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.


Ecoplus - Green Transformation & Bioökonomie

The ecoplus platform for Green Transformation & Bioeconomy creates new opportunities for networking know-how and exploiting synergies around the buzzword bioeconomy - successful business in harmony with nature. The PlasTexTron® initiative launched by ecoplus pursues the primary goal of industry networking. Contacts are established between around 1,000 companies in the plastics, textile and mechatronics sectors in order to launch cooperations and jointly implement new ideas.





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.





EFESO Consulting is global consulting firm specialized in operations strategy and performance improvement. We are your partner for reaching tangible industrial results both in the short and in the long term. We integrate process, digital and human dynamics to amplify and accelerate tangible progression, while from the start ensuring anchoring and sustainability of achievements. We help our clients reach higher levels of end-2-end value chain optimization, with specific in-dept industry expertise. We have been active in the forest & packaging industry for the last 40 years.


Another Life for Plastic. Because we care.

Based in Ansfelden near Linz in Austria, EREMA Group is the world's leading manufacturer of plastics recycling solutions. The EREMA Group stands for a plastics industry that takes responsibility for resources. The Circular Economy is the declared objective within the plastics industry, and to implement it across the board the group of companies now has six subsidiaries: EREMA, 3S, PURE LOOP, UMAC, PLASMAC and KEYCYCLE. They cover the entire spectrum of mechanical plastics recycling - from planning and engineering through to developing and manufacturing recycling technologies as well as producing system components and trading previously owned systems. Supported by subsidiaries in the USA, China, Russia, Africa and a worldwide network of representatives, EREMA recycling solutions are currently in operation in 108 countries worldwide and recycle around 14.5 million tonnes of plastic every year.



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, the company will generate sales of 618 million euros in fiscal 2021 with 8,847 employees worldwide.


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.

IKV – Innovative Kunststoffveredelung GmbH

The company IKV – Innovative Kunststoffveredelung GmbH (Company for Innovation in Plastics) is a medium-sized, family owned company.  It is situated in the industrial park of Premnitz, a town 50 miles (70 km) west of Berlin. The story of IKV started with the development of an innovative technology of handling carbon blacks in the manufacturing of black master-batches, initially based only on PET and PBT carriers.



Kelheim Fibres GmbH – the viscose fibre manufacturer

Kelheim Fibres is the world’s leading manufacturer of speciality viscose fibres. At our Kelheim plant, we combine advanced technology with technical expertise and outstanding customer service. The fibres we produce are used by the world’s leading corporations to manufacture products in the areas of feminine hygiene and body care, filtration, insulation and textiles. Our brands enjoy a high standing among our customers.

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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.



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.