UNITEX is the National Association of (technical) executives of the textile industry in Belgium. Beside members in Belgium, Unitex has also members in other countries ( Netherlands, Germany, France, Portugal, Great-Britain, USA...). It is led by Professor Dr. Marc Van Parys - head of the textile division of the University College of Ghent).
Its activities mainly consist of monthly presentations on technical and general topics which might be of interest to the textile industry, as well as the organization of international congresses such as European Coating Congress and World Carpet Congress .
UNITEX also publishes a well-organised bimonthly magazine. UNITEX organizes international symposia as well, often in collaboration with other associations such as FEDUSTRIA, CENTEXBEL and University College of Ghent. Members can call on UNITEX for all kinds of (mainly technical) information free of charge. The handling of job offers and demands is also one of the daily activities of UNITEX.
- promoting the interests of the textile sector
- promoting servicese
- promoting textile research and textile education (academic and technical level)
- promoting networking social between industry, research, education, suppliers and all people interested in textile
- Unitex journal
- Monthly lectures
- Organisation of international congresses