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...
eBIZ agreement reached at the CEN Workshop
Information to the press
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...
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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...
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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]
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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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 more
EUROPEAN ALLIANCE FOR PROMOTING INNOVATION IN THE TEXTILE AND CLOTHING PIPELINES
The European Textile and Clothing industry (EURATEX) has decided to reinforce the role of technological innovation in the different textile and clothing pipelines by creating an international non-profit-making association named “European Technology Platform for the Future of Textiles and Clothing.
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EURATEX WELCOMES THE START OF EU-USA NEGOTIATIONS
EU TEXTILE AND CLOTHING INDUSTRY WELCOMES THE START OF EU-USA NEGOTIATIONS FOR A COMPREHENSIVE TRADE AND INVESTMENT AGREEMENT
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TECHTEXTIL AND TEXPROCESS FAIRS, ENGINES FOR MEETING THE EUROPEAN TEXTILE & CLOTHING CHALLENGES
The Importance of the Textile and Clothing Industry, its challenges to come and the role of the Technical textiles & new processes in this industry.
Conference of the European Sector Council on Education Training & Employment in the Textile Clothing and Leather industries
Conference of the European Sector Council on Education Training & Employment in the Textile Clothing and Leather industries:Towards a post-2012 development strategyStakeholders in the Textile, Clothing and Leather sectors gather to review the outcomes of one year’s coordination effort at European level to address skills development in this vital industry of the European economy.A series of seven recommendations, based on three analytical reports, have been shared among stakeholders, highlighting the continued need for cooperation in the field, and pledging an enlarged participation to...
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