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BRANTNER ENVIRONMENT GROUP (AUSTRIA)
Second largest company in Austria for waste recycling and circular economy, based in Krems/Austria. Approx. 2.700 employees. 60 branches in Austria and Europe. Turnover: 200 million Euro per year.
EPEA / DREES & SOMMER (GERMANY)
Cradle to Cradle® pioneer and innovation partner for environmentally compatible and recyclable industrial products, buildings and urban quarters with headquarters in Hamburg/Germany. Founded in 1987. EPEA is part of Drees & Sommer.
is the world leading supplier of natural based antimicrobial solutions. Founded in 2016 and headquartered in Espoo, Finland.
VALDESE WEAVERS (USA)
One of the world’s largest manufacturers of interior textiles (upholstery fabrics, curtain fabrics) with headquarter in Valdese, North Carolina, USA. About 1,000 employees. 130 million US$ annual turnover.
ENGLISCH DEKOR VIENNA (AUSTRIA)
One of Europe’s leading suppliers of fireproof textiles. The company was founded in 1866 in Vienna by Eduard August Englisch and is managed in the 4th generation by the Fleischmann family. Export to 80 countries worldwide.
ATELIER DES LUMIERES / CULTURESPACE (FRANCE)
Cultural projections in a new dimension, 400 employees
D’DECOR HOME FABRICS (INDIA)
World’s largest manufacturer of interior textiles (upholstery and curtain fabrics) based in Mumbai, India. 5 plants with a daily production of 120,000 m, approx. 3,000 employees, approx. 250 million US$ annual turnover.
German manufacturer and converter of contract textiles based in Bielefeld, Germany (est. 1722). 250 employees, 60 million Euro annual turnover.
FEDERAL MINISTRY FOR CLIMATE PROTECTION, ENVIRONMENT, ENERGY, MOBILITY, INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY (AUSTRIA)
A transition to a sustainable and environmentally friendly economy is a necessity. A central concept is the circular economy.
Environmental research institute specialized in the philosophy “Cradle to Cradle” with headquarter in Bäch/Switzerland.
SMART TEXTILES PLATFORM (AUSTRIA)
Formed by 92 companies with a focus on the development of intelligent textiles. Company headquarter: Hohenems/Vorarlberg/Austria
The Smart Textiles Research Institute V-TRION develops tailor-made concepts together with customers. Company headquarter: Hohenems/Vorarlberg/Austria
3D simulations of rooms and furniture, interactive catalog, 3D configurator, room planner, fabric simulation on furniture, virtual room tour, augmented reality, virtual reality. Company headquarter: Vienna/Austria
KUFNER HOLDING GMBH (GERMANY, AUSTRIA)
Solutions for fashion and technical textiles. Leading in the production of interlinings for the apparel industry with headquarter in Munich/Germany and locations in over 100 countries worldwide.
760 employees and approx. 115 million Euro turnover per year.
GFC – GLOBAL FIBRE CONGRESS (AUSTRIA)
Network and Innovation Platform. The Dornbirn-GFC is organized by the Austrian Fiber Institute on a non-profit basis. 700 participants from 35 nations. Head office: Vienna/Austria
RELIANCE INDUSTRIES LIMITED (INDIA)
The world’s largest, fully integrated manufacturer of polyester fibers (filament and staple fibers) with headquarter in Mumbai, India. Conglomerate, annual turnover: approx. 66 billion US$, number of employees: 265,000
LENZING GROUP (AUSTRIA)
Headquarter: Lenzing/Austria, annual turnover: approx. 3.5 billion euros, number of employees: approx. 7,000, 10 locations worldwide.
GLAESER GROUP (GERMANY)
Specialist for fabrics and home textiles, as well as industrial hygiene, textile raw materials and agriculture, based in Ulm/Germany. The traditional family business has been dealing with textiles of all kinds since 1888. In the meantime, the entire GLAESER family has almost 600 employees at various locations. 120 million Euro annual turnover.
MÄRKISCHE FASER GMBH (GERMANY)
European polyester fiber producer with global orientation and a worldwide unique position in the field of man-made fibers. Production capacity: approx. 55,000 tons per year. Company headquarter: Premnitz/Germany