CIRFS – European Man-Made Fibres Association

The trade association representing the interests of the chemical fibres industry in wider Europe. It defends members’ interests in fighting for fair trade, attacks trade barriers and distortions of competition, encourages innovation, promotes objective standards and test methods and demonstrates advantages and sustainability of man-made fibres, and works for scientific approach to regulation on health and safety and environment and provides its members with market information and analysis.


dralon® - always a step ahead in acrylic fibers

Dralon GmbH with its German locations in Dormagen and Lingen is a worldwide recognized producer of acrylic fibers.  Whether in furniture fabrics, carpets or in a warming blanket – this fiber is omnipresent in all home textiles. But also fashion, sportswear, garden furniture or awnings are made of dralon® .  And this since 1954.



International association serving the nonwovens and related industries, by providing a network platform, products, services and events of the highest value for its members and industry participants worldwide. This in order to foster promotion of nonwovens’ sustainable and profitable growth.
Organiser of INDEX™17, the leading nonwovens exhibition.


Integrated Consulting Company serving the industry

Offering Consulting Services related to Strategy, Management & Operational, Logistics and Engineering, Gherzi has become a leading, integrated and independent Consulting Company, focusing on textiles and clothing.

Clients range from fibers (e.g. Lenzing, UNIFI, Birla, Reliance), textile machinery (e.g. Rieter, Saurer, Barmag), textile producers (e.g. Ten Cate, Vardhman, Faurecia, Welspun) to retailers/ brands (e.g. Hugo Boss, Zegna, Versace, Helly Hansen).


Groz-Beckert – a textile world

Groz-Beckert is the world’s leading provider of industrial machine needles, precision parts and fine tools as well as systems and services for the production and joining of textile fabrics. The products and services support the fields of knitting, weaving, felting, tufting, carding and sewing. The family-owned company, founded in 1852, employed around 7,800 people and generated a turnover of around €629 Mio.


Quality, development, service

IFG Asota, member of the International Fibres Group (IFG), is a leading supplier of PO staple fibers. IFG Asota develops, manufactures and markets PP, PE and PA6 staple fibers for use in carpets, automobiles, technical applications, sun shades, sport coverings and textiles.
Our core competencies are excellent product quality, continuous improvement and a high quality of service.



Oerlikon Manmade Fibers - From Melt to Yarn, Fibers and Nonwovens

Oerlikon Manmade Fibers with the brands Oerlikon Barmag and Oerlikon Neumag is the world market leader for filament spinning systems, texturing machines, BCF, staple fiber spinning and Nonwovens systems and – as an engineering services provider – offers solutions along the entire textile value added chain.

Textile network Eastern Austria PlasTexTron

ecoplus, Lower Austrian Business Agency, and the Chamber of Commerce / textile industry initiated the organization of the textile network. The objective is develop interfaces between the industries of plastics, textiles and mechatronics and jointly implement new products and innovations in projects.


We power creation.

Saurer is a leading globally operating technology company focusing on innovations for the processing of fibre and yarn, including machinery, components and software. We partner with customers, providing smart fit-for-propose solutions to help our clients achieve their business aspirations.



Syngroup helps industry design the right processes quickly and cleverly – from concept to implementation. Those that employ resources efficiently and economically have more time to be innovative. This is what every company needs for a successful future. We take the path with our clients – in a spirit of determination and completely devoid of red tape.


WISTO – Vorarlberg’s Innovation Agency

The team of WISTO supports companies, when starting their business in Vorarlberg or when transfering their ideas into products. Benefit from the free services and the extensive network, in order to find the right partners, profit from grants and boost your success.