Press Release: German Technology Successfully Met US and Mexican Textiles and Nonwovens

The VDMA Textile Machinery Association has accomplished successful events for the textile industries in the US and Mexico. More than 80 decision-makers of the US textile, nonwoven and carpet industry as well as 25 leading textile machinery and accessories manufacturers participated in the VDMA textile machinery conference on November 6 in Charlotte (NC). The following two-day event on 8-9 November in Mexico City attracted nearly 450 customers and 30 textile machinery and accessories manufacturers, making it one of the most successful events of the VDMA Textile Machinery Association ever.

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Press Release: VDMA: Regina Brückner New Chairperson of Textile Machinery Association

Ms. Regina Brückner, Managing Associate of Brückner Trockentechnik, is the new chairperson of the VDMA Textile Machinery Association. The businesswoman from Leonberg was elected at the members’ meeting of the Association in Berlin. The new executive board is completed with Ms. Verena Thies, Thies Textilmaschinen, and Mr. Fritz P. Mayer, Karl Mayer Textilmaschinenfabrik, who were elected as vice chairpersons.

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The Textile Machinery Association

Over 120 of the most important manufacturers of textile machinery and accessories from all sectors of the trade are affiliated within the VDMA Textile Machinery Association. The largest parts of the companies are medium-sized firms and stand for approximately 90 per cent of the entire sector volume. In 2015, the branch produced textile machinery worth about 3,1 billion € Euros.

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German Technology for resource efficiency and industrie 4.0
VDMA Textile Machinery Press Releases

Steps towards Industrie 4.0

17.10.2016 The internet has already profoundly changed private life; in the meantime, the Internet of Things and Services is entering the production process and is creating new business models. The interconnection of state-of-the-art information technology and manufacturing processes, summarised under the term Industrie 4.0, is on track. The planned speed factory of the manufacturer of sports articles with the three stripes shows where the road leads: Fast and flexible production up to batch size 1.

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VDMA: German Technology meets Vietnamese Textiles

03.06.2016 Two technological conferences themed “German Technology meets Vietnamese Textile” will be held on 5th July in Hanoi and 7th July in Ho Chi Minh City. The events are organised by the VDMA Textile Machinery Association and supported by Vietnam Textile & Apparel Association (VITAS), China Textile & Apparel (CTA, Adsale), TextilesUpdate and Becker Travel Co. Ltd., Vietnam. For registration go to

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Press releases of our member companies

Mayer & Cie. receives award for resource efficiency Baden-Württemberg honours exemplary energy-related renovation

25.10.2017 Circular knitting machine manufacturer Mayer & Cie. (MCT) has received an award from Baden-Württemberg for the energy-related renovation of its building services. Franz Untersteller, Minister for the Environment, Climate Protection and the Energy Sector, named Mayer & Cie. one of the state’s 100 Resource Efficient Companies. He presented the award at the Resource Efficiency and Recycling Congress held in Stuttgart on 18 and 19 October 2017.


Hand in Hand – 125 years Thies textile dyeing machines

19.09.2017 Thies Company is celebrating its 125th anniversary in September 2017. Heartfelt thanks are expressed to its customers, suppliers, employees, retirees, business partners, families and friends for their support and trust.


KARL MAYER: Celebrating the future with a jubilee

19.04.2017 On the occasion of KARL MAYER’s 80th anniversary, the company invites you to an in-house show at its headquarters in Obertshausen at the beginning of July 2017.

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