2014 Final conference of the European Sector Skills Council on Education Training & Employment in the Textile Clothing Leather and Footwear industries: Consolidating success.
Stakeholders in the Textile, Clothing, Leather and Footwear sectors gather to review the outcomes of another successful year’s coordination effort at European level to address skills development in this vital industry of the European economy.
The Council’s Second Report has been presented, updating and expanding sectoral intelligence on employment, education, training and skills, alongside the 2014 recommendations: one structural recommendation defining the conditions to maximise the Council’s impact on Employment and Skills, and four priority actions for future...
200 experts from the personal protective clothing and equipment sector gather for the 3rd PPE Lead Market Conference in Brussels
Brussels, 20 November 2014: The 3rd European Lead Market conference on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) took place on 18-19 November in Brussels. It provided a broad range of information on major aspects driving innovation in the PPE sector in Europe, from evolving workplace health and safety policies, to regulation and standardisation, emerging technologies and market trends and the evolving needs of buyers, public procurers and end-users in the European and global markets. The conference continued the traditions of the two preceding editions in 2008 and 2011, featuring interesting...
3rd EURATEX CONVENTION: OUTLOOK 2015 FASHION AND TEXTILES IN EUROPE
With the support of the Belgian textile and fashion associations Fedustria and Creamoda, EURATEX Convention attracted about 120 participants representing industry, associations, local agencies and academics. This annual high-level meeting brought together European experts to exchange views on the future of clothing and textiles in Europe.
Presentations - KBC - IFM - HOGent
‘Innovative Apparel Show’: new event combines innovative apparel textiles and new processing technologies
Four renowned universities and fashion schools present unconventional textile designs - Catwalk and fashion installation directed by show producer Kevin Oakes
Textiles live on stage: with its ‘Innovative Apparel Show’ Messe Frankfurt is putting on a new event. During Techtextil and Texprocess, the leading international trade fairs for technical textiles and nonwovens and for processing textile and flexible materials (4 to 7 May 2015), exhibitors and visitors can experience innovative textiles and new processing technologies live. For this purpose, four universities and fashion schools will...
EURATEX ‐ ETAD ‐ TEGEWA - Common Position on the Swedish Chemical Agency Discussion Paper for the 16th CARACAL Meeting
“Strengthening the Existing Information Requirements in Reach and Exploring the Possibilities of Labelling Hazardous Substances in Textiles”
In the recently published discussion paper “Strengthening the existing information requirements in Reach and exploring the possibilities of labelling hazardous substances in textiles” the Swedish Chemicals Agency expressed concerns over the potential hazardous substances in textile products and related risks to consumers and called on the labelling of textile products containing hazardous chemicals through the revision of the scope of the Regulation...
OPEN LETTER TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, MEMBER STATES AND COMMISSION ON THE EU TRADE MARK REFORM
The above organisations, representing thousands of companies across all industry sectors, from SMEs to multinationals, and the majority users of the European trade mark systems, thank the European Commission, Parliament and Member States for their engagement and understanding of the importance of the Trade Mark Reform to Europe’s business community, innovators and consumers.
EDANA’s General Manager analyses Nonwovens Industry at Indian Techtextil Symposium
Concensus with panelists on considerable growth potential for India’s domestic nonwovens market
At 2014 Techtexil Symposium (October 16 – 17, 2014) in Mumbai, India, Pierre Wiertz, general manager of EDANA, reminded the Indian industry leaders and supply chain representatives for both Technical Textiles and nonwovens that the global growth rate of the overall production of nonwovens has outpaced that of many other industries output since the beginning of the 21st century or even before, but by doing so, it had more often been following rather than outpacing global economic growth..