Belgian Textile
Machinery Association

The fastest growing industrial sector measured by employment in Belgium.

The Belgian textile machinery industry counts 30 companies, has a turnover of 1 Billion euro and a headcount of 4000. Its companies are active in machinery for indoor textiles (carpet, upholstery, velvet, table – bed linen …), garment textiles, technical textiles and textile finishing. Belgium produces the fastest air jet weaving machines in the world. The Belgian textile machinery companies pursue technological leadership strategies.

Upcoming events

12 - 19 november, 2015

ITMA 2015

ITMA 2015 Leading world exhibition of the textile machinery industry organised since 1951, ITMA is owned by CEMATEX (European Committee of Textile Machinery Manufacturers), which comprises the national associations of the following nine countries: Belgium, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.Organised every four years in Europe, ITMA is considered as the "Olympics" of the textile machinery industry, a showcase of the latest technological innovations and a place where suppliers and customers from the whole world. The 2015 edition is proud to announce 1685 exhibitors from more than 50 countries will showcase their products in Milan. 26 Belgian exhibitors will welcome you on their booth.

Fiera Milano RHO, Milan, Italy