Memberships and Network

Regionally and internationally, we are aware of the importance of networks and associations. We are therefore an active member of important associations, committees and interest groups in our industry. Our goal is to further develop our machines and plants and to offer our customers the best solutions. We want to communicate the technical, economic and ecological advantages.

EDANA, the voice of nonwovens

EDANA promotes the sustainable development of the textile industry for a community of over 300 companies worldwide and advocates the benefits of nonwovens for society.
Nonwovens are technically advanced, versatile and constantly evolving materials that can be found in a wide range of products and improve the daily lives of many people. From hygiene to geosynthetics, filtration, agriculture, automotive, medicine, clothing and electronics.

Swissmem - Swiss textile machinery

Swissmem is the leading association for SMEs and large companies in the Swiss tech industry. Swissmem offers competent advice as well as large, global networks. The focus is on worldwide access to export markets, effective innovation promotion and a liberal labour market. With the aim of training dedicated professionals for the industry at all levels, Swissmem invests heavily in future-oriented training for young people as well as in continuing education. In this way, the association contributes to an innovative, internationally competitive workplace as well as to stability and prosperity in Switzerland. 


INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, serves hundreds of member companies in the nonwovens/engineered fabrics industry to achieve business growth. Since 1968, INDA helps members convene and connect, innovate and develop their businesses. INDA’s educational courses, business intelligence and market insights, test methods, consultancy and issue advocacy help members succeed by providing information they need to better plan and execute their business strategies.


ACIMIT (the Association of Italian Textile Machinery Manufacturers) is a private non-profit making body and its main purpose consists in promoting the Italian textile machinery sector and in supporting its activity, mainly abroad, through the most updated and innovative promotional means, constantly improved over the almost 80 years of its life.


bayme vbm is the employers' association for the metal and electrical industry in Bavaria. The aim of their actions is the economic success of their member companies.
bayme represents the common economic, social and political interests of more than 3,400 member companies and actively shapes the economic and socio-political framework.


The federal association represents political interests and offers the opportunity for regional, national and international networking. With its 300 offices, it supports its members in all entrepreneurial areas such as workforce recruitment, digitalization, law and taxes, and purchasing advantages. The focal points of the association's work are the formation of networks, the organization of 2,000 events a year and the political representation of interests at regional level as well as in Berlin and Brussels.


The Chinese Chamber of Commerce in Germany e. V. (CHKD) is the first chamber of commerce of China in Europe and the official representation of the Chinese economy in Germany. The Chamber represents the interests of its more than 300 member companies, around half of which are among the 500 most economically powerful companies in China, vis-à-vis German politics, business and society, thus making an important contribution to strengthening economic cooperation between China and Germany. The largest network of Chinese companies in Germany also includes German business development agencies at the state level, chambers of commerce with a focus on China, and well-known German companies as supporting members and long-term partners.


The Stifterverband is the community of committed people, companies and organizations that effectively and purposefully changes the education and science system. The Stifterverband helps to strengthen the innovative power of society. The core topics of the Stifterverband are education, science, innovation. For the Stifterverband, they are inseparable. The Stifterverband - together with its subsidiaries - therefore relies on a holistic strategy to achieve sustainable success. The spectrum ranges from schools to civil society to the structures of the science and innovation system. In doing so, the Stifterverband pursues very different approaches to action that are adapted to the respective challenges. These include competitions as well as funding programs, studies or consulting services.

Your contact

Jutta Soell, Head of Marketing 

P: +49 821 2608–138
M: +49 1590 438 4543