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. em. Marc Van Parys.
Its activities mainly consist of the organization of bi-annual international congresses such as International Coating and Laminating Congress, Digital Textile Congress and World Carpet Congress (in collaboration with Fedustria and Centexbel).
UNITEX also publishes a well-organised trimonthly magazine. Members can call on UNITEX for all kinds of (mainly technical) information free of charge.
- promoting the interests of the textile sector
- promoting services
- 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
- Organisation of international congresses