Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Global war against textile technology copycats - UCMTF
Global war against textile technology copycats - UCMTF
30
Jun '12
The French Textile Machinery Manufacturers Association (UCMTF) invited the press at the end of ITMA ASIA + CITME in Shanghai this June 2012. The informal and friendly meeting made possible direct contacts between the textile journalists and the machinery manufacturers, their Association’s President, Bruno AMELINE and Secretary General, Evelyne CHOLET.

- Business was good at ITMA ASIA.

“Our customers are finalising many projects and, as our orders backlog is already good, delivery time is increasing for all the machinery producers. Customers from China of course but also from India, Pakistan, Thailand and Iran visited our booths, they were particularly interested by our new technologies and our service approach” reports Evelyne CHOLET.

Some manufacturers were particularly enthusiastic about future business in India, where the textile industry needs an urgent modernization even though the implementation of the Technology Upgradation Fund Scheme (TUFS) put in place by the Indian government is going through some delays. Also some delays are noticed in Middle Eastern countries due to the political turmoils which took place.

“But what is important analyzes Bruno AMELINE is that our customers have a real willingness to invest for the future of their own companies. They are aiming at new markets, new products, and resource efficient production processes which bring raw materials and energy savings, and they know they can rely on us to be their technology partners in many sectors”.

- But the main topic at the press meeting was the war against copycats.

“It is a global war, said Bruno AMELINE. We fight and will continue to fight all over the world because our strategy is based on Research and Development, on technology breakthroughs and on protecting our patents, brands or any other intellectual rights.”

Fortunately this fight against copycats which is part of the international trade agreements is given more and more support by the governments and the judicial systems. In China, for example, some very positive judgments have given our members significant damages for infringement by unfair competitors and some of these have even been sentenced to jail.

Such organizations as ITMA ASIA+ CITME are also helping the creative machinery manufacturers against unfair competition and machines were covered during the fair because they were found to infringe on other exhibitors’ patents.

The French Textile Machinery Manufacturers Association (UCMTF)

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 29th Apr 2017

Slight drop in Unifi 2017 Q3 sales

The net sales of Unifi Inc., one of the world's leading innovators in ...

Apparel/Garments | On 29th Apr 2017

US retail operating growth to be 1.5-2.5% in 2017: Moody's

The forecast for operating income growth in the US over the next 12...

Textiles | On 28th Apr 2017

India lifts CVD imposed on Nepali Jute goods

The countervailing duty (CVD) that was imposed on Nepali jute...

Interviews View All

Dharmendra Shah
Ozone PB Spintex Limited

‘We have made huge investments to ensure quality yarn production.’

Divyesh Mashruwala
Akshar Industries

Surat dominates foiling, embossing and pleating

Binoy Ravjani
Hero's Fashion

‘One of the recent trends in hand block printing is the indigo process,...

Ashok Desai
Bombay Textile Research Association

Bombay Textile Research Association (BTRA) is a leading name in textile...

Silke Brand-Kirsch
Schlegel und Partner

Silke Brand-Kirsch, executive partner of Schlegel und Partner, a leading...

Kai Poehler
Voith Paper GmbH & Co. KG

The glass mat industry is growing by five to eight per cent annually. Kai...

Silvia Venturini Fendi
Fendi s.r.l

"Yes, my confidence and positive attitude are my strengths and should be...

Madhu Jain
Madhu Jain

She grew up in the walled city of Old Delhi, completed her studies, and...

Pranav Mishra
Huemn

Designers Pranav Mishra and Shyma Shetty’s Huemn is known for its...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

news category


Related Categories:
April 2017

April 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search



X