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18.11.2013

THE EUROPEAN TEXTILE AND CLOTHING INDUSTRY SHED POSITIVE LIGHTS TOWARDS ITS 2025 FUTURE

The 2nd Euratex Convention – the European exchange & meeting platform for the textile industry – took place on 4 and 5 November 2013 at Deutsche Bank (DB) in Berlin. Gesamtverband textil+mode hosted the event and geared the Convention towards a future-oriented subject: "European Textiles & Fashion 2025 - A new industry paradigm driven by innovation". The event co-organised with EURATEX allowed 130 participants from 16 countries to listen to 18 differently angled lectures providing ideas and visions for the future of the Textile and Clothing Industry......

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07.11.2013

EUROPEAN TEXTILE AND CLOTHING IS EXTREMELY DISAPPOINTED BY THE FACT THAT PAKISTAN WILL BENEFIT FROM GSP+

During its meeting the 5th November the International Trade Committee of the European Parliament has decided to support the EU Commission proposal for a Unique Delegated Act including 10 country applications for GSP+. Euratex has strongly opposed the Commission proposal on the grounds that it did not allow an effective assessment of each country’s application. In particular Euratex pointed out that Pakistan’s application did not fulfill the necessary conditions. Talking about the results of the vote Mr. Alberto Paccanelli EURATEX President said “The European Parliament had the possibility to...Read more

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04.11.2013

EURATEX URGES MEPs TO OPPOSE A UNIQUE DELEGATED ACT FOR GSP+ APPLICATIONS

Gathered in Berlin for the 2nd EURATEX Convention the European Textile and Clothing Industry urges the Members of the International Trade Committee of the European Parliament to oppose the Unique Delegated Act that includes 10 country applications for GSP+. Talking on behalf of all the Industrialists present Mr. Alberto Paccanelli EURATEX President said “The European Parliament should be given the possibility to assess each of the GSP+ applications based on their own merits......

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25.10.2013

EUROPEAN TEXTILES+ FASHION 2025 - A NEW INDUSTRY PARADIGM DRIVEN BY INNOVATION

The high level 2nd Euratex Convention takes place on 4 & 5 November at Deutsche Bank, Berlin. The event is organized and run by Gesamtverband textil+mode. Representatives from banks, institutes, associations and companies are looking into the year 2025, shedding light on how our industry is going to look by then. One thing is for sure: It will be - driven by innovation - entirely different from today. The Convention will provide answers to the question 'How different?' and present fields of action and tasks for our industry..... 

 

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30.09.2013

EURATEX ORGANISES SUCCESSFUL WORKING LUNCH IN THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT ON EU-JAPAN AND EU-US TRADE NEGOTIATIONS

EURATEX organized on 26th September 2013 a Lunch in the European Parliament sponsored by the Chairman of the International Trade Committee, Prof. Vital Moreira, on the current trade negotiations with Japan and US. Among the invitees: the two chief negotiators of the EU Commission, various representatives of the European Parliament, EU Commission and of the European Textile and Clothing (T&C) industry.

Mr Alberto Paccanelli, President of EURATEX, started its intervention by stressing the importance of the US and Japanese markets for EU Exports - "The US is the EU 2nd Export market...Read more

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Euratex_Press_Release_30th_September-_EU_negotiations_with_Japan_and_US.pdf340 K

28.06.2013

eBIZ agreement reached at the CEN Workshop

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On the 26th June, at the final Plenary meeting conviened in Brussels the new eBIZ Reference Architecture has been approved becoming an official CEN Workshop Agreement (CWA).

The Architecture is the guiding document enabling better use as well as interoperability of digital communication between fashion companies. The new Architecture builds upon and upgrades significantly the results of the previous eBIZ demonstration phase (2008-10 action for smart use of ICT and the integration of SMEs in the fashion supply chain).  The Architecture is being used since 2010...Read more

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eBIZ_information_to_the_press_28_June.pdf243 K

17.06.2013

TEXPROCESS – Successful presence of EURATEX at Texprocess Fair

EURATEX attended successfully the 2013 Texprocess fair (10th to 13th June 2013) organised by Messe Frankfurt parallel to the Techtextil fair.

Mr. Francesco Marchi, Director General of EURATEX, said “Texprocess 2013 confirmed the upward trend of the concept proposed by Messe Frankfurt. This edition turned out to be a successful event. Indeed, EURATEX participation to the Texprocess Fair in the “Source it” area has been valued as a successful move thanks to the decisive improvements injected in this second edition. Among other things the flow of visitors increased drastically thanks to the...Read more

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EURATEX-Press_Release_Texprocess_2013.pdf431 K

04.06.2013

EURATEX GENERAL ASSEMBLY – THE TEXTILE AND CLOTHING INDUSTRY IN A CHANGING ECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT

Euratex held its General Assembly the 29th May in Brussels in presence of industrialists, Textile and Clothing (T&C) experts and EU officials under the theme “Textile and Clothing Industry in a changing economic environment”. In this context Euratex President Alberto Paccanelli said “The T&C Industry in Europe is facing a challenging environment with a consumption slowdown in traditional markets, particularly in the EU countries, and increasing market opportunities in emerging economies. Our companies are… [read more] Read more

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EURATEX-General_Assembly_Press_Release-_May_2013_01.pdf433 K

27.03.2013

PRESS INFORMATION - Successful 8th Annual Public Conference of the European Textile Technology Platform

European Textile Technology Platform event reveals big innovation and future market potential for textile applications - Re-launch of the Technology Platform as an independent legal entity founded by Euratex, Textranet and Autex

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Press_Information_ETP_Conference2013.doc196 K

15.02.2013

FASHION: where manufacturing meets creativity

The fashion industry is responsible for more than just the latest trends. Between retail outlets, manufacturers and links in the supply chain, Europe’s fashion sector accounts for hundreds of thousands of companies and millions of jobs. The Commission is taking the necessary steps to ensure that the industry continues to thrive, including eliminating trade barriers, protecting intellectual property and facilitating entry into international markets. .....Read moreRead more


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