How to fly from Gaziantep or a Chinese city to a small town in the French Lyons area?
Through Paris airport hub! To find a French textile partner, particularly for the textile industrialists searching new equipment and, more generally, new technology partners, the best hub is certainly www.ucmtf.com.
UCMTF is the association grouping the French textile equipment manufacturers. Their Secretary General, Christian Guinet, who has travelled all over the world to visit textile factories, particularly weaving mills in his former position, states:
“We are so happy to introduce UCMTF ’s new website. We are sure that many textile industrialists will browse and find which firm can offer them the solution they are looking for. A warm and professional welcome to all of them. They can easily send us a message through the website. We will be happy to answer them”.
On the home page, you can find a very exhaustive interview of Christian Guinet, it is worth reading to know more about these French companies which have been on the market for so long, which are often family-owned and run. Something really practical is the “Agenda”, it lists all the textile equipment related exhibitions worldwide.
Today the 4 first ones are in Atlanta (USA) Ho Chi Min (Vietnam) Buenos Ayres (Argentina) and Frankfurt (Germany).
Of course, the main dish (as French people ironically name the best intellectual part) is called “members “. It introduces the members of the association. From there you can easily visit each company description (general presentation, main products, application areas, offers, business organization and references) go to their own websites or send them a message they will receive directly.
Through UCMTF’s description, you can also browse other French textile associations, research institutes or textile universities. What a choice!
The French textile equipment manufacturers are particularly strong in long fibre spinning (wool, acrylic …), yarn twisting and control (including technical yarns), space-dyeing, heat setting for carpet yarns, carpet systems, dyeing and finishing, felts and belts for finishing processes, nonwovens, air conditioning of textile plants, and recycling processes of textile materials. They are your technology partners,