Manufacturers of garment and leather as well as laundry and textile cleaning technology that were earlier grouped in VDMA will become VDMA Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies. The new name reflects the industry’s strong international approach.
Also each sector is represented in the Association viz. manufacturers of sewing and garment technology, manufacturers of shoe and leather technology, manufacturers of laundry and textile cleaning technology and manufacturers of machines for processing technical textiles. All of them shall find themselves reflected in the new designation.
A new Board was elected at this year’s industry meeting and Günter Veit, MD of Veit GmbH was re-elected as chairman of the Association for the next three years. Likewise, Klaus Freese, managing director of DESMA Schuhmaschinen GmbH was also re-elected as deputy chairman. In addition, the complete Board of the Association was newly elected.