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Textile Associations

This section contains information about textile associations. Some of the textile associations included here work for the cause of apparel and clothing industries also along with textile industry. All the information like contact address, telephone & fax numbers, website address etc. are included apart from a brief profile of the associations.


Swiss Textile Federation

Profile: The federation comprises of several trade associations and employer organizations in the textile and clothing industry. It monitors market developments and promotes the activities of its constituent institutions, commissions and working circles. It lobbies on behalf of Swiss textile industry and influences legislative processes by participating in the consultation process. It also provides information & assistance to its members on legal & export-import formalities and conducts professional seminars.

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Contact Address : Beethovenstrasse 20 P.O. Box 2900 CH � 8022 Zurich     zuerich@swisstextiles.ch
 +41 44 289 79 79
  +41 44 289 79 80


Turkish Textile Employers Association (T�TSIS)

Profile: The main objective of TUTSIS is to work for common economic and social rights and interests of the member employers in textile business by improving their work relations and conflict resolution among the member companies. It also disseminates information regarding textile industry through surveys, educational meetings within the country and abroad. It also represents its members before legislative, executive and judicial agencies and also before labor unions for collective bargaining agreements.

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Contact Address : MetroCity Ofis Katlari, Kat.19 Levent, Istanbul   info@tekstilisveren.org.tr
  (90.212) 344 0 777
  (90.212) 344 0 766

Textile Council of Hong Kong Ltd.

Profile: The council consists of 10 major textiles associations and represents the Hong Kong textile industry including spinning, weaving, knitting, dyeing & finishing, garment making and the manufacture of textile goods. Firms and corporations engaged in manufacturing of textile products in Hong Kong can become its Associate Members. It gives voice to the matters concerning textile industry and also conducts study missions, projects, seminars and other activities.

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Contact Address : Rm401-3, 4/F, Cheung Lee Comm. Bldg, 25 Kimberley Road, TST, Kowloon     sec@textilecouncil.com
  2305 2893
  2305 2493

Textile Federation (Texfed)

Profile: Texfed comprises of five Trade Associations of cotton, wool, worsted yarn, knitters and technical textile manufacturers. It represents the key issues concerning textile industry on behalf of its members and mainly focuses on trade matters and legislative changes affecting the industry. It also coordinates among the textile industry and various government agencies, departments and other local and international trade associations and organizations.

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Contact Address : 40 Seventh Avenue Edenvale 1609 South Africa     texfed@jhbmail.co.za
  (011) 454-2342 , 072 545 9417
  (011) 454-2654

Northern India Textile Research Association (NITRA)

Profile: NITRA carries out scientific research in the field of textile and promotes scientific research studies for the extension of knowledge related to textile industry. It provides its services through R&D projects, consultancies, training programmes, and publications in areas that include energy audit, manpower studies, pollution control, machine & design development, designing of effluent treatment plants, software development etc. it also helps the industry in solving its operational problems. It also has Powerloom Service Centres that coordinate the developmental activities of powerloom industry and compile its statistical information.

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Contact Address : Sector-23, Rajnagar, Ghaziabad-201002 Uttar Pradesh, India.     nitra@nde.vsnl.net.in
 +91 0120-2783586, 2786451
+91 0120-2783596

Canadian Textiles Institute (CTI)

Profile: CTI represents Canadian textile manufacturers and its members include yarn & fabric producers, dyers & finishers, and producers of various industrial and consumer textiles. Its membership is open to suppliers & financial institutions related to textile industry, textile manufacturers in NAFTA countries and affiliates too. Its activities include trade, government procurement, energy management, environment, health & safety, scientific research & development, trade shows and business development initiatives, collaboration with other industry organizations at home and abroad, dissemination of information through newsletter, industry & trade data, customized reports etc.

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Contact Address : 222 Somerset St. West, Ste.500, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K2P-2G3     info@textile.dk
 (613) 232-7195
(613) 232-8722

National Textile Association

Profile: NTA is the association of fabric-forming companies of American textile industry. Its members supply fibers, yarns and other materials to the fabric-forming industry. It helps its members regarding legislation and international trade regulations, domestic industry, import data, and other statistics, government regulatory affairs etc. It also seeks venues for the promotion of American-made textiles.

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Contact Address : National Textile Association 6 Beacon Street, Suite 1125 Boston, Mass. 02108 U.S.A.      secretariat@itmf.org
 +1 617 542 8220
+1 617 542 2199


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