Europe’s answer to the competitive pressure must be to invest even more on quality and innovative products, made in a sustainable manner. © rustamank/

18/02/2022 – Global trade

Global trade

European textile industry needs to increase global market share

Euratex is re-iterating the ambition of the European textile industry to grow its role on global markets. The upcoming European textile strategy must ... By  Editorial staff

This analytical map has been designed by SmartX Europe partners and shows the full value chain map of smart textiles. © SmartX Consortium 2021

28/01/2022 – Roadmap overview

Roadmap overview

The Smart Textile Value Chain Map

One of the major issues facing European smart textile innovators is the key manufacturing gaps that currently exist in the smart textile value chain. The ... By  Editorial staff

Euratex welcomes the initiative, including the focus on 14 “eco-systems” and the proposal to develop privileged partnerships with trusted partners. © PhotoSG/

07/05/2021 – Europa


Euratex welcomes the EU-Strategy

Euratex, organization of the European textile and clothing industry, welcomes revamped EU Industry Strategy. By  Editorial staff

As a result of massive market changes, the company is planning to concentrate on manufacturing base materials for interlinings in Weinheim. © Freudenberg

31/03/2021 – Base materials, finishing, coating

Base materials, finishing, coating

Freudenberg: competence centers in Europe

Freudenberg Performance Materials Apparel is planning competence centers in Europe. By  Editorial staff

Kipas Vice Chairman of the Board Ahmet Öksüz (centre) receives the certificate of excellence for machine utilisation from Monforts Regional Representative Thomas Päffgen and Ahmet Ciliç CEO of Neotek, the Monforts service partner in Turkey. © Monforts

03/12/2020 – EU supports cotton project

EU supports cotton project

A. Monforts: Key role for Kipas

Kipas, Kahramanmaras, Turkey, is currently installing its third Monforts Montex stenter in a combined configuration dedicated to denim production. By  Editorial staff

Euratex President, Alberto Paccanelli, and Euratex Director General, Dirk Vantyghem © Fred Beard

09/10/2020 – Sales are strongly declining

Sales are strongly declining

Euratex sends an wakeup call

The latest economic data are a wakeup call to build an ambitious industrial strategy. By  Editorial staff

The demand in the global textile coatings market is projected for a CAGR of 3.9 percent during the forecast period of 2017 to 2025. © Transparency Market Research

04/05/2020 – Market for textile coatings is growing and growing

Market for textile coatings is growing and growing

Current study by Transparency Market Research (TMR)

Market research company sees good opportunities for textile coatings in the coming years. By  Editorial staff