Digital Printing & Imaging Association (DPI)
are at the forefront of companies that embrace
the promise of new technology and play an important part in creating an
ongoing imaging revolution. DPI exists for them, and for others looking
to join digital imaging's wave of change. From digital printers to screen
printers to photo labs; textile printers to reprographic shops, the benefit
of DPI membership is the same: direct access to the information you need
to keep your company strong.
They are associated with
Screen Printing &
Graphic Imaging Association International (SGIA)
Embroidery Trade Association
Non-profit membership organization for
professionals and companies in the North American embroidery industry. Link
to trade show calendar, educational materials, buyers guide and federal
trade database. The mission of Embroidery
Trade Association is to strengthen the commercial embroidery business through
member education, representation, networking, research and consumer outreach.
EURATEX - The European Apparel
and Textile Organisation:
EURATEX's main objective is to promote the interests of its members while
taking into account the European Union's institutional framework and its
international obligations. As the voice of the European textile and clothing
industry, EURATEX's main objective is to create an environment with in the
European Union which is conducive to the manufacture of textile and clothing
products. Its headquarters in Brussels are within touching distance of the
major decision-making bodies of the EU, at Commission, Parliament and Council
level. In this context, the major areas of concern to EURATEX over recent
years have been: to ensure the smoothest possible transition into the quota-free
era, to promote a further expansion of the EU exports of textiles and clothing,
to promote legislation and its application in the field of intellectual
property, to support measures which enhance environmental protection but
which are at the same time acceptable to the industry, to promote and participate
in research, development, innovation and other educational or social projects
which bring value added to the industry at European level, to engage in
a constructive social dialogue at EU level with our social partners, and
to disseminate economic and statistical data to the membership.
European Association of Textile
Polyolefins: EATP is the European Association established to promote
and develop the interests of manufacturers of Textile Polyolefins.
Fashion Association, The (TFA):
Founded in 1955, THE FASHION ASSOCIATION is the not-for-profit public relations
arm of the apparel industry, representing hundreds of manufacturers, retailers,
designers and textile producers in both men's and women's apparel. TFA,
a membership organization, provides fashion and business news stories to
newspapers, magazines, TV and radio networks nationally and around the world.
Fashion Center, The:
The Fashion Center Business Improvement District,
a not-for-profit corporation, was established in 1993 to promote New York
City's apparel industry and to improve the quality of life and economic
vitality of Manhattan's garment district. Through programs in the areas
of marketing and promotions, economic development, street services and improvements,
and community service, efforts are aimed at ensuring New York's position
as the fashion capital of the world.
Fashion Design Council (FDCI) -
India: Under its aegis, the FDCI will represent the interests of fashion
designers. It will nurture the growth of this industry, help develop the
needs of the industry, and provide a platform for Indian fashion designers.
The Indian Fashion Industry, in international terms is embryonic. Expansion
and awareness of the industry in India has leapt multifold in the last ten
or twelve years of its existence. As the opportunities for designers grow
and develop so will the need for such a council in India. Fashion Design
Councils or Associations exist in all the primary fashion centers of the
world. These councils were established to provide support and to benefit
this vastly expanding and lucrative industry. In London, there is the British
Fashion Council, in New York, the CFDA, and in Paris there is the Chambre
Syndicale du Pret-a-porter des Couturiers et des Createurs de Mode. The
FDCI will form a cohesive platform for designers. Create representations
between its members and related governmental bodies, retailers and manufacturers
thereby making the supply chain a smoother process. The council will conceptualize
market trends and coordinate with manufacturers and retailers for the development
of fabrics, prints etc.
Fashion Footwear Association of New York
(FFANY): FFANY's membership includes 800 of the most famous brand names
in the footwear industry.
Fashion From Spain - Trade
Commission of the Embassy of Spain, New York (New York Office)
Discover the new image of the fashion from
Spain by accessing their
www.fashionfromspain.com, and subscribe
to its weekly bulletin. A
constantly innovative force in the new face of fashion in Europe, Spain
will surprise you with its high quality and excellent design offer. The
Trade Commission of the Embassy of Spain in New York is an agency of the
Government of Spain directly involved with the promotion of the fashion
companies and products from Spain in the United States. For further information,
please visit their website.
Fashion Group International
(FGI) : Non-profit professional organization for fashion and related
fields. Also open to fashion students.
of Danish Textile & Clothing:
Danish textile and clothing companies are among the most export oriented
companies in the country. The industry's total export is almost 70% of the
turnover, which has been fairly growing during the 90ies. The FDTC has made
it very easy for potential customers to find Danish suppliers Address:
Birk Centerpark 38, P.O. Box 507 DK-7400
Herning Tel: +45 97 11 72 00 Fax: +45 97 11 72 15 E-mail:
The Fiber Society (USA):
Advancement of scientific knowledge pertaining to
fibers, fiber products, and fibrous materials. The Society was founded
in 1941 and is incorporated as a nonprofit professional and scientific association.
The general management and supervision of the Society is delegated to the
Governing Council, which is elected by and from the membership.
Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America
Graphic Arts Association of Hong Kong was registered as a Non-Profit Organisation
in accordance to Hong Kong law in September 1983, and as a limited company
under the Companies Ordinance.
Garment Contractors Association
of Southern California: Represents professional garment contracting
businesses of Southern California.