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eVent fabrics / eVentBio (Textile Technology Company) Since its founding in 1999 wheneVent fabrics revolutionized waterproof apparel with the introduction of an air permeable waterproof membrane. Over the years, eVent® has partnered with brands around the globe to provide the highest performing all-weather technology. The company has combined its rich history and know-how with a renewed focus on innovation and service to help propel eVent® for the next 20 years.

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E. Textintnt Corp. (Lable, Film, & Tape Supplier) Yoda transfer standard established in 1981, is Taiwan's first professional full-screen production of thermal transfer label manufacturer. Yoda accumulated 30 years of thermal transfer technology and experienced technical personnel and production staff, has always been to customer demand-oriented, one-stop production to ensure the quality, commitment to research and innovation, functionality and environmental customized transfer standard decorative film / tape and seamless film / tape products, there are compliance with Oeko-Tex Standard 100 Class 1 certified to meet the most stringent US and European and international textile environmental norms. Widely used in clothing, bags, shoes, accessories, etc. E. TEXTINT Corp. Products

  Eastman Chemical Company (Fiber Producer) Based in Kingsport, TN, Eastman is a global specialty materials company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With the purpose of enhancing the quality of life in a material way, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. The company’s innovation-driven growth model takes advantage of world-class technology platforms, deep customer engagement, and differentiated application development to grow its leading positions in attractive end markets such as transportation, building and construction, and consumables. Recent innovative fiber developments include Avra™ and Naia™. Avra™


  Eastman Machine Company (Sewing & Cutting Equipment & Software) More than 125 years ago, Eastman introduced the first electric cloth-cutting machine, which allowed the clothing industry to evolve from the manual drudgery of cutting to a modern operation. Today, based in Buffalo, NY, the company continues to deliver engineering-based solutions that make real differences to facilities using new and high-tech materials as well as traditional textiles.
  ECCO Leather (Leather Manufacturer) Based in the Netherlands, ECCO Leather develops highly progressive leather qualities for some of the industry’s most iconic contemporary designers and brands. With its main tanning facility in the Netherlands, ECCO Leather also operates facilities across Europe, Southeast Asia and the Far East. To maintain its rich tradition in innovation, ECCO Leather hosts collaborative multi-disciplinary creative laboratories aimed at uniting designers, buyers, production managers, marketers and leather technicians.
  Eclat Textile Co., Ltd. (Fiber/Fabric/Apparel Manufacturer) Eclat Textile Company, Ltd., based in Taipei, Taiwan, is a vertical producer of circular knit fabrics for the high performance activewear, intimate apparel, swimwear, and casual sportswear markets. The company produces all types of knitted fabrics, including single knit jersey, interlock, rib knit, jacquard, terry knit, fleece, etc. The company's branded textile performance fabric is Body Care®. Body Care®

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  Elevate Textiles This newly formed collection of top textile companies and brands provide comprehensive, global product solutions across many diverse industries focused on innovation, sustainability, and heritage craftsmanship. Elevate Textiles offers advanced, high quality products and mission critical textile solutions across vast industries including fashion and functional apparel, footwear, military, fire, medical, athletic, automotive, aerospace, outdoor, and other specialty sectors. Elevate Textiles, a portfolio company of Platinum Equity, offers distinguished global textile brands including American & Efird, Burlington, Cone Denim, Gütermann and Safety Components.
  Elitex Global Industry Co., Ltd. (Textile Manufacturing) Elitex’s markets include the EU, USA and some of Asian countries. As a member of the Tzong Jain company group (Since 1962), the head office is in Taipei and has branch offices in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Vietnam and New York, Elitex is able to offer the high quality and large variety of products to customers. Elitex is now developing the innovative functional fabrics focused on the applications for Ecology, Health, Comfort and safety. Service goal is to satisfy customer needs by combining high value functional fabrics with fashion trends.
  Emerald Expositions Organizers of several industry apparel trade shows, including Outdoor Retailer, Action Sports Retailer, Fly Fishing Expo, and the Imprinted S[portswear Show.
  Emi-G Knitting, Inc. Based in Fort Payne, Alabama, this family-owned business since 1991, Emi-G Knitting has a passion for making socks. The company blends years of its manufacturing know-how and USA made craftsmanship to achieve the highest quality products possible. Whether the need is for a heavy, middle or basic weight crew, 1/4 crew, or athletic sock, Emi-G Knitting can make the sock. We are 100% family owned and operated, since 1991. The company's sock end-uses target sock basics, men's and women's fashion socks, as well as the outdoor, wellness, work, sport, and uniform markets.
  emtec Electronic (Testing / Measuring Devices) emtec Electronic GmbH develops, produces and distributes worldwide testing and measuring devices for the detection of relevant processing properties of paper, board, nonwoven and textile materials. The portable measuring devices enable manufacturers and converters of paper, nonwoven and textile products for example, to control and optimize the manufacturing and converting processes during ongoing production. From the wet end to the final product, the application of the devices enables an efficient process to achieve and ensure the best possible quality with the least possible effort.
  Enercon Industries Corporation Based in Menomonee Falls, WI, Enercon manufactures induction cap sealers which are recognized around the world for providing tamper evidence, preventing leaks and preserving freshness with hermetic seals for packagers of food, beverage, pharmaceuticals, health & beauty products, chemicals & petroleum packages. The company also manufacture atmospheric plasma, flame & corona surface treaters that clean, etch & functionalize surfaces for a variety of ink, printing, coating, laminating, painting, adhesive & bonding applications for plastics, polymers, films, foils and metals.
  Eschler Group  (Textile Mill) The Eschler Group which has its headquarters in Bühler in the Ausserrhodisch region has been dedicated to knitted fabrics for 85 years. The traditional family company which currently operates two production sites is among the world’s leading manufacturers of functional knitted textiles for sport, workwear, technical textiles and lingerie. Eschler is famous around the world for its “aerodynamic” fabrics for high-performance Alpine sports. But Eschler has also always made a name for itself with pioneering work in the areas of “embroidery fabrics”, “clothing physiology” (sweat management) and “textile functionality”.
  Europlasma Based in Belgium, Europlasma designs, builds and sells turnkey vacuum plasma treatment equipment. Together with its customers Europlasma develops and optimizes the plasma processes required to solve their material problems. Europlasma’s ultimate goal is to help its customers to make better and/or cheaper products in an environmentally friendly process. With a growing demand for nanocoating solutions based upon Europlasma’s unique know how and intellectual property, Europlasma launched in 2011 the Nanofics® brand name. Today Europlasma’s technology is mainly used in low pressure plasma activation and nanocoating of industrial textiles, non-woven or film.
  eVent fabrics / eVentBio (Textile Technology Company) Since its founding in 1999 wheneVent fabrics revolutionized waterproof apparel with the introduction of an air permeable waterproof membrane. Over the years, eVent® has partnered with brands around the globe to provide the highest performing all-weather technology. The company has combined its rich history and know-how with a renewed focus on innovation and service to help propel eVent® for the next 20 years.

eVent® BIO
eVent® Fabrics
  Everetex Fabrinology Ltd. (Textile Manuafacturer) Based in Tainan, Taiwan, this is the first vertically integrated textile manufacturer in Taiwan which specializes in yarn texturizing, weaving, knitting, dyeing, post-finishing (including printing, coating, laminating) and garment production. Everest Textile is a leading sustainable enterprise and all of its products and processes are certified by the Swiss bluesign organization. In light of the green opportunities in environmental protection and outdoor markets, Everest Textile continues to develop fusion innovation - fashion and functional fabrics based on bio-based materials and becomes an indispensable, long-term partner with international and outdoor sports brand customers. Evertex Fabrics
  Exofficio (Outdoor Apparel Manufacturer) Since 1987, ExOfficio has celebrated the traveler by crafting garments that allow one to experience the world unhindered. Intelligentlydesigned products with tangible benefits—including the best-selling Give-N-Go® underwear collection and lightweight, wrinkle-free fabrics with bug, sun and water protection—are focused on one goal: comfortable performance. ExOfficio is sold internationally, online and in specialty outdoor and travel stores, including five of their own flagship stores in the U.S.
  Exportex, S. A. Dec.V. A third generation family owned circular knitter, based in Mexico City, has two divisions: 1) Its industrial division caters to the apparel interling and automobile markets. 2) The company's apparel division serves as a circular knitter for the volume Mexican market. It also provides high-end novelty knits for customers in Europe and the United States.
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