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ALTER-TEX SECTOR

ABOUT US

ALTER-TEX is now the first network of French companies committed to an eco-friendly, ethical and united textile.
ALTER-TEX brings together more than 40 SMEs (spinners, weavers, makers, finishers, makers, distributors).

His ambition is to be the simulator, stimulator and unifier of this sector.

OBJECTIVE

Helping companies of the textile industry to be more efficient. Together, our members are innovating and tracing the path of a responsible and efficient textile industry.

TOOLS

Give access to real tools to pushed the french textile industry :   Environnemental Hangtag and  Environnementale Evaluation.

MISSIONS

BOOST

Stimulate the enthusiasm of the textile industry for a more responsible, more human textile.

AWARENESS

Raise awareness among the actors of the industry and the consumers around the textile industry challenges

DEFEND

Defend the interests of the sector (environmental labeling, certification, recycling, etc.)

INNOVATE

Multiply the supply sources regarding eco-friendly raw materials and imagine new economic models

GATHER

Gather and create a strong dynamic within the eco-friendly and ethic textile industry

REPRESENT

Represent the sector at national and European level

COMMUNICATE

Communicate and disseminate among professionals and the general public good practices in the industry: ALTER-TEX guaranty, certifications, environmental labeling, traceability of raw materials

TRAINING

Form on the sustainable development challenges throughout the industry value chain

SUPPORT

Support the companies development in the sector and thus help them to be more efficient

SINCE 2009 AND THROUGH MORE THAN 10 BUSINESS, ALTER-TEX IS:

COMPANIES

MILLIONS OF TURNOVER

EMPLOYEES

ALTER-TEX HISTORY

  • Creation of ALTER-TEX, accompanied by Techtera, followed by BPI. Leader group: Benaud Creation, Philea and Les Tissages de Charlieu.

  • ALTER-TEX won the trophy KaléiDD

  • Forty companies, accompanied by the Rhone-Alpes region, the Rhone department, the Roanne and Unitex ITU

  • Participation in the Saint-Etienne biennial

  • Participation in the MIF lounge

  • French experiment on environmental labeling

  • Circular economy: Happy Chic

  • Public procurement: valorization of the made in France

  • 2015

    Rebirth of ALTER-TEX with new tools

    2015

ALTER-TEX OPERATION:

Created in 2009 by a group of SMEs committed to sustainable development, the association ALTER-TEX brings together the entire textile and clothing value chain: spinners, weavers, knitters, finishers, makers, brands and distributors.

ALTER-TEX is a non-profit association, according to the law 1901. The General Assembly constituent of the ALTER-TEX Association of December 10, 2012 helped elect the first Executive Board. It consist of:

President: M. Eric BOEL

Manager of Tissages de Charlieu

Treasurer: M. Hervé TIBERGHIEN

CEO of ALPEX PROTECTION

Secretary: M. Franck BENAUD

Commercial Manager of  BENAUD CREATIONS