EURATEX RELEASED THE BULLETIN NO. 01/2017
The report analyses the 2016 EU external trade for the textile and clothing sector as well as the main EU suppliers and customers, evaluates the weight of regions and sectors in total EU trade and includes detailed tables and graphs for the 33 main EU trade partners.
eBIZ 4.0 at IT4Fashion
Fashion and digital are two words that usually attract different types of professionals but that combine very much; the IT4Fashion event has understood that equation and is boosting this new trend.
Last 19-20 April, the seventh edition took place in Florence. IT4Fashion is an industrial and scientific conference and exhibition where fashion companies, brands, practitioners, researchers, educationalists and software houses come together to discuss digital technology in our industry. Participants came from all over Europe and abroad.
The success stories presented are a way to...
CONCRETE STEPS FOR GLOBAL SUSTAINABLE GARMENT VALUE CHAINS
EURATEX welcomes the European Commission new working document and the efforts of the European Parliament for global sustainable garment value chains and looks forward to supporting the achievement of concrete results in the next steps.
Yesterday, 26th April, Commissioner Mr. Mimica intervened at a Rana Plaza commemoration event and presented the working document Sustainable garment value chain through EU development action which outlines the European Union response for more sustainable textile and clothing value chain within development policy. The Commissioner focused on intervention...
Event report - Annual ETP Conference 2017
More than 170 members of the European Textile Technology Platform and other stakeholders gathered on 30-31 March in Brussels at the 12th Textile ETP Annual Conference for an overview on on-going European collaborative research in textile and clothing and to discuss with EU policy makers the needs and opportunities for future EU support.
Textile research in Europe is extremely broad ranging from advanced fibre materials research to sustainability, digitisation and development of new applications of textiles in new high added value end markets. The 28 European projects that presented their...
From industrial production to provider of textile solutions
The textiles industry is still in the midst of a period of major transition. Swiss Textiles, the textiles and clothing industry federation, presented the 2016 figures for the industry at its annual press conference in St. Gallen. The decline in industrial production is to a certain extent attributable to the fact that the sector has become internationalised and specialised, and is now increasingly providing textile solutions for new areas of application. The strong Swiss franc has also accelerated this process of transition.
Decline in added value and exports 2016 was another...
Tender: Design and Development of the Website of the Project ART CHERIE
You are hereby informing that the process regarding the submission and the selection of the tender on the above subject, up-loaded on EURATEX website on 16th January 2017, is now completed.
We thank the organizations having submitted their responses in due time.
EURATEX will contact the selected organization.
Now’s the time for wise substitution - how REACH has affected the industry
The time when the European textile industry was characterised by mass-market production is long gone. Today, it stands for high quality production which brings value to many business areas including fashion, automotive, construction and many other industries. We spoke with Mr Mauro Scalia, Manager of Sustainable Businesses at the non-profit trade organisation Euratex, to hear about this development and learn how REACH has affected the industry.
REACH has affected the industry (Interview - ECHA Newsletter - European Chemical Agency)