04.05.2015 - 07.05.2015 — Hall: 3.0 Stand: B 28
The Belgian textile machinery association represents the interests of it's members, the Belgian textile machinery industry. Our industry counts 30 companies, has a turnover of 920 million euro and a headcount of 3900.
The Belgian textile machinery industry is active in machinery for indoor textiles (carpet, upholstery, velvet, table – bed linen …), garment textiles, technical textiles and textile finishing. Belgium produces the fastest airjet weaving machines in the world. The Belgian textile machinery companies pursue technological leadership strategies. That approach is materialized in the continuous presence of textile machinery companies in the top 5 of Belgian patent applications. The industry is strongly export driven with a core of high-tech demanding EU customers for fast cross sectorial product development, in addition to our main export markets being the European Union, United States, China and India.