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)
eBIZ 4.0 KICKS OFF, THE NEW STEP TO DIGITALIZE THE EUROPEAN FASHION SUPPLY CHAIN
eBIZ 4.0 is launched to digitally integrate at least 100 European companies in their business network across Europe by combining the benefits of the eBIZ digital language with RFID and NFC technologies.
eBIZ 4.0 is the new step of eBIZ, the public-private initiative which since 2008 supports hundreds of companies of the European fashion value chain to digitally connect and exchange data at lower costs.....
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NEW EURATEX PRESIDENT KLAUS HUNEKE PRESENTS HIS AMBITIOUS PROGRAMME
EURATEX welcomes Mr. Klaus Huneke as its President taking the office in January 2017 for a two-year term. Mr. Huneke, succeeding Sege Piolat who headed EURATEX during the last two years, pointed out: “Serge Piolat achieved impressive results in strengthening the voice of the European textile and clothing industry. To further enhance our industry my intention is to focus on few strategic priorities such as better communication towards policymakers and stakeholders on the excellence of our innovation and sustainability, enhancing EU competitiveness and greater participation... of companies in...
Selection process for the tender: Design and Development of the Website of the Project TEX APP 19 December 2016
We 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 8th December 2016, is now completed.
We thank the organizations having submitted their responses in due time.
EURATEX will contact the selected organization.
Launch of the ART CHERIE project to exploit the fashion Cultural Heritage for the improvement of EU fashion designers
On December 15th, 2016, five project partners will be hosted by EURATEX in Brussels, Belgium, to launch the newly ERASMUS+ KA2 project ART CHERIE (Achieving and Retrieving Creativity through European Fashion Cultural Heritage Inspiration).
The project, coordinated by EURATEX, addresses the issue of apprenticeships delivery in the fashion sector dominated by SME’s and micro enterprises. The objective of ART CHERIE project is to contribute to: the protection and exploitation of the fashion Cultural Heritage; organize and structure it in vocational training courses for the improvement of EU...
IP Protection in the Fashion Industry in China
The fashion industry encompasses the design, manufacturing, distribution, retailing, marketing and promotion of clothing, footwear and accessories and is worth billions of Euros every year.
While the fashion industry initially developed in Europe and the United States (the Italian footwear industry is one of the largest in the world and the textile industry is one of the United States’ most important employers in the manufacturing sector), today, fashion is an international and highly globalized sector.
China’s fashion industry, for instance, is set to become the world’s second...
THE 5TH EURATEX CONVENTION DEVOTED TO “EUROPE AT THE SERVICE OF THE CREATIVE INDUSTRIES” WAS A GREAT SUCCESS
EURATEX, the European Apparel and Textile Confederation, held its 5th Convention on 25 November in Lyon in conjunction with the “Marché des Soies”. This year event was organized together with EURATEX’ French members’ federations: the Union des Industries Textiles (UIT) and Union Française des industries de Mode et Habillement (UFIMH). The Convention was dedicated to the role of Europe in servicing creative industries in presence of more than 110 participants who came to listen at 4 round tables providing ideas and visions on how the Textile and Clothing creative industries are tackling the...