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.


REACH4Textiles: Better market surveillance for textile products

Brussels, 15 September 2021 – The REACH4texiles project just kicked off. Funded by the European Commission, it aims at exploring solutions for fair and effective market surveillance on textile products.[…]

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EURATEX vision for a European Textiles Strategy

Brussels, 13 September 2021 – EURATEX releases its vision for a new EU strategy for textiles and clothing. The new strategy should develop a forward looking business model. It would[…]

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Textile and apparel industry alliance moves closer to release of an international microfibre shedding standard

Brussels, 6 September 2021. A sector alliance that was formed to tackle issues relating to microplastics has completed the next phase of its project to develop a harmonised industry standard[…]

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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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