Working together with EU institutions and other European and international stakeholders, EURATEX focuses on clear priorities: an ambitious industrial policy, effective research, innovation and skills development, free and fair trade, and sustainable supply chains.

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EURATEX seeks at ensuring improved access to world markets for Textile and Clothing companies, as well as a cost-effective European regulatory framework allowing SMEs to maintain competitive advantage and a sound industrial base in Europe.


EURATEX works proactively with EU institutions and policy makers to support innovation, and promotes a range of initiatives to address the increasing challenge of attracting and retaining qualified human resources for the EU textile and clothing industry.


True sustainability comes with great efforts, costs, investments in knowledge, research and innovation, and collaboration along the whole value chain. EURATEX works with its Members on Sustainable Businesses in chemicals policy, circular economy, sustainable supply chains and industrial emissions.

EURATEX is Partner of the New European Bauhaus

The New European Bauhaus is a creative and interdisciplinary initiative that connects the European Green Deal to our living spaces and experiences. EURATEX embrances the New European Bauhaus values to imagine and build together a sustainable and inclusive future through beautiful textiles and clothing.


Joint Business Statement on the due diligence proposal

Brussels, 19 January 2023 – The European business community supports an EU due diligence framework. However, it calls for realism, proportionality, and workability for this framework to truly enable and[…]

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Towards sustainable TCLF industries in Serbia

Representatives of employers, trade unions, universities and the government met on 6-7 December in Belgrade to discuss how to meet the opportunities and challenges of the new EU Textile Strategy[…]

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EU Energy Council: EURATEX welcomes progress on the energy market reform, but the cap at 180€/MWh is still too high

Brussels, 20 December 2022 – On Monday, the European energy ministers reached an agreement on a price cap for natural gas wholesale prices. Despite welcoming the adoption of the instrument[…]

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Meet the companies that made and are making history. Whether it’s innovation, sustainability, diversity or quality, these stories contribute to the success of the industry and set us on the right path to success.

Flexibility, resilience and people: this is Textils Mora

Spain, 2 September 2021 – What makes a textile company innovative and competitive? Textils Mora agreed to unveil its recipe for success and to share with us some insights on[…]

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European Spinning Group

From old jeans fibers to high-end yarns Belgium, 26 August 2021 – European Spinning Group, a Belgian spinning mill, has been putting sustainability at the forefront for many years. Continuous[…]

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The future of jeans with COREVA technology

The inspiration for COREVA™ came from Alberto Candiani whilst he was shopping for salami cold cuts in his local delicatessen in Milan. Alberto Candiani was inspired by salami cold-cuts in[…]

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EU–UKRAINE Textile Initiative

EURATEX supports the Ukrainian textile and apparel sector at this difficult time by facilitating long-term economic, industrial and trade relations between EU and Ukrainian companies.



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