IFTH Institut Francais Textile d´Habillement

Contact details

  • 25, rue Alfred Werner
  • 68000 Mulhouse
  • France

This presentation is also available in the following languages


Please log in to view users’s details

About Us

Take me directly to Visit us at the following trade fairs

A true technological centre at the service of Textile, Apparel and Technical Textile industry, IFTH offers a range of solutions for the development of new products or processes with the help of his network of technological platforms (Woven, nonwoven , knitting, spinning). In order to assist companies in their innovation approach, IFTH has developed the new offer « Corporate Solution » to answer to new issues, to strengthen the relevance of the strategy and face the challenges of product and material for the different markets: Transport, Health, Apparel or Building…

Product design and development

IFTH is involved in product innovation at the level of industrialising new fibres, composite materials, 2D-3D fabrics, dyeing or finishing auxiliaries, manufactured products or in the eco-conception approach.

Technical advice and assistance

Studies, analyses, audits, diagnoses and reports are all tools that help industrial companies at organisational, environmental, quality, production or management levels. Marketing advice can be provided when elaborating specifications or sifting through calls for tender.

Sampling and prototyping

With its platforms for assisting in innovation and pilot workshops, IFTH can realise prototypes and samples during all phases of an article's production:

- At the level of materials: fibres, yarns, 2D and 3D knitted fabrics, woven fabrics, nonwovens, and multi-layer composites

- For finishing: dyeing, printing, functionalisation coating (anti-bacteria, impermeability, breathability, etc.)

- For manufactured articles: apparel, saddlery, home articles, industrial products, etc.

Knowledge transfer

As the leading training organisation in the Textile-Apparel-Distribution network, the Institute designs inter-company or tailor-made training programmes that meet a company's needs.

Product qualification

As the French laboratory of reference accredited for textile-apparel product quality and safety, IFTH masters the over-all product qualification process, from defining standardisation, developing new tests, carrying out tests and trials and assisting in certification, to promoting Customer Quality Assurance.

Strategic intelligence

Through private or multi-partner monitoring actions, the drafting of thematic documents and distribution of information, IFTH provides information to industrial companies that is essential in carrying out their innovation strategy.


Exhibitor at the following trade fair

Techtextil 2015

04.05.2015 - 07.05.2015 Hall: 3.1 Stand: A 67