Industry unites in the fight against microplastic release from the washing of synthetic textiles
A new industry agreement for the prevention of microplastic release from synthetic textiles washing was officially launched today and endorsed by the European Commission. ...
EURATEX published today the call for tender for the project TeXDR
EURATEX published today the call for tender for the project TeXDR. Deadline 15th January 2018 - Call for tender
Euratex released bulletin n°4/2017
The Bulletin gives an insight into the 2016 evolution of the Textile & Clothing sector and short terms prospects, as well as the General European Economic Forecast Autumn 2017. It includes EU consolidated changes, trade estimates and basic structural data (production index, production prices, turnover, investments, household consumption, retail trade and consumer prices)
2016: SUBDUED PERFORMANCES IN THE T&C INDUSTRY
Looking to international trade, the evolution was undoubtedly disappointing in 2016. According to the WTO World Trade Statistical Review 2017 the ratio of...
PPE Regulation - Guidance document on the implementation of Article 47 on transition provisions is now available
A Guidance document on the implementation of Article 47 on transition provisions of the PPE Regulation has been published by the European Commission. You may download the document through the following link: ec.europa.eu/docsroom/documents/26782
It is intended to prevent possible problems and distortions coming from different interpretation and practical approaches, in particular with respect to reapplying for EU type examination certificates under the Regulation that are admitted up till 2023 and allowing products certified under the Directive 89/686/EEC to be placed on the market...
Joint Statement of ABIT and Euratex on the EU-MERCOSUR FTA
Euratex and ABIT, representing the Textile and Clothing industries in Europe and in Brazil, agree on the rules to be laid down in the EU-Mercosur FTA for textile and apparel products. Together, they release a Joint Statement for a successful trade deal benefiting their companies both sides of the Atlantic.
The International Théophile Legrand Textile Innovation Awards - Call for application submissions 2018
The International Théophile Legrand Textile Innovation Awards was launched in 2009 in Fourmies (France - Nord) by Dominique and Christian Cambier, founders of the Théophile Legrand Foundation.
In its ninth year, The International Théophile Legrand Textile Innovation Awards are being held under the auspices of the Fondation de France and coordinated by the Union des Industries Textiles (UIT), the union of textile industries, the employers’ association representing the diversity of French textile sections and regions. This year, two prizes of € 8,000 and € 7,000 will be presented to...
4th PPE Conference - Brussels
Over 100 participants from 22 European countries covering the entire PPE value chain from fibre to end use came together in Brussels to explore the main trends that will shape the future of the PPE market in the coming years.
The three main themes covered in the event were sustainability, digitalization and smart wearables.
The impact of regulation The PPE directive has been regulating the market for PPE products in the EU since 1989. It has been updated recently and transformed into a regulation which will be directly applicable in all EU members states as of April...