in order to both manage his company on aday to day basis and design its long term strategy.

Hugues Schellenberg © UCMTF
Hugues Schellenberg © UCMTF


In addition to UCMTF, Schellenberg is very active in many national, regional and national associations, including  the  chairmanship  of  a  trade  association  to  improve  the  employment  of  underprivileged workers.

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