Associations

2021-04-08

Best practices of EU Skills Programmes in the TCLF sectors

On the occasion of the Pact For Skills Roundtable, EURATEX would like to introduce to you ongoing projects carried out by their partners throughout Europe. These are examples of best practices based on the Skills Committee contribution from their members. They all aim at improving knowledge and needs of the industry matched by education.

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Associations

2021-04-01

INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, provides a wide-range of On-Demand training courses and issue-awareness webinars for nonwoven and engineered fabric professionals, available anytime, anywhere in the world.

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Associations

2021-03-17

EURATEX President, Alberto Paccanelli addressed European Commissioners Thierry Breton and Nicolas Schmit during a High Level Roundtable on Skills for the Textiles, Clothing, Leather and Footwear (TCLF) sectors. In his remarks, Mr Paccanelli insisted that addressing the skills challenges will be an essential condition to make a successful transition of our industry.

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Associations

2021-03-11

On the 10 March, the European Parliament adopted its own-initiative legislative report on due diligence. EURATEX welcomes the general aim of the report but points out that implementation is yet to be debated and it will penalize the European industry with unintended consequences and excessive burden on SMEs. EURATEX also warns about the impact of new legislation on an industry severely hit by Covid-19.

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Associations

2021-03-10

Several members of TMAS – the Swedish Textile Machinery Association – are actively advancing new coloration technologies as part of a wave of innovation that is currently sweeping out from Scandinavia.

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Associations

2021-04-08

International Textile Industry Statistics n°62/2019

ITMF (International Textile Manufacturer Federation (www.itmf.org) has published its report on International Textile Industry Statistics (ITIS) on productive capacity and raw materials consumption in the short-staple organized (spinning mill-) sector in virtually all textile-producing countries in the world.

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Associations

2021-04-08

Companies see light at the end of the pandemic tunnel

Between January 25th and March 10th, 2021, ITMF has conducted the 7th ITMF Corona- Survey among ITMF members and affiliated companies and associations about the impact the Corona-pandemic has on the global textile value chain. In total, 196 companies from around the world participated. The 1st ITMF Corona-Survey was conducted in March 2020 when the first lockdowns were announced in Europe.

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Associations

2021-04-08

Producer association initiative agrees to focus on commercial compliance to improve purchasing practices

The Manufacturers Payment and Delivery Terms Initiative has taken an important step yesterday, concluding its phase 1 during its second Global Working Group Meeting. This initiative has been started by the STAR Network- which is supported by GIZ FABRIC- and by the International Apparel Federation (IAF). It is supported by the Better Buying Institute and the OECD and a range of experts.

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Associations

2021-03-25

Which skills companies need from their workforce

EURATEX, CEC and COTANCE run a survey between February and March 2021 among TCLF (Textile, Clothing, Leather and Footwear) companies to understand what are their skills’ needs, which are the most common challenges to up/reskill their workforce and how they can keep competitive in such a globalised world.  

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Associations

2021-03-11

AATCC announces J. Crew is sponsoring the 2021 Concept 2 Consumer Student Merchandising Competition

AATCC is excited to announce J.Crew is now sponsoring the 2021 Concept 2 Consumer® Student Merchandising Competition.

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Associations

2021-03-04

INDA’s Board of Directors welcomes seven new members

INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, announced the membership election of seven industry leaders to serve on its Board of Directors for a three-year term.

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Associations

2021-03-04

AATCC Textile Discovery Summit

The AATCC International Conference is undergoing some exciting changes in 2021, including a new name: AATCC Textile Discovery Summit!

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Associations

2021-03-04

Belgian Textile Technology Industry gears up for strong showcase at ITMA ASIA + CITME 2020

Despite the fact that the coronavirus pandemic continues to have an impact on international business travel, the Belgian textile machinery technology industry is gearing up for what is expected to be the first major Asian showcase towards the post-pandemic relaunch of the economy. Preparations for the seventh edition of ITMA ASIA + CITME are going as planned!

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