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TECH-FAB Europe joins EuCIA

The European Composites Industry Association (EuCIA) is pleased to welcome TECH-FAB Europe, the association of European technical textiles producers, as a new member.

TECH-FAB Europe joins EuCIA
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TECH-FAB Europe expands EuCIA’s existing membership of national composites industry associations and industry-specific sector groups.

Established in 2013, TECH-FAB Europe represents manufacturers of engineered textiles that enable high performance solutions for diverse markets, including mobility, construction, energy, and industry. TECH-FAB Europe’s members account for more than 80% of the glass fibre textiles produced in Europe.

“Technical textiles are used to produce high strength, lightweight, durable products for the transportation, construction, renewable energy, sports and leisure, and many other markets,” explains Agusti Porta, President of TECH-FAB Europe. “Demonstrating how our products, through their various applications, contribute to the European Green Deal objectives is essential. Composites is an important application sector and we look forward to working with the team of experts in EuCIA’s Sustainability Working Group to explore new opportunities for collaboration and communication at European level.”

TECH-FAB Europe also plans to contribute data on technical fabrics to EuCIA’s Eco Impact Calculator, the online life cycle assessment (LCA) tool for composite products, in the coming months.“We are delighted to welcome TECH-FAB Europe and its members to the EuCIA network,” states Roberto Frassine, President, EuCIA. “We look forward to sharing knowledge and best practices and to working together on initiatives to ensure the sustainable growth and continued competitiveness of our industries in Europe.

About EuCIA:
The European Composites Industry Association (EuCIA), headquartered in Brussels, represents European national composites associations and industry-specific sector groups at EU level. With the support of its members, EuCIA actively contributes to building an economically and environmentally sustainable European composites industry. EuCIA closely follows relevant standards and legislation, actively communicates on the ways in which composites contribute to a more sustainable world, and promotes educational activities. Our initiatives aim to ensure the healthy growth and continued competitiveness of more than 10,000 companies and an estimated 150,000 employees involved in composites manufacturing across Europe.

About TECH-FAB Europe:
TECH-FAB Europe, headquartered in Frankfurt, is the association of European technical textile producers. Our products are high-performing engineered textiles that bring lightweight solutions, strength, and many other benefits to our everyday lives, with sustainability at heart, complying to the European Green Deal to create a climate-neutral economy by 2050. We represent a diversity of markets and companies of different sizes, with a solid network based on mutual respect.

Photo: Agusti Porta, President of TECH-FAB Europe (lower right of picture), joined the EuCIA Members Meeting in Brussels on 7th February.

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