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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.



We at Kemira are in the business of chemistry expertise. Safe, sustainable chemistries are a part of good life, ensuring hygiene, safe water, food safety and more. We are the chosen partners for water-intensive industries worldwide, helping our customers design for efficiency, reuse resources, and revitalize natural systems. With over 100 years of experience, we partner with municipal water utilities, pulp, paper, board and tissue producers and companies in the energy sector to deliver visible improvements with our invisible enabler – the chemistry expertise of our 5,000 people. www.kemira.com




Radici Group

RadiciGroup is one of the world’s leading producers of a wide range of chemical intermediates, polyamide polymers, high performance engineering polymers and advanced textile solutions, including nylon yarn, polyester yarn, yarn made from recovered and bio-source materials, nonwovens and personal protective equipment for the industrial and healthcare fields. These products are the result of the Group’s outstanding chemical expertise and vertically integrated polyamide production chain and have been developed for use in a variety of industrial sectors, such as: automotive, electrical and electronics, household appliances, consumer and industrial goods, apparel, furnishing, construction, sports. The basis of the Group’s strategy is a strong focus on innovation, quality, customer satisfaction and social and environmental sustainability. Advanced Textile Solutions is the business area of the Group devoted to the production of synthetic fibres and nonwovens.


Heraeus Precious Metals GmbH & Co. KG

Heraeus Precious Metals is globally leading in the precious metals industry. The company is part of the Heraeus Group and covers the value chain from trading to precious metals products to refining and recycling. With about 3,000 employees at 15 sites worldwide, Heraeus Precious Metals offers a broad portfolio of products. With AGXX, Heraeus offers an innovative antimicrobial technology. The working mechanism of AGXX is based on a catalytic reaction with atmospheric humidity and oxygen and not on the release of substances such as metal ions. This means that the technology can be used already today but also in future in compliance with regulatory requirements. AGXX is particle-based and available in various product forms. Textiles functionalized with AGXX show excellent antimicrobial efficacy even after 100 washing cycles, expressing the high mechanical and chemical persistence of AGXX.


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.

IFG Asota

IFG Asota, a member of the International Fibers Group (IFG), is a leading supplier of PO staple fibers. IFG Asota develops, produces and markets PP, PE, PA6 staple fibers for other applications in floor coverings, automobiles, technical applications, sun protection, sports surfaces and textiles.
We count excellent product quality, continuous further development and a high level of service among our core competencies.


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.




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.



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.


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