Entries by Dunja Hoejenbos

EURATEX and AAFA Joint Statement on EU-US Trade Relations

In a recent press statemen EURATEX and AAFA note the recent progress in eliminating and reducing customs duties on several American and European products. It is a very positive sign to be highlighted in a particularly difficult context for the textile and clothing industry at European, American and even global levels, both associations stated. However, […]

American & Efird Invests in US Platform

American & Efird(A&E), the largest supplier of sewing threadand specialty yarns in the USand second largest supplier in the world, announced today its continued investment in the company’s extensive US manufacturing platform.A&E operates as part of Elevate Textiles, a portfolio of leading textile brands including American & Efird, Burlington, Cone Denim, Gütermann and Safety Components. […]

Yeşim’s Şenol Şankaya has signed for a better world

The UN Global Compact has called on all businesses to pledge support for international cooperation and inclusive multilateralism against global risks on the eve of the 75th Anniversary of the United Nations. More than 1,000 CEOs from companies in over 100 countries have responded to this call and demonstrated their support for the United Nations […]

Latest Economic Data Are Wakeup Call

Latest data suggest a situation worse than 2009 as turnover fell by nearly 25% in the textiles industry, and by 35% in the clothing sector. On the other hand, imported textile products from China increased sharply. EURATEX asks the European Union to quickly implement what has been promised and develop a resilient industry. On the […]

In iHKiB’s webinar on “Environment & Waste Management and CSR Practices”, the conclusion was that the improvement of the ‘environmental performance’ of apparel products should be undertaken jointly by all stakeholders.